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How To Sell Your iPhone

There are four simple steps that need to be taken in order to sell iPhone handsets through our site.

Step 1:
Your first step will be to identify the iPhone that you wish to sell, including the memory capacity as well as the generation. Once you know this you can select the Sell iPhone Now button next to the match that best describes your iPhone.

Step 2:
Once you have selected the "Sell Now" link you will be taken to a comparison page for that phone. Here you can see all the current prices that iPhone trade in programs are offering to pay for your iPhone. At we compare prices from ALL the top iPhone buyback companies so you are guaranteed to get the best deal. Choose which buyback company you want to sell your iPhone to and then click Sell Now to continue to the next step.

Step 3:
You are almost done! After you have filled in some details on the recycler's website you will need to post your iPhone to them.

Tip: Most iPhone trade in programs will offer a free postage service, however we recommend that when sending off an expensive device such as the iPhone you use a special delivery service that records, tracks and insures your item. This will cost no more than 5 dollars.

Step 4:
As soon as the iPhone trade in company has received your item, tested it and checked it over, the payment will be issued. All you need to do now is sit back, relax, and wait for your cash. That is the last step you need to take in order to sell iPhone handsets with us, your done!

Don't Forget To Reset Your Phone!

Whether you have a Blackberry, HTC, iPhone or Galaxy, they all store your personal data. Don't worry though, we have got your back! We have created several written guides as well as video guides on just how you can remove all data from your phone before you sell it.

Or, you can jump across to our Seller's Guide page and locate the How To Clear Your Data" section.

What About Transferring iPhone Data?

If you have data on your phone that you want to keep then we can help with that.

Whether you have a brand new iPhone where you have upgraded from an old iPhone, and want to copy the data via iCloud, or if you want to use iTunes, we have all the guides in our Seller's Guide Section.

Our Top 10 Shipping Tips

Smartphones are expensive, as we all know, so before you sell your iPhone and send it through the mail you want to make sure that you have taken all the necessary precautions to protect yourself, and your iPhone.

Firstly, there are many Trade In companies out there, some may be completely genuine, some may be looking to make a quick dollar. At SellCell only the best buyback companies feature in our comparison tables, and we don't just stop there.

We like to ensure that a reputable company stays reputable during their lifetime on SellCell, so we regularly carry out company and site inspections.

When you chose a company to sell your iPhone with, they will send you information via email on the next steps you need to take to send your cellphone off, but we wanted to highlight out top 10 tips for shipping your phone.

Step 1:
Take a photo of your iPhone before you send it, just for peace-of-mind if anything.

Take a photo of the front, and back, and make sure you have a timestamp on the photo to prove when it was taken.

This may sound like an OTT step to take, but it's always better to be safe than sorry when shipping any expensive items off.

Step 2:
Remember to fully charge your iPhone so the buyback company can check that it works correctly. iPhones that don't have any charge will just delay the process.

Step 3:
Clear off any personal data and deactivate any linked iCloud accounts. You can read our guides on how to factory reset your iPhone, and how to unlink your iCloud account.

Step 4:
Remove your SIM card.

Step 5:
Make sure the iPhone is switched off, you don't want it to turn up with a dead battery as this could just delay the process.

Step 6:
Before you sell your iPhone think about packaging materials. Pack your phone in strong rigid packaging to prevent any damage. Our advice here is to wrap the phone in plenty of bubble wrap to protect the body and the screen of the phone from any damage.

We then advise you to use newspaper or cardboard to secure the phone in the postage bag or box. The newspaper or cardboard will help reduce any movement while the phone is in transit.

Step 7:
Do not send more than two iPhones in the same packet unless using a courier.

Step 8:
Make sure your name and return address are clearly visible.

Step 9:
Generally, most iPhone buyback companies will offer a free (pre-paid by the buyback company) shipping label and packing slip, whereby you can ship the items off for free at your nearest blue mailbox or US Post Office.

However, if you are sending a cellphone that is over 100 dollars in value, which most iPhones are, then we advise you to select the Fedex Overnight shipping method (where possible), as this method is pre-paid by the buyback company, and when you sell your iPhone using this service it is delivered the day after.

As a side note, it is always worth looking at what the buyback company you have chosen offers when it comes down to shipping. Some will send you a pre-paid shipping kit with tracking availability; some will offer a special Fedex option for valuable phones that are in excess of 100 dollars.

If you want to cover the cost of postage yourself, for peace-of-mind you can do. Depending on where you live and where the buyback company you have chosen is located, will vary on the price you pay for shipping.

You can use the USPS post calculator to get an exact price.

Above all, we want to make sure that you have the best experience when carrying out your iPhone trade in.

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