Tag Archive: TMobile

AT&T vs. T-Mobile: Best family plan

Comparing data, to minutes, to cost, to perks: which carrier is right for your family?

The wonderful world of wireless carriers can be confusing at the best of times. You might find cheap data with one, but it comes with expensive overage fees. Or one charges a low fee to add additional devices, but you can’t bundle it with your home services.

When you’re shopping between AT&T and T-Mobile it’s important to know how much data  [Read More…]

T-Mobile celebrates Small Business Week with free hotspot promo

T-Mobile, getting out in front of Small Business Week (May 1-7), is giving away free mobile hotspots as part of a limited-time promotion. Starting from today, and running for a short, unknown period of time, T-Mobile will toss in a ZTE Falcon Z-917 hostpot for customers who add two more more voice lines and mobile

Marshmallow rolls out to the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

If you’re rocking a Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ on T-Mobile, you’ll want to check for an update, as the carrier is now pushing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to the curved smartphone. Of course, once updated, your T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ will have access to all of Marshmallow’s goodies, including Doze Mode, granular app permissions and more.

Since the update only just began rolling out, it may take some time to show as available for download. Still, if you’d  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 finally starts receiving Marshmallow update

T-Mobile is finally rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to the Galaxy Note 5. The OTA comes in at 1.4GB, bumps the firmware version to N920TUVV2DPD1, and includes April’s security patches.

The carrier’s software tracker still lists the update as being under “Manufacturer Development,” but the update is rolling out. If you’re rocking the Galaxy Note 5 on T-Mobile, head into your device’s settings to manually download the Marshmallow update.

Already received Android 6.0.1 on  [Read More…]

Cricket Wireless launches $70 unlimited plan, offers $100 bill credit to T-Mobile customers

AT&T’s no-contract subsidiary Cricket Wireless is launching a new plan on Sunday, April 17. It offers unlimited talk, text and data for one smartphone line for $ 70 a month.

In fact, Cricket says that plan goes down to just $ 65 a month with a $ 5 credit if customers use Auto Pay. The carrier is going after T-Mobile customers with this new offer:

T-Mobile charges at least $ 25 more each month for its  [Read More…]

Sprint CEO casually hears from a loyal customer: T-Mobile is ‘Ghetto’

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure this afternoon tweeted from his “Listening Tour” — which in all likelihood will come to a sudden stop — asking what we presume are “normal people” weighing in on the competition.

And like most normal people who engage in normal conversations every day, things were said in private that never should have been made public. Certainly not as promotional material, anyway.

“I’m gonna tell you a carrier name, and I want you to basically tell  [Read More…]

T-Mobile begins Galaxy S6, S6 edge Android 6.0.1 push

T-Mobile has begun pushing the Android 6.0.1 update to both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. The update, which weighs in around 1.2GB, bumps the Galaxy S6 to version G920TUVU3EPD1, and the Galaxy S6 edge to G925TUVU3EPD1. T-Mobile has not posted a full changelog, and instead it just reads “Android 6.0 Marshmallow” with N/A under the improvements category.

You should receive a notification for the update, but if you don’t want to wait you can check  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Netherlands may borrow strategy from its U.S. brother in turnaround attempt

In order to remedy issues with T-Mobile Netherlands, parent company Deutsche Telekom is reportedly planning to take a page out of the book of its U.S. counterpart. While T-Mobile Netherlands has lost over 1 million subscribers in the last three years, T-Mobile US has been consistently adding subscribers for the last couple of years, thanks in large part to aggressive pricing and promotions.

From Bloomberg:

Deutsche Telekom is weighing the more disruptive strategy as it  [Read More…]

T-Mobile to shutter Mobile Money prepaid debit card program on July 27

T-Mobile is set to kill Mobile Money, the prepaid debit card program that the Un-carrier launched in early 2014. According to Fierce Wireless, T-Mobile has begun alerting Mobile Money users that the service will shut down on July 27. Additionally, users won;t be able to add money to their accounts or use the mobile app after June 27.

If you’re unfamiliar with Mobile Money, it was a quasi-banking effort introduced in January 2014 that very much stood  [Read More…]

LG V10 on T-Mobile should get its Marshmallow update next week

LG V10 owners on T-Mobile should get ready, because Marshmallow should be coming your way soon. According to the Un-carrier’s Senior Product Manager Des Smith, Marshmallow should arrive on the phone beginning next week.

Guess who should start seeing #Android #Marshmallow next week! #LGV10 #tmobile pic.twitter.com/jRR7cuUjzU

— Des (@askdes) April 8, 2016

A more specific timeframe for the update has yet to be announced. We’ll be sure to let you  [Read More…]