Apple Watch 7 Upgrade: What You Should Know About Trading Your Old Watch For The Best Deal

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Apple presented its new Series 7 this week, but it won’t be released until “this fall”.

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Apple has the. introduced Apple Watch Series 7, a new iPad Model, and the iPhone 13 series at his virtual product launch event on Tuesday. The new Apple Watch will hit the market this fall and prices will start at $ 399. The new device is also running WatchOS 8 – available September 20th along with iOS 15 – which offers a bigger, more durable screen, new exercise detection options and fall detection options for cycling.

The new products have an added bonus when you factor in US carrier prices. All three major providers – Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile – are offers new offers to encourage users to upgrade to 5G iPhones. For example, AT&T is offering up to $ 1,000 off the iPhone Pro or Pro Max, as well as up to $ 700 off the iPhone 13 and Mini.

If you’re planning to upgrade, you can get trade-in offers for other devices, as well as the Apple Watch. There are deals from the major carriers, but we’ll explain how you can trade in your Apple Watch through Apple yourself and how much you can save.

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How do I trade in my Apple Watch for a Series 7?

To trade in your watch, go to apple.com/shop/trade-in. Scroll down and select Apple Watch from the range of products. Or you can visit the nearest Apple Store to start the process there on the storefront of the retail store.

You will need to provide your watch’s serial number (Apple has this guide on how to find your serial number), model, and condition of your watch for a more accurate estimate – whether in-store or online. From there you can start buying a new watch and use the credit towards your new purchase. You can also opt for an Apple Gift Card instead of immediately replacing your old product with a different one.

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WatchOS 8 runs on the new Apple Watch Series 7.

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If you accept the trade-in quote, Apple will provide a prepaid trade-in kit by mail or at the Apple Store. You don’t need to include any device accessories like the charger.

When will I get my new Apple Watch Series 7 and how can I track the delivery?

The online trade-in process takes about 2-3 weeks, according to Apple, and the company must receive your device within two weeks of starting the trade-in process. You can follow the trade-in process from your Apple Store account.

If you no longer wish to trade in your device, simply keeping it will void the process. If you have already given in or shipped your watch, the trade-in cannot be canceled.

What do I have to do before I trade in my Apple Watch?

Before you trade in your Apple Watch, make sure to unplug it from your iPhone.

1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone
2. Tap the My clock tab
3. Choose the name of your watch
4th Tap the information button
5. Tap Unpair Apple Watch. If you have a cellular model, tap Removed [Carrier] To plan
6th Enter your Apple ID password to turn off Activation Lock
7th Tap Confirm

If you’ve already returned your Apple Watch, you can clear or turn off Activation Lock through iCloud.com. Just sign in with your Apple ID and select your Apple Watch under All Devices. Click Erase Apple Watch and follow the instructions to complete the process.

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The new Apple Watch offers a new design and more health functions.

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How much money do I get for trading my old Apple Watch?

These are the devices and their corresponding estimated trade-in values ​​listed on the Apple website:

  • Apple Watch SE: Up to $ 155
  • Apple Watch Series 5: Up to $ 145
  • Apple Watch Series 4: Up to $ 100
  • Apple Watch Series 3: Up to $ 70
  • Apple Watch Series 2: Up to $ 25

Note that there are some caveats associated with these numbers. The credit amount is based on the information you have put on your watch, including its condition. If something does not match when Apple receives the trade-in, the estimate will be adjusted. In addition, the estimates given online may not be what you get in store.

The type of loan also depends on what you’re buying and how you’re paying for it, according to Apple.

When you buy an Apple Watch and pay for it in full, Apple credits your original payment method for the total purchase price. The remaining amount will be deposited into an Apple Gift Card by email.

Can I trade in my Apple Watch elsewhere?

Yes sir. Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint all offer trade-in programs for Apple Watches and other devices. There are other sites like Swappa, eBay, Trademore, and BuyBackWorld as well. Since these are third party websites, we recommend reading their Trustpilot reviews before making a decision.

For more information, see all announced at the Apple event and the The new design of the Apple Watch Series 7.


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