Sell your iPhone

How to resell your iPhone

Do you want to resell your old iPhone to earn some money and/or reduce pollution caused by electrical and electronic waste? Don't know how to sell your iPhone? You've come to the right place - we've got all the tips and tricks you need!

Where to sell your iPhone

The first question is "where can I resell my iPhone?". Whether broken or in good condition, Back Market will resell any iPhones lurking in your drawers, whatever their condition! Millions of smartphones are tossed into drawers and forgotten, while we can reuse and refurbish them. Reselling them on Back Market is therefore not only good for your bank balance, but also the planet!

Why is reselling on Back Market a good idea?

  • Because it's fast: you can estimate the price of your iPhone in less than a minute

  • Because Back Market will take back your iPhone at the best price

  • Because you’ll limit travel when you sell your iPhone

  • Because you'll get paid directly to your bank account

  • Because you'll make some money

  • Because you'll be helping the planet by reducing electronic waste

How to resell your iPhone on Back Market

  • 1. Open up our smartphone Trade-in tool and input your Apple model and storage information, which you can find in your device's Settings and About Phone section. 

  • 2. Identify whether your phone is currently locked by a specific carrier (ie Verizon, Sprint, AT&T...etc) or if it's an unlocked phone.

  • 3. Verify the physical conditions of the phone's screen, sides and back. Our tool will guide you to select the most accurate descriptions of the condition of your phone.

  • 4. Finally, verify if the phone and all its features are functioning properly.

  • 5. Submit your iPhone information and Back Market will instantly generate the best offer among our partners. From here, you can either accept or decline your offer.

If you decide to accept Back Market's offer, then you have two choices (note - you must be at least 18 years old in order to sell your device through our Trade-in program):

1. Ship your device with a prepaid shipping kit: this kit will be sent to you within two days. You just need to pack your iPhone in the secure shipping kit.

2. Ship your device without the secure shipping kit: you'll need to find suitable packaging on your own and protect your iPhone really well so it's not damaged during transit.

Once the merchant has received your iPhone, they'll inspect your smartphone and validate its condition. If the product is not compliant, the merchant will make you a new offer. On the other hand, if the merchant validates its condition, you'll be paid within a maximum of 7 days. (Cool!)

So, when will you start clearing out your drawers?