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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.


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 a Refurbished iPad is Perfect for Home Schooling

Why a Refurbished iPad is Perfect for Home Schooling

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Home teaching used to be a rare thing, limited to the parents who prefer not to send their children to school. Then Covid-19 came along. And now, practically everyone is having to be a part-time teacher. ... 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 >

Samsung Galaxy S21 Unpacked Recap

Samsung Galaxy S21 Unpacked Recap

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

Now with the Samsung Galaxy S21 series revealed after the unpacked event, we have looked over some of the most exciting features that will be included... ... READ MORE >

How to guide: Connecting to Teams and Remote Learning

How to guide: Connecting to Teams and Remote Learning

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Adapt to learning in the third lockdown with our tips and tricks to joining teams on different electronic platforms and devices, read more... ... READ MORE >

Samsung Galaxy S21 - Rumours, leaks, pricing and features

Samsung Galaxy S21 - Rumours, leaks, pricing and features

by Nathan Lockwood | updated Feb 18, 2022

Everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy S21 before the unpacked event occurs on Thursday 14th January. Read more here... ... READ MORE >

Covid-19 statement - Message from our Group CEO

Covid-19 statement - Message from our Group CEO

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

COVID-19 Update: Business as usual with no delays in processing or deliveries!... READ MORE >

Apple Event – iPhone 12 rumours and best time to sell your old iPhones.

Apple Event – iPhone 12 rumours and best time to sell your old iPhones.

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

Apple Event – iPhone 12 rumours, leaks, specs, prices, dates and best time to sell your old iPhones.... READ MORE >

TES acquires Envirofone

TES acquires Envirofone

by Denise Timmis | updated Feb 18, 2022

We're back, We're open and We're even better than before. TES acquires Envirofone and plans to increase the product range to laptops, consoles and accessories.... READ MORE >

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