Change name – that’s how it works

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If you want, you can change your name on eBay Classifieds in just a few steps. You can find out what you need to consider in this guide.

There are very good reasons to change your name on eBay Classifieds: Perhaps you used a fake name for your first ad that is not very trustworthy and you want to appear more serious by giving your real name. Or vice versa: You have published your full name directly and now you no longer want to reveal too much private information about yourself. We will now explain to you exactly how you change the name in eBay classifieds.

Change Name in eBay Classifieds – Step-by-Step Guide for the Website


The real name of the user does not necessarily have to be in the “Name” input field.

First of all, it is important to understand that you enter your address, telephone number and also your name separately for each advertisement on eBay classifieds. So it is possible to run multiple advertisements under different names, addresses and phone numbers. There is no fixed username for your eBay classifieds account. The login is done without a name, only with an email address and password.

So if you want to change your name in eBay classifieds, you have to do this for each of your ads. It works like this on the website:

  1. Log in with your access data eBay classifieds a.
  2. Click “Mine” in the top right corner to view your posted ads.
  3. Now use the “Edit” button to select the display for which you would like to change your name and any other information.
  4. A window then opens with all the information about your ad. Now scroll down to the point “Provider details” and enter your desired name.
  5. By clicking on “Save ad” you confirm the change to your ad.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 if you want to change your name in additional sales ads.

Change the name in the eBay Classifieds app

Alternatively, you can change your eBay classifieds name in the app for iOS and Android. Here, too, you have to change your name separately for all ads. You can now find out how this works:

  1. Open the “eBay Classifieds: Marketplace” app on your iPhone or Android smartphone.
  2. Tap the menu button in the top left corner and select “My Ads” from the drop-down menu.
  3. Tap the pencil symbol on the ad that you want to change your name for.
  4. Scroll all the way down and tap on your last name and then tap again on the button with your full address.
  5. In the new window you can now adjust your name as well as street, zip code and telephone number.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 if you want to change your name in additional sales ads.


  1. There is no way to change the name of all ads at once on eBay Classifieds. The change in contact details must be made individually for each advertisement
  2. To change your name on the eBay classifieds website, log into your account, select the relevant advertisement under “Meins” and change your name under “Provider details”.
  3. In the eBay classifieds app, go to “My Ads” in the drop-down menu, tap the pen symbol for the respective ad and scroll down to the button with your address. You can now change your name and address by tapping the button.


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