Can I activate new phone by inserting old sim card?

My old samsung galaxy s7 just died, screen flickers and shows nothing. I was planning to buy new phone soon anyway. If I buy a new compatible phone (looking at best buy) can I just put old sim card in new phone for it to work?

Hi @priscillas.7wbgcz,

Welcome to our member Community!

For our My Choice members, a GSM SIM card can be moved to another phone from our 3.0 compatibility list.

You can determine whether your current SIM card is GSM by following these instructions:
https://help.republicwireless.com/hc/en-us/articles/115013702387-Is-My-Republic-Wireless-SIM-Card-CDMA-or-GSM- or, with your permission to post it publicly, I can look it up on your account and let you know.

Thanks so much! My SIM card was GSM, so it worked in new Galaxy S21.

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