As you wait for your shiny new iPhone, we know your current phone can start to look like an ancient relic that belongs in a museum. But there are all sorts of ways you can put it to good use.
Recycle and reward
Dispose of your old phone in a secure and environmentally safe way, and earn a bit of cash while you do it, with ourrecycle and reward scheme.
Justvisit our recycle and reward site, tell us what phone you want to sell, answer a few questions, and then send us your phone. Once we’ve got it, we’ll send you a cheque, or even transfer the money into your bank.
Go SIM only
If you want to keep your phone a little closer to home, why not give it to a friend or family member? That way, you get brownie points and your phone gets to live another day.
And with ourSIM only dealsoffering loads of data, calls, texts and EU roaming, you’ll give your old phone a new lease of life.
Top tip: Remember Apple iOS11
The more eagle eyed amongst you will have noticed a cool new feature iniOS11, the latest operating system from Apple.
It’s called automatic setup, and it lets you transfer things like passwords, settings and preferences from one iPhone to another just by holding them next to each other.
So, remember to update to iOS11 on your current iPhone so you can easily transfer your stuff once your new iPhone arrives.
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