Searching for items by keyword
If you're looking for a specific item, searching using words related to the item (keywords) can help you find it fast.
Browsing for items
If you're not sure what you're looking for, or you just want to "window shop," browse through the listings.
Using eBay's mobile apps on your smartphone
Get eBay's mobile app for your phone and search for items on the go.
Beyond the basics
Tips for better searching
Learn how to get more precise search results, or expand your search to get more matches specific to your item.
Changing the way your search results look
Change how your search results are sorted and displayed.
Viewing your recently viewed items
See your most recent searches.
Using advanced search
Specify what you're looking for by using the Advanced link at the top of the eBay home page.
How automatic search expansion works
In some cases, we'll automatically suggest a search based on what we believe to be your intent, rather than match your exact keywords.
Searching completed listings
Find items that have already ended.
Searching eBay Stores
Looking for an item in eBay Stores, or a particular store? Read our tips.
Searching eBay Motors
eBay Motors has customized search features specifically geared to vehicles, parts, and accessories.
Searching for eBay members
Learn how to find another member.
Using Reviews & Guides
Need help researching a product? Find reviews and guides created by other members, or write your own.
Searching for adult only items
The Adult Only category is separate from the rest of the site.