I’m piggy-backing off this response to the poster.
I’m a new customer (I received my phone yesterday. happy dance), so I was also curious about how cell data usage works when it comes down to my bill. I went through this site from top to bottom while researching different providers, so I “get” it. I understand how Republic works (another happy dance); but from the handset, account tier, and $$$ perspective, I was wondering if I had to leave cell data on all the time along with wifi. That worries me. Leaving data on constantly is just one of those scary things unless you’re on an unlimited data plan. (Data Roaming is on, but it’s still scary.)
In the linked post, @louisdi mentioned turning off data for non-system use via the “Republic Wireless App”. Easy enough except you have two Republic apps. Granted, one is called Republic Wireless as he mentioned and has a square icon , and the one I have is called Republic, has a round icon , and does not give that option…
Whyyyy??? ( <-- That was whiney ) Why are there two apps that seem so similar, and what function/feature is different? Is one redesigned for 3.0 or the latest phones? Which one do I need, and please don’t say both. Thanks in advance. Here’s wishing I had a .