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Managing your bidding and buying
Managing items you're watching
The Lists section of My eBay lets you create multiple lists where you can track up to 200 items that interest you before you bid or buy. You can add any active listing to your list.
To add an item to your watch list, click the Add to Watch list link in the listing.
To watch an item in a listing with variations, select the specific variation you want before you click the Add to Watch list link.
To manage items you're watching:
Managing items you're bidding on
You can view all the items you're currently bidding on in My eBay, whether or not you're the current high bidder.
To manage items you're bidding on:
After a listing ends, it automatically moves to the Purchase history or Didn't win section. You can't delete an active item until the listing ends.
Managing your Best Offers and Second Chance Offers
Best Offer lets you offer to purchase a Buy it Now item at a price that you choose.
With a Second Chance Offer the seller can offer an item to any buyer who bid on the listing if:
To manage Best Offers and Second Chance Offers:
If you make a Best Offer or receive a Second Chance Offer on an item, we add a note to the item.
For a Best Offer, you see 2 prices in My eBay. One shows the highest bid the seller received. The other shows the amount of your offer.
Creating custom lists of items, searches, and sellers
You can create a custom list from items in different sections of My eBay and name the list whatever you'd like. For example, add items from your Watch list and Purchase history into a list and name it "Birthday gifts for mom." You also can save your searches and save your favorite sellers and Stores to your list.
To create a custom list, select the Add to a new list option in the listing in the Add to Watch list drop-down menu.
When the listing is over
When you win an item, it's time to pay for it and leave Feedback for the seller.
Use the Purchase history section of My eBay to view all your recent purchases and check whether you've paid for the items and left Feedback.
The Didn't win section shows listings that have ended but were won by another bidder.
Deleting and restoring items
You can delete items from most of the sections in My eBay, including Lists, Didn't win, Sold, and Unsold. You can't delete items from your Purchase history, but you can archive them.
To delete an item from Lists, Didn't win, Sold, or Unsold:
You can restore deleted items that you've bid on or received offers on. You can't restore deleted items that you were watching, but didn't bid on. You have 60 days to restore deleted items.
To restore an item:
Note: You can sort your deleted items using the Sort by drop-down menu. This option is useful if you've deleted many items and want to find and restore one or more of them.
To archive an item in your Purchase history:
Note: You can find the items you've hidden by selecting the Archive option in the Purchase history section.
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