Apple Trade In & Recycling

Apple has a trade in for new apple products, trade in for gift card, and recycling programs.

The trade in program towards a new Apple product will give you credit towards a new purchase. You can bring in the item to an Apple store or process online. The purchase credit option is for select Apple products and Android phones.

The trade in program for an Apple gift card for a future purchase accepts both Apple and products from other manufacturers. This is process only online and you will be provided a quote for your item on the website. Both the trade in programs might accept different items and the same item for a different price.

Apple has a free recycling program for electronics for both Apple products and products from other manufacturers. The recycling option needs to be completed online unless it’s an Apple product which you can drop off at an Apple store.

The trade in options are constantly changing. It’s best to trade in your electronics as soon as you no longer need them for the best price. There is an exception with older items that have become classics or that are needed for parts for legacy electronics. Look at online resell sites such as eBay to resell outdated electronics.

Trade In Items for Credit Towards a New Product


Current trade in amounts range from under $30 to $790.

iPhone 12, 12 Pro Max, Pro, 12 mini
iPhone SE (2nd generation)
iPhone 11, 11 Pro Max, Pro
iPhone XS, XS Max
iPhone XR
iPhone X
iPhone 8, 8 Plus
iPhone 7, 7 Plus
iPhone 6s, 6s Plus


iPad Pro, iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini


MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, Mac mini

Apple Watch

Apple Watch SE, Apple Watch Series 5, Apple Watch Series 4, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Watch Series 2

Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy S20+, Samsung Galaxy S20, Samsung Galaxy S10+, Samsung Galaxy S10 , Samsung Galaxy S10e, Samsung Galaxy S9+, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8+, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Google Pixel 5, Google Pixel 4 XL, Google Pixel 4, Google Pixel 4A, Google Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3a

LG V60 ThinQ 5G, LG V50 ThinQ 5G, LG V40 ThinQ, LG G8 ThinQ

Gift Card Trade In Options

Smartphones including Apple, Blackberry, Google, HTC, Huawei, LG, Nokia, oppo, OnePlus, Samsung, Sony, vivo, and Xiaomi.

Apple iPad tablets

Apple Watch


Recycling Options

Apple products can be taken into Apple stores or recycled online.

Most electronics, both Apple and other manufacturers using Apple’s online recycling process.