Category Changes: Computers/Tablets & Networking

September 2012

Please check the table below to see if the categories you sell in are changing. If we are making a change to your category, please make sure your current listings are updated with all relevant Item Specifics. In some cases, listings will be moved into a new category according to the Item Specifics you have selected. In other cases, fees and Item Specifics (including Condition) may be different in your listing's new category. After the changes are live, please review your listings again.


  • iPad/Tablet/eBook Accessories: expanding with new subcategories; please update your Item Specifics ahead of the change.

For a comprehensive look at all category changes in Computers/Tablets & Networking, please review the table below.

Change TypeExplanation
New category added
CombineTwo categories merged into one
RenameCategory renamed
MoveCategory moved within structure
Move & RenameCategory moved & renamed

Cat NameCat IDComment
+Business & Industrial12576 
+Cameras & Photo625 
+Cell Phones & Accessories15032 
+Clothing, Shoes & Accessories11450 
+Coins & Paper Money11116 
-Computers/Tablets & Networking58058 
  iPads, Tablets & eBook Readers171485 
  iPad/Tablet/eBook Accessories132141Combined into [Other-176982]
 -iPad/Tablet/eBook Accessories176970New Category
   Accessory Bundles176971New Category
   A/V Cables & Adapters176972New Category
   Cases, Covers, Keyboard Folios176973New Category
   Chargers & Sync Cables176974New Category
   Docking Stations/Keyboards176975New Category
   Memory Card & USB Adapters176976New Category
   Mounts, Stands & Holders176977New Category
   Reading Lights176978New Category
   Screen Protectors176979New Category
   Stickers & Decals176980New Category
   Styluses176981New Category
   Other176982New Category
 +Laptops & Netbooks175672 
 +Desktops & All-In-Ones171957 
 +Laptop & Desktop Accessories31530 
 +Cables & Connectors31491 
 +Computer Components & Parts175673 
 +Drives, Storage & Blank Media165 
 +Enterprise Networking, Servers175698 
 +Home Networking & Connectivity11176 
 +Keyboards, Mice & Pointing3676 
 +Monitors, Projectors & Accs162497 
 +Power Protection, Distribution86722 
 +Printers, Scanners & Supplies171961 
  Manuals & Resources3516 
 +Vintage Computing11189 
 +Wholesale Lots159260 
+Consumer Electronics293 
+Dolls & Bears237 
+DVDs & Movies11232 
+Entertainment Memorabilia45100 
+Gift Cards & Coupons172008 
+Health & Beauty26395 
+Home & Garden11700 
+Jewelry & Watches281 
+Musical Instruments & Gear619 
+Pet Supplies1281 
+Pottery & Glass870 
+Real Estate10542 
+Specialty Services316 
+Sporting Goods382 
+Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop64482 
+Toys & Hobbies220 
+Video Games & Consoles1249 
+Everything Else99 


To submit a suggestion to eBay regarding categories, please visit the suggestion page.