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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 Girls Network Joins Envirocharity

The Girls Network Joins Envirocharity

by Helen Boucher | updated Feb 18, 2022

We are pleased to have The Girls’ Network partner with us to turn old tech into charity donations. ... READ MORE >

10 TikTok Safe-Guarding Hacks All Parents Should Know

10 TikTok Safe-Guarding Hacks All Parents Should Know

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

While much of TikTok’s feed might feature innocent lip-syncing videos, comedy performances, and sound bites, there is invariably content unsuitable for young eyes. Read More...... READ MORE >

Top 10 ways that you can help the Earth

Top 10 ways that you can help the Earth

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

World Environment Day celebrates the health and condition of the environment, and Earth overall on the 5th June. A massive campaign that raises awareness for the protection of the environment and the issues affecting it. ... READ MORE >

Donate to Dementia Adventure with Envirocharity

Donate to Dementia Adventure with Envirocharity

by Helen Boucher | updated Feb 18, 2022

We are very proud to be working with dementia charity, Dementia Adventure. Your donations will help them to support more & more people living with dementia ... READ MORE >

Donate to RECLAIM with Envirocharity

Donate to RECLAIM with Envirocharity

by Helen Boucher | updated Feb 18, 2022

As part of our new charity initiative, ‘EnviroCharity’ we are very proud to be working with youth leadership & social change charity, RECLAIM.... READ MORE >

Donate to the Proud Trust with Envirocharity

Donate to the Proud Trust with Envirocharity

by Helen Boucher | updated Feb 18, 2022

We are very excited to have partnered with The Proud Trust, to create an alternative and free fundraising method to help them raise donations for their charity.... READ MORE >

IOS App Compatibility

IOS App Compatibility

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

The accessibility of apps is a massive part of any phone, with different IOS offering different compatibility. This blog is going to go over the Apple devices we have available, the IOS the devices have and what that means in terms of apps.... READ MORE >

Pocket size scandal: does your phone fit into your pocket?

Pocket size scandal: does your phone fit into your pocket?

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

We have analysed 5 years of the latest phone releases from Apple, Samsung, Huawei and Google to reveal how snug these smart phones fit into the average size men’s and women’s pockets ... READ MORE >

Overview of Apple’s April Event

Overview of Apple’s April Event

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

On the 20th of April, we were treated to a massive Apple Event. Where we were given lots of great new information and a look at some brand-new products that will release in the coming weeks. We are going to go over what has been announced in this blog, and the information that has been given out.... READ MORE >

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