This was the funniest and the important question put up by one of our readers. Funny in the sense it’s out of the subject of pokies and important maybe the owner of the iPad plays pokies on the iPad and now wants to sell it to buy new. There are many times when you would have thought to sell your iPad. Either because it was an old device, or simply because you need cash or money. So where to sell your iPad in Australia is a big question for many.
Before you dive into finding the answer as to where to sell your iPad in Australia, remember that Apple products should only be sold to one who is a dealer of Apple devices and is well known in the market. Secondly, there is a lot of bargaining and buyer tend to reduce the price. So it is also better if you try to sell your iPad to a genuine buyer or a student who really needs one and is willing to pay your desired price.
How to upgrade your iPad?
Generally iPad will prompt you for update. If the update doesn’t appear on your device, use your computer to update your device manually.
To Update your iPad wirelessly
- Back up your device using iCloud or your computer.
- Plug your device into power and connect to the internet with Wi-Fi.
- Go to Settings > General, then tap Software Update.
- If you see more than one software update option available, choose the one that you want to install.
Tap Install Now. If you see Download and Install instead, tap it to download the update, enter your passcode, then tap Install Now
Apple iOS operating systems continue to upgrade. Older operating systems become obsolete and users need to upgrade those systems. Many but not all iPad tablets support these software upgrades. Over time all iPad get so old they can no longer be upgraded. Apple recommends replacing tablets every three years to keep up with security features, memory size and speed needed to run all programs – including Sales Builder Pro – effectively.
Internet security protocols also continue to evolve. For example, Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol is now replacing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol as the standard security technology linking an app to the cloud.
iPads that are still being supported by Apple and running iPadOS 14. iPads generally have a lifespan of about 5 years.
- Keep your software as up-to-date as possible.
- Plan to replace your tablet every 3 years.
- Sales Builder Pro will support iPads that are currently supported by Apple
|iPad Model||Initial Operating System||Release Date||Current Status|
|iPad (10th gen) iPad Pro (6th gen)||iPadOS 16||10/24/2022||Supported. Current production|
|iPad Air (5th gen) iPad (9th gen)||iPadOS 15||03/18/2022 9/24/2021||Supported. Current production|
|iPad (8th gen)||iPadOS 14||09/18/2020||Supported. Discontinued 09/14/2021|
Where To Sell Your iPad In Australia?
There are many shoppers where you can sell your iPad in Australia. Here are the following options:
1. Apple Store
Apple stores have two options to buy your iPad:
If you want to go for a trade-in then you give your iPad and trade-in with another Apple device. Trade-in your eligible device and you could get credit towards your next purchase, or an Apple Store Gift Card you can use at any time. If your device isn’t eligible for credit, Apple then recycles it for free. No matter the model or condition, Apple can turn it into something good for you and good for the planet.
Apple Trade-in an eligible device, when you buy a new product and Apple, will apply the value towards your purchase.
|Your device||Estimated trade‑in value1|
|iPad Pro||Up to A$820|
|iPad||Up to A$280|
|iPad Air||Up to A$370|
|iPad mini||Up to A$310|
Also, you need to answer a few questions about your device. Based on what you tell them, you could receive an Apple Store Gift Card or instant credit at an Apple Store. Or you’ll have the option to recycle it for free.
Many a time Apple will also consider you giving you the cash for your iPad if you insist. But that depends on the Apple dealer or retailer near you or in your city.
2. Sell iPad at Stores
Here are the following stores in Australia which can buy your iPad
1. Cash a Phone
PO Box Eltham VIC 3095
Cash a phone buys old iPads and iPhones. All you need is to tell them which model you have and they will see the conditions and tell you its value. Then you send the device to them and they will pay you cash.
2. Mazuma Mobile
Unit 20, 35 Dunlop Rd, Mulgrave, VIC 3170
Phone: 1300 45 77 66
All you need is here to visit their website and enter your iPad model or IMEI and see how much it’s worth. If you agree then bring your iPad, Proof of identification, and copy of the order Delivery Note or Order Number to Mazuma between the normal business hours of 9 am-5 pm, Mon-Fri.
3. Mobile Trade
It’s a website where you can find buyers and sellers of used iPads and other tablets and phones. Generate Quote on Mobile Trade Website, Deliver to CBD Office, or Send in your Apple watch to Mobile Trade for validation. They’ll confirm your device condition and Trade with you and offer you cash.
Dallas Group Biz Centre, 135 Bamfield Rd Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081
ABN 90 164 984 221
Here you get Instant price quotes and payments received within 2-5 business days! Just drop your device at your closest Australia post office using one of their pre-paid waybills! Once arrived they do a secure data erasure, diagnose your device, and then transfer your funds.
