Return your phone

We hope you love your new T-Mobile phone, and we understand how important it is for your phone to fit your lifestyle.


If your new phone doesn't meet your expectations, you can return it. Keep the following in mind when returning your phone:


  • Proof of purchase is required.
  • T-Mobile may charge a restocking fee.
  • If you also want to cancel T-Mobile service, contact Customer Service within three days of receiving the phone.
  • Remove any personal information from the phone you want to return.


To receive full credit for your purchase price (less any rebates), please return the phone plus all associated original contents, undamaged and in good working condition, within 14 days from the date of purchase (or 20 days from date of shipment if purchased on If you already used to return the new phone and it arrives anyway, simply refuse delivery of the package and the phone will be returned.


Return your phone to a store

Return your phone to the point of purchase for a refund (less any discounts or rebates).


Use or the T-Mobile app to find the nearest store.



Return your phone through the mail

To return the phone you ordered through Customer Service, follow these steps:


  1. Read our return policy and then fill out the Return Form and indicate the items that you are returning and the reasons for the return.
    Note: Your return can't be processed unless you legibly and accurately fill out the Return Form and include it with your return.
  2. Place all items the completed Return Form in the original package.
  3. Remove all other unnecessary labels to minimize any confusion with shipment.
  4. Securely seal the package and process it for shipping. Insure the package for the full value of the phone, and send the package with a traceable carrier (such as UPS or FedEx). Be sure to ask for and save the tracking number.
  5. Your account will be credited for the full purchase price of the phone within two billing cycles.