Another thing to keep in mind when you plan on trading, selling or disposing of an older smartphone is to remember to reset the phone to remove your personal info.
The resetting precess to the reset your phone to the factory settings is easily done with just a few taps of the screen within the ‘Settings’ menus.
If your smartphone has an memory expansion slot, remember to remove the micro SD card before you get rid of your phone as well.
If you decide to include your old micro SD card when you sell your phone, be sure to format the memory first.
You should also remove your old SIM card as the person that ends up with your phone will have no need for it.
Anyone that needs step-by-step instructions for resetting their phone can simply enter their model number followed by ‘reset instructions’ in a Google search.