Tag Archives: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 Active now being updated to Android Oreo

As expected, T-Mobile has begun updating its Galaxy Note 8 to Android Oreo. But that’s not the only Samsung device that T-Mo is currently updating. Several T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 owners began receiving their Android Oreo update overnight. The update is version N950USQU3CRC2 and is 1330.84MB in size. Included in this update are Oreo features like picture-in-picture, autofill, and notification dots and Samsung-specific improvements, too. The update also brings the March 1, 2018 Android security … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active, Moto Z2 Force receiving updates

T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to a couple of its flagship Android devices. First up, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now being updated to version G892USQS1ARB3. This 98.67MB update includes the February 2018 Android security patches as well as “various bug fixes and security improvements.” To check for this update on your GS8 Active, go into Settings > Software update > Download updates manually. The Moto Z2 Force is also being updated. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and LG G6 receiving security updates

T-Mobile is now sending security updates to two flagship Android smartphones. First up, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now receiving a 99.38MB update to version G892USQS1ARA1. The update changelog only says “The security of your device has been improved”, and after updating, the About Phone screen shows that the GS8 Active is now on the January 1, 2018 Android security patch level. T-Mobile’s support page says that this Galaxy S8 Active update also includes various bug … [read full article]

T-Mobile updating Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge today

One day after Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ received software updates, several more Samsung devices are being updated by T-Mobile. T-Mobile says that it’s releasing updates for the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge today. The Galaxy Note 8 is getting the December 2017 Android security patches alongside a video conferencing update, a DIGITS update, and other improvements. The update is version N950USQU2BQLA and is 315.85MB. The Galaxy S8 … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, LG V30+, and T-Mobile Revvl Plus launch at T-Mo today

Today’s a big day for phone releases at T-Mobile, as there are three new Android phones hitting T-Mo’s shelves. First up is the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. Samsung’s rugged Galaxy S Active models have been exclusive to AT&T in the past, but that’s changing with the Galaxy S8 Active with releases on Sprint and T-Mobile. The S8 Active is priced at $100 down and $30 per month for 24 months (FRP: $820) on EIP or $100 … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new BOGO deal on flagship smartphones on November 17th

Black Friday isn’t happening until November 24th, but T-Mobile has decided to kick off its holiday deals a bit earlier. Starting November 17th, T-Mobile will launch a Buy One, Get One deal on flagship smartphones from Apple, LG, and Samsung. Like some of T-Mo’s other recent BOGO deals, you’ll need to add a new line and purchase both phones on EIP to qualify for this offer. You must also choose two devices from the same manufacturer. … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will be available from T-Mobile starting November 17th

The rumors were true: The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is coming to T-Mobile. The Galaxy S8 Active will be available online on November 17th and will roll into T-Mo stores on November 22nd. Pricing will be set at $100 down and $30 per month for 24 months (full price: $820) on EIP or $100 down and $29 per month with an 18-month JUMP! On Demand lease. One of the most notable features of the T-Mobile … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active passes through FCC with LTE Band 71 support

The rumors of a Galaxy S8 Active for T-Mobile just got another bit of support. A new version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with the model number SM-G892U has been spotted in the FCC database. What’s notable about this device is that it includes support for LTE Band 71, which T-Mobile recently started to deploy. It’s also got support for T-Mobile’s other LTE bands, including Band 66. There are no mentions of T-Mobile in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active shown off in new image leak

Following rumors that claimed that the Galaxy S8 Active is coming to T-Mobile, a new leak has surfaced that shows off that device. Images of the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active have been shared by @evleaks. This model doesn’t really look all that different from the AT&T version that’s been available for a couple of months now, save for the “T-Mobile” network indicator in the upper left corner of the screen. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active for T-Mobile … [read full article]