Buying guide for OLX and Quikr- second-hand smartphones
If you can’t afford latest gadgets or any other type of stuff, you can buy second-hand stuff on Olx, Quikr and you can sell your old good on these websites.
Today we are giving you step by step description of how to sell your goods and purchase second-hand gadgets on these ad posting sites. OLX and Quikr are websites that bring sellers and buyers onto a single platform. As there is no legal evidence for the transaction, both the buyer and the seller should take precautionary steps to avoid any repercussions post transaction.
Instructions for the Smartphones buyers
Physical appearance is one of the important things you need to check whether it does not have scratches or dents on the phone. Also, physical appearance can lead to further internal defects. In below image, one iPhone is full of scratches and another one is as neat as a new one. So we suggest you buy a phone with minimum numbers of scratches and dents.
In play store, you can find many apps which can detect your sensor and battery life. In long runs, smartphones loose their battery life and their sensor capabilities. By using the Sensor test app and Battery life app you can detect battery life and the sensors working condition. To make sure you are buying a phone with accurately working sensors and battery. With this apps, you can test the functionality of all the sensor embedded in the phone and the tear level of the battery.
This method is one of the best and you can get it only on Tecgram.com. Press the touchscreen of the smartphone hardly, if it is pressing then there is a bright chance that you are buying a phone with replaced duplicate display panel. To ensure the touchscreen is working fine, follow below steps:
- Enable Developer options by tapping ‘build number’ multiple times.
- Go to developer options and enable ‘Pointer location’.
- You should get an overlay on top of your screen.
- Now, touch the screen at multiple locations and you can observe ‘PRS‘ value changing.
- The PRS value represents the pressure you are applying on the screen. For a normal click, the PRS value should be from 0.1-0.25. For long press, it should be between 0.25-0.5. If you find any discrepancies, we advise you to refrain from buying the device till you get it tested from the service center.
Before buying a Smartphone make sure you are buying a desired device because in the case of iPhones and many other smartphones series you get various different hardware and storage models. HARDWARE INFO APP is one of the best you get on the app store within you can get all the hardware info of your device.
Check the warranty status on the company website, enter the IMEI no of your phone and check for the warranty. If you find warranty period is not consistent with the bill, don’t go ahead with the transaction. Also in same cases, many of them made fraud bills. So official check it on the websites
Collect the valid id proof ex- adhar card photostat, driving license etc. For future references it is safe
- Make right pricing
- Don’t buy without box
- Factory data reset
- Check all accessories
These are the preventive steps you can imply when buying a second-hand smartphone on the olx and quikr. For further information, you can contact us on our Email firstname.lastname@example.org and drop your query in the comment section below. You can also visit our facebook page.