How to sell your iPhone 4
You can sell your iPhone 4 for cash that is enough to buy an iPhone 5. However, you need to know how to sell your device so that you can sell it to the right buyer at the highest price possible. Basically, selling a used iPhone requires patience, research and caution. Nevertheless, when you are careful, you will be able to sell your iPhone 4 at the best price possible,
Assess your iPhone 4 damage and clean it
This entails checking your iPhone for damage issues like a broken screen. While checking the device for damage, use a gadget-safe cleaner. This can be a non-ammonia cleaner or an isopropyl alcohol cleaner. You can also use microfiber cloth to clean the device. A good light source like a magnifying glass, an adjustable lamp or a small flash light should be used while cleaning iPhone 4. Before cleaning your iPhone 4, remove screen protectors, case and skin from the body of the iPhone. Apply some cleaner to a microfiber cloth then buff the screen gently. Clean the casing too until they all have a new look. While cleaning the device, be careful to ensure that the charge port and headphone jack are protected from the liquids.
Check the iPhone for water damage
To determine whether the device has water damage, angle its headphone jack towards your direction. Position the light source in a way that reveals the indicator of liquid contact at the jack bottom. A white sticker is an indication of the absence of water damage. However, red or pink color is an indication of excess moisture exposure. This means that you might have to have the moisture removed first before you sell your iPhone 4.
Perform a function test
Before assessing the cosmetic condition of the phone, it is important that you perform a basic test. This will enable you to ensure that its features and hardware are in working condition. To perform this test, you need to test its charge port, volume and functionality controls, accelerometer and touch screen, camera, screen backlight and Wi-Fi antenna.
Determine the value at which to sell the iPhone 4
Once you have assessed your iPhone 4 and ensured that it is in good working condition without water damage, you need to determine the price at which to sell it. This entails conducting some research of the market to determine the price at which other people are selling their devices. This way, you will be able to set a reasonable price for your device.
Sell at the right place
There are many places where you can sell an iPhone 4. Some are easy to sell at while others are complicated. In some places, you will be charged a fee while in others, you will not be charged. It is important that choose a place where you will get the best deal on your iPhone or a place where you will not be charged an exorbitant fee for selling your device. Set your goal as to get the best deal when you sell your iPhone 4.