Selling old mobiles phones is very easy and can be done without much headache. Many e-commerce portals like Flipkart and Amazon have come up with exchange offers where you can sell the old phone, while making a new purchase. You can get really good deals online by selling an old phone and buying a new one. This is more beneficial than selling it for scrap. There are many online portals like Cashify which buy your old phones and pay money instantly.
Before selling your old phone, it is very important for you to wipe out personal data completely. You should be aware of the fact that if data on your phone is not wiped off in the right way, it can be recovered.
If you have not wiped off data from your mobile phone properly, it can lead to a compromise in personal information like pictures, messages, contacts, financial details, passwords and so on. This data can be misused by fraudsters and cause you embarrassment and financial loss. In this blog, we will discuss how you can delete personal data from your smartphone, before selling it.
Before resetting your smartphone, make sure you have logged out of all the apps like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other banking apps.
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Window Phone users can do a factory reset via Settings > About > Reset your Phone. As soon as you confirm the reset, you will be asked to re-type the password of the linked Windows Phone account.
If you are a Windows Phone user, you will not be offered encryption like Apple or Google which means you will have to remove the device access from the Microsoft account.
In much the same way, iOS and Android users can remove access to their old devices via desktop. By doing so, nobody can access your account from your old smartphone.
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