But Sprint finally ceded its position as the nation's third-largest wireless carrier as T-Mobile edged ahead of it on stronger growth.
Customers would get store credits for Apple products, while manufacturer Foxconn would resell the iPhones after fixing them up.
Ante up a working Xbox 360 250GB or Sony PlayStation 3 Slim, and you'll get a $75 coupon good toward an Xbox One along with a minimum $100 gift card.
iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.
Will the new policy convince more owners of non-iPhone devices to jump ship to Apple?
Good until March 8, the deal lets you trade in an older Surface tablet toward the purchase of a new Surface Pro 3.
The carrier's new family plan model rewards customers who band together and guarantees at least $15 trade-in value for any phone.
The carrier will also offer up to $350 per line to T-Mo subscribers to cover costs related to switching networks.
Six tips to know before converting your old electronics into cash.
If successful, the limited time project will become generally available in September.