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7 Best T-Mobile Signal Boosters for Home, Office, and Car

T-Mobile Signal Booster

T-Mobile may boast about being the nation's only UnCarrier Service, but if you're not getting any signal on your cell phone, even the cheapest plan is way too expensive.

Luckily, that's where boosting your T-Mobile 3G & 4G signal comes into play.

Let's look at why you've got poor signal and what you can do about it.

The Problem: Why Your T-Mobile Service Sucks

Cell phone signals are radio waves, the AM-FM kind. And like all wind and waves, they easily go in different directions without notice. Almost anything under the sun can change, absorb, and block your T-Mobile service. Here are top 5 reasons:


  1. Cell tower distance:Physical distance and power transmission distance
  2. Outside interference: Trees, hills, mountains, valleys, and tall structures.
  3. Building material: Metal (especially metal!), glass, concrete, brick, radiant barrier, and other conductive material (electrical or magnetic).
  4. Internal building obstructions: Thick walls, plaster, drywall, and other electrical devices & clutter, etc.
  5. Even weather (yup): Rain, thunderstorms, solar flares, etc.

Any combination of these problems can drastically reduce your service.

Doesn't matter if you're in a rural or urban area, poor cell phone signal affects us all.

The Solution: Boost Your T-Mobile 3G & 4G LTE Signals



Everything changes with a cell phone signal booster.

A cell phone signal booster takes any existing 3G & 4G LTE signal and amplifies up to 32X and then rebroadcasts the boosted signal into the home, office, or car.

It's simple: more bars, better service.

  1. Better Coverage: Think of a signal booster like a megaphone. It takes what you have and multiplies the performance.
  2. Reliable Reception: No more dropped calls, spotty service, and low quality calls.
  3. Consistent Service: Fast internet data, uploads, and downloads. 

T-Mobile Signal Boosters: Your Guarantees

Our recommended signal boosters are very versatile:

  1. Works for all T-Mobile & subsidiaries (MetroPCS, Consumer Cellular, Ting, Tracfone, Mint, etc.). 
  2. Future proof: Also boosts signal for AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and other major carriers.
  3. Works for all phones & cellular devices.
  4. Complete kits, easy to install.
  5. No monthly fees, no need to connect to wifi. 

See complete T-Mobile kits for your situation:

For homes, whether you're in a remote rural area with an off-the-grid cabin or cottage or the big city with difficult-to-get-signal buildings, our recommended cell phone boosters get the job done. They'll extend your T-Mobile network signal with low-cost options for 1-2 rooms up to 7,500 sq ft coverage depending on your model and outside signal.

Our vehicle signal boosters work for cars, sedans, RVs, and even boats.

Enterprise T-Mobile signal boosters cover up to 100,000+ sq ft buildings, although it takes a dedicated team of installers and planners to get the absolute best service. 

Why be a servant to the cell tower? Bring the cell tower inside your home! Below are our top recommendations. 


T-Mobile Cell Phone Signal Booster For Home

Our Pick 

weboost connect 4g signal booster

weBoost Connect 4G for T-Mobile (470103)

  • Boosts Voice, Text Messages, Internet 3G & 4G LTE Data
  • For Whole Home Coverage
  • Up to +65 dB Gain

Our Review:

The weBoost Connect 4G has been the most recommended home booster three years in a row for good reason. It's a dependable performer that covers most homes for better service.

The average home size in North America is around 2,500 sq ft. Under absolute best conditions, the Connect 4G covers up to 5,000 sq ft with great outside signal and an open-spaced layout home.

Real world results and customer reviews put it around 2,500 to 3,000 sq ft, a little less for rural areas.  

Great option for most homes, small offices, farm houses, and buildings under 5,000 sq ft wide. If you're getting some spotty reception, we'd recommend to start with this first since this tends to be the Goldilocks or "just right" model. 

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weboost connect 4g-x commercial signal booster

weBoost Connect 4G-X for T-Mobile (471104)

  • Boosts Voice, Text Messages, Internet 3G & 4G LTE Data
  • For Large Building Coverage
  • Up to +70 dB Gain

Our review:

The weBoost Connect 4G-X is absolutely the most powerful consumer line booster you can get. With an additional +5 dB over the Connect 4G, it's roughly a shade over 3x more powerful. 

