How to Activate a Phone Replaced by the Manufacturer

Objective

  • Activating a phone replaced by Manufacturer

Environment

Procedure

  1. Make sure phone is off
  2. Insert old SIM Card in the new phone 
  3. Power on phone
  4. Connect the phone to WiFi 
  5. Download the Republic app from the Google Play Store
  6. Open the Republic Wireless app, and sign into your current Republic Wireless account. Do not create a new account. 
  7. Begin the activation process and choose Move (xxx) xxx-xxxx to this phone
  8. You will then choose your current phone number as the phone number you would like on your new phone
  9. Your phone number will now be automatically moved to your new phone and your old phone will be deactivated

Additional Notes

  • If you didn't keep your old SIM card, please open a Help ticket to request a new SIM card

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