1. j_grouchy's Avatar
    A couple weeks ago, I got the August 1 security patch through T-Mobile...and just yesterday I got the October 1 patch. I thought it seemed kind of odd to get two so close together.

    Today, however, I started having bluetooth issues in my car. It kept shutting down, giving me an error message, and then restarting. The bluetooth icon in the status bar was rapidly flashing grey & white.

    Is anyone else having bluetooth issues on the October patch?
    11-05-2018 11:27 AM
  2. JSchoey's Avatar
    Same issue I am experiencing after the update. Received update over the weekend and noticed that my phone was disconnecting/connecting to my car about every 60 seconds today on my way to work.

    Also, seem to be having issues with my location services in some of my apps as well.
    11-05-2018 11:39 AM
  3. j_grouchy's Avatar
    Just ran this by T-Mobile support and got this response back. I'm not able to test it out right now, so if someone else does, let me know if it works.

    October 1 security patch - bluetooth issues?-g6bt.jpg
    11-06-2018 09:26 AM
  4. Tmolina703's Avatar
    Just ran this by T-Mobile support and got this response back. I'm not able to test it out right now, so if someone else does, let me know if it works.

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    Tried it. Doesn't work. I thought I was the only one having this issue. Its super annoying.
    11-07-2018 04:19 PM
  5. patruns's Avatar
    I did the update and haven't experienced the issue. Have you tried forgetting and then reconnecting the bluetooth connection with the car? What cars are experiencing this?
    11-08-2018 11:33 AM
  6. Amyshubby's Avatar
    I have a Prius Prime. Connection problems since the update. Reconnecting doesn't help. Changing the phone name as described above doesn't help. Really hope they push out an update to fix this soon.
    11-09-2018 01:15 PM
  7. j_grouchy's Avatar
    Yeah. Same thing...but I have a Honda Accord.
    11-09-2018 03:58 PM
  8. Amyshubby's Avatar
    I called T-Mobile. On the positive side, their customer service has been noticeably better since they made a commitment to improve it. Unfortunately, despite trying for 45 minutes they were unable to help. They said they will make this a priority for their technical staff and will follow up with me.
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    11-10-2018 08:10 AM
  9. j_grouchy's Avatar
    I don't know if it's related to the update, but I had some WEIRD sh...stuff...go down with my phone Friday evening. It was working fine...then suddenly wasn't. I couldn't turn the screen on. No buttons worked and I was afraid it was bricked. I thought perhaps there was a bigger battery drain than expected and maybe it had just run down, so I plugged it in. Immediately the screen lit up and the battery indicator said 60%. All the notifications began popping up and the sound was very messed up, as if the speaker was dying. I couldn't get the screen to respond consistently, so I managed to reboot it...and suddenly it all started working fine again.

    Like I said, I'm not sure if it was just a random thing or if it was related to the update...or some other bug caused by an app. Timing just seems suspicious because of this other issue I have with the bluetooth.
    Today 09:17 AM

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