Things to consider while selling your iPhone online

iPhone XS is the most expensive iPhone ever.

If you are planning out to sell the iPhone online, get ready for the hot cash you will receive.

Wait a moment! Before you list your iPhone on the online platforms, consider taking a look at the list we have prepared on important things you should do.

  • Backup your data on iCloud

es, the basics come first. Before you sell your iPhone online, we strongly suggest you back up all your data.

You might have no idea who is going to handle your phone. It also helps you like you have all the data you need to feed into your new iPhone (in case you buy it!).

You can backup your data either transferring them to your laptop/ personal computer or the best way to do it is – backing up on your iCloud.

You don’t have to spend hours on manual transfer of data to your new phone this way.

  • Condition of your iPhone

What do buyers seek in the used iPhones the most? The condition of the phone. Exactly!

Before they get to know about your used iPhone, you better understand the phone’s condition in advance.

Check your phone for scratches, display errors and whether it is charging well or not. Also, look for the battery capacity if it withholds for a decent amount of time or not.

Things like this will give you a rough idea of how much to quote the resale prices. A pro way to sell for the best price is to jazz up the outer appearance.

How? Change into a new iPhone case cover, replace with the new screen protector. Small things like these will add to the appearance, which is the first thing any buyer will notice.

  • Carrier

Majority of the cell phones are the unlocked versions. It means that they can be compatible with any voice carrier and data.

However, you may not find this option in an old iPhone. They are usually bound to certain carriers.

How to find the iPhone’s original carrier? You can trace them using your IMEI number which you can get from the phone settings and back of your iPhone’s box.

  • Price

You need to know the approximate price you can expect to sell your iPhone for.

How to find what price your iPhone will exactly go for?

Well, you can check for the prices of the same generation iPhones in online sites like eBay and Amazon.

Based on this information and your phone’s condition, you can define your used iPhones’ price.

  • Generation

You might very well know that Apple categorizes its models as generations.

Since 2007 with the 2G iPhone to the latest iPhone 12, you can find the improved configurations and enhanced quality every year.

It impacts your resale value too. How? The more recent your iPhone is, the better the resale price will be.

  • Conclusion

These are the main factors you should consider before selling your iPhone in the online market. We hope our insights will be helpful for you to make a better sale.


Gizmogo Group Limited

Gizmogo’s mission has been simple – make it easy for you to sell your used gadgets at the highest price with the fastest payment possible. Our team members believe your once cherished device sitting in your drawer has more value in being re-purposed and given a new life. We take your device and give it to someone who will enjoy it the same way you once did. That’s why Gizmogo strives to create a seamless customer experience that enables people to see the full potential and value of their devices. Our goal is to extend the life-cycle of technology while reducing the impact on our environment and passing the value onto our customers!

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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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