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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.


Switching from iPhone to Android

Switching from iPhone to Android

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Tempted to switch your device from an iPhone to Android, then our handy blog explains how you can do this easily.... READ MORE >

Is Your iPhone Stuck on the Apple Logo?

Is Your iPhone Stuck on the Apple Logo?

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

It can be a real nuisance when your iPhone or iPad gets stuck on the Apple logo screen. But there are some easy-to-follow steps to get back to normal...... READ MORE >

How To Extend Your Phone Battery Life

How To Extend Your Phone Battery Life

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

With our modern lives relying so much on smartphone technology these days, it’s more important than ever that our phone batteries last a full day at the very least. But how can you make sure you don’t get caught out? In this guide, we look at how smartphone batteries work, and how you can get the most out of them.... READ MORE >

How to bring your phone back to life

How to bring your phone back to life

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

In 2018, it's hard to imagine life without your phone in your hand. A survey we carried out found that 40% of us feel 'absolutely lost' without our phone... READ MORE >

How to make your phone battery last longer

How to make your phone battery last longer

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Whether we like it or not, smartphones play a huge part in our day to day lives – and there's nothing worse than running out of battery when you're listening to your favourite... READ MORE >

What to do when you drop your phone in water

What to do when you drop your phone in water

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Your hands loosen as your concentration slips. You panic and try to reaffirm your grip, but by this time, you know it's too late... READ MORE >

Cleaning up and wiping Apple and Android phones

Cleaning up and wiping Apple and Android phones

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Before we dive in and tell you how to clean up and wipe your Apple or Android smartphones, it's important to decipher what each... READ MORE >

How to unlock a phone

How to unlock a phone

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Buying a second-hand phone is a great way to bring down the cost of buying a new handset, but in doing so, budding users can often find their handsets aren't compatible with their preferred network. In order to enjoy... READ MORE >

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