So you’ve finally decided to jump ship and sell your BlackBerry smartphone for a different brand. If you have no idea how to do that, here’s the perfect guide for you.
Selling a smartphone isn’t really that hard. All you need is a bit of luck and the ability to time things right. For example, iPads were selling like crazy when the new iPad hit the market. So the same can be said when the iPhone 4S was released.
With a BlackBerry device though, selling can be done throughout the entire year. There’s always someone out there looking to give BlackBerry smartphones a try.
1. Remove Your SIM card
It’s pretty self – explanatory to remove your SIM card whenever you’re going to part ways with your phone. It contains all of your contacts and their personal information.
If you forget to remove your SIM card when you send your BlackBerry away, then they can use that to their advantage. You’ll be surprised with bills with very high prices.
Don’t let that happen.
2. Remove Your Micro SD Card
Along with removing the SIM card, you should also remove the micro SD card. Basically, it contains all the stuff that your SIM card does not store. From apps to pictures, the micro SD card has it all.
You might want to remove that when you sell your BlackBerry. It’s really useful because if you buy another smartphone that uses a micro SD card slot, all of your pictures will be saved.
If you’re going to upgrade to a smartphone that doesn’t use an SD card though, you can just reformat the one found in your BlackBerry. If you happen to have a 32 GB micro SD card, you can ask for a higher price!
3. Wiping the Data
Even if you manage to wipe the data of your micro SD card, there’s still going to be some info left on the phone.
To wipe your data completely, just go to the Options > Security Options and choose Wipe. This is the procedure generally followed on all versions of the BlackBerry OS. It’ll take a few minutes to wipe all of your data if you have plenty installed.
This is one of the most crucial steps to take when preparing to sell your BlackBerry. If you forget to do this, who knows what people can do with the data inside?
4. Unlock Your Phone
To increase the price of your phone, you can opt to unlock it. In doing so, you’re giving people of other carriers the chance to use your phone on their network.
What was once a carrier – exclusive only phone is now available in the hands of others. This makes your phone extremely desirable and of course, sellable.
Selling your BlackBerry will go off without a hitch when you follow these steps. You can quickly gather enough potential buyers in a couple of weeks.
Remember to pick the best buyer that gives the best price. And also, take into account the shipping expenses.
Guest Author Bio : - Megan Cunningham is a young Web Enthusiast, Graphic Artist and Blogger. She has published a number of articles about Blackberry such as How to Sell Blackberry, What to do with your Used Blackberry,Recycling your Gadgets, Tips and Guides, Tech News and more.