Tips for Selling Used Macs / Apple Devices

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by fish40, Feb 15, 2015.

  1. fish40 macrumors newbie

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    I plan to start selling again online and want to be careful on how I do so. Please post any tips, suggestions, or selling advice that you think is helpful. I will keep a record of all serial numbers incase they try and send me back a different Mac.

    ~ Jay :cool:
     
  2. Mac-lover3 macrumors 6502

    Mac-lover3

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    Belgium
    #2
    For Mac's:
    - Apple Hardware Test http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201257
    - Check Battery Statushttp://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201585
    - Check the HD (with Disk Utility)
    - If there is an optical drive test it
    - Check for any damage on the Mac
    - Be sure Find my Mac is disabled

    For iDevices:
    - Check if there is an activation lock https://www.icloud.com/activationlock/
    - Check all the ports (headphone jack, lightning or 30 pins connector)
    - Check Sleep/Wake button aswel the Home Button
    - Check for any damage on the iDevice
    - For iPhone 5S and higher, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 check if Touch ID works.
    - Be sure Find My iPhone is disabled
    - Be sure the owner is logged out EVERYWHERE (App Store, iTunes, iCloud,
     

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