Can I sell my iPhone if it is still under contract?
The history of cell phones is long and eventful, it didn’t begin in the 1990s as most people think. However, the 1990s was the decade when they were popularized, and nobody believed that people would be swapping their phones for new ones in two years or less. Most carriers offer deals which last at least two years, i.e., time needed to pay off their new phone. Sometimes people decide to buy a new smartphone before the contract expires, and the logical question that arises is “can I sell my iPhone if I still owe money on it”?
It is not legal to sell a phone that’s still under contract
No, you can’t sell your iPhone if you haven’t paid it off, because if a phone is not paid off, you might stop paying your monthly rates and then the carrier will then report your phone and the IMEI number will be blacklisted.
Gizmogo checks the IMEI numbers before we buy a phone and if you haven’t paid off your phone, we will not buy it.
Gizmogo works strictly in accordance with the law. We don’t accept phones that were or have been lost or stolen, and phones that are not fully owned by you. When the phone is still under contract, that phone is owned by your carrier.
The process of selling a phone on gizmogo is as follows:
First you choose the model of the phone that you would like to sell. Next you give us information on the phone including its current state. The first question is about the carrier, the next question is about the memory capacity. The third and the most important question is about the phone’s condition. Note: you can still get money even if the phone is damaged.
After we evaluate the phone on the basis of your answers, we will give you a quote. But, before you send your phone, you will need to verify the phone, i.e., its IMEI, so that we can confirm it is an original phone. If you still owe money, you will not be able to complete this phase of the process.
What other options are available?
If you still owe money or are under contract, what can you do?
If you have other used phones, or electronic devices lying in a drawer somewhere, you can sell them, because Gizmogo buys a wide range of devices, not just smartphones.
Gizmogo provides a solution to every problem a consumer faces while selling an electronic device. With this vision and professional approach towards making ‘buying and selling’ a seamless transition, Gizmogo is becoming a force to reckon with in the buyback industry.