It is undoubtedly the era of smartphones. Phones these days are capable of doing a lot of things which has increased the dependency of people on these devices. Technology is advancing at a rapid rate and in every few days, there is a new and amazing phone launched in the market. People who are gadget freaks or love to try new smart phones waste no time in buying a new phone. The problem is not that people buy new phones frequently. The actual problem is what should be done with the old smartphones that increase in number every time you buy a new phone. If you are also facing the same problem then follow these 8 tips listed below which will give you an idea how you can put your old smartphone to use.

8 Things You Can Do With Your Old Smartphone:

Music Player

old smartphone music player

You can use your old smartphone for playing music in your car while preserving the battery of your new phone. Not just in the car, you can use your old smartphone as a music player anytime and anywhere. When all your music files are stored on your old phone, this would also save memory in your new phone.

Learn New Things

You can learn a lot of new things from the internet like cooking, drawing etc. Buy cook books from the app store and learn cooking as per your convenience.

Alarm Clock

An alarm clock is very important especially when you have to wake up early. Since it is the era of smart phones, forget about the traditional alarm clocks and use your old smartphone for alarms. Not just for alarms, you can even use your old phone for setting reminders as well as to do list. Thus, one device and multiple uses.

Home Media Controller

home media controller

Your old smartphone will have enough power to serve as a controller device for your high tech home. It is a smart world with smart phones, smart cars and even smart TVs. There are many applications available on the internet that would turn your smart phone into a remote controller. Just connect your old smart phone with TV or audio system and use it for controlling for playback.

Digital Photo Frames

Digital photo frames are quite in trend these days. It is smart way of displaying your pictures. However, instead of wasting your hard earned money on buying an expensive digital photo frame, you can use your old smart phone for this purpose. There are many applications available in the mobile app store that allows you to see your pictures in much brighter and clearer way.

Pocket Radio

Apart from using your old smartphone as a music player, you can also use it is a radio player. Since, mobile phones are compact in size, you can easily carry it in your pocket and listen to radio wherever and whenever you want. There are a lot of radio applications which you can install on your phone and enhance your experience of listening to a radio.

Playing Games

things to do with old smartphone

When you play games on your phone, your battery gets drained. Thus, to save the battery of your new phone, you can use your old smartphone as a gaming device. Even if it gets switched off because of low battery it won’t be a problem as your main phone still has enough battery.

Security Camera

You can use your old phone as a security camera. There are many applications available for this purpose in mobile store. Install them and fix your smart phone in any corner and get rid of security concerns.