Best case scenarios can expect coverage up to 7,500 sq ft. More likely results can at least expect 4,000-5,000 sq ft even with below average outside signal. Again, fringe zones can expect a little less.  

If you have extremely poor signal (remote area) or need wide coverage for a building 5,000 sq ft and over like a warehouse, the weBoost Connect 4G-X is your new best friend. 

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Budget

weboost home 4g signal booster

weBoost Home 4G for T-Mobile (470101)

  • Boosts Voice, Text Messages, 3G & 4G LTE Data
  • For 1 Room Coverage
  • Up to +60 dB Gain

Our review: 

The weBoost Home 4G is a nice cheap option if you're on a budget and only need spot coverage.

Depending on the outside signal, you may get 1-2 room coverage under best conditions. But you're not here because of best conditions, so it's more realistic to say desktop to small room coverage (about 250 to 500 sq ft). 

Most customers have told us they're much closer to the inside antenna than anticipated for better signal. Great option for single office, home office (SOHO) and small areas like cabins and apartments. Good starter kit if you have decent outside signal but doesn't cover the whole home and not a strong performer in rural areas with poor signal.  

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T-Mobile Cell Phone Signal Booster For Car

Our Pick 

weboost drive 4g-m signal booster

weBoost Drive 4G-M for T-Mobile (470121)

  • Boosts Voice, Text, 3G & 4G LTE Data
  • For a multiple cell devices
  • Up to +50 dB Gain

Our review:

The weBoost Drive 4G-M is the most popular & recommended car signal booster in North America. 

A slim outside antenna picks up signal. An indiscreet inside antenna (usually Velcroed to the driver seat) broadcasts signal inside. You have to be about an arm's length to get the boosted signal, so it's best for your typical sedan, truck, or SUV.

Majority of customers in the city say they're getting at least 2 to 3 more bars. For off-the-grid areas, a few did say they have to be closer to the inside antenna than anticipated to get more bars and amplified signal. Boosts signal up to 4 devices.

Updated: The new & improved version of the weBoost Drive 4G-M features a stronger inside antenna with +5.1 dB gain compared to the +4.3 dB gain of the previous model (# 470108). Links have been updated to point to the new version.

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weboost drive 4g-x signal booster

weBoost Drive 4G-X for T-Mobile (470510)

  • Boosts Voice, Text Message, 3G & 4G LTE Data
  • For multiple cell devices
  • Up to +50 dB Gain
  • Pro Model: 60% More reach from and to cell tower

Our review:

The weBoost Drive 4G-X has 2x the uplink power compared to the Drive 4G. 

So that means about 30-60% more reach to the cell tower than your typical car booster.

For drivers in extremely rural or poor signal areas, the Drive 4G-X is the first option to look at. Boosts signal up to 4 devices.

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weboost drive sleek 4g signal booster

weBoost Drive Sleek for T-Mobile (470135)

  • Boosts Voice, Text Messages, 3G & 4G LTE Data
  • For a single smartphone
  • Up to +23 dB Gain

Our review:

The weBoost Drive Sleek is about price and performance for the single user.

It uses a magnetic vent mount and when paired with a bluetooth headset, it really shines for regular talk & text and hands-free navigation. 

Smartphone has to be in the cradle to get maximum signal boost. New design allows for wider smartphones and small tablets. 

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T-Mobile Cell Phone Signal Booster For Commercial Buildings

wilson pro 70 plus signal booster

WilsonPro 70 Plus for T-Mobile (463127)

  • Boosts Voice, Text Messages, 3G & 4G LTE Data
  • For Commercial Building
  • Up to +70 dB Gain

Our review: 

There are many cellular solutions for buildings with a range from 25K to 100K sq ft. This model happens to be the sweet spot with best coverage up to 35,000 sq ft. Many of our professional installers and their enterprise customers have been happy with this one.

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FAQ

Is a T-Mobile Signal Booster from Wilson the same thing as a T-Mobile 4G LTE Signal Booster Duo?

Yes and no.

Yes, they both are devices that pull in 3G & 4G LTE signal to boost inside your home.

