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How much can you sell your phone for?

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

Sell, Recycle or Trade-in your mobile phone with Carphone Warehouse

With our phone and tablet Trade-in service, you can sell your unwanted old devices for cash, even if they're damaged or not working. Then you can spend the money on anything you want, including a new phone contract.

Why sell your phone to Carphone Warehouse?

Price guarantee

Price guarantee

We promise to pay our quoted price when your phone is in as-described condition

Same day payment

Fast payment

We pay the money directly into your bank account within 3 working days on receipt of your phone or tablet

We buy all phones

We take all phones

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

Environmentally friendly

Environmentally friendly

We recycle 1000s of used phones and tablets every month

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Sell your phone - popular phones

Every week 1000s of people sell their old mobile phones to us for cash, or as a Trade-in on their new phone.

Sell your tablet - popular tablets

We buy all makes and models of tablets including Apple iPad, Google Nexus and Samsung Galaxy Tab.


Sell, Recycle or Trade-in your mobile phone FAQs

Q How much money will I get when I sell my mobile phone or tablet for recycling?

A We'll quote you a specific amount depending on your device and its condition. As long as your phone 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 Does your mobile phone recycling service take any phone?

Yes, our mobile phone recycling service takes all kinds of phones including iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia and Nokia Lumia phones.

Q How do I sell my mobile phone to Carphone Warehouse?

A Take your unwanted phone to 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 phone 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 phone. 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?

A We can transfer money directly into your account within 3-5 working days, or send you a cheque in the post.

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

A Yes. Even if your phone 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 phones through our mobile phone recycling service.

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

A Yes. We'll buy any phone or tablet even if you bought it somewhere else. Phones can be on any network too.

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

A When you post your phone 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 phone in transit to ensure that we get the device in the same condition you sent it.

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

A In the rare event that a phone is not received in "as described condition", we will offer to post it back to the sender, free of charge.

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.
*Dependent on make and model and subject to meeting non-working criteria. 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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