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How long do CEX take to check Phones?

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I have an Iphone 3G I want to sell. I have a CEX card and have sold stuff there before, but never a phone. Just wondering how long it takes and what they do to supposedly 'test' the phone? Cheers Read More
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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
I have an Iphone 3G I want to sell.

I have a CEX card and have sold stuff there before, but never a phone.

Just wondering how long it takes and what they do to supposedly 'test' the phone?

Cheers
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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
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[mod]#1
Depends how busy they are , prob 2 hour wait and then they will try and downgrade your phone as much as possible (pricewise)
1 Like #2
They will restore the phone to factory settings, so ensure you back up anything and everything off it first - contacts etc.
#3
I sent a couple off that were working and I thought good condition, I got an email back TEN days later to tell me they were cracked and worth £7 each. I told them to return them which they did minus a charger and I can still find no cracks...got my charger but they will not get anymore business from me

Edited By: mosskeeto on Mar 28, 2011 12:47
#4
took 3 weeks for my phone.. and they were picky...
#5
hate the shop.
3 Likes #6
They will tell you as it has air around it or gravity acting on it or that because it exists in this reality you won't get the top A grade cash price.
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dcx_badass
I'd avoid.



I'd take this advice. the one and only time I used cex for selling a mobile to they downgraded it from a condition to b for some non existent scratches. I didn't have the will to fight them for it as they were still offering more than I'd have got on ebay/ phone recyclers anyway. as others have said they will try and downgrade so be wary.
#8
Sold a couple of cheap vodaphone's,on each occasion about 20 mins I
think just to confirm they were unlocked.
1 Like #9
I took in a walkman and in the space of 20 minutes they lost the inner protective cardboard and the instructions. Oh, and they wouldn't take it in as no cash.
#10
usually an hour tops depending on how busy they are.

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