09 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056 VIC
Phone: 1300 300 010
At their website search your iPad model and see how much it is worth using their search form. Then choose a payment method and enter your details to get the cash.
Other stores to sell your iPad are
- CeX at Benjamin Way Shop 135A, Westfield, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia
- Technology Traders Sat hop 4, Booval Fair Shopping Centre, Brisbane Rd, Booval QLD 4304, Australia
- My mobile at 69 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
- Mobile Guru at Level 1/36 Park St, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia
- We Buy Back at Mooroolbark Rd, Mooroolbark VIC 3138, Australia
3. Sell your iPad yourself
You can also sell your iPad yourself. This is best if you get the right buyer You can post your selling AD on various Australian sites and apps and get the buyers instantly.
Online platforms to sell your iPad yourself
MyDeal is a fast-growing online marketplace with more than 1,000 online sellers and half a million buyers. Benefits of selling on MyDeal include the fact that it handles all your listings as well as the presentation of your products with a MyDeal storefront. Keep in mind, however, that you will still be responsible for handling the order fulfillment process and all necessary logistics.
Amazon.au stocks more than 100 million products across 29 individual product categories, which makes it a lucrative opportunity for most online sellers. With the launch of Amazon Australia Prime and FBA potentially solving the logistical challenge of shipping, sellers can now offer speedy delivery times.
What’s more, FBA can save you valuable time and hassle, as Amazon Australia handles all the shipping details for you and doesn’t put a minimum number on the products you send.
eBay.au has more than 11 million visitors each month and has over 40,000 businesses trading on it. In addition to being the most popular Australian marketplace, eBay.au offers customers the ability to buy across borders quickly and easily, as the domestic choice in Australia is typically rather limited. Selling everything from electronics to fashion to food and drink, eBay Australia gives you the opportunity to access a wide range of markets with an already established loyal customer base.
4. Trade Me
Trade Me offers a robust system for online store management and a good set of tools to support its sellers. Dominating the market in New Zealand, Trade Me is also open to Australian shoppers and trades a range of general products such as fashion and beauty, electronics, cars, collectibles, and antiques.
Kogan offers a one-stop shop for Australian buyers with a multitude of departments, including home and garden, tech, fashion, and fitness.
GraysOnline is the largest industrial and commercial online auction business in Australasia, with a database of approximately 2.5 million customers. This makes it an ideal marketplace for selling off iPad mobiles, home and garden appliances, fashion, and more.
Fishpond offers merchants the option to list products themselves or open a more traditional trade account with the platform. The ‘Sell Yours’ option means you can list your products by barcode and set your own pricing. However, you must also manage all shipping to the buyer and a commission of 10% (from selling price plus shipping cost) will be taken per sale.
Last on our list is Catch.au, an Australian marketplace known for offering great daily deals to its shoppers. Sellers are required to apply to sell on the platform and are vetted to ensure they meet the ‘Catch Values’. Once approved, merchants can benefit from a large pool of potential customers.
Shopping online has never been easier. Discover all listings and private ads that are selling in your neighborhood to buy anything you wish on the go – or just list items you want to sell in a few seconds. It’s time for you to save money and get cash to sell your items.
10. Buy Search Sell
This is another website where you can list your iPad under sale and sell your device instantly to a genuine buyer.
Remember before selling your iPad, safely take a backup and wipe your data, so you can keep all your information to yourself. Just use iCloud or a Computer to move everything in a few steps.
Back up iPad using iCloud
- Turn on iCloud Backup. iCloud automatically backs up your iPad daily when iPad is connected to power, locked, and on Wi-Fi.
- To perform a manual backup, tap Back Up Now.
- View your iCloud backups, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups. To delete a backup, choose a backup from the list, then tap Delete Backup.
Back up iPad using your Mac
- Connect iPad and your computer using USB
- In the Finder sidebar on your Mac, select your iPad.
- Note: To use the Finder to back up iPad, macOS Catalina is required. With earlier versions of macOS, use iTunes to back up iPad.
- At the top of the Finder window, click General.
- Select “Back up all of the data on your iPad to this Mac.”
- To encrypt your backup data and protect it with a password, select “Encrypt local backup.”
- Click Back Up Now.
- Note: You can also connect iPad to your computer wirelessly if you set up Wi-Fi syncing.
Back up iPad using your Windows PC
- Connect iPad and your computer using USB.
- In the iTunes app on your PC, click the iPad button near the top left of the iTunes window.
- Click Summary.
- Click Back Up Now (below Backups).
- To encrypt your backups, select “Encrypt local backup,” type a password, then click Set Password.
- To see the backups stored on your computer, choose Edit > Preferences, then click Devices. Encrypted backups have a lock icon in the list of backups.
- Note: You can also connect iPad to your computer wirelessly if you set up Wi-Fi syncing.