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How it works
  • 1Value your device online
  • 2Receive a FREE sales pack
  • 3Post your device
  • 4Receive your payment

Sell, Recycle or Trade-in your old iPhone with Carphone Warehouse

Our iPhone Trade-in service lets you sell your unwanted old iPhone for cash (even if it's damaged or not working). Which you can then put towards whatever you like (such as your new phone contract). In fact your existing phone can actually offset any costs when you want to upgrade your phone before your existing contract has run out.

Why sell your iPhone to us?

Price guarantee

Price guarantee

We promise to pay our quoted price when your iPhone is in "as described condition"

Same day payment

Same day payment

We pay your money directly into your bank account

We buy all phones

We take all iPhones

We take all kinds of iPhones and tablets including non-working and damaged devices

Environmentally friendly

Environmentally friendly

We recycle thousands of used phones and tablets every month

Sell your iPhone

Every month thousands of people sell their old iPhones to us for cash, recycling, or as a Trade-in on their new iPhone.

Sell, Recycle or Trade-in your iPhone FAQs

Q How much money will I get when I sell my iPhone for recycling?

A We'll quote you a specific amount depending on the model and its condition. As long as your iPhone is in "as described" condition, we guarantee to pay the amount we quoted you, and won't suddenly drop the price for no reason.

Q Do you recycle all types of iPhones?

A Yes, we buy and recycle all models of iPhones.

Q How do I sell my iPhone to Carphone Warehouse?

A Yes, we buy and recycle all types of iPhones. Our most popular iPhone Trade-ins include:

  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 4

Many of the people who Trade-in their old iPhones do so when they upgrade to a new iPhone 5S or 5C.

Q How do I sell my iPhone to Carphone Warehouse?

A Take your unwanted iPhone into any one of our 800 stores and we'll transfer the cash onto your debit card immediately. Alternatively take advantage of our convenient online Trade-in service. Just select your iPhone model from our Trade-in website, check you're happy with the valuation, and confirm your address. We'll send you a pre-paid envelope for you to send us your iPhone. When we've received it, we'll check it is in the condition you selected and process your payment the same day.

Q How will I get paid for my iPhone?

A We can transfer money directly into your account the day we receive your iPhone, or send you a cheque in the post.

Q Can I sell my iPhone to you if it's not working or damaged?

A Yes. Even if your iPhone has a broken screen, superficial damage to the casing or doesn't turn on, we can still give you cash for it. We also recycle heavily damaged iPhones for you.

Q I didn't buy my iPhone from Carphone Warehouse, can I still sell my iPhone to you?

A Yes. We'll buy any iPhone even if you bought it somewhere else. It doesn't matter what network your iPhones was on either.

Q How do I keep track of my iPhone in the post?

A When you post your iPhone from any Post Office branch in our pre-paid sales pack you can track your device with the supplied tracking code.

Q What does the pre-paid sales envelope look like?

A Our sturdy packaging protects your iPhone in transit to ensure that we get the device in the same condition you sent it.

Q What happens if the iPhone is not in "as described condition"?

A In the rare event that your iPhone is not in "as described condition", we will offer to post it back to you, free of charge.

Q Do you trade in iPads and other types of phone?

A Yes we buy and recycle all types of phones and tablets. You can get a quote to sell your phone from sellmyphone.carphonewarehouse.com

See our full Trade-in terms and conditions for more information.

Alternatively, trade in your phone or tablet at any of our stores. Click here to find a store.
*Any phone is classed as a phone purchased in the UK within the last 10 years. Trade-in offer depends on purchase date - please click here to see which offer you are eligible for. Trade-in process must be initiated through promotional link www.carphonewarehouse.com/tradeinpromo in order to receive additional £100. £100 will be automatically added to the value of the Trade-in. Maximum of one Trade-in per connected Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia™ Z2, Z1, Z1 Compact, HTC One M8, Apple iPhone 5c or Samsung Galaxy K Zoom. Trade-in amount will be sent to customer via cheque or BACs transfer once approved. Click here for full Trade-in terms and conditions.
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