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Trade in or recycle unused devices

Have an unused device phone or tablet stashed away? Recycle it or trade it in for a promotional gift card. Have other electronic items? Learn how to recycle them.


Start a device trade-in

Whenever you trade in an eligible device, you'll get an AT&T Promotion Card worth the trade-in value of your qualified smartphone or tablet. These cards are good toward the purchase of AT&T products and services.

Take home, trade later
Upgrading your device at your local AT&T store? Your store rep will have a prepaid shipping kit sent to you. That way, you can take your old device home and transfer your info. Then, when you're done, put the old device in the prepaid shipping box and send it back to us. We'll process it and send you an AT&T Promotion Card.

Want to trade in your device from the comfort of your home? Get started online by:

Recycle or donate your phone, tablet, batteries, or other electronic devices

You don't have to have services with us to take advantage of these great environmental programs:
  • Recycle your wireless devices, batteries, and accessories at any AT&T company-owned store. Just ask about our Reuse & Recycle program. It complies with federal and state laws that protect human health and the environment.
  • Donate your old phone, smartphone, or tablet.  Cell Phones for Soldiers is a charity that uses funds from recycled cell phones to help members of the military.

Recycle options by state

Have other electronics to recycle? Explore the options in your area.
New JerseyNew YorkNorth Carolina
Rhode IslandSouth CarolinaTexas
Washington DCWest VirginiaWisconsin
Last updated: January 29, 2021

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