How to Set Up an eBay Account in Less Than 5 Minutes

Fast and Simple..

Setting up and eBay account is simple and only takes a few minutes. With an eBay account you can buy things from eBay easily, and set up an eBay seller’s account.

You will need 3 things to set up an account with eBay:

  • an email address,
  • a name,
  • and 18 years of life under your belt.

To set up an eBay account, first go to Once you’re there scroll to the top left corner of your window and you’ll see a blue link that says Register.

Click on Register, and you should be redirected to a page titled “Get started with eBay”.  On this page fill out the questionnaire boxes with your information, such as your first and last name.

Next create a username. Suggestions for usernames would be first six letters of your last name, last digit of the year you were born, and first initial of your first name. Example Vander6B.

Then create a password that is different than your username, and then click continue. Remember that Passwords are case sensitive, so remember exactly what you type. Once you completed that you will be redirected to eBay’s home page.

What you need to do next is confirm your account by email. Log on to your email account, and find the email from eBay. Open the email, and now you’re good to go. You can buy anything, or set up an eBay seller’s account to sell anything you’d like.

That’s it! Happy bidding!

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