Mystery phone number when texting


Just set up my son’s phone on Republic. When he sends a text it shows that it is coming from a different number? Phone calls are ok, just texting is messed up. Any ideas?


My Guess is this is the underlying GSM Number (all Republic phones have a underlying Carrier number)

is he using the default Samsung Messaging app? if he is have him install the Google Messenger App as the default Samsung Messaging app does not support Republic IP based texting system (for SMS or MMS) this is why the number show up as the GSM number and not the Republic number


With the various vendors that are providing phones for Republic 3.0 and BYOP there have been some changes … MMS (Picture/Video Messaging) and SMS (Text Messaging) were recently updated by Republics new staff @beng

Check them out your answers are there