Can I Use My Old SIM Card in My New Phone?


This depends on a few factors. The following situations help clarify potential situations.

  1. Swapping from a 1.0/2.0 phone to a 1.0/2.0 phone: Most of these phones should come with a SIM card already in the phone, so you will want to use SIM card in the new phone. If it does not please reach out to Republic Help. This is because SIM cards for these phones are specific to each phone.
  2. Swapping from a 1.0/2.0 phone to a 3.0 phone: In this situation you cannot use the old SIM card in the new phone. You will need to order a SIM card from Republic Wireless or reach out to Republic Help to get a new SIM card.
  3. Swapping from a 3.0 phone to a different 3.0 phone: New phones may not always be compatible with the SIM cards from previous phones. Please check with Republic Help if you're unsure.

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