Sell your phone

Swappa is the best place to sell your old phone.

Where can I sell my phone?

There are a variety of retail and carrier stores where you can sell your phone, most offering only store credit. Instead of trading in your phone for peanuts, Swappa lets you sell directly to buyers and receive the highest value for your old tech. With PayPal handling online transactions, Swappa is a great way to get cash for your phone — not store credit.

Can I sell a phone from any carrier?

Swappa lets you sell your old phone for cash, no matter which carrier it belongs to. On Swappa you can find phones being sold from major carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint, including MVNOs like Cricket and more. As long as your carrier phone is paid off and in full working condition, you can sell it on Swappa. To help ensure that this process goes smoothly, you can check your IMEI number first.

Better than trade-in

Selling on Swappa means you get paid what your phone is actually worth, and that's more than any trade-in sites are offering. Plus, when you list on Swappa you get paid instantly as soon as your phone sells rather than waiting 7-10 days for a check.

Selling is easy, safe and free

Swappa is the best way to sell your used smartphone. On Swappa, you buy and sell directly with other users and cutting out the middleman means you get the best money when selling your device.

Selling on Swappa is always free and you get paid as soon as your phone sells. Our PayPal-based system also gives you and the buyer strong protections during a sale.

How to sell your phone

Find your phone model above and start a listing. Describe the details, upload some pictures, and choose a price. Once you submit your listing, our moderation team will review for approval.

Phones priced right sell fast, so don’t be surprised if your’s is gone is a few hours! Once it’s sold, you get paid instantly. Shipment is expected within two business days of purchase. Make sure to reset the phone for its new owner and ship it safely.

Can I sell a broken phone for cash on Swappa?

To help protect buyers and create a worry-free shopping experience, Swappa's strict "no junk" policy prohibits the sale of broken phones in our marketplace. Although you can't sell a broken phone in our marketplace, the Swappa Repair Network can connect you with reputable repairs shops where you can have it fixed, or sell it for parts.

Can I sell a locked phone on Swappa?

You can sell carrier locked phones on Swappa (a phone that is locked to its respective network), but all phones must be fully paid off before they can be listed and sold on Swappa. You can find the status of any mobile device with our ESN/IMEI checker.

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