Apple’s Trade In program lets send back all but the oldest iPhones, Macbooks, and other devices for credit toward something new. How It WorksApple’s Trade In program gives you the option to send in an old Apple device (or select phones from other manufacturers) for credit toward a new one. Straight Store CreditOtherwise, simply using the trade in program (without a new purchase) will apply Apple store credit to your account. And if your old Apple product is too old for any store credit, Apple has a free recycling program. Otherwise, Apple’s Trade In program streamlines the process, is fast, and consistent with pricing.