In this article, we give you a few tips on how to prepare your iPhone before resale, to sell at the best price and recycle it if you are concerned about the environment.
Prepare your iPhone for sale.
Before selling your iPhone, make sure that you have made a backup of your iPhone on iCloud and have deleted all content (apps, games, photos,.) for not only the buyer access to your data.
In addition, in order to make a good sale, put all the chances on your sides (not forgetting the accessories of your phone, such as the charger or the original box, and maybe even the invoice.
When and where to sell your old iPhone ?.
To assign a telephone, a computer or any other device, be aware that there are time periods which lend themselves to more, and platforms and services that will help you make a sale optimal.
The best time to sell your old iPhone is the period before the start of the school, in the best case before the Keynote Apple of September, during the holidays or year-end. Buyers are more inclined to make purchases for a renewal at a lower cost.
By the way, before your sale, it is important for you to determine your price depending on the competition, for it is neither too low nor too high. For example, you can go to the Apple Store, you will get an estimate of the price of your old iPhone based on its condition, the model, its age and its technical characteristics.
Also, Apple may offer you to make a recovery, to acquire a new or receive a gift card.
It is also possible to do so online, by visiting Apple GiveBack, you will be asked to answer a questionnaire and send in your iPhone for evaluation.
Once the partner of Apple recycling Brightstar has verified your iOS and determined the exact value of the exchange, this money will be paid into your bank account.
Otherwise, there are platforms for ads commercial free-such as The Right Corner or even Ebay.
Otherwise, to avoid you create an ad, respond to numerous offers from buyers, you can sell your iPhone in the stores for purchase‑sale of products of opportunities.
This will bring you a little more peace of mind, less downside, but also less money, since you do not secure the purchase price.
Finally, you can always have recourse to the platforms of the repackaging and resale, such as Back Market or Rebuy. The process is simple and free, more the price shown is fixed (you will be sure of the amount that you are going to recover).
How much is your old iPhone ?.
The price of an iPhone used depends on the model (recent, generation, S or XS), how and where it is sold. In general, you get more money following a private sale via a shop or a service.
In addition, the price may vary according to repairs or modifications made, if it is unlocked for any operator, that its screen or battery has been replaced, etc., so you will be able to sell it at a better price.
If you have the model Original iPhone.
A smartphone old to ten years old is generally considered obsolete and unmarketable, but the Original iPhone has a factor of nostalgia that can’t be matched.
However, if you want to buy it for Apple, evaluating the risk of disappointing you, since the brand believes that this model has no resale value.
Your best bet is to find a collector on The Right Corner or Ebay. In fact, it is completely sealed in its original packaging, then it is possible that you can get enough money for you to offer an iPhone last generation.
Recycle an old iPhone.
You have the option of recycling your iPhone (iPad, Apple Watch Series, Mac) from the Apple service GiveBack.
In fact, if the technicians believe that the state of your iPhone does not qualify for a credit or to exchange then the brand is committed to get free your iOS device but also those of another manufacturer.
If you have an Original iPhone, iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS, Apple will recycle the device but will not have matching..