If you have an Ebay listing that you want to delete for whatever reason, you can do so in just a few simple steps. Many people decide to cancel their listings because they no longer have the item or just changed their mind about selling it. It won’t take long at all for you to get through this process.

  1. Sign into Ebay

First you will need to sign into your account at www.ebay.com.

  1. Go to the Selling Page

Navigate to the Selling page by hovering your cursor over the My Ebay heading in the top right corner of the main homepage. You will see a drop down menu appear, and you’ll need to select the “Selling” option. You can also go to the Selling Section here.

  1. Navigate to the Activity Page

Next you will have to click on “Activity”, which can be found on the Sell menu. This will provide you with a full list of items that you are selling right now.

  1. Select the Items You Want to Cancel

Check the box next to any listings you wish to cancel. After you do that you will need to click “End”.

  1. Select a Cancellation Option

If you have an auction you want to cancel that currently has bids on it, you will need to decide which option to go with. You can select “Cancel Bids and End Listing Early” to delete all of the bids on the item and take the listing off Ebay completely.

You will also be able to choose the “Sell Item to High Bidder”, which will essentially end the listing and give the item to the current high bidder. If your listing ends in less than 12 hours, you will only be able to select the second option.

  1. Choose a Reason to End Your Listing

At the bottom of the page you will need to choose from a number of reasons as to why you are ending your listening.

These options include:

  • The item is no longer available for sale
  • There was an error in the listing
  • There was an error in starting price, But it Now or Reserve Price.
  • The Item was Lost or Broken.
  1. End Your Listing

After you have taken the opportunity to revise everything, you will need to click the “End My Listing” button at the bottom of the page. This will officially end your listening.


  • If you want to cancel your listing because of inaccurate information, you can modify it very easily. Just click on the item you are selling and select the “Modify listing” option. This will give you the power to change any of the details of your listing so you won’t have to go through the trouble of relisting.


Remember that once you have deleted a listing of yours, it will be removed from Ebay forever. You can always choose to relist the item, but you will have to go through the process again.

Can I remove item for sale on eBay?

You can delete an eBay listing you’ve posted if you no longer want to sell the item, though certain restrictions apply. Deleting your eBay listing will cancel all active bids and remove it from users’ watchlists.

Can you cancel an eBay listing before it ends?

You can‘t end a listing less than 12 hours before the end of the listing if the item has a winning bid: You may cancel bids, but not end the item unless you are selling the item to the high bidder. To do this, go to the End My Listing Early form and select “Sell to the high bidder”.

Will eBay charge me if I cancel a listing?

Yes, you may end the listing by cancelling all bids. You may be charged a final value fee based on the amount of the highest bid, or you may sell the item to the highest bidder.

What happens if you cancel a sale on eBay?

eBay will credit the final value fee to your account 7 to 10 days after the cancellation request is complete. If you‘re a managed payments seller, eBay will usually refund your payments processing fees if you fully refund a buyer to resolve a refund, return, or cancellation request.

Is it bad to cancel an order on eBay?

Sellers are obligated to complete a sale with a buyer. You can cancel an order up to 30 days after a sale, even if your buyer has already paid. The buyer will still be able to leave you feedback, unless you canceled the order because the buyer didn’t pay for the item.

What happens if you sell something on eBay and change your mind?

If the buyer changes their mind about an eBay sale after the auction has ended, they can contact the seller and ask them to cancel the transaction. As long as the cancellation is per buyer request, most sellers will comply. A seller can offer another bidder a second chance offer or re-list the item again.

What happens if you commit to buy on eBay and don’t pay?

eBay will prompt you to pay for the thing you won or used Buy-it-Now to commit to purchase. If you don’t pay, after a couple of days the Seller can close the dispute in their favor and get a refund of the fees they were charged by eBay. Sellers can not leave negative feedback for buyers.

Does eBay punish non paying bidders?

Does eBay punish non paying bidders? – Quora. No, they do not. A nonpaying buyer can tie up your item for up to three weeks – or more, and still not pay for it. The second your item is sold (but not paid for) Ebay charges the Seller’s account for their fee.

Can eBay take money from my bank account?

eBay can‘t take funds out of your bank account. If you have a credit/debit card set up for automatic payments, then they can use that for your fees & such.

Is eBay a legally binding contract?

Why does eBay have this policy? In most cases, a bid on eBay is a legally binding contract between the buyer and the seller. To ensure we keep all our buyers and sellers safe, we don’t allow any interference with transactions on eBay.

What are my rights when buying on eBay?

If the buyer receives the wrong item, or the item arrives broken, damaged, or faulty (and was not clearly described as such), they are entitled to return it for a refund, even if the seller doesn’t offer returns.

Is buy it now legally binding?

When a buyer places the successful bid on an item or clicks “Buy It Now“, the two parties will have entered into a legally binding contract (with very few exceptions as detailed in our NonBinding Bid Policy).

Does eBay seller have to honor price?

Auctions. An auction is a type of eBay listing where the seller sets a starting bid price, and buyers bid on the item. Even if there is only one bid, the seller must honor the sale. So sellers, make sure you always start auctions at the rock bottom price you will accept.

What happens when you press buy it now?

This feature allows buyers to purchase an item now. If the seller offers Buy It Now, you can purchase that item immediately at a price set by the seller. As a seller, if you want to offer a BIN option, you specify the amount the item can sell for in the Buy It Now price area — the amount can be whatever you want.

What is not covered by eBay money back guarantee?

The eBay Money Back Guarantee protects you in case you do not receive your item, or if the item is not as described in the listing. Vehicles, real estate, items sold by Sotheby’s, websites and businesses for sale, classified ads, and services are not covered.

Can I get my money back if I get scammed on eBay?

eBay Money Back Guarantee covers most transactions on eBay. It means buyers can get their money back if an item didn’t arrive, is faulty or damaged, or doesn’t match the listing.

How do I get a refund from eBay without returning?

If you don’t respond to the return request, we may refund the buyer and seek reimbursement from you, without requiring the buyer to send the item back. Here are your response options: Accept the return: The buyer will send the item back to you for a full refund, including the original shipping cost.