What Phones Can't and Can Fully Uninstall the Republic Wireless App?

Environment

Answer

You are able to uninstall the Republic Wireless app on the phones listed below:

  • Alcatel A30
  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel XL
  • Google Pixel 2
  • Google Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel 3
  • Google Pixel 3a
  • Google Pixel 3a XL
  • Google Pixel 4a
  • Google Pixel 4 XL
  • Google Pixel 5
  • Huawei Ascend 5W
  • LG K30 (2018 version)
  • LG Stylo 5
  • Moto X Pure (running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and below)
  • Moto Z
  • Moto Z Play
  • Moto Z2 Play
  • Moto Z3 Play
  • All other 3.0 Motorola phones listed below with a software channel of FI (Google Fi) or AMZ (Amazon)
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus 6
  • Nexus 6P
  • OnePlus 6T
  • OnePlus 7T
  • Samsung Galaxy A6
  • Samsung Galaxy A10e
  • Samsung Galaxy A11
  • Samsung Galaxy A20
  • Samsung Galaxy A21
  • Samsung Galaxy A50
  • Samsung Galaxy A51
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016 version)
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017 version)
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018 version)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017 version)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018 version)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e
  • Samsung Galaxy S20+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

You are not able to uninstall the Republic Wireless app on the phones listed below

  • Legacy Phones
    • DefyXT
    • Moto E1
    • Moto E3
    • Moto G1
    • Moto G3
    • Moto X1
    • Moto X2

  • The following Motorola phones with the software channel RETUS (Retail USA OR US Retail):
    • Moto E4
    • Moto E4 Plus
    • Moto E5 Play
    • Moto E
    • Moto G4
    • Moto G4 Play
    • Moto G4 Plus
    • Moto G5 Plus
    • Moto G5S Plus
    • Moto G6
    • Moto G6 Play
    • Moto G7 Play
    • Moto G7
    • Moto G7 Power
    • Moto G Fast
    • Moto G Power
    • Moto G Stylus
    • Moto X Pure (running Android 7.0 Nougat)
    • Moto X4
    • Moto Z4

Additional Notes

  • A minimal installation file for many apps, including the Republic App, is built into the Manufacturer's Android build of the phones listed as "not able to uninstall". To restore the Republic app to this minimal version, which will disable it and remove it from your app drawer, remove the Republic Wireless SIM card and factory reset the phone without restoring apps from a back-up. 
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