Earth Day 2024: Be a little bit better

At Swappie, we believe it’s the small things done often that have the greatest impact. We don’t need a few perfect people, we just all need to be a little bit better! Here are some top tips from Swappie’s employees on what they’re doing to be a little bit better: 1. Walking! Simple and effective,… Continue reading Earth Day 2024: Be a little bit better

All Around: A new brand film from Swappie

Dive into our new brand campaign! Shot in Finland where Swappie began life in 2016, All Around features four new characters: thrillseeker Jonathan, adventuring mother and daughter duo Kelly and Maria, and Grace – our eco-conscious upcycling expert. Soundtracked by Finnish band Pearly Drops, who lend their recent hit Bloom For Me to the creative,… Continue reading All Around: A new brand film from Swappie

Choose refurbished with Jonathan

Get to know our resident thrillseeker Hi, Jonathan here! When it comes to iPhone’s – I *need* the latest model. Say what you like, but I love knowing I’ve got the best tech around. I spend a lot of time outdoors (you might have seen me on the slopes recently 😉), and I love capturing… Continue reading Choose refurbished with Jonathan

Educate, Recycle, Repeat: Swappie’s Guide to Promote Circular Living

In a world where technology is constantly evolving, Swappie, Europe’s largest iPhone refurbisher and leading advocate for sustainable tech consumption, is empowering individuals to make eco-conscious choices for a greener future. With the aftermath of Black Friday and the festive season, tech enthusiasts often find themselves grappling with “tech bloat” – a surge in electronic… Continue reading Educate, Recycle, Repeat: Swappie’s Guide to Promote Circular Living

Tackling Short Life-Cycles and E-Waste: Smartphone Circularity

It’s time we rethink our approach to electronics, focusing on reusing, recycling, and repairing. Over the last two decades, we have witnessed impressive innovation in consumer electronics. However, this progress has brought us to a perplexing juncture. Smartphones have particularly become notorious for their short life cycles. Our desire for the latest devices has led… Continue reading Tackling Short Life-Cycles and E-Waste: Smartphone Circularity

Why is my iPhone showing an “Important Message” or “Unknown Part” warning?

Funny you should ask – it’s actually a sign of how committed we are to high quality refurbishment. So, you’ve unboxed your beautiful, refurbished iPhone and bored all your friends with its like-new functionality and explained at great length what a sustainability superstar you are… and then you get a warning message that looks like… Continue reading Why is my iPhone showing an “Important Message” or “Unknown Part” warning?

5 things to consider before buying a refurbished smartphone

Smartphones are increasingly part of our daily lives these days. Whether it’s because they’re our main work tool or simply because we like to keep up to date, upgrades to more advanced technological devices are progressively more recurrent. For this reason, the market options have become more diversified and with an increasingly competitive value proposition.