Quick Answer: Do Pawn Shops Buy Locked IPhones?

Can you sell locked iPhones?

Yes, you can sell your locked iPhone – provided you can find a buyer.

Most buyback vendors and carriers require activation lock to be disabled before they release payment.

However, you can browse or search for your iPhone on Flipsy to find Trust Verified stores that will buy iCloud activation locked iPhones.

Can you pawn a locked phone?

Tips for Maximizing Value

If you are trying to pawn an older flip phone, it’s unlikely any pawn shop will be interested. Unlocked phones are generally worth more than phones that are still locked to their carriers. It may be worth the expense to have your phone unlocked before trying to sell or pawn it.

Can you sell an iPhone to a pawn shop?

At a pawn shop, you’re offered more options than when you sell an item yourself. The pawn shop owner will offer to either purchase your item outright or let you pawn it. Before you sell an iPhone, make sure to check this safety guide.

Do GameStop buy locked iPhones?

GameStop buys used iPhones that are locked and unlocked. You can check the value of your device online, but you will need to trade it in at your nearest GameStop. Other retailers that buy locked iPhones include Amazon.com, Apple, Best Buy, BuyBackWorld, Gazelle, and Target.