We get it, you want to know how to sell your iPad easily, quickly, and for the most cash, you can get your hands on. After all, whether you're looking to upgrade and trade-in your old iPad for a new one, or simple decluttering to earn some cash, you want to get a good deal.
The process sounds easy, but there are options everywhere! Be it iPad trade in services in stores near you, ATM Kiosks, network carriers offering you credit, Apple Giveback and multiple online stores willing to pay for your old device. Furthermore, with iPads getting released every year, prices can crash at any point, it's all very confusing, and a lot of people lose out on their iPads true value.
Here's where BankMyCell comes in. Below we show you how to trade in your iPad and get the most cash ANYWHERE; we do this by regularly benchmarking prices against popular carriers and stores, so you don't have to.
Here are the few short steps to earning a third or even up to double what some buyback solutions offer:
In short, using BankMyCell will get you paid the most money, plus it will be in cash and not any annoying store credit vouchers that expire. Reduce your upgrade costs today by choosing the smart route and get us to provide all the price comparison.
If you want to find an Apple iPad trade-in solution that's near you, make sure the only reason is that you're desperate for the cash or the device isn't worth much. Why? Well check the table below, we update it every month with prices from instore solutions so you can see how low the iPad trade-in deals can get.
Perhaps you're looking for where to sell an iPad near you for the convenience of visiting a store, you should probably know that the online trade-in shops send you a FREE pre-paid shipping kit right to your home and offer more money. So rather than a convenient trip to the store, just mail your device and get a bigger cash injection in your bank or PayPal account!
In case you want to sell locally remember that with Amazon and eBay you'll have to pay a service charge to sell your phone, so Craigslist or Facebook marketplace may be a good option. Just be sure to read the tips on selling safe to a stranger, be sensible and safe!
So if you're looking where to sell your iPad for cash locally, then you might want to hold back on a wasted journey, getting some of those offers will leave a sour taste in your mouth. Instead, use our site to hunt for places to sell your iPad online and get more, period!
|Pad trade-in program||iPad Pro 10.5 64GB (1st Gen)||You Lose|
|Eco ATM Kiosk||$175||-$175|
*Prices last checked for an iPad Pro 10.5 64GB (1st Gen) on Verizon - 02/07/2019
|iPad trade-in program||iPad Pro 12.9 512GB (2nd Gen)||You Lose|
*Prices last checked for an iPad Pro 12.9 512GB (2nd Gen) on Verizon - 02/07/2019
How much your iPad is worth depends directly on the following information:
So if you're thinking of selling and wondering how much you can trade in my iPad for, you should first make sure you know what model, generation and storage capacity it is, we have a guide here:Find out how to identify my iPad
Then, remove any protective casing and have a look around the tablet for cosmetic damage, for example, excessive scratches, chips in the frame and cracks in the screen. If it's visually ok and you know there aren't any issues with the software or hardware (e.g., it turns on, charges and works fine), you know you can sell your iPad as a used or good condition. If your device is not functioning well or has a lot of visual damage, you can always trade it in as 'broken.'
If you want to know how much a used iPad is worth, e.g., a tablet that has no visible damage and works fine then simply select the 'Good' condition on the product page. However, it's worth noting that they can tell during testing if you're trying to sell a water damaged iPad. You can still get money for these devices, but selling a water damage iPads do not fall under the used or good condition pricing (so select broken!)
You can't sell blacklisted iPads too, so these are iPads with outstanding credit, reported as lost or stolen. Use the search above to find out how much you can sell your iPad for.
Apple has a trade-in solution called the Apple GiveBack program; this is a solution that lets owners of iPads, iPhones, and Macs to swap their old device for store credit to use in their retail shops. It's worth mentioning right off the bat that Apple GiveBack is branded as Apple but is actually run by Brightstar, a global company in the cell phone market.
Finding your Apple iPad trade-in value
You'll need to know your devices serial number when you're looking to sell used iPads for cash with Apple GiveBack. However, you can quickly check the top offer by looking at the Tablet section of the page to compare against BankMyCell.
|Mystery Shopper 30th Jan '19||Top price for iPads|
|BankMyCell||Up to $540|
|Apple GiveBack||Up to $405|
*Top prices offered in the iPad trade-in categories - 01/30/2019
Don't get us wrong, the Brightstar run Apple solution is still a good choice for customers upgrading their Apple products, and as mentioned they offer a reasonable deal compared to other in-store buyback programs people have learned to avoid.
In short, prices update every 15 minutes on our site, so now is the best time to sell your iPad for cash is today!
However, if you're looking for the right time to sell your iPad online and you're not ready right now, then there are some essential facts to take into account.
From tracking trade-in prices internationally since 2009, we know that the new iPad announcement will spark a violent drop in value, typically 15-20% days after the event. In fact, between 60-80% of your iPads 12-month loss of value is in the three months following a release - this can equal mean you lose out on well over $150 of cash.
Could I sell my iPad to apple trade in stores?
We often get asked this question, read on in the next section to see how Apple Giveback compares to BankMyCell's aggregated pricing.
When should you sell your iPad based on your situation?
NOTE: iPad release dates have not been as consistent as they are for iPhones, the original iPad came out in spring. The others have been spread over fall, winter, and spring, so we recommend checking when the next one is to avoid the price crash.