Important preparation for recycling of mobile phones
If you believe that a new mobile phone is entering the market almost every single day, then you are quite close, seeing the wide number of manufacturers currently in the market. So if you have a mobile phone which is more than one or two years old, you may be keen on trading it for something newer. It surely calls for some preparation in case you are interested in getting a good deal through cell phone recycling. You must start out early and be on an active look out of new cell phones entering the market so you can accordingly plan to recycle any of your old mobile phones.
If you are considering recycling your old SIM-less phones, then you will hardly get any money from the cell phone recycling centre since they cannot resell such phones. Cell phone recycling companies resell only those phones can be made data-free and can have a new SIM inserted. However, such donations do fetch a few pounds as the precious metals are important and can be removed from the old handsets, but the amount will not be as high as for a phone with SIM included.
Data protection is of vital importance and one must ensure that the old SIM is removed and the data is completely erased so that the phone becomes absolutely new for any storage needs of the new user. You definitely do not want the recycler to simply dump your phone if there lies any data.