TRADE-IN A PHONE
To receive full trade-in value, the device must be in good working condition
Please note: The value of any device is subject to change based on current market demand and the overall condition of the device.
To complete a trade-in, you must have an active UScellular account. If you do not have an active account, you can become eligible for the trade-in program by creating one today.
Only smartphones are eligible for trade-in. Connected devices, including tablets, are not eligible.
Prepare your device:
Click here for instructions on transferring phone content (texts, pictures, contacts, apps, etc ) from one device to another
- Unlock any devices being returned or traded-in by removing the passcode
To disable passcode on Android devices, please refer to our Device Tutorials for your specific device
For Apple devices, you should also disable "Find my iPhone/Find my iPad". View instructions
If you've installed any apps, be prepared to reinstall them on your new device
Please note: U.S. Cellular is not responsible for charges related to application installation
Two ways to get it done
Bring With You
You must have a valid, government-issued
, such as a driver’s license or passport.
You must be the Account Owner or an
on the account.
You must be the Account Owner or an Authorized
on the account to make any changes.