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What does it mean to watch an item?
When you're watching an item, the listing appears in your Watch List in My eBay. From your Watch List, you can:
Adding items to your Watch list
Watching an item helps you keep an eye on it without having to bid or buy it immediately. If you decide to bid or buy the item, you can do it quickly by clicking the watched listing in My eBay.
You can watch up to 200 items at a time.
To watch an item from the eBay website:
To watch an item from the eBay mobile app or eBay's Mobile Web :
Viewing items on your Watch List
To see items on your Watch List:
To see your Watch List on your smartphone:
Removing items from your Watch List
To delete a watched item:
Once you've deleted an item from your Watch List, you can't restore it. You need to find and add the item to your list again.
Note: Items are automatically deleted from your Watch List when the listing details are removed from the site.
Adding a shortcut to search results
To save time, you can add a Watch this item shortcut to your search results. This allows you to add items to your Watch List quickly without having to open each listing.
To add a Watch this item shortcut:
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