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Q&A on Steps to Take Before Gifting Used Gadgets

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Happy Friday Cord Cutters!

This week we have a Q&A on what to do before gifting old gadgets, post-Prime Day deals, short cuts, must-see TV, and more!

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Q&A > What Should I Do Before Gifting My Old Streaming Device?
Fire TV Stick 4K Max

Send us your most pressing cord cutting questions via email so we can answer them in an upcoming issue.

This week's question comes from Henry who says, "I upgraded to the Amazon Fire TV 4MAX during Prime Day and I'd like to gift my old Fire TV stick to a neighbor. Is there anything I should do like clearing out apps beforehand?"

When you upgrade to a newer streaming device, gifting your older model to a friend or family member so they can explore whether cord cutting is right for them is a great idea.

However, before gifting, trashing, or recycling ANY electronic gadget, you should take the quick and simple step of factory resetting the device.

Not only will this remove your account logins, personalization, financial, and other data for safety's sake, but it will make it easier for recipients of your second-hand gear to get the device up and running on their own television and home network.

Have a question about cord cutting that you'd like answered? Send us a note and you may see your question in an upcoming issue of Cord Cutting This Week! 

DEALS > Sale on Refurbished Tablo DVRs & More
Refurbished Tablo Sale

This week's deals on cord cutting gear and services include: 

SHORT CUTS > Classic Wheel & Jeopardy Coming to Pluto, & More
80s Trebek

'Short Cuts' delivers all the cord-cutting news you need to know about, including: 


As always, there's lots of great TV coming to you FREE with an antenna this week including:
  • Catch 3rd and final round action in golf's 2022 British Open Championship - July 16th - 17th @ 7:00 a.m. ET on NBC/CTV
  • Tune in to The 2022 ESPYs - July 20th @ 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC
Don't forget to regularly check the TV SHOWS > PREMIERING tab on your Tablo app to find and set new and old favorites to record.  


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