While we always recommend getting a new or certified refurbished iPhone, you can definitely find great deals on Apple devices like iPhones on the used and secondary market. Sometimes, the deal may be worth it.
That being said, there are some steps you should take before buying any used device to ensure that you don’t get scammed. It’s easy for a seller to list a heavily used device as “brand new,” but it’s harder for them to circumvent these special steps. Here’s what to check before buying an iPhone from a private seller. Continue reading to learn 5 Ways to Tell If Your New iPhone Is Actually Used.