Time needed: 5 minutes.

Apple has launched the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max devices. If you’re an owner of the iPhone X and are looking to trade it in for the new iPhone XS or XS Max, you can get a trade-in value of $525 from Apple.

You can trade in iPhone X for iPhone XS when you pay in full OR you pay monthly, the trade in offer is valid for both payment options.

For trading in your iPhone X for the iPhone XS through Apple Giveback program, follow the instructions below:

  1. Open the Apple Giveback page in your browser

    Click here to open the Apple Giveback page in your browser.

  2. Click on “Smartphone” under the “Select your device…” section

    Scroll down a bit and select “Smartphone” under the “Select your device…” section on the page.

  3. Select Smartphone manufacturer

    Since we are trading in the iPhone X for iPhone XS, select Apple.

  4. Select iPhone X model and confirm its condition

    Select iPhone X from the list of options on “Which model?” screen. You’ll be asked a few questions (mentioned below) about your iPhone X, answer them correctly.

    – Does it turn on?
    – Is the enclosure in good shape and do all the buttons work?
    – How’s the screen?

  5. Check the trade-in value of your iPhone X

    Based on the condition of your iPhone X, you’ll get a trade-in value shown on the screen.

  6. Click “Trade it in for a gift card”

    If your iPhone X is in a good condition, you’ll get a trade-in value of $525 for the device. If you’re okay with it, go ahead and hit the “Trade it in for a gift card” button.

  7. Enter your iPhone X serial number

    On your iPhone X, go to Settings » General » About, find the Serial Number and enter it in the Serial number input box. Finally, hit the “Verify” button.

  8. Fill in your Name and Address

    Enter your Name and Address so Apple can send you a trade-in kit. After filling the form, hit the “Finish up” button.

That’s it. Your trade-in request is submitted to Apple. You’ll get a trade-in kit (at no cost to you) at your doorstep so you can send your device to Apple.

Once apple receives your trade-in device, it’ll be inspected. If everything checks out, Apple will send you an Apple Store Gift Card of the agreed trade-in value via email. You can use the Gift Card when you decide to purchase the iPhone XS through the Apple Store.