Sprint Return and Exchange Policy

Sprint Satisfaction Guarantee

30-day Sprint satisfaction guarantee

We're so confident in America's Newest Network that beginning June 27, we're offering a 30-day satisfaction guarantee on new lines of service. If you join Sprint on or after June 27 and aren't satisfied for any reason within the first 30 days, we will refund the cost of your device and waive all service and activation charges. Learn more.

Return it for a refund

We love our products and services, and we think you will, too. With the Sprint Satisfaction Guarantee, you can try your new product for 14 days. If you aren't 100% satisfied with your product, return your device to your original place of purchase, and contact us within 14 days of activation to deactivate service or within 14 days of purchase for accessories and devices purchased with no service and Sprint will:

  • Refund the device, accessory, notebook, netbook or tablet (collectively referred to as "products") purchase price (as long as the product is complete and undamaged)
  • Waive any applicable Early Termination Fee (ETF) (as long as the product is returned)

You may have to return any product purchased with the service before your account will be canceled. Customers are responsible for all their usage charges (included but not limited to Monthly Rate Charges, add-ons, casual or out-of-plan usage and related taxes and Sprint surcharges) and applicable charges and/or fees (including but not limited to Account Spending Limit Charge, Paper Bill Fee, Detail Bill Fee) on a prorated basis. If service is canceled within 3 days of activation, the activation/upgrade fee will be refunded (Sprint Prepaid devices are not subject to an activation fee). Funds deposited into a Sprint Prepaid account are not refundable or redeemable for cash or credit during or after the 14-day return period. Sprint Prepaid refill cards, PINs, or other funds are not refundable or redeemable for cash or credit.

For Sprint postpaid devices, a restocking fee will be charged starting at $35 for devices and $75 for notebooks, netbooks and tablets. If the product is returned in its original unopened packaging or has not been activated, no restocking fee will be applied.

Gift cards and iTunes cards are not redeemable for cash and cannot be returned or exchanged (except as required by law).

Customers with an iPhone 4S, 5, 5c or 5S are required to reset or wipe their device prior to returning or exchanging it. On the device choose: Settings>General>Reset>Erase All Content & Settings to complete this action.

Returning a Sprint Easy Pay SM Phone or Easy Pay SM Tablet

The Sprint Easy PaySM program allows eligible customers to purchase a new device and pay for the price of the device in 24 monthly installments, subject to device selection and approved credit. Applicable down payment and sales taxes and other surcharges based on full SRP of the device required to be paid at the time of sale.

Sprint Easy PaySM customers can also try their new device for 14 days. If you aren't 100% satisfied with your device, return your device to your original place of purchase, and contact us within 14 days of activation to deactivate service and Sprint will:
refund [Credit] any payments , including any applicable taxes and surcharges, made towards the cost of your device, less any applicable fees, and waive your remaining unpaid balance.

Customers who wish to avoid having the remaining device balance appear on their bill can return their Easy Pay SM device to a Sprint-owned retail store . Customers who return their device via mail will be billed the remaining device balance, and the remaining balance will be credited when the device is received and processed by Sprint. To find a store near you, visit sprint.com/storelocator.

Customers who return their device via mail will be billed the remaining device balance. The remaining balance will be credited when the device is received and processed by Sprint. Customers who wish to avoid having the balance appear on their bill can return their Easy PaySM device to a Sprint-owned retail store instead. Customers who purchased their Easy PaySM device on sprint.com must return their device through a Sprint Retail store. To find a store near you, visit sprint.com/storelocator.

A restocking fee of up to $35 for devices and $75 for tablets may apply. If the product is returned in its original unopened packaging, no restocking fee will be applied.

Customers are responsible for all their usage charges (included but not limited to Monthly Rate Charges, add-ons, casual or out-of-plan usage and related taxes and Sprint surcharges) and applicable charges and/or fees (including but not limited to Account Spending Limit Charge, Paper Bill Fee, Detail Bill Fee) on a prorated basis.

Sprint Easy PaySM or One-UpSM customers who exercised their annual upgrade will be returned to their prior installment billing agreement status. Per the terms of Sprint's Giveback Policy, Sprint cannot ensure that Sprint will be able to return your old device. To review the full Giveback Policy, click here. If Sprint cannot provide your old device, you will be provided be a comparable device.

Returning Sprint Easy Pay SM Accessories

The Sprint Easy Pay SM for Accessories program also allows eligible customers to purchase accessories and pay for the price of the accessories in 12 monthly installments, subject to a minimum financed amount per transaction, per line financing limitsand approved credit. Applicable down payment and sales taxes and other surcharges based on full purchase price of the accessories required to be paid at the time of sale.

Sprint Easy Pay SM for Accessoriescustomers can also try their accessories for 14 days. If you aren't 100% satisfied with your particular accessory or accessories, return it or them to your original place of purchase and Sprint will refund [Credit] any payments, including any applicable taxes and surcharges, made towards the cost of your accessories, less any applicable fees, and waive your remaining unpaid balance.

Want to return some accessories and hold on to others? No problem. Sprint Easy Pay SM for Accessories customers have two choices in handling the return of less than all the accessories covered under their installment agreement. Simply choose the one that works best for you.

