Buying Phones for Teens & Kids

Shopping for a phone for the kids? We got you.  One of the most difficult decisions to make as parents now is when to get your teenager a smartphone. As a parent, you have the responsibility to shop wisely for their first smartphone. You also need to learn how to keep their costs down and to set straightforward rules to make sure your child...

Sell Your Old iPhone on Swappa, Make More Money

PRESS RELEASE, SEP 8, 2016 07:00 CDT       Sell Your Old iPhone on Swappa for the Biggest Payout This week’s Apple iPhone 7 announcement was particularly exciting for user-to-user marketplace, Swappa. Swappa is a marketplace for buying and selling gently used phones, with the iPhone 6S, 6 and 5S being among top sell...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Sales Halted

UPDATE 5: The CPSC has officially announced the recall of all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices. This includes both the original and new replacements. We are still urging sellers to continue and work with buyers to return these devices. Once returned, The seller should reach out to the carrier or retail store to return this devices. Please note...

Best Selling Used Phones, July 2016

Nexus 6P surpasses the iPhone 6 for best selling used phone on Swappa     Here are the best selling used phones on Swappa for July 2016: Nexus 6P (Unlocked) average sale price $396 Apple iPhone 6 (Verizon) average sale price $382 Apple iPhone 5S (Verizon) average sale price $199 Apple iPhone 6 (AT&T) average sa...

New Site Feature: Save it, Hide it

Suffer from choice fatigue? Yeah, us too. When you're looking for, let's say, a used iPhone 6 for AT&T in mint or good condition you've got a lot of choices on Swappa. More than 50 devices today to be exact. We know that can be a little overwhelming. So we wanted to offer some simple solutions to easily like or hide listings as you are brow...

Pro Tips: Sell Your Listing Faster

When you list your phone (or tablet, or watch, or VR headset) on Swappa, you want it to sell. Fast. But sometimes it doesn't. Here are a few tips and tricks to make your listing the best it can be. Competitive Price This is a big one. We can't say that enough. We see hundreds and hundreds of listings and often the ones that don't sell are pric...