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+
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.
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
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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.
A valid photo ID.
Make sure you bring along your UK driving licence, or passport.
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.