Trade-in

15 things you must do before selling, giving away, or trading your iPhone or iPad

iPhone with green back cover along side sale and dollar sign

If you update your iPhone on a regular basis, it makes sense to give the old one to a family member, sell it, or trade-in with Apple to get store credits. Passing on your iPhone is also good for the environment. But before you go ahead, you must follow some essential steps to ensure your personal data doesn't unknowingly go into the hands of the next iPhone owner. To help, we have created this comprehensive guide that covers everything you must do before saying goodbye to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Apple reduces trade-in values across devices in the U.S.

scene from Ap-in ad showing a male hand handing an iPhone 5s over to another male's hand

It might not happen on a regular basis, but Apple's values for trading in products varies from time-to-time. They aren't set in stone and they don't last forever. It's good when those values go up, and not so good when they go down. Unfortunately, today's news fits in the latter category.

“Trade Up with Installments” iPhone program expands to France, Italy and Spain

MacRumors is reporting that Apple's trade-up program for the iPhone, dubbed “Trade Up with Installments”, has expanded to an additional three countries today: France, Italy and Spain.

Customers in these countries can now trade in a used iPhone, Android or Windows Phone smartphone and put the value of that device towards a new iPhone based on a 24-month payment plan.