Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With a Broken Mobile Phone

If your mobile phone breaks then you might just sigh and put it away in a drawer out of sight for the foreseeable future.

In fact, if you looked through the drawers in your home just now how many old and broken phones might you find? Even worse, how many have you just thrown away, thinking that they are worthless? Isn’t it time to do something about it? So what are your options?

Fix It

Have you ever tried to fix an old mobile phone? If you haven’t then maybe you will find it easier than you think. There are some easy to follow guides on the internet that will allow you to repair your phone relatively quickly and easily. This covers the most common problems and you could get lucky and find the problem with your phone covered in this way.  Of course, if you have an expensive phone that you want to keep using then you might want to get an expert to look at it for you. On the other hand, if you feel that you want a new phone anyway then you might prefer to forget about fixing it and look for a new one instead. However, that still leaves you with the issue of what to do with your broken phone if you aren’t going to fix it.

Sell It

You might not realise that it is possible to sell your old phone. It is easy to get cash for broken phones on the internet. You can see how much it is worth in a matter of minutes if you aren’t sure whether it is worthwhile doing this. This is a fantastic option if you are planning on replacing the phone with another instead of trying to get it fixed. Maybe it has already given you a number of year’s good service or perhaps you simply feel that the time is right to move on to a new model. Whatever reason you have for selling your broken phone, it might come as a surprise to you to see that you can get decent money for it. This is a real bonus if you had just given up on the phone and expected to just have to throw it away. The money you receive can help you to get a new phone or you could put it toward some other expense that is coming up.

Use the Parts

Another interesting use for broken phones you will find online is that of recycling them by using their parts for other things. For example, if your current model uses the same battery as your old one then you have just got yourself a spare battery. Other ideas include using the parts to make pieces of art or to even use to set up a webcam. If you like to get involved in DIY jobs then you can have a lot of fun messing about with an old phone that no longer works. The only question is whether you would prefer to do this or to sell it for some cold, hard cash.


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