Swappa vs. Craigslist

Swappa is a user-to-user marketplace where you can safely buy and sell quality mobile devices. We generally don't compare ourselves to Craigslist because buying a mobile device on Swappa is such a different experience and we work hard to make sure it stays that way.

No Junk Devices
  • Only gently used, ready to activate devices
  • No blacklisted or blocked
  • No cracked screens or water damaged
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Staff Approved Listings
  • Listings reviewed and approved by staff
  • ESN checks, verified photos keep it legit
  • We fight fraud so you don’t have to
  • Buy with confidence »
PayPal for Protections
  • Pay sellers directly using PayPal
  • Extensive buyer and seller protections
  • You probably already have an account
  • Buy with confidence »


Don't waste time sorting through emails, replying to low ball offers or waiting for a buyer or seller to show up. With Swappa you can create or purchase quality listings all from the comfort of your favorite chair.
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You never have to worry about meeting a stranger or paying cash for a device that may or may not be on the up and up. PayPal helps to protect the buyer and seller and items aren't shipped until they are paid for.
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