Take leftover recycled paper to make one of these handy rolled paper cell phone stands. It will convienently prop up your phone to ensure easy viewing on your desk or nightstand.
You can turn your sunglasses upside down to make a makeshift stand for your cell phone to watch videos. This is a page about using sunglasses as cell phone easel.
This is a handy trick for the office or a nightstand and can be much cheaper than an expensive phone stand. This page is about using a business card holder as a phone stand.