28 May 2020
OnePlus 8 5G on T-Mobile is receiving a new update that enhances 5G connectivity. The new update actually brings 5G support for additional bands to improve the overall connectivity for good.
So, in addition to the existing 71, 41, and 5 bands, the OnePlus 8 5G will now work on band 2 and 66 as well. This means the faster 5G will now be available in more locations.
The changelog of the new software version 10.5.8.IN55CB also shows the OnePlus 8 5G on T-Mobile is getting Google’s Live Caption option. Live Caption automatically adds captions to the videos playing on your phone. So whenever you’re watching videos or even listening to podcasts and audio messages, the feature will show those captions on the screen in real-time, hence the Live Caption name.
The update also brings general bug fixes and improvements for the OnePlus 8 5G on T-Mobile. Note that it is an OTA update and you can wait for the update to hit your phone or you can also check manually if the update has reached your mobile phone by heading over to Settings > System update> Check for update. You will be able to install the update if it is available there.