Recycling your device is easy.
Have a device you want to unload or trade in? We’ve got you covered. We deliver you the latest mobile tech that fits your budget while protecting the planet from the improper disposal of e-waste.
Recycle at a store.
Follow the instructions below to get your device recycle-ready. Then bring your cell phone—any make, model or carrier—batteries, tablets and netbooks to any
Get your device recycle-ready.
Protect your info.
Here are a few pro tips to follow before bringing or sending in a device for recycling:
- Transfer or back up your address book, photos, messages and other stored information, then erase all content from your device.
- Disable the activation lock, anti-theft and/or find your device settings.
- Restore the device factory settings on your device. For instructions on how to do this, check your owner's manual, the manufacturers' web site, or
T-Mobile’s device support page, and follow the instructions for deleting all personal information on your wireless device.
- Turn off power.
- Remove the SIM card (found in some GSM, 4G and 5G devices). If you're unsure if your device has one, contact your provider for more information.
Our certified electronics recycling partner automatically “wipes clean” more than 200 types of personal user content, including: pictures, contacts, call history, e-mails, text messages, appointments, cookies and history, videos, and tasks. However,