How to Get Rid of an eBay Account
EBay is world-wide known online marketplace that is established to allow trade on all possible aspects: local, national and international basis. This online site offers a platform in which everybody who has access to the internet has the capability to trade through online auction formats. It is also called as the auction-style listings. They also offer direct buying or what they call “Buy It Now” basis. Up to date, there are a lot of advantages when it comes to buying through eBay. It can give you ample of possibilities and hundreds of items to compare it to. You can also purchase items that are found outside your place.
In the slightest instance that you wouldn’t want to continue your eBay experience, it is best to delete your account permanently just to avoid unforeseen hacking incidence. Here are some of the simple ways to delete your eBay account:
Close the account
The first thing that you have to think is if you are sure that you want to remove or close you eBay account. Once you close your account, you will no longer have any access to it in the future. eBay will not let you use the same user id and email account. If you are sure about this, sign in to your account. Then double check if you have any pending fees or debts. If you do, you have to settle them first. On the other hand, if it’s the other way around, request for a refund before proceeding. If everything is settles, find the link to close your account, for US based accounts, this is the link:
Then you have to click the ‘Submit a request to close your account’ link. Afterwards, there will be set of questions that you have to answer. It’s just a series of question that is generally asking you the reason as to why you are deleting the account. After you finish answering the questions, click on the link that says, ‘No, please close my account’. Put a check mark on the agreement box then just wait for the waiting period that eBay will give you. This will give them time to check your account and ensure that all your transactions are close and complete. An email will be sent to your email address confirming the closure of your account.
For other places
After signing in, click the Help Topics tab found in the upper right hand corner of the page then click open. There will be a search bar and just type in ‘close account’. After that the closing eBay account page will appear and just follow the same steps indicated above.