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How iPhones are refurbished


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Hello there! Welcome back to our blog at Used Mobiles 4 U. Today, we want to take you through the fascinating process of how we refurbish iPhones. As a company that specialises in selling used and refurbished mobile phones online, we take great pride in providing our customers with high-quality devices that look and function as good as new. So, grab a cup of tea and join us as we delve into the world of iPhone refurbishment.

Step 1: Inspection and Testing

The first step in our refurbishment process is the thorough inspection and testing of each iPhone that comes to us. Our team of skilled technicians carefully examines the device for any physical defects, such as scratches, dents, or broken buttons. We also check the overall functionality of the phone by testing its display, speakers, microphone, camera, and other essential features. This step ensures that we have a clear understanding of the condition of the iPhone before we proceed with the refurbishment.

Step 2: Cleaning and Sanitising

Once we have completed the inspection and testing, it’s time to give the iPhone a little TLC. We meticulously clean the device, removing any dirt, dust, or fingerprints from both the exterior and interior. We use specialised tools and cleaning solutions to ensure that every nook and cranny is spotless. Additionally, we take hygiene seriously, especially in this day and age, so we make sure to sanitise the iPhone thoroughly to provide our customers with a device that is not only visually appealing but also safe to use.

Step 3: Replacement of Faulty Components

After the cleaning process, we move on to the next step, which involves replacing any faulty or damaged components. Our skilled technicians carefully identify and replace parts such as the battery, screen, charging port, and buttons, ensuring that the iPhone functions flawlessly. We only use high-quality replacement parts to guarantee the longevity and performance of the device. This step is crucial in ensuring that the refurbished iPhone meets our high standards and provides our customers with a reliable device.

Step 4: Software Update and Optimisation

Once all the necessary hardware replacements have been made, we focus on the software aspect of the refurbishment process. We update the iPhone to the latest operating system version and reinstall all the necessary applications and settings. This helps to optimise the performance of the device and provide our customers with a seamless user experience. We also conduct thorough testing to ensure that all software functions are working properly and that there are no glitches or issues.

Step 5: Final Quality Check and Packaging

The last step in our refurbishment process is the final quality check and packaging. Our team performs a rigorous inspection to ensure that the iPhone meets our strict quality standards. We make sure that all features, both hardware and software, are functioning perfectly. Once we are satisfied with the device’s performance, we carefully package it in a secure and protective manner. We want to ensure that the iPhone reaches our customers in pristine condition, ready to be used straight out of the box.


At Used Mobiles 4 U, we take great pride in our refurbishment process for iPhones. From thorough cleaning and sanitisation to the replacement of faulty components and the optimisation of software, we ensure that each device meets our high standards of quality and performance. Our goal is to provide our customers with reliable, visually appealing, and safe-to-use iPhones.

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, we highly recommend checking out our selection of refurbished iPhones. Not only do they come at a fraction of the cost of a brand new device, but they also undergo a meticulous refurbishment process that ensures their functionality and longevity. With our final quality check and secure packaging, you can rest assured that your refurbished iPhone will arrive in pristine condition, ready to be used straight out of the box.

Shopping our refurbished iPhones not only saves you money but also contributes to a more sustainable future. By giving these devices a second life, we help reduce electronic waste and minimise our impact on the environment.

So why wait? Visit our website and explore our wide range of refurbished iPhones today. Shop with confidence knowing that each device is carefully refurbished by our skilled technicians and backed by our commitment to quality. Experience the benefits of a like-new iPhone without breaking the bank. Shop Used Mobiles 4 U for your next smartphone upgrade!

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Why Choose Us?

At Used Mobiles 4 U, you are guaranteed to receive a second hand phone that is fully functional to factory standards.

Another plus point is that we sell second hand phones that are thoroughly tested and working, ready to be used.


21 May 2023

This company took time to offer considered selection of phones against my needs. We ordered a phone Sunday, delivered Tuesday, described as like new, and it was. Price highly competitive. No reservations at all.


26 April 2023

What can I say? These guys have been above and beyond in helping solve a situation with my daughters mobile. I would happily purchase any mobile through them as their customer service is exemplary.


6 March 2023

Great service, well designed site with excellent information on each phone. Phone arrived quickly in great shape, and there was no problem.