How It Works

Our Process The most efficient path to payment

Totem® is the most efficient path to payment for used cell phones and other handheld devices. You choose your payment method, we provide the packaging materials and take care of the postage fees. If only everything in life were so easy!

From shipping to payment, the process can take as little as 1 week.

Get a quote

Get a Quote

Get a Quote on Selling Your Phone

Tell us the make and condition of your phone device and get an instant quote. If you accept the offer, select how you want to get paid (Pay Pal or check) and we'll mail you a postage-paid mailer to ship your phone.



Ship Your Device

Ship Your Handheld Device

Ship your Used Mobile Device with Ease

Upon receipt of our postage-paid mailer, wipe all data from your Device (Here's how). Fill out the packing slip, and mail it with your device in the provided box. (Be sure to use some newspaper or packing material to keep the item snug.) You can drop the box in any U.S. mailbox. Then sit back, relax, and get paid!



Get Paid

Get Paid

Get Cash for Selling Your Phone

As soon as your device arrives at Totem, a member of our technology team will inspect it and confirm that it's consistent with the quote we provided online. If everything checks out, your payment will be processed within 48 hours. Track your device on our site and get paid via check or PayPal.


Select Your Device Search Make, Model or Brand or Select Device Below to Begin
Search Make, Model or Brand
Please make sure the device you select is what you actually have. If you need help identifying your device click here to open a ticket. Totem does not pay for any devices except for those listed on our site.
Are you submitting a
Sprint or Verizon Device?

We currently do not accept Sprint or Verizon versions of this device.


The following devices are not accepted by HelloTotem: Blackberry Curve 8330, Blackberry Curve 8530, Blackberry RIM 9330, Blackberry Pearl 8130

How to Check Your Model Number?
  1. Remove Phone Battery Cover
  2. Remove Battery
  3. Search Barcode Label for Model, See Chart






We're Sorry..

We currently do not accept Sprint or Verizon versions of this device.
Please search for a new device or click the X in the top right corner.
Thank you!