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T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ getting Android Pie update, Galaxy S8 Active also being updated

Following last month’s Android Pie update for the Galaxy S9 and S9+, it’s now time for Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners to sink their teeth into Pie. T-Mobile is now updating its Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ to Android 9 Pie. Galaxy S8 owners should be on the lookout for a 1659.60MB update to version G950USQU5DSC1, while Galaxy S8+ owners are receiving a 1604.53MB update to version G955USQU5DSC1. This update includes Android Pie and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge receiving updates

Looks like the Galaxy Note 9 isn’t the only Samsung phone getting an update from T-Mobile this weekend. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to its Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge. The Galaxy S8 Active is receiving an update to version G892USQS4BSB2, which weighs in at 140MB. It includes the February 1, 2019 Android security patches along with other bug fixes and system improvements. The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Samsung Galaxy S8 Active update

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active owners, another software update is coming your way. T-Mobile recently began pushing a new update to its Galaxy S8 Active that bumps the phone to software version G892USQS3BSA2. Unfortunately, this update doesn’t include Android Pie like some other recent Samsung updates we’ve seen. Instead, it brings the January 1, 2019 Android security patches. If you’ve got a Galaxy S8 Active on T-Mobile, you should see this update on your phone in the coming days if … [read full article]

T-Mobile now updating Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with security patches

We saw several Samsung devices receive software updates from T-Mobile in December, and now we can add another phone to the list. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is now being updated to version G892USQU3BRL2. The update weighs in at 236.53MB and includes the December 1, 2018 Android security patches. T-Mobile hasn’t yet updated its Galaxy S8 Active support page with information on this update, but TmoNews reader Sam received the update today, so you … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy trade-in deals

In addition to the smartwatch deal that’s launching this week, T-Mobile is offering some deals on Apple and Samsung smartphones. For a limited time, you can get up to $750 off a new Apple iPhone when you add a new line of service and trade in a qualifying device. This credit will get you a free iPhone 8 or iPhone XR or get you a significant discount on an iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out Device On Us promotion for new and existing customers

T-Mobile today kicked off another “Device On Us” promotion for customers looking to treat themselves to a new smartphone this holiday season. For a limited time, T-Mobile is offering a free Android or iOS smartphone to customers who add at least one new line of service and trade in a qualifying smartphone. This promotion is open to both new and existing customers, with new customers being required to add two new lines of voice service and … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free 50-inch 4K TV with purchase of Samsung flagship smartphone

Yesterday we told you that T-Mobile had a new deal coming today, and now we know exactly what T-Mo’s new offer is all about. Starting Friday, November 30, T-Mobile will offer a free Samsung 50-inch 4K UHD Smart TV for free when you buy a flagship Samsung smartphone on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) and add a new line. New T-Mo customers can get this offer by adding two new voice lines and buying a … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils Magenta Friday deals, including free iPhone XR and OnePlus 6T

There have been a lot of questions lately about what kind of deals T-Mobile might have leading up to Black Friday, and today we got our answer. This Friday, November 16, T-Mobile will offer its Magenta Friday deals. Customers can get up to $750 off a new smartphone from companies like Apple, LG, OnePlus, and Samsung when they trade in an eligible device and add a new line of service. Apple devices eligible for this deal … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active also updated with RCS Universal Profile 1.0 support

Looks like the Galaxy S8 and S8+ aren’t the only Samsung phones gaining RCS Universal Profile support from T-Mobile this week. T-Mobile is now sending an update to the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active that includes RCS Universal Profile 1.0 support. This brings improvements to the native messaging app, like 100MB attachments and 100 person group chats, when you chat with folks who also have RCS Universal Profile. This update also brings the October 1, 2018 … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S8 Active receiving updates on T-Mobile

A couple of recent Samsung smartphones are now receiving software updates on T-Mobile. First up, T-Mobile is pushing an update to its Galaxy Note 9. The update weighs in at 215.24MB and is version N960USQU1ARH2. The security patch level of the update is August 1, 2018, and included is “a feature to select the recording time for Single-take in Super Slow Motion has been added. (0.2s, 0.4s)”. Also being updated is the Samsung Galaxy S8 … [read full article]