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How to Wipe (or Recover) Data from your Android Smartphone

Posted on 15th Oct 2020 16:54:18 in Samsung

This article explains the details of how to wipe your Android smartphone. Some of the details apply to iPhones as well, but the instructions might differ for Apple devices. Erasing your phone, often called a factory reset, removes all personal files (photos, videos, documents), deletes all installed apps, and clears all logins and configuration settings. Essentially it restores the phone to its original, out-of-the-box state.

Reasons to Wipe Your Android Phone

There are a few good reasons why someone would want to

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Sell your Samsung Galaxy

Posted on 14th Oct 2020 19:33:43 in Samsung, Selling

If you have an old Samsung Galaxy S, or Galaxy Note and are considering selling it, this article will illuminate some details of the process, what to expect, and how to prepare your Samsung Galaxy for selling.

The Galaxy line of smartphones has been a top selling Android product for years. They are great phones that can be worth good money. A major contributor to the value of your phone is the model or generation. Newer Galaxy models typically fetch

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SIM Card Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on 13th Oct 2020 16:52:25 in General

What is a SIM card?

SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) Cards connect your physical phone (or tablet) to your phone carrier. They let carriers know who owns any specific smart device and which phone account is theirs. In most cases, SIM cards are portable and can be swapped between your current or old phone and a newly-purchased phone.

SIM card Sizes

Nano SIM: The smallest SIM, most likely to be found in new devices. This has been the standard since the iPhone 5.

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Sell Your Tech to Tech Reboot

Posted on 14th Oct 2020 16:54:21 in Selling

Since you've read our post about e-waste, you know that the average US household has 25 consumer electronics, and many of us have more than that. The odds suggest you probably aren't using some of them very often. So let's say you are looking to minimize the consumer stuff in your life, and make some quick cash... you can sell your tech. But what kind of electronic devices and gadgets does Tech Reboot accept? We're glad you asked.

Smartphones,

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How much does it cost to unlock a phone in 2020?

Posted on 5th Oct 2020 16:38:56 in General

So you bought a phone and you're not sure if you're able to activate it or use it on a particular carrier?

There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to what carrier a device can be used on.

Certain carriers require devices that work on their network and only their network. They do this so that this particular change would keep your device from function on a competitor’s network.

Years back,

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EcoATM Review

Posted on 2nd Oct 2020 19:47:00 in General

Stay tuned.

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Getting the Most Money for a Used Cell Phone

Posted on 14th Oct 2020 16:54:37 in Selling

Getting the Most Money for a Used Cell Phone

Many websites offer cash for cellphones these days. It's a great way to declutter, minimize e-waste, and earn some money. There are many factors that determine your phone's current market value. Keep reading for the main details and introduce some ideas on what will get you the most money for a used cell phone.

Model

The make and model of a phone are perhaps the largest contributor to how much money you will

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What are some key steps to take for someone selling a Microsoft surface?

Posted on 14th Oct 2020 16:55:10 in Recycling, Selling

What are some key steps to take for someone selling a Microsoft Surface?

There are many things to look for when selling a Microsoft Surface. There are several different Microsoft Surface models:

  • Surface RT
  • Surface Pro (Generations 2 - 7)
  • Surface Studio (more of a desktop computer with a touchscreen)

Screens and Housings and Batteries, Oh My!

The overall condition of the Surface can make the buyback

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How to prepare my used MacBook for sale?

Posted on 14th Oct 2020 16:55:24 in Apple, Selling

There are several steps that you should take before selling your MacBook.

The first thing you should always do is purchase your replacement device. Before erasing anything off your old device, make sure that you have your new device so that you can get it all set up to the way you want it before removing anything off of your old computer. This is essential and will make your life 1 million times easier. Getting all your

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Why should I sell my used iPad?

Posted on 14th Oct 2020 16:55:38 in Apple, Selling

p>There are many reasons why you should consider selling your used iPad. More and more often people are finding themselves using their smartphone or laptop more frequently than their tablets. For many, their smartphone is the device they use during the daytime, and it has more of their apps and data stored on it.

Online learning and working from home have both grown significantly. Many people are finding themselves in need of an iPad so they can use it for

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