1 min overview

Your eBay account

It takes just a few minutes to create an eBay account. Once set up, you can buy and sell, send messages to other eBay members, and leave feedback for buyers and sellers.

Our guides below will explain everything you need to know about how to create, manage, and customize your account. You’ll also find out how to get help with any eBay account problems.


Setting up your account 

Signing up for an eBay account

Find out how you can set up an eBay account in just a few minutes.

Signing in to your account

Learn how to sign in and sign out of your account.


Managing your account

Changing your account settings

Discover how to change your account settings, including your preferences, contact information, and subscriptions.

Changing your password

Find out how to change your eBay login password. 


Find out how to send someone a message on eBay and how to view your eBay messages.


Get help with your account

Protecting your account

Learn how to protect your eBay account from hacking and fraud.

Get help with a hacked account

If you think your account is compromised, we’ll work with you to secure it. 

Account holds, restrictions, and suspensions

If you can’t find your account, it may have been suspended or restricted.


Your seller account

Start selling on eBay

Want to start selling your items on eBay? Read our overview on getting started. 

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