T-Mobile rolls out much-needed security update for the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and Note 5

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T-Mobile is currently in the process of rolling out a vital security update to its carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and Note 5 located in the United States. This upgrade transports a much-needed patch for the incredibly irritating MMS bug found present on a number of smartphones running Lollipop, along with several bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

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T-Mobile tempts Verizon customers to switch with a year’s free Hulu and 50% off selected accessories

It would seem that T-Mobile is once again gunning for Verizon. Back in May, it was with the #NeverSettle promotion that allowed Verizon customers to experience the Un-carrier network via a trial. Now it’s enticing Verizon customers with the lure of a year’s subscription to Hulu and a 50% discount on financed accessories if they switch to T-Mobile’s Simple Choice postpaid plan. With no trade-in necessary. Read more

Android 6.0.1 activated T-Mobile’s band 12 for the Nexus 6P and 5X

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Monday was a busy day for Google and its Nexus devices. The company pushed out Android 6.0.1 with new emojis and security patches, but users of the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X could have a bonus included with the software update. Multiple owners of those two handsets on T-Mobile’s network are reporting that the software update activated band 12 support.

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Music Freedom expansion gives T-Mobile customers more free streaming

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T-Mobile brought Music Freedom to its customers way back in June 2014 with a handful of supported services. Music Freedom expanded in August and November of that year before another batch of music streaming services joined earlier this year. Now, with Binge On handling the video side of things quite well, T-Mobile is ready to give attention back to Music Freedom.

Aud.io, Dash radio, DatPiff, Jango, KCRW, Noon Pacific, Radio Danz, SomaFM, Spinrilla, StreamOn, and TuneIn Premium are the eleven music streaming services now covered by Music Freedom. The standout from the list is TuneIn Premium since it now offers access to a wide range of content that includes NFL games. T-Mobile customers can utilize any of these services and the others to their heart’s desire without having to worry about affecting the amount of 4G LTE allotted monthly.

Hit the break for the full press release.

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[Deal] T-Mobile discounts flagship Samsung and LG phones for Cyber Monday

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John Legere, who has essentially become Santa Claus for the wireless industry, is spreading more holiday cheer with T-Mobile’s Cyber Monday deals. The carrier is actually hosting what it believes are Cyber Monday Steals. Devices from both Samsung and LG that have high-end specifications are being discounted today only. This comes one week after T-Mobile announced its strategy to lure competitors’ customers towards Team Magenta.

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T-Mobile rolling out messaging improvements to Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge

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While many smartphone device owners anxiously wait for Android 6.0 Marshmallow to come to their devices, owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy Note Edge on T-Mobile are starting to receive a slightly older update. T-Mobile is updating those devices to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, which may seem like a disappointment for owners of devices that are just over a year old since release. Nevertheless, the update does include some new features from T-Mobile that may be welcomed by owners of the devices. Read more