Activating an old phone

I have a Moto 3G phone on the Refund Plan. I want to upgrade and bring a phone to one of the new plans. I know that I will have to get a new SIM card from RW. I want to save the Moto 3G phone and give to my daughter. What would I do to have them activate this phone at a later date?


Hi @renef,

Once user content and service is moved from the G3 to your new phone, best practice is to start with a Factory Reset. Post reset, it's a relatively simple matter of following on screen prompts to: Activate My Phone. The G3 would activate for your daughter using these plans: Republic Wireless Plans 2.0: Republic Refund.

By the way, if ordering your new phone from Republic, the needed new SIM is included with purchase. For further information I suggest:

  1. Republic Wireless 3.0 FAQs
  2. Republic Wireless Coverage

I would factory reset so your data is off the phone (before that remove any lock screen you may have)

then its just activating from the Republic app on the phone (new account or on a current account and new line)

Thank you both for your responses!

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