What is a buyback website?

Buyback websites aim to ease the process of selling your old devices by providing you with an instant offer. If you are happy with the offer, you can send in your phone and receive payment.

What types of devices can I sell?

Different buyback sites accept different devices. Most sites will accept major smartphones like iPhones and Samsungs. Some sites will also accept tablets, laptops, computers, watches, and more.

How do I choose the best buyback program?

We do the hard work for you by providing you with reviews of buyback programs, but you should also do your own research. Buyback programs change pricing regularly and the best program can vary by month.

Shouldn't I just go with the company that pays the most?

Yes and no. Price is obviously the most important factor, but there are a few other considerations. You want to make sure the company you work for is credible, provides quality customer service, and doesn’t requote you on your initial offer.

Why wouldn't I just sell my device on eBay?

You definitely can sell your device on eBay or Craigslist, and you may get more money in certain cases. Most people choose buyback programs for the convenience. When you sell to a buyback company, you don’t need to create a listing, deal with buyer questions, or meet up with strangers. Buyback programs are extra convenient if you’re trying to sell a few phones at once.

How do I know I can trust a buyback company?

Buyback companies require you to take a leap of faith when you send in your phone. The best thing you can do is go over our reviews and other reviews on the internet. You should ONLY sell to a reputable company.

When is the best time to sell an old device?

Prices are always fluctuating for used devices, but they tend to be higher BEFORE a new device is released. For example, the price of an iPhone 7 would drop significantly after the iPhone 8 is announced.

How do I send my phone in to a buyback company?

Most reputable buyback companies will cover the cost of shipping. Generally, you will be provided with a shipping label to send your phone in for free (similar to returning a product you ordered online). Some companies offer the option to receive a shipping box in the mail.