T-Mobile halts Samsung Galaxy S5 update because of bug

T-Mobile halts Samsung Galaxy S5 update because of bug
T-Mobile customers totin' the Samsung Galaxy S5 were eagerly awaiting the update that would bring software version G900TUVU1ANE5 to their phone. Why? Because the update was supposed to include a can of Raid to exterminate all of the bugs that were playing havoc with SMS and MMS messaging on the device.

But as it turns out, there was a problem with the update. Those who loaded it up on their phone either via an OTA update or via Kies, found that it slowed download speeds while decreasing LTE coverage. And while the problems with the update weren't affecting every Galaxy S5 user on T-Mobile, enough of them were having issues that the carrier put the breaks on the update.

So T-Mobile now has to send out an update that not only corrects the original messaging problems, but also deals with the problems created by the update itself. As soon as we hear anything about the new update, we will let you know.


source: T-Mobile via AndroidCentral

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  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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6 Comments

1. Ninetysix

Posts: 2964; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Man that really bugs me. Oh well. ..

4. tedkord

Posts: 17356; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Why on earth would that bug... Oh, I see what you did there. You scoundrel.

2. LeBrownJames

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 17, 2014

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

3. wrm2013

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Only problem I have had with mine is its too dang big.

5. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

That's not a bug.

7. mschmal

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

"that the carrier put the breaks on the update." Really? Do you actually get paid to write? Unless you are trying to be ironic, fix this.

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