What items are eligible for T-Mobile’s recycling program? Bring your cell phone—any make, model or carrier—cell phone batteries, chargers, accessories, tablets and netbooks to any T-Mobile location in the United States & Puerto Rico to be recycled for free.
What does T-Mobile do with old phones? We want your old phone.
Of the over 3.9 million used devices and accessories collected by T-Mobile in 2018, we reuse or resell a whopping 96% of that hardware—which is by far the most eco-friendly approach. The rest are responsibly recycled by our partners.
Does T-Mobile recycle numbers? A spokeswoman said the company uses special software to block any bills related to a former customer. A T-Mobile spokeswoman said her company also has a 90-day waiting period before numbers are recycled.
What does T-Mobile do with traded in phones? A device trade-in provides you some initial credit to help with a new device purchase or start-up costs like a device down payment, device taxes, or extra accessories. For T-Mobile, we still see value in the devices consumers no longer want. To get started, get an estimate for your device using the tool above.