5 Ways to Use Your Old iPhone

Find out cool, new ways to use your old smartphone rather than tossing it to the side.
2:03 | 09/17/14

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How to put your old phone to good use. Millions are planning to get the new iPhone on sale Friday. What to do with the one you're getting rid of? Reporter: The new phone, Christmas, and the old phone, in a drawer never to be used again. Right? But hold on, this thing is still a really powerful device. Jennifer jolly of usa today says don't retire it, repurpose it. Don't ever throw that old phone away. There's so much you can do with it. Reporter: Start with navigation. The hudaway app lets you project on to the windshield. That's cool. And keep tabs on your house remotely? This old phone has wi-fi access and a pretty good camera. You can buy a $300 security camera or just use your old phone. Reporter: The presence app fires up when there's motion and sends alerts, pictures and video. Beyond burglars, what about keeping a tabs on your baby? The cloud baby monitor runs off any device with a camera, including an iPhone or old tablet, and you can monitor from your new phone. You can record video, turn on music to play a lullaby. You can talk to them. Reporter: Hello, baby, I see you. Think about the future. Lots of new devices are coming out for a smart home that's wi-fi connected. From music systems to temperature control to lighting. All these are controlled by your phone. But what if you and your device are out of the house? What do grandma and the baby sitter do? Well, enter the old phone. Finally, remember this thing has a huge hard drive. Great for a permanent music station. And you can find similar apps that do many of the similar things on android phones. Don't put your old phone out to pasture, put it to work. Becky Worley, ABC news. I like the music station, really smart. Coming up, it's the people

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