How to delete ad on eBay

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Preliminary information


Before getting to the heart of this guide and explaining, in detail, how to delete ad on eBay, let me give you some useful information to close and remove an ad from the famous online shopping site.


First of all, it will be useful to know that the procedure for deleting an eBay ad is identical regardless of the type of ad chosen when creating the sales ad, be it Online auction o Buy it.

If, on the other he, you are wondering if it is possible to close an online auction listing still in progress with at least one bid, the answer is yes. In this case, when deleting the ad, you can choose whether to close the ad and sell your item to the highest bidder or to delete the ad by canceling the bids.

Delete eBay listing from computer


The procedure for delete listing on eBay from computer it's quick and easy. All you have to do is connect to the main page of the famous online shopping site, log in with your account and close the ad you intend to remove.


To proceed, then connected to the official eBay site e, if you have not already done so, press on the item Log in, to log into your account. Then enter your login details in the fields Email or username e Password and click on the button Log in, to login.

Now, tap on the item My eBay (top right) and select the option Sales from the menu that appears, in order to access the section for managing the advertisements published. To view active listings, click on the item In progress e, in the new open page, locate thead that you intend to delete.

Then press the icon of Arrow pointing downwards visible next to the advertisement to be deleted and select the option Close listing, to close the ad early and remove it from active eBay listings.

On the newly opened page, indicate the reason for your decision by placing the check mark next to one of the options agolable between The item is no longer agolable for sale, Yes, there was an error in the listing, There is an error in the starting price, the Buy It Now price or the reserve price and The item has been lost or damaged. Infine, click your button Close listing.

the message The listing has been closed will confirm the closure. You should know that by closing an advertisement, it will remain visible on eBay with the reason for the closure specified.



If, on the other he, the advertisement you are closing is in Online Auction format and there is at least one offer from a buyer, after selecting the item Close listing related to the announcement of your interest, choose the option you prefer among those agolable.

  • Cancel offers: to cancel all offers and close the ad early. Automatically, an email will be sent to all users who took part in the auction. By choosing this option, you must specify the reason for the early closure (The item is no longer agolable for sale, The item has been lost or damaged etc.), which will be shown on the listing page.
  • Sell ​​the item- Close the ad early and sell the item to the highest bidder. In the closed listing, the message will appear The seller closed the listing early to sell to the highest bidders at the current bid price.

To permanently delete an ad from eBay, regardless of the type of advertisement and whether or not the item is sold, click on the item My eBay, choose the option Sales and identify the section Put back on sale. Then press the icon of Arrow pointing downwards related to the announcement of your interest, click on the item Delete this item and confirm your intention by clicking on the option Delete.


Has the ad you want to delete already expired? In this case, to delete it, access the section Sales, click on the item Not sold, put the check mark next to the ad to be deleted and click on the button Delete per due turn consecutive.

How do you say? Would you like to delete an eBay listing because you realized that you have entered incorrect information in it? Then know that you must not delete it: to correct the errors in the advertisement, just click on the relevant one edit button and make any changes that interest you.

To proceed, click on the item My eBay, visible at the top, choose the option Sales from the menu that appears e, in the new page open, click on the option In progress, in order to view the list of active advertisements.

Now, locate the ad you want to edit, click on its icon Arrow pointing downwards and choose the option Modification. Then make the changes you are interested in e, as soon as you are done, click on the button again Modification, per salvare ichangementi.

It will be useful to know that it is not possible to change the type of advertisement: if you have created an ad in "Online Auction" mode, you cannot change it to "Buy it now" and vice versa. If so, I'm sorry to tell you that the only solution agolable to you is to close the ad and create a new ad.

Delete listing on eBay from smartphones and tablets

Per delete an eBay listing from smartphones and tablets, you can use the official application of the famous ecommerce site agolable for Android and iOS devices. Then start the eBay app, press the button Log in, choose the option Use your email or username and enter the data associated with your account in the fields Username or email and Password, in order to login.

Now, tap on the item Sell, visible in the menu located at the bottom, to view all your sales announcements e, if your intention is to delete an advertisement that is still in progress, click on the option In progress.

In the new screen that appears, then tap on the icon three dots related to the announcement of your interest and choose the item End listing from the menu that opens. Alternatively, tap on the listing you want to close and press the button Close listing.

Then specify the reason for closing the listing by placing a check mark next to one of the options agolable between The starting or reserve price is incorrect, The item has been lost or damaged, The item is no longer agolable for sale, The ad contained an error and Sell ​​the item to whoever makes the highest bid (agolable only if the ad in question is in online auction format and there is at least one bid) and tap the button End Date, to close the ad.

Now, access the section again Sell, tap on thel'opzione Not sold, tap on the item Modification, put the check mark next to the ad to be permanently deleted and tap the button Delete.

Alternatively, in the section Not sold, swipe from right to left on the ad you are interested in and press the button Delete, to cancel the announcement.



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