How to Reinstall Updates for the Republic Wireless Application


  • To uninstall and then reinstall the latest updates to the Republic Wireless application


  • Defy XT
  • Republic Wireless 1.0 & 2.0 phones
    Note: As of 9/29/21 the phones listed above can no longer be activated.
  • All 3.0 Motorola phones with a software channel of RETUS (Retail USA OR US Retail) except:
    • Moto X Pure (running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and below)
    • Moto X4
    • Moto Z
    • Moto Z Play
    • Moto Z2 Play
    • Moto Z3 Play


  1. Connect to WiFi
  2. Open the Play Store application
  3. Determine whether your version of the Play Store app still has the "Hamburger Menu" icon (three horizontal dashes) in the top, left corner
    • If there is a Hamburger menu icon
      • Tap the Hamburger menu icon
      • Tap My apps & games
      • Tap Installed
    • If there's not a Hamburger Menu Icon
      • Tap the circle in the upper right corner, with either your Google account photo (if you have one) or the first letter of your Google account name
      • Tap Manage apps & device
      • Tap the Manage tab
  4. Select either Republic or Republic Wireless
    • Note: The name of the application may be different on different models
  5. Tap Uninstall and then OK on the popup window
  6. After the uninstall completes, tap Update

Additional Notes

For other phones, see How to Uninstall and Reinstall the Republic Wireless App

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