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10 Ways to Sell Your Phone in Canada

Want to know a secret? Here it is: there are nearly a dozen ways to sell your phone in Canada. It’s true!

And the best part is that this shortlist we put together will all offer a smooth and easy trade-in.

Within a day or two, you’ll have some cash in your hand and a warm feeling in your heart, knowing you kept your phone out of a landfill. If you use a site like Gizmogrind, you’ll help save the planet. That’s because Gizmogrind will plant a tree for every phone sold. Cool!

But there’s a problem.

Many people don’t know where to start. That’s okay because we’re here to help. Let’s dive right in.

Once you’ve decided on your method of sale below, be sure to follow our checklist for what

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Best iPhone Repair Montreal – Complete Review

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The 10 Best iPhone Repair Stores in Montreal

We all love our devices.

Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that we always look after them as well as we should.

Even with cases and screen protectors to defend your iPhone, there’s always a chance that you could lose your grip on your device during an intense game of Candy Crush. One mistake, and you’re suddenly searching for “apple iPhone repair Montreal,” hoping for a way to bring your favorite investment back to life.

The good news? There are plenty of companies out there that can help with everything from screen repair and glass repair, to broken charger ports and more. Whether you’re looking for a way to make your iPhone last longer, or you want to get it back into peak condition before you trade it

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The Best iPhone Repair Stores in Toronto – Complete List

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We’ve all done it. You reach into your back pocket to grab your iPhone… Splat! Just like that, you drop it!

Now you’re looking at an ugly screen, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

You see, when you drop your phone on concrete, you can damage internal components. Things like the mute switch, or the microphone, or even the Wifi receiver can get damaged.

Not good.

It doesn’t help that you live in Toronto, a city filled with beautiful parks but also plenty of concrete. But don’t despair. When disaster strikes, your good ol’ iPhone repair shops of Toronto are here to help.

What to Know About Repairing Your iPhone in Toronto

So you’ve got yourself a broken iPhone, and you want to know how to repair it. It makes sense. The cost of

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The Best In-Store Trade-in Options for Apple Products in Canada

How do you make a new phone cheaper?

Trade-in or sell your old device – that’s how!

Apple recently launched its brand-new iPhone 11 lineup on the 10th of September 2019. For fans of the iPhone, that means that you’ve got a new reason to start searching for some extra cash asap!

Although the latest Apple phone is set to be a little cheaper than its predecessor, the iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max will still cost you hundreds of dollars.

If you want the latest model, you’ll need to choose an Apple Trade-in option. Canada has plenty of ways to recycle and upcycle your old phone.

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Free Phone Unlocking Canada Guide

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Having an unlocked phone does wonders in many ways, such as being able to use your existing device while you travel anywhere in the world, increasing its resale value, and having the freedom to switch carriers whenever you like.

All major carriers are now legally required to unlock your phone right now, for FREE!

While many indicate that you need to have an existing account with the carrier, in good standing, that’s not the case, we’ll show you ways around that.

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How To Sell Your iPhone On Kijiji Like A Pro

Ok, so you’re wondering how do I sell my phone on Kijiji. We got you covered!

Kijiji is definitely an alternative to using GizmoGrind for your phone selling needs. Kijiji lets you DIY the sale and can offer a bit higher return on your device whereas GizmoGrind allows you to use our global distribution channels for a faster sale and without the risks, effort and time required with Kijiji.

Either option is a good one! Here, we’ll show you how to do Kijiji the right way and avoid the risks that come with it.

Don’t let the stigma around classifieds keep you. iPhone and Android enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for you to list your once loved Smartphone to the adoption list.

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  2. Prepare your device for

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A Review of The Greatest Vancouver iPhone Repair

Breath… I know it’s hard seeing your pricey investment in a pile of shards. Lucky for you, Vancouver has a booming iPhone repair scene. Walk in with your broken glass and come out looking brand new!

 

We’ll give you our non-bias take on the best among the repair stores. Businesses on this list have a proven track record of customer satisfaction, use the best quality parts and offer the best overall customer service. Only the best here folks.

 

How to use this review

 

All the repair services listed here are awesome. So, we labeled each service based on where they are in the city to make choosing your repair service a little easier. There is no particular ranking to the list so the decision is up to you.

 

Who should Use Independent iPhone Repair

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How To Sell Your Phone On eBay Like A Pro – Step By Step Guide

 

eBay rocks. GizmoGrind doesn’t use eBay, but if I were selling my personal phone, eBay would definitely be on my shortlist of platforms to use.

 

From the old school cell phone and flip phone handsets to the latest and greatest iPhone and Androids, eBay is an efficient place to get the job done.

 

We love it when our users are interested in selling their phone weather with us or elsewhere. So this is another post in a series of How to’s that will give you pro insights and get you going.

 

As with everything else, there are downsides to eBay. But being in the phone business since Myspace allows us to share pro tips not found anywhere else on how to ring out every penny out of your old device by selling it

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The Ultimate Checklist Before Selling Your SmartPhone – iOS or Android

We get it, not everyone is a GizmoGrind user. Some people want to sell their phone on classified websites like Kijiji or Craigslist, or elsewhere. This guide is for you!

We also made this post to encourage a safer phone trading environment. We hear too often the nightmares of buying a phone that’s locked to a different carrier or has an iCloud account signed in.

If your selling your phone to GizmoGrind, this post is NOT for you. We take care of everything listed here, all you have to do is remove your iCloud account.

Run through this checklist to make sure you’re selling your phone the right way. Feel free to click on the list below to skip ahead.

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The Future of Smartphones

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I remember being obsessed with the mobile phone ever since my father got his first Qualcomm brick with the pull out antenna. He had it holstered on his side. Damn, that was cool. Each pixel was the size of my thumb and the only thing you had was calling, texting wasn’t mainstream yet.

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Then 2017 happened. Mic drop…! What’s everyday norm for today would be sorcery not long ago.

Future Generation Smartphones

 

Yet new tech and scientific discoveries are being spewed up at ludicrous speeds. So what’s the future smartphone? Absent an asteroid or Solar flare, you are the smart device of the future.

Read on

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