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Re: Worst advice ever

tbcass wrote:

golfhov wrote:

tbcass wrote:

lightmeter wrote:

You only keep a phone for 2-4 years. And l'm afraid to trade it in or sell an old phone because someone else could get my personal info, so l destroy my old phones.

All you have to do is remove your sim card.

No. He has a legitimate fear. You need to scrub a cellphone thoroughly before doing anything with it

I wouldn't be all OCD about it as most will either be used by other people or recycled. As long as you do the bare minimum the chances of losing your stuff this way are slim.

While saying it was the worst advice ever is way over the top

Maybe. It is at least up there with buying pets.com stock in 2000

I stand corrected.

I wasn't intending to be rude. I imagined it was a brain fart, typo, or maybe you honestly just didn't know BUT this is the internet. I was worried someone would read that and think all their info goes away when they pull a SIM card. I wouldn't want somebody to make that mistake

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