How it works


Get an estimate

Select a category and answer a few questions about your gadget, and we’ll share an estimate.


Ship your gadget

Print out your prepaid shipping label, pack your gadget and drop it off at any UPS Store.


Get paid

Within two business days of receiving your gadget, we’ll send your payment via Check, PayPal, Venmo or a Zelle––whatever you prefer.

Why Gadget Salvation?

We’re obsessive about tech

With a database of over 4,000 laptops, smart phones and more, it’s simple to find your gadget. Once you select your gadget, our custom algorithm pulls pricing data from eBay, Amazon and Rakuten to calculate your estimate, making sure you get a fair price.

We make it easy

Once you accept your estimate, all you have to do is print out the prepaid shipping label, drop off your package and wait for payment, which you’ll be sent within two business days of us receiving your gadget. And there’s no need to worry about your data––we reset your gadget to the factory settings as part of the testing process.

We care about our customers and the planet

We began Gadget Salvation back in 2008 to give used electronics a new life. Since then, we’ve saved thousands of gadgets from landfills, and paid our customers in the process.

We have an A+ rating

from the Better Business Bureau..

and boast a near-perfect score on Facebook, Reseller Ratings, Trustpilot and Google Reviews.

“When it comes to selling your old device, one of my favorites is Gadget Salvation, that allows you to sell your device and get paid more quickly”

Tech Expert & TV Host, Chi-Lan Lieu


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Sell Your Macbook

You might not need to upgrade your Macbook as often as you upgrade your iPhone, but when it's time, you have a few options. The Apple trade-in program is probably your first option, and why not? It seems to be the easiest way to get some value for your used Macbook, but you'd be surprised at how much the residual value of your Macbook is. The Apple trade-in program works very similar to our program, only that when you trade-in your Macbook with Apple, you only receive store credit, with us, we not only pay you more for your Macbook, you get cold hard cash. We invite you to compare our quotes with Apple's trade-in Program.

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We Make it Easy

The process of selling your Macbook is easy. First, find your exact Macbook model; you can use the serial number or filter by specs. Once you have selected your Macbook model, select its condition to get a quote. This quote is based on the cosmetic condition and functionality of your Macbook. If you like out offer, complete the checkout process, you'll receive a prepaid shipping label by email, all you need to do is drop it at any UPS store. Upon delivery, we'll inspect your Macbook to confirm its condition, then send you an email for you to confirm your payment, once accepted, your payment is issued within 48 hours. You can choose to get paid via and within days you'll be getting paid via check, bank wire, venmo or paypal.

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Secure and Reliable

Since 2008, we've been purchasing laptops, cell phones, macbooks, tablets and more electronics nationwide. Year over year, we continuously improve our online etimator, for ease of use, faster checkout and 100% transparency.

We want to provide you with the easiest safest and most reliable way to sell your gadgets, that's why we offer free shipping and free returns. You don't have to worry about covering any cost. If, for any reason, your quote is adjusted after delivery, we will notify you to confirm the new quote, if you don't accept it, we will return your gadget at no cost to you.

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Sell Any Laptop

We buy most laptop brands and in any condition. Even if you have a customized laptop, we can give you a custom quote. To get a quote, find your laptop in our database and select its condition. We are constantly updating our database to include the latest models and their different configurations, if you cannot find your laptop model, chat with us to whether we buy it or not. Some laptop models are a bit too old to have any residual value, but we'll gladly point you to the right direction to safely recycle them.