A comprehensive set of tips to shop for phones safely and securely

Author James Mash 8.7.2016. | 18:32

If you plan on shopping online then here are a few guidelines that you should keep in mind for a peace of mind. These tips will allow you to shop safely and securely.

There are a ton of benefits for shopping for phones online. From jaw dropping bargains to a wide selection that no store can match. Shopping is completely secure and you will be able to get pretty much anything at all from the world at your doorstep. With one day and same day shipping facilities and replacements being offered for any damaged or faulty products that you receive, you get the utmost levels of convenience, but there is a lot that can go wrong as well. Mobile phones are easily available across a wide range of brands online and you have a range of options to choose from.

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There are various instances of phishing that happen every single day and even if you think you are safe you might be subjected to such attacks. Malware is also another issue that you need to keep in mind when shopping online to make sure that you do not end up losing money. Here are some of the key tips that you need to keep in mind to make sure that you get the right shopping experience for the best experience.

Use reputed websites for buying mobile phones

Noticed a website that offers a discount that is just simply too good to be true but you’ve never heard of it ever? Avoid it. One rule of thumb that you need to keep in mind is that you should never be getting anything from a website that is not popular or have a reputation to go by. You should always shop from trusted sources like Mobansp that can offer you the right shopping experience.

 

Check specifications of the phone you are purchasing with the manufacturer website

If you are purchasing mobile phones online make sure that you check the specifications that are listed in the online store with what is present on the manufactures website. It will help you avoid any instances of getting a fake product and also offers confirmation about the product’s specifications so you know what you are getting.

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Warranty information

Make sure that when you are purchasing phones, you check the warranty information of any device that you get for yourself. Apart from warranty information you should also keep in mind to check for any clauses that allow you to return products in case of defective devices. If your phone is not working properly you should be able to return it within at least 30 days.

Security

Whenever you are going to a website and are about to make a shopping transaction make sure that there is a SSL certificate on the page for secure transactions. You will be able to see a lock symbol on the address bad and that denotes that the SSL security is present on the site. You should also avoid shopping at sites that do not have the HTTPS and have HTTP instead in the url name.

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Don’t share your password

You should never share your password with anyone at all. To make sure that you do not end up getting false transactions debited to you for products you do not even purchase, do not ever share your account details with anyone. Most of the websites save your card details saved for easy transactions and trusting someone with your card details might end up going all wrong for you. While your friends of loved ones might not dupe you, they might not have the most secure of devices and you stand to lose your card data in that case and fall in trouble.

 


 

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Author James Mash 8.7.2016. | 18:32
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