We accept the widest selection of old phone models as trade-in with a payout average 20% higher than other retailers.

How it works

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Simply find your device and answer a few easy questions.

Ship it to Unlimited Cellular

Get a Free shipping label. We'll check out your device as soon as we receive it.

Working Condition Criteria

  • Trade-in for Unlimited Cellular Gift Card
  • Free shipping
  • Must be fully functional
  • No liquid damage
  • No cracked screen or broken housing
  • Checkout terms and conditions

Get your Trade In value

  • Enter your device name/model

    • Which carrier do you have?

    • AT&T
    • Sprint
    • T-Mobile
    • Verizon
    • Other
    • This is great! We accept unlocked devices.
    • We do not accept any device that is iCloud locked or has "Find My iPhone" active.  For instructions on how to remove iCloud lock from a device that powers on, click here
    • Please Note: Any device found to be "stolen" is not eligible for trade-in and will be immediately turned over to local law enforcement so it cannot be returned to you.
    • What condition is it in?

    • Broken

      Has functional or physical problems that affect normal use

    • Good

      Normal signs of use

    • Flawless

      Looks like it's never been used

      Aw, sorry to hear it's broken.

      So, your device is in this condition if ANY of the following are true:

    • Does not power on
    • Broken or cracked LCD screen or glass
    • Missing or defective buttons (power, home, ringer, volume)
    • Broken or cracked hardware (charging ports, casing, etc.)
    • Bad ESN / IMEI and is not clear for activation by a new user

      Good is good!

      So, your device is in this condition if ANY of the following are true:

    • Your Phone is 100% functional with signs of normal cosmetic wear (light scuffs are acceptable, but visible SCRATCHES that impair the view of the screen cannot be accepted as “Good”)
    • Your Phone has no cracks or missing / defective buttons (power, home, ringer, and/or volume)
    • Clear ESN / IMEI for activation by a new user

      Wow, flawless is amazing!

      So, your device is in this condition if ALL of the following are true:

    • Your Phone is 100% functional and appears "like new" or has minor cosmetic wear.
    • Your Phone has no cracks or missing / defective buttons (power, home, ringer, and/or volume)
    • Clear ESN / IMEI for activation by a new user
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What is an ESN number?

The ESN (Electronic Serial Number) is a serial number unique to each and every CDMA phone. A CDMA phone typically does not have a SIM Card and is usually Verizon, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Metro PCS, Cricket or Alltel.

 

An ESN may NOT be clear for activation by a new user for the following reasons:

 

  • The device is still "Active" on your account
  • The account associated with the device has an outstanding balance
  • The device has been reported as lost or stolen

 

An ESN can also be referred to as an MEID (Mobile Equipment Identifier) .This number is tied to a carrier and helps record the activity and status of the device.

 

Prior to our inspection, we will check to ensure that the ESN has been deactivated. If the ESN is not clear for activation, we will notify you via email and hold the item for 5 days. We will ask you to contact your wireless service provider and clear any issues that are causing your item's ESN to be active so that we can pay you the full amount.

 

Unfortunately, if you are unable to clear your ESN for activation, we will consider your phone to be in "Poor" condition, since it is only worth its value in parts and cannot be activated by a new user.

 

Verizon phones can now be checked through their "Activate Phone or Device" page.

What is an IMEI number?

The IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number is a 15 digit serial number unique to each and every GSM phone. A GSM phone has a SIM Card and is usually AT&T or T-Mobile.

 

You will usually find it printed on a sticker on the back of your cell phone or on the SIM tray of most Apple Phones.

 

Alternatively you can have your mobile display its IMEI number by typing the following on the keypad: *#06#

 

If your handset displays more than 15 digits or is separated by symbols, please enter the first 15 digits only.

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