What's new

Apple to Begin Trade-In Program for Non-iOS Smartphones

PhilSynowiec

iPhoneForums.net News Team
Joined
Jun 15, 2010
Messages
1,918
Reaction score
212
Location
Bay Area, CA
gs5iphone.jpg
Apple is apparently looking to push users of non-iOS smartphones over to the iPhone. According to sources from 9to5Mac, Apple will be launching a new trade-in program where customers will be able to exchange devices, running the likes of Android or BlackBerry, for a gift card going towards an iPhone.

The new program will begin in the upcoming weeks, after employees have been properly trained to determine trade-in prices for select smartphones. Apple Store employees will also be able to transfer address book contacts from the trade-in phone to a new iPhone, unfortunately all other data will have to be transferred by the customer.

Apple already holds a similar program for folks who wish to upgrade an older iPhone to a more recent one. Following its success, Apple's non-iOS trade-in program will be available in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia.
 

Pinkpoison

Administrator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 4, 2011
Messages
14,653
Reaction score
6,627
It is a great idea but users should also check out other sources to make sure they are being given the best price.
For example we have a branch of Game in our town and they beat any online prices for phones and tablets so i have started to take my unwanted devices there.
 

Most reactions

Latest posts

Top