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Changing your account settings

If you've moved, have started using a new email address, or any of your personal details have changed, make sure you update your eBay account settings.

Our guides below have everything you need to know about changing your account settings, such as your password, username, contact details, much more.

You can change your account settings any time by going to the Account tab - opens in new window or tab in My eBay. You can also update your profile in My eBay - opens in new window or tab by selecting your username.


Your account and profile settings

Changing your password

Learn how to change your eBay password.

Changing your username

Learn how to change your eBay username.

Managing your contact information

Learn how to update your personal information to ensure it's correct so you can receive payouts.

Updating your bank account details for payouts

Find out how to update your bank account so you can receive payouts.

Feedback profiles

Find out how to view a member's Feedback profile, and how to make your own profile either public or private.

Closing your account

Find out how to close your eBay account.

Deleting your data

Find out how to delete your eBay account data.

Setting up and changing your payment method for fees and selling costs

Learn how to set up and change your payment method to cover your selling costs when your available funds are insufficient.

Registering as a seller

Learn about how your account details will be verified to ensure you receive payouts to your bank account.


Your contact details and privacy

Changing the address on your eBay account

Find out how to update your addresses.

Requesting your personal data

You can request a copy of the data we hold about you.

User Privacy Notice

Our User Privacy Notice explains how we handle your personal data and your corresponding rights.


Subscriptions, preferences and notifications

Managing your subscriptions

Find out how to manage your selling subscriptions on eBay.


Learn how to manage your notifications on eBay.


Choose whether to receive customised advertising on eBay or on the websites of our advertising partners.

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