How to Swap Two Phone Numbers Between Republic Wireless and Another Carrier

 

Objective

  • Swap two different phone numbers between Republic Wireless and another carrier

Environment

  • Phone number with Republic Wireless 
  • Phone number with another carrier 

Procedure

  1. Transfer in the number from the other carrier to an active phone on a Republic Wireless account
    • The number transfer from the other carrier will deactivate the Republic number but it will stay on the account
  2. Once that number has finished transferring to your Republic phone, ask Republic Help to restore the number to be transferred out to the other carrier
    • The phone will need to be turned off and then back on to finalize the number restoration
  3. Inform Republic in the existing ticket to do a skip port out cancelation to keep the phone active while the newly restored number transfers out
  4. Transfer out the recently restored number to the other carrier
    • Once finished, a new number will be assigned to the Republic phone
  5. Ask Republic in the existing ticket to restore the number that was transferred from the other carrier to replace the temporary number
    • The phone will need to be turned off and then back on to finalize the number restoration

Additional Notes

Anytime a number is being transferred to or from Republic Wireless there needs to be an active phone on the account 


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