Do I Need WiFi to Setup and Activate My Phone?

Environment

Answer

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.) How to Connect to a Public WiFi Network

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