Do I Need WiFi to Setup and Activate My Phone?



Wifi is required for both the Google Setup and Republic Wireless activation processes, as both require a stable data connection and cellular data connections cannot be accessed until your phone is active.

Additional Notes

If you are having issues connecting to a WiFi source, we recommend trying to connect to an open WiFi network. (e.g., McDonald's, Starbucks, etc.)

Having trouble finding the answer you’re looking for? Ask an Expert Member.
(Our Experts are not staff, but their knowledge of our service and phones is outstanding!)