I’m curious how others prepare their RW phones prior to traveling within the US. Our family of five has five Republic phones, none of which worked properly during a recent family vacation to South Dakota. I had nothing outside of Wi-Fi (and we were in a very low Wi-Fi area); three of us had intermittent cell coverage. At the time, I blamed the remote, rural area that we were visiting, but I now wonder if we just didn’t optimize some setting(s) (in addition to clicking on Cell Data and Roaming Data). It made for some great family bonding time, since no one could bury their noses in their phones, but it also heightened some nerves realizing we couldn’t contact each other if we’d been separated.
Four phones are Moto E 2nd Gen, on Republic 2.0 (three with data); one phone is Moto E4 (with data).