How To Get More Money From Your Old Phones

The truth is buying a new phone can be expensive. This is especially true due to all of the new technology rapidly coming out. Because of this new technology, phones have become (in some cases) more expensive than computers. Because of this, people are looking for ways to reduce the burden and/or cost associated with upgrading/buying them.

Old Cellphones
Old Cellphones

A lot of people simply throw away their old phones after they purchase a new one. The truth is, you can get a lot of money from your old phones. You simply need to know “how to do it.” The good news is that we are going to be discussing exactly that in this article. Below you will find the best tips on how to get more money from your old phones.

How To Get More Money From Your Old Phones:

1. eBay.

Ebay
Ebay

By far, the easiest and best way to get more money from your old phones is to sell them on eBay. By selling your old phones on eBay, you will be able to get top dollar for your old phones. Depending on the condition and the market rate for your phone, your return will vary. If you have a phone that is still in demand, you will likely find that your return is more than you would have originally anticipated.

2. Unlock Your Phone.

Unlock The SIM
Unlock The SIM

What a lot of people do not realize and/or do not do before considering selling their phones is increasing the value of them. The fact is, by “unlocking” your phone, you will be allowing more people to use the phone. By increasing the demand, you are going to inevitably increase the price you can charge. Plus, an older version of the phone in the United States, may have just come out in another country. This further increases the attractiveness of the phone in question.

Here are the links to the carrier customer services to request for phone unlock:

 

3. Condition.

iPhone 4 With Case
iPhone 4 With Case

You need to ensure that you keep your phones looking great. The only way to ensure that your phones survive one or two years of constant usage is if you purchase a solid case for them. Unless you have magic powers, you are going to experience some “drops” or “mishaps” with your phone. As long as you have a case on your phone, you should be able to limit the damage and keep your phone in good condition.

4. Sell On Craigslist.

Craigslist
Craigslist

Another place that you can sell your phone is on Craigslist. This is going to likely get you a better return than eBay (if you are not a frequent eBay Seller). For this reason, you are going to receive more money from a sale on Craigslist because you will not have to pay the associated eBay seller fees. However, you will likely have to spend more time and effort selling the actual device.

5. Third Party Cell Phone Buying Websites.

gazelle.com
Gazelle.com

There are a lot of websites that will buy your old phone from you. Gazelle.com is one of them. This is only a good option if you do not want to do any work and just want some money from your phones. You will likely not get top dollar when you use this option.

By Aria

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