Extend Home Requirements and Features

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With the recent 5.0 plan release, some of the information in this article might be outdated and inaccurate. We are working on this as quickly as we can


Please note that Extend Home is not supported on the new 5.0 plans and can no longer be added to accounts.

Below is a list of requirements to use Extend Home as well as the features it offers


  • An active phone number on our My Choice (4.0) Plan
    • Note: Each Extend Home adapter can only be associated with one phone number at a time
  • Extend Home adapter originally purchased from republicwireless.com or Amazon
  • An internet-connected network with available ethernet port
    • Internet connectivity for this feature is not provided by the My Choice phone or the adapter.
  • An analog push-button telephone with one or more handsets
    • Note: fax machines are not supported

Calling Features

See the name (if applicable) and number of a caller on your phone’s CallerID screen.

CallerID and Number Masking
Block your CallerID name and number when placing an outbound call by dialing *67 (+ number being dialed).

Call Waiting
Be alerted of an incoming call when you’re currently in another call. The name (if applicable) and number of the incoming call will be shown on your phone’s CallerID.

Three-Way Calling
Talk to two other parties at once.

Unlimited calling to US and Canada
Calls to any US or Canadian phone number are included in your My Choice plan.

Last Call Return
Quickly return the last call received by dialing *69.

Relay service for those with hearing or speech disabilities.

7-Digit Dialing
Allows you to dial local phone numbers without the area code.

Dial 911 to be connected to emergency services.

Note: The Extend Home adapter is a VoIP device. E911 Service may be limited or unavailable in the event of a power outage or internet failure, we highly recommend you have an alternate means of contacting 911. If you make a E911 call from this device, you will be routed to a regional public safety answering point (PSAP) or a national call center. In either case, be ready to provide the emergency dispatcher with your actual location from where you are calling.

Additional Features and Benefits

No Additional Monthly Service Cost
Enjoy this benefit without any additional monthly fee.

Works even if your Republic Wireless phone doesn’t
If your Republic Wireless phone is lost, stolen, damaged, or off, you can still make and receive calls from your home phone.

Exclusive Spam Call-Blocking Technology
When Republic Wireless Spam Call Blocking is enabled in the Republic app on your cell phone, your home phone is also protected when associated with an Extend Home adapter. 

Shared Phone Number
One phone number works with your cell phone and home phone. Each phone can be used independently and even call each other.

Shared Voicemail
Access your voicemail from your cell phone or home phone. 

Note: Requires using the Republic Wireless voicemail service instead of a home phone messaging system. To access voicemail from a home phone, dial *98

Portal-Based Setup
Easy configuration from a phone, tablet, or computer through your Republic Wireless Online Account Portal.

Compatible with all Standard Residential Home Phones
Use any standard, push-button home phone with one or more handsets.

14-Day Money Back Guarantee
If you’re not happy, we’ll give you a full refund (excluding initial shipping charges) within 14 days of delivery. See our Money Back Guarantee for more information.