2 min overview

Getting started on eBay

Welcome to eBay. Buying on eBay is easy, and you’ll find almost anything you want from sellers all over the world.

Our guides below cover everything you need to get started, from registering your account to finding and paying for your items.

Your eBay account

You can create and customize your account in minutes. Once you’ve set up your account, you can buy, sell, communicate with other eBay members, and leave feedback for your trading partners.

How to use search

Whether you’re browsing, looking for a specific item, a seller, or an eBay Store, our search tools help you find what you’re looking for—and help you keep track of it.

Paying for items

Find out how you can pay for items, the methods of payments sellers can accept, and how to troubleshoot potential problems.

Your purchase history

Your purchase history lets you track and manage all the items you’ve bought on eBay. From there you can also manage your past orders, contact sellers, leave feedback, and more.

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