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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.


LoveBrum joins Envirocharity

LoveBrum joins Envirocharity

by Griffin Weissman | updated Feb 18, 2022

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with LoveBrum, using an alternative fundraising method by turning your old tech into cash for the charity.... READ MORE >

Turn Your Old Tech into Cash Donations for Sue Young Cancer Support

Turn Your Old Tech into Cash Donations for Sue Young Cancer Support

by Helen Boucher | updated Feb 18, 2022

Sue Young Cancer support partners with Envirocharity. You can now turn your Old Mobiles into Cash Donations to support this fantastic cause ... 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 >

10 Tips & Tricks for your iPhone

10 Tips & Tricks for your iPhone

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

Amazing iPhone tips and tricks which you may not know about, we have taken a look at 10 for you to read through and use right now. ... READ MORE >

What is a dual SIM phone

What is a dual SIM phone

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

What is a dual SIM phone and why might you need one? So here's our quick guide to what a dual SIM phone is, and why you might find one useful.... READ MORE >

Why buy preloved this valentines day

Why buy preloved this valentines day

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Find out why a preloved device from Envirofone could be the perfect way to celebrate a rather different Valentine's Day this year... READ MORE >

Why buy refurbished iphones

Why buy refurbished iphones

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Apple is undeniably one of the most popular mobile manufacturers in the world – and since the iPhone’s debut in 2007, the series has grown and developed exponentially... READ MORE >

The future of smartphones

The future of smartphones

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

In just the last 10 years, we’ve seen incredible advancements in mobile phones. But do you ever wonder what your smartphone will look like in another ten years?... READ MORE >

The Best Smartphones of 2019

The Best Smartphones of 2019

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

2019 has been an excellent year already for smartphone innovation. Major companies like Samsung, Apple and Huawei continue to launch brand new phones with better specs so there’s plenty of choice available, with each device claiming it's better than the last.... READ MORE >

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