1. jimdoc01's Avatar
    I would get the newest (or at least newer) iPhone, and my previous device would go to my wife. In the next stage of the process, the phones would go into storage, in case of emergency (breakage or loss), or would be used as iPod Touch. I still have an iPhone 3G, 3Gs, 4, 4s, 5s, 6+.
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    12-20-2016 04:35 PM
  2. Karim Krm's Avatar
    sell it
    12-20-2016 04:36 PM
  3. iOS Gravity's Avatar
    Trade them in for the nice holiday deals at Verizon.
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    12-20-2016 04:55 PM
  4. bakron1's Avatar
    Typically I put mine on Craigslist and I have always sold them the first day I listed them. iPhones are very popular here in my area and there are always folks looking for a nice used one.
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    12-20-2016 05:01 PM
  5. nhlfreak9's Avatar
    Usually sell it locally but I have a 6s but still have my 5s I use from time to time
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    12-20-2016 05:14 PM
  6. firedept10's Avatar
    I donate any iPhone I'm ready to retire to women's shelters. I so feel for the women as most have nothing and are working hard to get back on their feet. It is the least I can do. Just gave them two 5s after buying my boys the SE. You really have no idea how desperate they are for this kind of thing. These women need them so they can stay in contact with potential employers.
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    12-20-2016 06:08 PM
  7. Chemy JMHT's Avatar
    I always sell my old phones, mostly in a service similar to eBay here, right now I'm selling an old 4S.
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    12-20-2016 07:13 PM
  8. msm0511's Avatar
    All of the above. I've given them to friends/family members, sold them on craigslist, traded them in to carrier, used Gazelle, and given to a less fortunate family that was going through hard times.

    I'm not really sure how it'll play out with my 7 Plus though, because I switched to TMo. I'm on JoD now. Guess I'll trade it in for the 8. I may just pay this one off and use Apple's Upgrade Program next year.
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    12-21-2016 12:26 AM
  9. phoofleh's Avatar
    The phones, I sell.
    The boxes they come in, though, I gut and reuse them to stay organized; like keeping my threads and needles in one dedicated place or to put away trinkets I don't want to misplace. And since I had gotten different color phones before, I can easily tell, (by remembering), which box has what in it.
    Those boxes are sturdy!
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    12-21-2016 03:31 PM
  10. jneusch's Avatar
    Sell on Swappa.
    12-22-2016 06:08 AM
  11. hinesmj's Avatar
    My 4S had to be given back to my work. I kept my 5s and use it at the gym. I went from the 5s to the 7+ and the plus is just way to big to strap to my arm, so I keep the 5s for that. It's the perfect size. Also, if i ever need a backup (fingers crossed that I don't), I can always go back to the 5s. It still works like a charm.
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    12-22-2016 07:09 AM
  12. coxley24's Avatar
    I'm a pack rat. I keep all my old phones. I just cant get rid of them. I still have my iPhone 3G.
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    12-22-2016 07:26 AM
  13. o4liberty's Avatar
    I usually save them for someone that needs a new phone and can't afford one.
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    12-22-2016 09:49 PM
  14. siryodi's Avatar
    You should charge him for it and end it
    12-29-2016 01:43 PM
  15. dpscott's Avatar
    Generally sell them to part pay for the new one but I did keep my 5s for my daughter so she can play Pokemon Go
    12-29-2016 01:55 PM
  16. vegas33139's Avatar
    Traded it in as usual in my local Apple store. (Plymouth, UK)
    02-07-2017 03:51 PM
  17. dpscott's Avatar
    Kept mine and my partners 5C's to let the kids play Pokemon Go on whilst tethering to our 6S's.

    Our 9yo is going on more and more school trips as well so it's something she can use to get in touch if she needs to
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    02-08-2017 03:16 AM
  18. dpscott's Avatar
    Traded it in as usual in my local Apple store. (Plymouth, UK)
    Does Plymouth have an Apple Store?
    02-08-2017 03:17 AM
  19. vegas33139's Avatar
    Does Plymouth have an Apple Store?
    Well, hopefully. If not, I have just exchanged my iPhone 6 for an iPhone 7+ in my local shoe shop!!
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    02-08-2017 05:01 AM
  20. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Trade in to help with the purchase of a new iPhone. I'm on that new iPhone every year plan with Verizon. I'm really thinking about paying this iPhone (Jet Black 7 Plus) off and just keeping it as a backup this year.
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    02-08-2017 06:16 AM
  21. touchthesky000's Avatar
    I handed down my older iPhone 6S to my mom.
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    02-09-2017 08:16 PM
  22. nnahorski's Avatar
    I usually sell to our iPhones to finance the new, but I kept my 5S and my wife's 6 and use them as an iPod and/or to stream music and to entertain my kids when necessary.
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    02-09-2017 08:37 PM
  23. nnahorski's Avatar
    I handed down my older iPhone 6S to my mom.
    Very kind of you. I'm sure she really appreciates that
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    02-09-2017 08:38 PM
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