How to Activate a New SIM Card on a 3.0 Phone


  • To activate a new SIM card provided by Republic Wireless



  1. Power off your phone 
  2. Remove your current SIM card
  3. Insert the new SIM card
  4. Power the phone on
  5. Connect to a WiFi network
  6. Open the Republic application and follow the prompts
    • Note: If replacing a SIM card on an already active phone, choose the correct phone number when prompted
  7. Power the phone off and back on when instructed by the Republic app

Additional Notes

  • CDMA SIM cards aren’t compatible with all phones. For more info, please see What 3.0 Phones Are Compatible with CDMA Service?
  • For additional information on inserting or removing SIM cards, see Installing Your SIM card
  • Ensure you are using the correct email address when signing in, as a different email address can cause you to create a new account.

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