Wednesday, 6 November 2013

How to get the most money for your old smartphone?

Want to purchase a new phone? What about the old one?? I am sure you don’t want to waste your previous phone. Well, this tutorial can help you in selling your old phone. 



There are sites like Craigslist or eBay from where you can sell your old phone. Also, you can use buyback service like Gazelle or Glyde. But, before putting your old phone in the market you should know some important things:



Through its electronics trade-in program, Amazon takes old phones. For this, go to Amazon’s site and open “Shop by Department” menu available in the upper-left corner. From there, go to “Electronics & Computers” and select “Trade In Electronics.” Here you can get suitable customer for your phone at good prices. Make sure, Amazon will not take damaged phones. Your handset should be in fully functional condition. Also, Amazon doesn’t offer cash and you will get an Amazon Gift Card credit for your gear.



If you are planning to purchase your old iPhone then what else can be the more suitable place than Apple’s online store. Apple takes back old iPhones in working condition. In return, they offer you a new phone or any other gear of Apple. By going to Apple’s online store, select “Shop iPhone” and then go to “iPhone Recycling Program.” You need to answer certain questions regarding the condition of your old iPhone. If your iPhone is in a very bad condition then they will offer you to recycle it for free. 

Best Buy

Best Buy also accepts your old phone in return for store credit. And, if your old phone is badly damaged then it will recycle it for free. You can visit and scroll down to “Find Your Trade-In Value” and go to “Mobile Phones.” Search for your phone and select it so that you can have clear idea about the worth of your phone. 


It is the service that is fully dedicated for buying used electronics. But, gazelle will give you cash for your old phones, not just store credit. Just visit “”, select what you want to sell and provide some specifications of the model you have as well as assess its condition.




It is the best place to buy and sell used electronics. After taking your phone’s make and model, Glyde offer you an estimated price for that.
Other options
Also, you have other options for your old phone like eBay and Craigslist. 
If you are going to sell your phone through one of these sites then keep a few tips in mind:

•Avoid personal checks.
•Ship your phone on time.
•Mention about your phone honestly.
•Take good snaps of your phone.

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