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How much is your phone worth?

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.

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How does it work?

1. Value your device

Enter your device’s details and we’ll tell you what it’s worth

2. We’ll send a free sales pack

Padded and secure for your phone or tablet's protection

3. Post your device to us

Post your phone or tablet back to us via your local Post Office so you can track the delivery

4. Receive your payment

Once we’ve received your item, we’ll transfer the cash into your account

Why sell your phone to Carphone Warehouse?

Price guarantee

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

Fast payment

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

We take all phones

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

Environmentally friendly

We recycle and refurbish 1000s of used phones and tablets every month

Sell, Recycle or Trade-in your mobile phone FAQs

How much money will I get when I sell my mobile phone or tablet for recycling?
Does your mobile phone recycling service take any phone?
How do I sell my mobile phone to Carphone Warehouse?
How will I get paid?
Can I sell my mobile phone to you if it's not working or damaged?
I didn't buy my mobile phone from Carphone Warehouse, can I still sell my phone to you?
How do I keep track of my mobile phone in the post?
What does the pre-paid sales envelope look like?
What happens if the phone is not in "as described condition"?


1 If you find a better upgrade, pay monthly or pay monthly SIM only deal on any smartphone at O2, EE or Vodafone, we'll match it and pay your first month's line rental. Full terms can be found here


3 The ticketmaster offer only applies to customers who have purchased one of the following Xperia™ handsets: Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia Z5 Premium or Xperia Z5 Compact, either as a SIM free purchase or on a pay monthly or pay as you go tariff from Carphone Warehouse direct sales channels on and between 30th June 2016 and 7th September 2016. Open to residents of the UK aged 18 or over. Opening date for claims and entries is 14th July 2016. Closing date for receipt of claims is 24th September 2016. To claim offer and enter, go online with your IMEI number, mobile number and register. Ticketmaster vouchers will be emailed within 28 days in the form of a code.  Due to date restrictions closing date for entries to win Festival Tickets is 12th August 2016. Winners will have 8 days to claim their prize. 10 pairs of tickets to be won, prizes are randomly allocated, no expenses included. Customers who return the device for change of mind are not eligible. For full terms and conditions visit 


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†† Networks may increase monthly price in line with Retail Price Index (RPI).