iPhone Upgrade Programme

The best way to own iPhone. From £33.45/month.1

Get a new iPhone every year

Unlocked — choose your carrier

Low monthly payments

iPhone protection with AppleCare+

Exclusively available at UK Apple Stores.

Programme available for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.1 Requires a 20-month instalment agreement.1

Representative example:
£718 purchase over 20 monthly payments at 0% p.a. (fixed) would cost £33.45 per month. £49 upfront payment required.
Total cost of credit £0. Total amount of credit £669.

You can also choose to make low monthly payments without AppleCare+.

Getting the latest iPhone has never been easier.

With the iPhone Upgrade Programme, you no longer need to wait for your carrier contract to end to change your phone. After 11 payments, you can get a new iPhone and simply start the programme again with your new choice of model, colour or storage capacity.

Works with any carrier. And any tariff.

When you buy iPhone with the iPhone Upgrade Programme, you aren’t tied to a single carrier and a multi-year service contract. And you don’t have to pay any carrier early upgrade fees. So you can choose the carrier that’s right for you. Once your new iPhone is activated, it remains unlocked, which means you can use it with any carrier that provides service for iPhone.

One of our Specialists can help you choose the carrier and SIM-only tariff that are right for you.

Low monthly payments.

With the iPhone Upgrade Programme, you can spread the cost of your new iPhone 7 and AppleCare+ over 20 months, with the option to get a new iPhone after 11 payments.1

iPhone Monthly Payments
Capacity iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus
32GB £33.45/mo. £39.45/mo.
128GB £38.45/mo. £44.45/mo.
256GB £43.45/mo. £49.45/mo.

Representative example:
£718 purchase over 20 monthly payments at 0% p.a. (fixed) would cost £33.45 per month. £49 upfront payment required. Total cost of credit £0. Total amount of credit £669.

The iPhone Upgrade Programme is financed through:

Subject to eligibility

You can also choose to make low monthly payments without AppleCare+.
Learn more about iPhone Payments

AppleCare+ means you’re covered.

With AppleCare+ included, you get up to two years of hardware repairs, software support, and coverage for up to two incidents of accidental damage, each subject to an excess fee (£25 for screen replacement, £79 for any other damage). AppleCare+ for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is £119 when sold separately.2 If you have questions about using your iPhone, we’re here to help.

The iPhone Upgrade Programme is available only in an Apple Store.
Here’s what you’ll need to bring.

Your personal information and bank details.

You will be asked to provide your date of birth, employment details, and UK home address/es from the last three years for a credit check. You will also need your bank account number and sort code to set up a direct debit.

A valid photo ID.

Make sure you bring along your UK driving licence, or passport.

Your current mobile phone.

If you’re upgrading from another iPhone, remember to back up your data to your computer or iCloud. You’ll also want to take note of your Apple ID. If you’re upgrading to your first iPhone, one of our Specialists can help you transfer all your data with the Move to iOS app.

More ways to buy iPhone 7.

You can pay in full, trade up your current smartphone for credit, or spread the cost with iPhone Payments.

Still have questions? or call 0800 048 0408.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the iPhone Upgrade Programme differ from other financing plans available on apple.com?

The iPhone Upgrade Programme gives you the option to get a new iPhone every year and includes AppleCare+.

Can I trade up my current smartphone and buy my new iPhone with the iPhone Upgrade Programme?

Yes. If you sign up for the iPhone Upgrade Programme in an Apple Store, the trade-in credit will be applied to your debit or credit card. You can estimate the value of your smartphone here.

What do my monthly payments cover?

Your monthly payments cover the full cost of iPhone and AppleCare+. You will also be required to pay £49 upfront on the day of purchase.

When I buy with the iPhone Upgrade Programme, is my iPhone “unlocked”?

Yes. The iPhone Upgrade Programme does not include a carrier plan. One of our Specialists can help you choose the right carrier and tariff for you, and help you activate your iPhone. However, your phone remains unlocked, so you can use it with other carriers in the future.

I have an existing carrier contract. Can I purchase iPhone with the iPhone Upgrade Programme?

Yes. You can purchase your iPhone with the iPhone Upgrade Programme even if you have an existing contract with a carrier. However, you are still responsible for honouring any existing commitments with your carrier. One of our Specialists can check your eligibility to leave your current tariff, help you choose a SIM-only tariff that works for you, and activate your iPhone at an Apple Store.

I’m buying an iPhone as a gift. Can I activate the phone at a later date?

Yes. When you buy iPhone using the iPhone Upgrade Programme, you can activate it later on.

Can I choose a different model, colour or storage capacity when I upgrade?

Yes, you can. When you upgrade, your existing programme ends and you simply begin a new one.

Can I pay off my loan early?

Yes, you can pay off the balance of your loan at any time by contacting Barclays.

What happens if I don’t want to upgrade my iPhone after 11 monthly payments?

You’re under no obligation to upgrade, and after 20 payments, the phone is yours.