Tag Archives: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

T-Mobile updating Galaxy S8, S8 Active, and LG G7 ThinQ with new security patches

T-Mobile is now pushing out the November 2019 security patches to a handful of Android phones. First up, T-Mo says that it’s updating the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ to versions G950USQS7DSK2 and G955USQS7DSK2, respectively. The only item on the changelogs is the November 2019 security update. Also being updated is the T-Mobile flavor of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. This update is version G892USQS6CSK1 and it, too, is only listed as including the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ updates are now rolling out

We just saw the Galaxy S10 and S9 get updates from T-Mobile, and now the Galaxy S8 is being updated as well. T-Mobile is now pushing updates to its Galaxy S8 and S8+, bumping them to versions G950USQU6DSJ6 and G955USQU6DSJ6, respectively. T-Mo hasn’t published an official changelog for either of these updates yet, but we do know that they’re based on the October 2019 Android security patch level. TmoNews reader Joanna received the new Galaxy S8 update … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 getting new update as LG V30 Pie update begins rolling out over the air

Following the Galaxy S9 update that came out yesterday, T-Mobile is now updating the Galaxy S8, too. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are receiving updates to versions G950USQU6DSH8 and G955USQU6DSH8, respectively. They include stability improvements for the Camera app and a QR code reader for the Camera app. Strangely, the changelog also says “The security of your device has been improved,” but the security patch level still says August 1, 2019, which is the same level … [read full article]

T-Mobile pushing security update to Galaxy S8 and S8+

The T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ may be nearly two-and-a-half years old, but they’re still regularly getting security updates. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy S8 and S8+ with the August 1, 2019 Android security patches. The updates are versions G950USQS6DSH3 and G955USQS6DSH3 for the S8 and S8+, respectively. These updates began rolling out over the air a few days ago, so if your T-Mobile S8 or S8+ hasn’t yet updated, you should see it soon. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ receiving new security update

New updates for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now rolling out on T-Mobile. T-Mobile Galaxy S8 owners should be on the lookout for an update to version G950USQS6DSG4, which is now rolling out over the air. Galaxy S8+ owners should watch for an update to version G955USQS6DSG4. As for what’s included, Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners can expect the July 1, 2019 Android security patches. The previous update for the S8 and S8+ … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8 getting security updates, Galaxy A6 receiving Android Pie

One day after the Galaxy Note 9 got a software update, a few more Samsung phones have begun getting updates from T-Mobile. The Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 are all receiving security updates. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are getting versions G950USQU5DSD3 and G955USQU5DSD3, respectively, while the Galaxy Note 8 is getting version N950USQU5DSD3. All three updates include the April 2019 Android security patches. They’re now rolling … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with Comcast to fight robocalls across networks

T-Mobile continues to combat robocalls today by rolling out cross-network robocalling protection for the first time. T-Mobile and Comcast have teamed up to verify calls made between their networks. The feature is now live for T-Mobile customers and will launch to Comcast Xfinity Voice home phone customers later this year. This feature uses the STIR and SHAKEN standards to verify that incoming calls are actually from who they say they are. STIR and SHAKEN digitally validate … [read full article]

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 and S8+ gain security updates

The OnePlus 6T isn’t the only T-Mobile phone that’s being treated to a new software update. T-Mobile is updating its versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The new updates began rolling out recently and are bumping the Galaxy S8 to version G950USQU5CRK1, while the Galaxy S8+ is moving to version G955USQU5CRK1. Galaxy S8 owners, your update is 259.47MB, while S8+ owners are getting a 254.55MB update. As for what’s included, both … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8, S8, and S8+ receiving software updates

A few Samsung smartphones are staring the month of September with new software updates. T-Mobile is now sending updates to its Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy S8+. Note 8 owners should be on the lookout for version N950USQS5CRG9, S8 owners are getting version G950USQS5CRH1, and S8+ owners are receiving version G955USQS5CRH1. As for what’s included in these updates, it looks like all three phones are receiving the August 1, 2018 Android security … [read full article]