How to Confirm a Phone You Have or Will Purchase Is Compatible with Republic Wireless

Objective

  • To ensure a phone that wasn't purchased from Republic Wireless is capable of being activated

Environment

Procedure

If you already have the phone:

  1. Remove any current SIM cards from the phone
  2. Install the Republic Wireless application
  3. Once installed, open the Republic Wireless app 
    • If the application says the phone is not compatible, then it cannot be used with Republic
    • If it is compatible, it will prompt you to buy a SIM card

If you haven't purchased the phone yet:

  1. On a browser, use our compatibility checker
  2. Select the phone brand and model of the phone you're interested in
    • Note: If the phone you're interested in isn't in the list, it's not currently compatible with our service
  3. Click Go
  4. You'll be taken to a new page with info about the selected phone
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and verify that all the information under Don't have the phone yet? matches the phone that you are interested in
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