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Trade in your iPhone
Learn about Trade-in Program rules and how to deactivate your old phone
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lets you trade your used device for a credit you can apply towards a new phone. This program is available to all new and existing TELUS customers.
What you need to know
The trade-in value of your device will be determined based on its condition and FMV (Fair Market Value), after an in-store appraisal
You can trade in one device per subscriber for credit at the time of new activation, upgrade or renewal
No minimum contract term is required
To receive full trade-in credit, your device must be in working condition
Trade-in credit is non-transferable and has zero cash value
Trade-in credit must be redeemed in-store at the time of device trade-in. Unused credit is relinquished once you leave the store
Trade-in credit must first be applied toward the cost of any new phone. Any remaining credit can then be used toward accessories only
All mobile devices, batteries and accessories intended for recycling can be dropped off at participating Trade-In locations in any quantity, at any time
Recycled items will not be issued trade-in credits and do not require an activation or renewal transaction for drop off.
All trades are final. Once you've traded-in a device, it cannot be reclaimed
You can trade in any mobile device, from any mobile carrier worldwide, with the exception of Smart Hubs and routers.
Before you begin
Before you trade in your iPhone, you'll want to prepare it so your account and personal information are protected.
Step 1: Deactivate “FindMyiPhone”
If you have “FindMyiPhone” switched on, you must switch this feature off before trading in your phone.
Scroll down to
. If it is turned on, turn it off
on the confirmation screen
, then click
A confirmation screen will confirm that FindMyiPhone has been turned off.
Step 2: Disable TELUS services on your device
Depending on the network-type used by your device, do the following to disable TELUS services on your device and protect your TELUS account:
4G/LTE: If your mobile device uses the 4G network, all you need to do is remove your
TELUS SIM card
from the device you intend to trade-in. In most cases, your old SIM card will work with your new phone.
3G: If your mobile device uses the 3G network, you can do one of the following:
Visit a Product Care Centre. Use our
to find the closest location. You can have your device deactivated at the time of trade-in.
to have your device deactivated.
Step 3: Reset your device to its original factory settings
Protect your privacy and reset your device to its original factory settings. Resetting your device deletes your ringtones, contacts, pictures, messages, and other downloaded content.
To reset your iPhone to its original factory settings:
Erase All Content and Settings
How to trade in your used device
Look-up the trade-in value
of your device online
to find the closest Trade-in location.
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