AT&T to start $100 trade-in plan on May 1st

AT&T to start $100 trade-in plan on May 1st
How would you like to buy the 16GB Samsung Galaxy S4 or the 32GB HTC One for just $99.99 with a signed two-year contract? You can by taking advantage of AT&T's $100 trade-in offer which begins on May 1st. Bring in any working mobile phone no older than 3 years of age, and in good working condition, to an AT&T retail location and the carrier will credit you immediately. The $100 can be used toward a new phone, accessories, or service.

If the value of your trade-in exceeds $100, you will receive credit for the higher figure. The trade-in offer is available for tablets, data cards and feature phones as well as for smartphones. AT&T says that last year it recycled 3.1 million phones and even set a world record for most handsets recycled in a one week period as certified by Guinness World Records.

While the program begins Wednesday, there is no date when the program ends. So if you are looking for a great price to purchase the Samsung Galaxy S4 or the HTC One, you might want to consider this deal, especially if your current phone was just going to end up in the back of a drawer anyway.

source: AT&T



1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Smart move AT&T. Me likey...

2. AndiAllDay

Posts: 14; Member since: Apr 11, 2013

!!! Verizon needs to follow suit!!!

7. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Haha...they give us that what do they want in return full retail price plus a 2 yr contract. ..wait a min thats the same as what tmboile doese

3. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Like it, but sure you can get more on Craigslist or Ebay. Would be good to trade in a feature phone if you have one.

9. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Good luck selling a three year old phone for over $100, unless it is a Vertu or something

10. g2a5b0e unregistered

So true. With the exception of some notable flagships, you won't get $100 for any Android phone over 2 years at this point. This is a good deal if you're just coming off contract.

4. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

I love what AT&T is doing with this program!! I told my wife about it and she'll trade in our sons old phone to use towards the Note II. Cant wait until I can use it which would be within a year when I upgrade

5. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Very nice AT&T. I hope they continue to do this so i can trade my old phone in for upcoming ones

6. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

Wait so is it up to $100? Or any phone will get $100+? Because I have an old LG Slider just waiting to be turned into credit.

8. g2a5b0e unregistered

If you read the article, you'd have the answer to your question.

11. iami67

Posts: 334; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

What if i had more then one phone. Does that mean I can get a tablet for free.

12. iami67

Posts: 334; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

What a poorly written article. UNless i am reading something wrong on then this article is mostly false. You can only trade in smart phone towards a S4, htc one or blackberry z10. You can no trade in towards a tablet or anything you want and they dont take feature phones. Thank for the tease phonearena you reminded me of my Ex. lol

13. iami67

Posts: 334; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I see you fixed your article since my comment. Way to thank me for the correct info phone arena lol

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