T-Mobile introduces video calling for selected models

T-Mobile introduces video calling for selected models
Today, T-Mobile has announced video calling is available for its subscribers. There are two handsets that currently support the new feature, the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note5. Next to receive video calling will be the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. Before the year is out, three other handsets (unknown for now) will be similarly updated.

The carrier's CTO, Neville Ray, said in a message that with T-Mobile video calling, there will be no need to download any apps. Camera icons will appear next to the names of your contacts that are able to accept T-Mobile video calls. If that person has disabled the feature for the moment (use your imagination to guess why), the camera icon will be "greyed out." Ray added that T-Mobile is working with the other carriers to make video calling work across different wireless pipelines.

Current software updates have already enabled the Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note5 to use video calling. Simply go to Settings > About Device > Software Update on either phone. The updates for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will start rolling out next week. 


source: T-Mobile

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9 Comments

1. Artisto

Posts: 38; Member since: Jun 19, 2015

Three other handsets - iPhone 6S, 6S Plus and . . . Is the third one confirmed by this now?

2. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

iPhone 6C

3. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

hahah. Life is so predictable

5. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

i guess the "three other handsets" is Samsungs, not iPhones. since Samsung is currently the only major phone manufacturer that make smartphones with native video call feature (no apps required). CMIIW

7. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

LG has the feature, too! When video calling first kicked in on Verizon, video calling was available on LG G2.

6. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

I believe the iPhones don't have the 3G-324M video call feature.

4. GreatBigPhoney

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Where is the RCS update they announced a while ago that is only currently on the Galaxy Prime Core Deluxe Duo 4G LTE or whatever it is? That to me is more useful, though this seems interesting albeit with a very limited user base at the moment.

8. discharge unregistered

T mobile sucks they are trying to be on top and will never happen!! How they went 3rd passing sprint is crazy t mobile sucks greedy and offering cheap plans and phones and over loading there network with too many customers and the network can handle the capacity

9. g2a5b0e unregistered

Learn some grammar & punctuation. Then & only then, might we start to take your comments seriously.

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