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eBay- Buying basics
You can find great deals on just about anything on eBay. Whether you want to buy something at a fixed price, or take part in an auction-style listing to win that perfect item, it's easy to get started.
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Before you bid, review the item description, seller information, and shipping policy. If you have any questions, email the seller. Learn more about the listing page.
If a seller (or someone claiming to be a seller) contacts you to complete a sale outside of eBay, don't accept the offer. Sales that take place outside of eBay aren't eligible for buyer protection, including the eBay Money Back Guarantee, Feedback, and requests for contact information. Learn more about offers to buy or sell outside of eBay.
All about buying
Using eBay mobile apps on your smartphone
Different buying options
Buying with the Buy It Now option
Buying as a guest
Delivery and pickup options
Creating, sharing, and finding wish lists
Contacting your seller
After you buy your item
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