However, T-Mobile Signal Booster Duo is a window unit that is placed inside the home where signal isn't generally the strongest.

A T-Mobile Signal Booster from Wilson captures signal from the outside, usually on the roof where 3G & 4G LTE signal is much stronger before building material disrupts it as it enters your home.

Because of that, a Wilson T-Mobile signal booster manages to pull in better signal from the source, bypasses building material interference, amplifies the signal, and rebroadcasts the enchanced signal throughout your home.

Which is better: T-Mobile Signal Booster from Wilson or T-Mobile Signal Booster Duo?

It depends.

If you already have broadband landline internet from an internet service provider such as Xfinity, Fios, Cox, AT&T Fiber, etc., then you can use Wi-Fi calling as a option. It's essentially free.

If you're eligible to get a T-Mobile Signal Booster Duo for free or at reduced costs and have no intention of ever switching carriers anytime soon, then go for it, especially if you live in an urban area and have decent outside signal.

If you're in an area with extremely poor reception and service, a T-Mobile Signal Booster from Wilson provides better signal indoors especially for rural areas where cell tower distance is a major problem. It's also compatible with other carriers.

What about a T-Mobile CellSpot?

A T-Mobile CellSpot needs internet (in-home WiFi router) to work. It basically connects to your router to create a personal mini cell tower, converting WiFi signal to cellular and vice versa.

But here are the pitfalls:

  1. First, you need to have a broadband landline internet from an internet service provider such as Xfinity, Fios, Cox, AT&T Fiber, etc. to use a CellSpot.
  2. Second, it requires a minimum speed of 2 Mbps downlink and 0.5 Mbps uplink to provide reliable service. .
  3. Third, your smartphone can use WiFi calling instead and it's technically free.

So it's better to go with a Wilson T-Mobile Signal Booster or T-Mobile Signal Booster Duo if you don't have a landline internet service.

Will a T-Mobile Signal Booster also improve my T-Mobile hotspot device?

Absolutely.

T-Mobile mobile hotspot routers use 3G & 4G LTE signals, and that's what signal boosters do: enhance 3G & 4G LTE signal!

From the T-Mobile LINKZONE to other 4G routers, it'll get better signal and speeds, especially if the T-Mobile 4G router has an external antenna port that can directly connect to the T-Mobile signal booster.

Will a T-Mobile Signal Booster work with my T-Mobile phone?

Yes, yes, and yes.

Whether it's an iPhone, Galaxy, Pixel, or any phone, if it's working on the T-Mobile network, then a signal booster will also improve reception to your phone.

What if I switch carriers in the future?

Our T-Mobile signal boosters from Wilson Electronics (weBoost & WilsonPro) are multi-carrier systems. This means they are also compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, and other major and local carriers.

They are future-proof!

What about T-Mobile 5G service?

Yeah... about that.

The 5G standard has not been officially set by the 3GPP. Therefore carriers like Verizon and AT&T are pre-building our their 5G services by upgrading their current 4G LTE and giving it names like 5G Evolution, First on 5G, 5G+,etc.

But no, it's not the real 5G. It's pre-5G, fake 5G– it's literally 4G LTE on steroids.

The real 5G should launch by the end of 2020.

Will 5G make my T-Mobile signal booster obsolete?

Nope.

4G LTE is still being built out across North America. If fact, 4G LTE is the backbone of the nation's wireless service. It's not going anywhere anytime soon, AND it's getting faster.

4G LTE is expected to peak in 2030-2035. So...come back in a decade and ask the same question and we might hava a different answer by then.


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How May We Help You?

Wilson Amplifiers is the leading provider of cell phone signal boosters. Cell phone boosters amplify 3G & 4G LTE for any phone with any carrier for home, office, or vehicle.

We seriously hate dropped calls and poor coverage, so it's our goal in life to stomp on spotty signal like the little roaches they are:

  • Free consultation (ask us anything) with our US-based customer support (sales@wilsonamplifiers.com) or call us or at 1-800-568-2723.
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  • Better signal or industry-leading 90 money-back guaranteed. No questions asked.

We want everyone to be satisfied, so we provide lifetime technical support and a 2-year warranty for all products. 

Read real reviews from our customers. 

Ask us anything and we'll be glad to help.

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