Apple Now Accepting Trade-Ins on Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phones


Anybody looking to empty an Android or BlackBerry cell phone can now turn to Apple.

The organization extended its exchange program on Monday to acknowledge certain models of adversary telephones, including Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone handsets. Your old telephone scores you store credit, which you can then use to buy another iPhone 5c, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, however not an Apple Watch, as per Apple news site 9to5Mac. The system is accessible in the US, UK, Canada, France, Germany and Italy, an Apple representative told CNET. Apple is always attempting to increase more footing over Android gadget producers, most strikingly Samsung. A report from economic analyst Gartner not long from now demonstrated that Apple crawled past Samsung in overall cell phone deals in the final quarter.

Apple didn’t formally report the development of its exchange arrangement, otherwise known as its Reuse and Recycling Program. Anyhow singular Apple Store pages now demonstrate the Reuse and Recycling Program area with the accompanying line: “Get credit when you reuse your qualified iPhone, iPad, or select cell phone from another maker.”

The project additionally now acknowledges PCs from producers other than Apple, permitting you to exchange your Windows PCs for store credit that you can apply toward a Mac.The new exchange-ins will be accessible at Apple retail locations and Apple’s online webpage, the Apple representative affirmed. Apple’s UK site has been upgraded to mirror the progressions, however Apple’s US site has not yet been redesigned.

Apple has offered an online exchange program through an outsider merchant called Brightstar. The Brightstar page for the UK demonstrates a few non-iPhone brands that you can exchange, including Samsung, Sony, Nokia, and BlackBerry. At the same time the Brightstar page for the despite everything us indicates just iPhones as worthy exchange gadgets.

Essentially, the UK page for Apple’s Reuse and Recycling Program says: “Get kudos for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, and qualified cell phones and PCs from different producers. Contingent upon the gadget, take it to an Apple Retail Store or begin online.” But the US page still shows just Apple gadgets as qualified for online exchange.