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How do I unlock my phone from my carrier?

If you've decided it's time to unlock your iPhone or Android phone, you have come to the right place. If you read our previous post on why you should...

What is a locked phone and why do carriers lock them?

Are you considering switching cell phone carriers? First, you need to unlock your iPhone or Android smartphone. This guide will help you better...

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What happens to my iPhone when I sell it?

Millions of consumers around the country turn to Gazelle when they want cold hard cash for their unwanted devices. And believe it or not, one of the...

Keeping Gazelle Customers Safe

To our customers: Back in 2012, we were the first U.S. company to enter into a partnership with a company called Recipero, to use its CheckMEND tool to ensure we can identify any lost or stolen devices. This was a big step in helping prevent the theft of consumer devices because it ensured that each […]

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Is The Apple iPhone Trade-In Program Right For You?

The new Apple trade-in program has officially launched today at Apple stores across the US. If you're an iPhone owner, you can take your used iPhone...

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Apple Store Trade-in Program: Who Benefits?

Apple's entry into reCommerce validates the market opportunity Gazelle pioneered. We estimate the U.S. reCommerce market to be worth $14B by 2015, so...

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How to turn off Activation Lock in iOS7

Learn what activation lock is, how to control it, and how it impacts your trade in with Gazelle.

Carrier Upgrade Plans: Good If You Like Paying More [Updated]

As the smartphone adoption rate continues to rise in the United States, carriers and OEM’s will pull out all the stops to get you to upgrade faster. The...

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Taking the Mystery Out of Phone Upgrades

According to something someone much smarter than most of us once figured out, at the rate research and development is going we should be outdating...

How to Find Your iPhone Model Number

Gazelle estimates the value of your iPhone based on the model number, carrier, and storage capacity. Many iPhone models, such as the 4 and 4S, look...


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