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Advice Centre

Welcome to the advice centre

Your go-to hub for smartphone advice and tech news


As the longest standing mobile phone recycler, it's fair to say we know our stuff.


We love gadgets, smartphones and all things tech, and we want to share our wealth of knowledge and experience with you in our advice hub.


That’s right, whatever it is you need advice on, our hub is here for all your mobile phone needs.


As well as guidance to help you get the best value for money and the right phone, you’ll also find tricks of the trade and handy tips, such as how to make your battery last longer or what to do when you drop your phone in water.


Got a topic in mind you can’t see below? Or simply want to ask us a question? Get in touch using our contact form.


The top 10 dating apps you should be using this Valentine's Day

The top 10 dating apps you should be using this Valentine's Day

by Denise Timmis | updated Jan 27, 2023

As February rolls around and Valentine’s Day approaches, there is an underlying pressure to secure a companion to celebrate the international day of love. To mark the romantic season a help smartphone-owning, singles find a date for the 14th, Envirofone has released new data showing the most popular and best-rated apps for online daters this February. ... READ MORE >

Christmas Gift Guide (for grandparents)

Christmas Gift Guide (for grandparents)

by Denise Timmis | updated Dec 13, 2022

Looking to get your Christmas shopping boxed off early this season? You’re in the right place. We’ve got the perfect selection if you need a mobile phone for the elderly side of your family. From top-notch video calling to simple displays, there’s a gadget to tickle the fancy of every grandparent this year. Dig in below. ... READ MORE >

Christmas Gift Guide (budget phones under £100)

Christmas Gift Guide (budget phones under £100)

by Denise Timmis | updated Dec 13, 2022

Thinking of popping a smartphone in someone’s stocking this year? Our selection is stuffed with brilliant phones at affordable prices. Powerful processors, ultra-zoom cameras, Gorilla Glass protection—you’ll find all this and much more in our line-up. So, what’re you waiting for? Unwrap our gadgets below. ... READ MORE >

Envirofone Last Christmas Posting Dates

Envirofone Last Christmas Posting Dates

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Dec 13, 2022

Christmas is right around the corner, and we are sure that many of you are still frantically looking for the right gift. Good news! You still have enough time to order from Envirofone and have your gift arrive before Christmas Day.... READ MORE >

The 2022 Envirofone Gift Guide: Get a gadget for less this Christmas

The 2022 Envirofone Gift Guide: Get a gadget for less this Christmas

by Denise Timmis | updated Nov 28, 2022

Starting your Christmas shopping early this year? Give someone the gift of a refurbished device from Envirofone. Our line-up includes a sackful of the best smartphones for under £200. There’s top-quality tech on offer, too—from household names with 50x zoom cameras and brilliant battery life.... READ MORE >

Envirofone’s list of naughty and nice Christmas markets

Envirofone’s list of naughty and nice Christmas markets

by Denise Timmis | updated Nov 23, 2022

Envirofone have ranked the UK’s best Christmas markets, Using data from social listening, Instagram hashtags, TikTok views and total mentions.... READ MORE >

MariOMG! That old game gathering dust in your attic could be worth millions

MariOMG! That old game gathering dust in your attic could be worth millions

by Denise Timmis | updated Oct 10, 2022

If you're a gamer, there's a strong chance you've got old games, consoles and controllers tucked away somewhere. It's definitely worth checking those cupboards and crannies, because gaming has never been so popular. Retro games and gadgets are rocketing in value right now.... READ MORE >

Misconceptions about E-waste recycling

Misconceptions about E-waste recycling

by Denise Timmis | updated Oct 07, 2022

We’ve myth-busted some of the common misunderstandings many of us have with E-Waste, to change perceptions and help improve recycling behaviours.... READ MORE >

iPhone 14 Release – everything you need to know

iPhone 14 Release – everything you need to know

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Sep 08, 2022

The iPhone 14 has been revealed & will be launched on 16th September. Find out how much it will cost, what models will be released, camera spec, design features & more. ... READ MORE >

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