Did you know March 1-2 is National Day of Unplugging (a 24-hour digital detox starting sundown)? Let’s use this opportunity to declutter and sell our old cell phones.
Note: This post is sponsored by SellCell.com. All opinions are my own.
Are you asking yourself, what should I do with my old phones? The answer could very well be selling your old cell phones. You can also donate or repurpose your old phones, but for those of us trying to save money and work with our budgets, selling these old phones for cash is a wonderful option.
Did you know that the average US family has 3 devices – and often have many redundant old devices stored away in cupboards and drawers? What are you doing with those old devices? If they’re taking up space and gathering dust, do something else with them!
Benefits of selling your old phone
Selling your old mobile phone is a great option for many reasons. Let’s explore:
- Gets you cash – always a great thing if you’re getting a new phone and accessories anyway
- Eliminate clutter – getting old phones out is a major decluttering solution
- Better for the planet – see the item below
Can I throw away a cell phone?
No! Please do not put your old phone in the trash. This advanced technology contains toxic chemicals that will leach into the ground and can poison the local water supply, among other environmental effects.
How do I wipe my phone before selling it?
Each phone is different and the way to clear all your data will differ by manufacturer. You will want to refer to your phone’s manual for the details. You can do an internet search such as “how to wipe android phone before selling” or search on the phone itself under the settings. What you will do is a full factory reset on the phone to wipe everything. Of course, back up your important data first. Be sure to follow all manufacturer recommended instructions to sell your phone safely.
Where can I sell my phone for the most money?
Glad you asked! The answer to that question is SellCell.com.
SellCell offers a best price guarantee! Many families automatically use their existing carrier to upgrade, however, SellCell can offer as much as 25% additional value for the device.
What is SellCell.com?
SellCell.com in the US’s largest mobile phone and tablet comparison site in the USA. We compare the prices from all leading BuyBack buyers to ensure the user gets the maximum cash for their mobile devices. Here are some reasons to use SellCell.com.
Can I sell a broken phone?
Yes! Even broken and liquid damage phones and tablets have a value, so it’s best to sell them as quickly as possible.
When is the best time to sell my phone?
The short answer is the best time to sell your old phone is right away when replacing it of course.
How to Sell Your Phone with SellCell.com
1. Search for Your Device
Use the search box at the top of the page to search for the phone or tablet you want to sell. Enter the make and model (eg. iPhone 6)
2. Choose the Best Deal
SellCell’s unique comparison engine instantly compares prices from all the leading cell phone recycling companies in the US to get you the guaranteed most cash for your used phone or tablet (See our Best Price Guarantee). Choose the buyer you want to sell your phone to and click ‘Sell Now’
3. Ship Your Cell Phone
Once you’ve secured a great deal for your cell, simply fill in your details and follow the instructions to post your phone to your chosen cell phone recycle company
4. Get paid!
That’s all the hard work done. Once the buyer receives your phone they will inspect it and send you payment by your chosen payment method. So relax and wait for the cash! Cell phone recycling with SellCell.com couldn’t be simpler!
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