How to Disable the Republic Wireless System App


  • To disable the Republic Wireless shell app when bringing the phone to another carrier


  • Moto E4
  • Moto E4 Plus
  • Moto E5 Play
  • Moto G4
  • Moto G4 Play
  • Moto G4 Plus
  • Moto G5 Plus
  • Moto G5S Plus
  • Moto X Pure
  • Moto X4
  • Moto G6
  • Moto G6 Play
  • Moto Z3 Play


  1. Power the phone off
  2. Remove the Republic Wireless SIM card from the phone
  3. Complete a factory reset of the phone without the SIM card and set up the phone again

Additional Notes

This should disable and hide the Republic Wireless app if you're bringing your phone to another carrier and want to remove the app. If you want to bring the app back, re-insert a Republic Wireless SIM card and update the app in the Google Play Store.
You can also manually disable the app without factory resetting by going to Settings > Apps > Republic Wireless > Disable. However, this will not hide the app from the list.

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