How to Tell If a Phone Is Active on GSM or CDMA


  • Find out which cell network a phone is activated on



  1. Open the Republic App on your phone Related image
  2. Tap the settings cog Related image in the top right corner of the app window
  3. Tap 'about'
  4. Under the 'Phone Info' section, your phone's SIM type will be listed (GSM or CDMA)

Additional Notes

If your phone is experiencing poor cellular coverage, please see Phone Has Poor Cellular Coverage/Unable to Use Data in My Area

If the phone is disabled making it impossible to use the Republic App to determine GSM or CDMA coverage, see: Is my Republic SIM card CDMA or GSM

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