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Hello everyone! Are you the one using sprint or T-mobile networks? Have you recently updated your android smartphone? If you update so, your phone keeps on receiving an alert message regarding the Carrie Hub update. Probably, you could tap either update or later. Even though you ignore the update, it shows you again and again to update the Carrier hub application. So, what does Carrier Hub do on your Android phone? Why it’s prompting to update soon? If you are unaware of this service, go through this article to gather all possible pieces of information regarding Carrier Hub.

Carrier Hub

Carrie Hub is one of the in-built android applications. Basically, this app is pre-made by Android manufacturers. In addition to the built-in app, you can install the app from the Play Store itself. As per the description stated in the application store, Carrier examines the T-mobile and sprint Network engineering. It is due to the service concerns about the customer reports of mobile networks. If your mobile working under a sprint or T-mobile network, Hub raises its head.

It is to mention that, Sprint and T-mobile integrate their service from April 1, 2020. Before they have merged their service, they offer an application for each network. One is Carrier Hub by sprint for Sprint network users. The other one is Carrier Hub Magenta for the people accessing T-Mobile service in the USA. Hopefully, both application delivers the same features after the integration.

Why I get constant notifications from Carrier Hub?

As per the latest update of android OS, you can receive the notification to update the Carrier Hub. In such cases, you can tap the update button to initiate the upgrading process. Eventhough you tend to update, you may fail to get the update. After some time, you will again receive constant notification for Carrier Hub updates. This scenario may happen due to the following reasons.

Sometimes, the service unable to integrate well with the new updates launched in Android. Otherwise, the CarrierHub by sprint app is not compatible with the T-mobile network due to some technical issues.

Features of Carrier Hub

  • It enhances the feature of VoWi-Fi – Voice over WiFi.
  • It boosts the performance of Android Messaging applications.
  • Carrier aims to give sprint features for the T-mobile and Sprint users.
  • Sometimes, your smartphone fails to have the inbuilt Carrie Hub application. For the users, there is a stand-alone app available on the Play Store.
  • Carrier App deals with the enhancement of communication services on your smartphone carriers.

What are the permissions used by Carrier Hub on my phone?

  • Location access
  • Phone Storage permission – application storage space
  • Network communication – changing Network connectivity
  • System tools – Physical activities like Bluetooth settings, synchronization, display over other apps.

How to access the inbuilt carrier hub app?


  1. As the Carrier app is pre-installed at the time of manufacturing, you can find the app easily on your mobile.
  2. Firstly, unlock your android smartphone and visit the settings section on it.
  3. Next, scroll a bit to reach the Apps settings.
  4. Go ahead with the Apps and scroll the page until you find the Carrier Hub app.
  5. Once you click on the app, a brief description of the app appears on the screen.
  6. Thus you can see the necessary information of the app. So, you can able to access the app from here.

What are the issues caused by the Carrier Hub app?

After installing and updating the app, many users reported their queries regarding the following issues.

Rapid drainage at Battery level – Till present, there are no specific statistics found to fix this report. Hopefully, the official team of Carrier Hub will take the right action soon.

Consumes high data – As the Carrier hub app runs in the background, it keeps on active its service. And so, it impacts data level when comparing to any other apps.

Slowdown overall performance – This is the most common report submitted by thousands of Sprint and T-mobile users.

Once the app is installed or updated on the mobile, it starts to work in the background at any time. As a result, the phone gets freezes and lags on its overall performance. Hence, this action completely slows down the speed of the phone.


Carrier Hub app is not running properly – Why?

Carrier Hub may not give trouble most of the time. It is very rare to get crashing issues that cause running the app improperly. It is because so many hindrances occur on your phone. To get rid of this action, clear the cache memory of your phone.

To do that, Go to the Settings of your mobile, then go to apps, and then, click on Carrierhub. Under that click on the Storage section. Now, you can hit the clear cache option.

Why can’t I uninstall the CarrierHub?

You cannot find uninstall button, as it installs at the time of manufacturing the device. When thinking about alternative methods, you should root your android device to remove the app from your phone storage. Or else, you can temporarily disable the app to stop running the app in the background.

Final Verdict

At last, we have reached the conclusion point of this write-up. However, It is very important to know about each and every app that runs in the background of your phone. Especially, you should focus on the apps that are pre-installed by the manufacturers. By the way, Carrier Hub locates on your mobile that features a sprint network as well as causes some issues. I hope, you get enough knowledge about the Carrier Hub application and its services.

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