How to restore your phone to factory settings before selling it

Factory Reset your Android Phone

If you are selling your phone, you must perform a Factory Reset to delete all of your personal information from the device prior to sale.

Selling your Samsung Phone

  1. Open your Settings and tap Backup and Reset.
  2. Tap Factory Data Reset.

向您推销 Google 电话

  1. 打开您的 设置 并点击 系统
  2. 点击 高级重置选项
  3. 点击 清除所有数据(恢复出厂设置)
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Other Android

  1. Open your Settings and tap System
  2. Tap Reset Options
  3. Tap Erase All Data (Factory Reset)



Factory Reset your Apple Phone

Before you sell your iPhone you must factory reset, and we recommend backing up any photos or data.

  1. Go to your Settings, tap on General and then Reset.
  2. Tap Erase All Content and Settings. If you have a passcode, you’ll be prompted to enter it.
  3. Enter your Apple ID password and tap Erase Now.
  4. After a minute or two, your iPhone will restart and take you to the welcome screen. The reset is complete.



You can make some serious cash by selling your device to Gizmogo! Depending on the device’s condition, you’ll receive a quote that reflects its worth. It’s possible that your final payout will be a bit more or less once it’s evaluated in person. Even if your device is significantly damaged, or won’t power on, Gizmogo will still accept it. If you have old devices sitting around collecting dust, visit and get a quote today!


Remember “Proper disposal can make a difference in your wallet, and the world.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

If your device is not listed, place your order as an Unknown Device. Please review our list of accepted electronics to ensure your device falls into one of the classifications. Following our fee-free shipping, we will evaluate your device and send you a quote. If you choose not to sell, your device will be returned to you free of charge!

Yes! We accept a vast amount of different electronic devices regardless of condition. To find out how much your damaged device is worth, locate your device on our website, select your model, and indicate the condition to receive an instant quote. If it has any value, we will compensate you accordingly. Otherwise, we would recycle it responsibly for you

There are a few reasons why the quoted payment can change following our evaluation:

  • You did not accurately select the condition of the device (most common).
  • The device has defects that are not indicated on your order.
  • You chose the wrong device or device model when completing your order.

Our customer service team is happy to answer any additional questions about changes to your quote

Our grading standard is different from what people usually would think. Our professional technicians base their evaluation on the quality of factors such as the

  • Screen
  • Frame
  • Backside
  • USB Charging Port

It is common for people to believe their phone is ‘like new,’ only to have a slightly different definition of the term compared to the industry standards.

If you don’t see your device on our list, email us at for your free quote. Include the device brand, model, and serial number in your message. We will have our technician deliver an estimate within 24 hours.

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