Mobiles Guides

Our guides to mobiles in Ireland explain all you need to know about mobile phones! From choosing your mobile phone provider, to how to switch mobile providers, explaining the different types of mobile contracts to how to compare mobile devices to find the right phone for you.

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Compare bill pay phone deals

If you need a new phone, the right monthly bill pay deal could save you hundreds of euro. Here are some of the best bill pay phone deals.

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iPhone deals

The Apple iPhone continues to revolutionise and lead the way when it comes to mobile phones. Here’s how to pick the right iPhone for your needs and how to get the best deal.

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Compare SIM-only bill pay deals

Looking for a SIM-only mobile phone plan? Switcher.ie can help you find the best deal.

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Samsung Galaxy deals in Ireland

The Samsung Galaxy range is one of the most popular ranges of handsets on sale worldwide. Here’s how the current Samsung Galaxy offers compare in Ireland.

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Switching to a SIM-only deal

With a SIM-only deal your bills will be lower as you only pay for your calls, texts and data - not your handset. Here are some SIM-only plans to suit every type of phone user.

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Roaming charges

Roaming charges can be costly, but from 15 June 2017, new rules mean Irish customers travelling within the EU can ‘Roam like at Home’.

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Who offers the best mobile phone coverage in Ireland?

Good phone reception is crucial for making and receiving calls and texts, as well as accessing data. Here’s how to work out which network can offer you the best coverage.

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How to use your mobile phone bill to save money

If you often go over your monthly mobile allowance or want to check you’re on the right plan, take a look at your phone bill. Your bill holds the key to how you use your phone and how to save money.

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A guide to gadget insurance in Ireland

Gadget insurance can offer financial protection if your expensive devices get damaged or stolen. Here’s what you need to know about it and how to find the right policy for less.

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How to unlock your mobile phone

Unlocking your phone takes minutes and lets you pick the best SIM only deal on the market. Here’s how to unlock your handset.

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Do you need mobile phone insurance?

Phone insurance can offer valuable financial protection if you lose or damage your phone, but it can also be expensive. Here’s how to work out whether you really need it and how to pick the right cover.

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Mobile data allowance

Data is used whenever you use the internet and are not connected to WiFi. This includes when you use apps like WhatsApp to send or receive messages or make calls, access social media, browse the internet, stream video, or listen to music through an online app.

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What to do with your old mobile phone

If you’ve got a new phone and don’t know what to do with your old handset, this guide can help. Here’s how to: sell, donate, recycle, or trade in your old mobile.

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Should you buy a refurbished phone?

If you’re thinking of getting a refurbished phone but don’t know where to start, this guide can help. Here’s where you can get one, how much you can save, and what to check before you buy.