The best (and worst) ways to fix phone screen scratches

Polishing Screen Scratches

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as pulling out your phone to send a text or look something up online, only to find that your screen has a fresh, new scratch on it. Not only are scratches on your phone screen unsightly, but they can also make it challenging to see the display and can interfere …Continue Reading

Can You Sell A Locked iPhone? Yes, With Caution

Locked iPhone

  Interested in selling a locked iPhone? You’ve got quite a few options. But first, it’s helpful to know what “locked” means since it can refer to quite a few different things.    What is a locked iPhone?    It depends on who you ask! Here are the more specific questions you should be asking: …Continue Reading

Can You Trade in a Cracked or Broken iPhone?

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Chances are, you’ve heard it before: The sickening thud of an expensive iPhone hitting the pavement, shattering on impact. The vibrations of the sound thudding in your ears as you realize that your phone will never, ever be the same. The blood rushing to your stomach as if you were sucker-punched as your shocked brain …Continue Reading

Guide To Shipping Cell Phones With USPS, FedEx or UPS

How to Ship Your iPhone

Cell phones are insanely expensive. With the latest flagship models tipping the scales at over $1,000, you’re probably looking to sell your old model to help offset the cost of your shiny new investment. Once you’ve sold your cell phone, it’s time to ship it. If this is your first time shipping a cell phone …Continue Reading

Face ID Not Working on iPhone? Here’s How to Fix it

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  Remember unlocking your Nokia by typing out a 4 digit passcode on those plastic buttons? Those phones are literally in museums now but you can guarantee they’re still working, unlike the Face ID on your iPhone. Of course, you can still unlock your iPhone without Face ID; you’ll just have to type your passcode …Continue Reading

What to do when your iPhone 7 says “no service”

iPhone 7 with no service

Did you just update your iPhone 7 only to find it now says “no service”? Welcome to the club, we’ve got good news and bad news.   The good news: This issue is caused by a manufacturing defect and Apple has taken responsibility for it by offering a free repair program.    The bad news: …Continue Reading

Top 6 Best Places for iPhone Screen Repair

Repairing iPhone Screen

Cracking your iPhone means cracking your wallet, no way around it. Luckily, you’ve got more options than we’ve got puns & GadgetGone is in a unique position of being able to offer an educated (and unbiased) opinion of where to repair your iPhone screen. We know a lot about repairing iPhone screens only because we …Continue Reading

Apple’s Trade-in Program is For Suckers

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I know you love Apple Products so this is probably difficult to hear: but please, stop using their trade in program. Buy a new iPhone every year and watch all the Apple TV you can handle but there’s no reason to sell yourself short $70 or more just because you’re “an Apple Person”.  Is Apple’s …Continue Reading

How To Remove Your iCloud Account Remotely

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If you sold or gave away your Apple device but forgot to remove your personal data, the device is likely iCloud locked. Follow the six steps below to remove your iCloud account without compromising your personal information. Step 1: Go to and sign in. Step 2:  Click the “Find my iPhone” app.   Step …Continue Reading

How To Prepare your iPhone For Selling

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Selling your old iPhone has never been easier than it is today. iPhones hold their value better than any other smartphone which means there’s a huge secondary market for them and someone is willing to pay cash for your old iPhone right now. No matter who or where you sell it to there’s a few …Continue Reading

How to Sell iPhones Online

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Selling your iPhone online is one of the most convenient ways to score some extra cash.  It’s also very simple as long as you stick to a few key rules.   Cancel service on your old iPhone Before selling your iPhone be sure to call your network provider and let them know you want to …Continue Reading

How to Sell Old iPhones

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People love iPhones. Every September Apple sets the benchmark when it comes to smartphone design. iPhones are beautiful, fast, reliable and intuitive. It’s really no wonder why Apple is widely considered the industry leader in the smartphone universe. One of the greatest perks of owning an iPhone is actually not owning it at all. When …Continue Reading

GadgetGone’s Guide to Selling Your iPhone Online

How to Ship Your iPhone

Selling your iPhone online to GadgetGone is fast and easy. Following these few simple tips will make sure the the whole process goes off without a hitch. Keep in mind that while this post is catered towards selling to GadgetGone, the information is useful no matter where you plan to sell your iPhone online.   …Continue Reading

Best Place To Sell iPhones

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Where’s the best place to sell your old iPhone? eBay? Craigslist? Any of the above might work but are they really the best? Probably not. Unless you need the cash today, a buyback website is the ultimate platform to sell your old iPhone; here’s why. The buyback industry is extremely competitive. As a result of …Continue Reading

Can I Sell My Cracked iPhone?

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You dropped your iPhone. It shattered your screen, it shattered your heart, heck it might have even shattered your dreams (okay maybe that was an exaggeration but it definitely stinks to crack your screen). Now you’re left with a decision, do I keep using this iPhone and deal with the judgmental looks and bandaged fingers …Continue Reading

What to do Before Selling My iPhone

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Wondering what to do before selling your iPhone? Follow these quick steps to make sure your sale goes off without a hitch. Call Your Carrier Call your carrier and let them know that you’re selling your old iPhone. Ask them if the iPhone is completely paid off and free of any contractual obligations to make …Continue Reading

Where Can I Sell My iPhone 6 For Cash?

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The iPhone 6 was one of the most popular iPhone models of all time. So popular in fact, that it’s still one of the most sought after pre-owned iPhone models to this day. That means if you’re looking to sell your iPhone 6 for cash you’re in luck. Your old iPhone 6 could still be …Continue Reading

How Much Can I Sell My iPhone 6 For?

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The iPhone 6 was one of the most innovative iPhone models Apple ever released. They remain one of the most in-demand pre-owned iPhone models so if you have an old one in your drawer it’s a great time to sell it.  How much you can get varies widely depending on where you decide to sell …Continue Reading

Where Can I Sell My iPhone?

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With the release of the new generation iPhone likely to be announced within the next month, it’s time to start thinking about where you’re going to sell your old iPhone. One thing that’s certain is that it’s always better to sell your iPhone the month before Apple announces its new model. Once Apple announces its …Continue Reading

Where Can I Send My Old Phone?

man selling his iPhone online for cash

Looking for a place to send your old phone? You’re not alone, almost 40 billion dollars worth of pre-owned smartphones are sold each year. That’s hundreds of millions of smartphones each year. There’s a huge network of businesses that help facilitate the sale of all of these smartphones. Here are some of your best options …Continue Reading

How to Pick the Best iPhone Case

I don’t know about you, but every time I’ve got a brand new iPhone I’m always tempted to use it without a case. Apple spent millions of dollars on the iPhone X design, why would you want to cover it up with a case? It’s a valid question, and I’m willing to bet that the …Continue Reading

Recycling Old iPhones Properly

Spring cleaning. Most people dread this yearly ritual and relate it to a weekend full of organizing, dusting, scrubbing, and every other boring chore there is. If we’re being honest with ourselves, I think we can all agree that “adulting” isn’t as fun as we pictured it being in our teenage years. But what if …Continue Reading

How to Unlock Your iPhone: The Ultimate Guide

  Most people don’t really even know what the term “unlocked” means, let alone how to actually go about unlocking their iPhone. We’ve made this comprehensive guide to answer all your questions. Keep in mind that this guide was made exclusively for people who want information about unlocking Apple iPhones. If you’re looking for unlock …Continue Reading