Do I Need Data to Use Waze or Google Maps?



  • Republic Wireless phones
  • Waze or Google Maps


Yes, to receive real-time traffic updates and road closure information, mobile data will be needed. If you have saved your map offline (Google Maps) or saved your route in your phone memory (Waze) you can navigate using turn-by-turn directions without data. 

Additional Notes

How to Save Google Maps Offline

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