How to Check your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac’s Trade-in Value

What happens when our old iDevice begins to look dull, and we feel it’s time to go for the new one? Most of us want to figure out how much our existing gadget is worth and wish to get the maximum bucks so that we won’t have to add much cash to buy a new device.

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If you are reading this article, you are most likely willing to check the trade-in value of your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac. Whether you wish to get the cash in return, go for a gift card or put the amount toward a new device, many trade-in services offer reasonable value.

So, chances are high that you will get the expected price for your used device. Let’s get started!

Find Out Trade-In Value of Your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac

Quick access:

Should you want to get the gift card or buy a brand new iDevice, Apple’s GiveBack program would be one of the better options.

Depending on the condition and the model, the tech giant currently offers up to $500 for iPhone, $405 for iPad, $1100 for Mac, and $191 for Apple Watch. Discover what’s the price of your device right now…

Step #1. First off, head over to Apple GiveBack site.

Step #2. Now, scroll down, and you should see multiple options:

Open Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site on Web Browser

Find out the trade-in estimate for Your iPhone

Select Smartphone. Next, you need to choose Apple from the list of popular smartphone manufacturers.

Click Smartphone and then Select Apple in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site

Then, you have to select the model of your device. Next up, let Apple know whether or not your device is in good condition.

Select Your iPhone Model in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site

Now, you will see the estimated trade-in value of your iPhone. Next, you have the option to put it toward the new smartphone or trade it in for a gift card. Choose the preferred option, and you are ready to go!

Check your iPhone Trade-in Value

Check out the estimated trade-in value of Your iPad.

Choose the tablet icon → select Apple → Enter the serial number of your tablet (You can get it from Settings app → General → Serial Number) and click on Continue.

Click on Tablet in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site

Select Apple and Enter iPad Serial Number and Click Continue in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site

Now, you should see the model along with the serial number of your iPad. Tap on Yes to confirm that it’s your iPad. Next, you have to let Apple know whether or not your device turns on. Select Yes/No as per the condition of your iPad.

Let Apple know whether or not your iPad Condition

Next up, you have to confirm whether or not the enclosure and the buttons are in good condition. Select if the screen is in good shape or damaged. Finally, Apple will tell you how much your Mac is worth.

Find your iPad Trade-in Value

To find out the estimated price of your Apple Watch

Choose WatchApple → now you have to enter the serial number of your smartwatch (you will get it from Settings app on your Watch → General → About). Then, answer a few queries regarding your smartwatch. In the end, you should the value of your Apple Watch.

Click on Watch in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site
Select Apple and Enter Apple Watch Serial Number and Click Continue in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site
Check your Apple Watch Trade-in Value

To Get to Know the Estimated Price of Your Old Mac

You need to select computer →  Apple → then enter the serial number (to get it, click on the Apple () menu and choose About This Mac). Then, answer a few questions regarding your computer and Apple will let you know the estimated price of your macOS device.

Click on Computer in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site
Select Apple and Enter Mac Serial Number and Click Continue in Trade in with Apple GiveBack Site
Check your Mac Trade-in Value

What Are the Other Trade-In Services

There are many other trade-in services like T-mobile, eBay, Best Buy, gazelle and more that offer good value for your devices.

Again finding out the actual price of your old device is pretty simple. Just head over to these sites, enter your device model, serial number, answer a few questions, and you are done.

So, you can compare the price offered by different services and decide to go with the one that offers the most bucks for your gadget.

That’s pretty much it!

Wrapping Up…

The resale value of Apple’s devices generally remains strong. Hence, getting the desired amount for the used iDevice is never a big deal.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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