Sell your old Apple Watch to us for cold cash and peace of mind


Turn your broken Apple Watch into cash, not an environmental hazard.
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Maybe your Apple Watch is broken, or you want to get some extra cash to spend on a Series 2 upgrade (or a totally different device). Whatever your reason for wanting to sell your Apple Watch, the best and easiest bet is selling it to us through Cult of Mac’s Apple gear buyback program.

You could go the Craigslist or eBay route, but you should expect a tough time getting a fair price. And good luck selling it for any price if it’s not in pristine condition. The smartwatch resale market is brutal (not to mention the fact that Craigslist can be creepy).

Our buyback program is different. We can get you the best price for almost any used or even inoperable devices — typically better than other companies like Gazelle, Walmart, Best Buy and even Apple. And when it comes to the Apple Watch, we’re one of the only games in town.

Our Apple Watch buyback program

If you want someone to take your Apple Watch off your hands, er, wrists, Cult of Mac’s Apple Watch buyback service is your best choice. A 42mm Apple Watch in decent working order will fetch you a cool $120 in cash.

Gazelle, the big name in buybacks, doesn’t even accept Apple Watches. Apple will recycle old Apple Watches, but that’s it.

Makes the choice pretty clear, doesn’t it? Even if your 42mm Apple Watch Sport is cracked and has stopped working, you’ll still get 20 bucks from us.

Think of the environment

Then there’s the negative environmental impact your broken Apple products can have if you don’t dispose of them properly. Most electronics are made with materials and caustic chemicals that contribute to landfills, not to mention the incredible problem of e-waste, the fastest growing waste stream on the planet.

In fact, whatever the device, even one that’s totally busted, our buyback program is the easiest way to make sure that it gets properly recycled, for free.

Selling your Apple device couldn’t be simpler

We wanted to make sure getting rid of your devices is as easy, lucrative and environmentally righteous as it can possibly be. That’s why Cult of Mac teamed up with Arkansas startup MyPhones Unlimited. Like us, they’re all about keeping old electronics and their caustic components out of landfills — and making sure that you get the most value you can out of them.

We’re able to do that because of one main reason: low overhead. MyPhones Unlimited isn’t after securing the most market share or burning cash on major advertising campaigns. Instead, the company spends its energy and resources on maintaining a lean, efficient operation focused on refurbishing old devices and safely disposing of defunct electronics, employing a top-flight team of repair technicians and recycling specialists.

Sell your Apple Watch to us

Another goal of our buyback partnership is to make the process as simple as possible, and we think we’ve achieved it. Getting things started takes only a minute or so: Just specify the Apple Watch model you’re selling or recycling, and we’ll send you the proper box with a return label attached. Send it back with your old device inside, and we’ll send a check. It’s that simple. The whole thing takes about a week.

Looking to get rid of an Apple Watch (or other device that’s gathering dust)? Get a quote from the Cult of Mac buyback page. It’s the easiest way to get that gadget out of your drawer and put some extra cash in your pocket.


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