Tag Archives: Metro by T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G official with 6.5-inch 120Hz display, launching at T-Mobile on Oct. 2

Seven months after launching the Galaxy S20, Samsung today took the wraps off of a more affordable version of its flagship smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G (the “FE” stands for “Fan Edition”) is now official and it’ll be available for pre-order from T-Mobile starting on September 25 ahead of its October 2 launch. The phone will also be available from Metro by T-Mobile, hitting select stores on October 2. T-Mobile’s pricing for the Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile waiving overage charges for T-Mo, Sprint, and Metro customers affected by Hurricane Laura

Following Hurricane Laura making landfall, T-Mobile has announced that it waiving overages for customers in affected areas to ensure they can stay in contact with loved ones. T-Mobile is waiving overage charges for T-Mo, Sprint, and Metro by T-Mobile customers in parts of Texas and Louisiana. This applies to customers who are not already on unlimited plans and will run from August 27 through September 1. These are the locations where customers are receiving unlimited talk, … [read full article]

T-Mobile comes in first place again in new J.D. Power Wireless Purchase Experience report

J.D. Power announced earlier this year that T-Mobile had the best wireless purchase experience among US carriers in the latter half of 2019, and today it was revealed that T-Mo continued that performance through the first half of 2020. T-Mobile finished first in the latest edition of J.D. Power’s U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience report. T-Mo earned 863 points out of a possible 1,000, the same number it had in the previous report. AT&T came in … [read full article]

T-Mobile wins JD Power wireless customer care report for 20th time

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have caused T-Mobile to close most of its retail storesĀ earlier this year, but that didn’t stop T-Mo from winning another customer care award. JD Power announced its 2020 US Wireless Customer Care Performance study today, and both T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile came out on top in their respective segments. This is the 20th time overall that T-Mo has come out on top in this report and its 6th straight win. … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Scam Shield and 4/$100 unlimited plan deal

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because it’s officially rolling out its latest Un-carrier move. Scam Shield is now available, with apps rolling out on both Android and iOS. Sprint customers on iPhone can download the Call Screener app, while Sprint folks on Android get the app pre-isntalled. With this app, you can enable Scam ID to identify likely scam calls as they come in as well as Scam Block, which will prevent … [read full article]

T-Mobile will reportedly soon require VoLTE on devices connecting to its network

T-Mobile may soon be making a major change to its device activation policies. An internal T-Mobile document has leaked out that says that T-Mobile will soon require all devices on its network to be compatible with Voice over LTE, or VoLTE. The doc shared by Android Police states that as of August 4, T-Mobile will stop activating devices that aren’t VoLTE-capable. What’s more, T-Mobile will require all devices connecting to its network to support VoLTE starting … [read full article]

T-Mobile Scam Shield is a set of free tools to help protect you from scammers

T-Mobile has been helping customers fight scam calls for a while now with features like Scam ID and Scam Block, but with its latest Un-carrier move, it’s kicking that fight up a couple notches. T-Mobile Scam Shield is a new offering that actually consists of a few different features. That includes Scam ID, which will flag incoming calls that are suspected to be scammy as “Scam Likely” as well as Scam Block, which lets you block … [read full article]

LG Stylo 5 getting Android 10 update on T-Mobile and Metro

T-Mobile began updating another device to Android 10 this week. The LG Stylo 5 is now getting its Android 10 upgrade on both T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile this week. A Stylo 5 owner on Metro confirmed that they received an update to Android 10 as version Q720MS20a this week, and a T-Mo customer chimed in to say that their Stylo 5 has been upgraded as well. There’s no official changelog for this update on … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G coming to T-Mobile with half-off deal, also launching at Sprint

T-Mobile’s lineup of 5G phones is growing again this week, and this new model is the lowest-cost 5G handset to come to T-Mo yet. The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G will be available at T-Mobile and Sprint this Friday, June 19. T-Mobile customers can get it for $0 down and $25 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan, which works out to a full price of $600. Customers who add a new line … [read full article]

Moto E introduced by Motorola, and it’s coming to T-Mobile and Metro

Following the recent launch of the Moto G Stylus at Metro by T-Mobile, Motorola confirmed today that it’s got another new phone headed for both T-Mo and Metro. The Moto E is Motorola’s latest affordable Android handset. It’s got a 6.2-inch 1520×720 display and a 5MP selfie cam on its front, and around back there’s a fingerprint reader and a dual camera setup that includes a 13MP main cam and a 2MP depth camera to help … [read full article]