  1. Return all the accessories and Sprint will refund [Credit] any payments, including any applicable taxes and surcharges, made towards the cost of your accessories, less any applicable fees, and waive your remaining unpaid balance. Then simply enter into a new installment agreement for the existing accessories you already have and want to keep (you will not receive new accessories).
  2. Return only the accessories you don't want. Sprint will refund [Credit] any down payment amounts and taxes and surcharges applicable to the returned accessories and knock any remaining installment billing balance associated with the returned accessories off the back of your installment billing agreement. Your monthly payment amount stays the same, but you owe that much less to pay off your installment billing balance!

Exchange it for a different one.

So you just purchased a brand new Sprint product and it's not quite what you expected. Too big. Too small. Not quite the right color red.

No sweat. You've got options. As long as it's within the first 14 days of activation or purchase of a new product, the Sprint Satisfaction Guarantee lets Postpaid customers exchange their product for a different one.

Just bring your original product back to the original point of purchase, or call us and we'll help you find a product that better meets your needs. A restocking fee of up to $35 for devices and $75 for tablets may apply.

Sprint Easy Pay SM customers who wish to exchange to a different device must return the existing device and may be required to execute a different installment billing agreement. Exchanges for Sprint Easy Pay SM customers cannot be processed thru the mail. You must go into a retail store to exchange devices. To find a store near you, visit sprint.com/storelocator.

Return and reactivate an old device

Are you an existing Postpaid customer unhappy with your recent upgrade to a new device with and contract term? Want to go back to an old device and prior contract status? If you have your old device, no problem. You can select the best plan for you from our current price plan options (your previous service plan may no longer be available to you) and return the new device for a full refund. The same return process and requirements for new customers apply. We will remove any credits or discounts received in exchange for your new contract term and restore you to your previous contract term and service plan (if available). A restocking fee may be applied.

Sprint Easy PaySM or One-UpSM customers who exercised their annual upgrade will be returned to their prior installment billing agreement status. Per the terms of Sprint's Giveback Policy, Sprint cannot ensure that Sprint will be able to return your old device. To review the full Giveback Policy, click here. If Sprint cannot provide your old device, you will be provided be a comparable device.

Termination fees

If you have signed a Service Agreement with a one-year or two-year service commitment and terminate before the end of your term, you will be charged an Early Termination Fee, as applicable of up to $350/line for advanced devices and up to $200/line for other devices, unless you cancel service and return your device within 14 days of activation as detailed in the Return it for a refund section above.

For customers on a month to month or Sprint Prepaid plan or Sprint Prepaid, there is no Early Termination Fee.

As noted, to avoid being charged any applicable device charges or Early Termination Fee, you must return the new device you activated and follow the return policy requirements outlined in the Return it for a refund section above. Failure to do so may result in you being assessed the full retail price of the device and costs, less any product amounts paid, or the applicable Early Termination Fee. You may also be subject to any applicable Early Termination Fees for terminating your restored service contract early.

Please note that this policy may not reflect the additional return policies of our authorized third-party dealers or retailers. If you are returning a device leased through Apple Finance Services (AFS), call AFS at 1-800-216-4384.

Product/accessory refunds

If your product return qualifies for a refund under the Sprint Satisfaction Guarantee, you will receive the amount you paid for the product plus any taxes and surcharges. Your refund may exclude any instant discounts received at purchase or charges for shipping or deposit.

If you paid in cash, we will refund in cash up to $50 at a Sprint store (subject to available cash in store). For refunds greater than $50, we will issue a check within 14 business days.

If you paid by check, we will issue a check within 14 business days after your check clears.

If your account was billed, we'll credit the amount back to that account within 10 business days from receipt of the product at our warehouse. The device credit will appear on your next one to two billing statements based on the timing of your billing cycle.

Other limitations and fees

You may exchange an item only once during the initial 14-day period. An exchange does not extend the 14-day period.

Sprint reserves the right to deny or terminate service to prevent multiple returns or exchanges under the Sprint Satisfaction Guarantee.

If you cancel service pursuant to the return policy for your product, you are required to return your device and will no longer be eligible for any associated mail-in rebates.

If you do not return your product at time of deactivation, you will be charged any applicable Early Termination Fees of up to $350/line for advanced devices and up to $200/line for other devices. A product must be returned to the original place of purchase.

If you cancel service after the 14-day return policy period, any remaining unpaid balance on the device becomes due immediately.

Replacement devices provided as part of an advanced exchange that are not returned within 10 days of receipt of the replacement product may be subject to a product non-return fee of up to $500.

For any product purchased through a Buy One, Get One (BOGO) offer, all products must be returned/exchanged to receive a refund or comparable exchange. Each item exchanged may be subject to the restocking fee, except where prohibited.

Replacements and repair

If you are exchanging a replacement device provided to you by Sprint and not through Asurion or another third party, call the following numbers for exchange:
Sprint devices (888-211-4727 or *2); PowerSource devices (866-398-0455).

If you received a replacement device through our Total Equipment Protection Program, your device may be eligible for exchange if defective by contacting Asurion at 800-584-3666.

Find more information here regarding Phone Repair and Protection.