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Samsung will allow you to trade in up to four phones at one time
Trade in as many as four devices when purchasing a new Galaxy device through Samsung. Image credit-AndroidPolice
Samsung makes this clear under its Terms & Conditions when it says, “If you bought your Trade-In Device under an equipment installment plan or other financing plan or if you entered into a two-year service contract with your wireless service provider, you will be responsible for any and all remaining payments under such plan or contract, including any contract termination fees.”
Now if you do have a phone to trade with a cracked-screen, sometimes Samsung will accept a trade but at a reduced value. It must still turn on and be factory reset before being sent to Samsung. And before the handsets are shipped to Samsung, Reactivation Lock, Google Factory Reset Protection, or any other anti-theft locking software must be disabled. It also must be factory reset and any personal information must be erased.
You can trade in your unwanted phones to reduce the cost of purchasing a Galaxy Z Fold 3 or Galaxy Z Flip 3
Depending on the price of the device you are looking to purchase, Samsung has a limit on how much it is willing to give you via a trade. But since you usually get low-balled when turning in non-Samsung devices, the odds are that you will never approach that limit.
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Using a trade-in to save money on a new Galaxy device requires only four steps. First, decide which new phone, tablet, laptop, or smartwatch you want to purchase and which device(s) you want to trade-in. Check with the conditions we mentioned in this article to determine if your trade in device(s) are eligible. Learn how to factory reset your device and disable any anti-theft features.
Use the box that your new Galaxy device came in to ship back the trade-in unit(s). Samsung will evaluate the device(s) you send in and if your trade in(s) are declined, Samsung will return the rejected device(s) for free. It should be noted once again that if you have a phone that you haven’t finished paying off, it cannot be used as part of a trade in until the balance is $0. Leased phones are not allowed to be used with this program.