Find out everything you need to know about bidding on eBay.
Can I retract or cancel my bid?
What's a reserve price?
Why did the Buy It Now option disappear after the first bid?
Learn everything you need to know about bidding on eBay.
Automatic bidding Set your maximum bid and let us do the rest.
Managing your bidding and buyingView and manage your bids and purchases from the Activity tab in My eBay.
Reserve price listingsSome auction-style listings have a hidden minimum price.
Bid incrementsBid increments are the amount by which a bid will be raised each time the current bid is exceeded.
Changing your maximum bidFind out how to raise or lower your maximum bid.
Retracting or cancelling your bid
There are only a few situations when it's possible to retract your bid.
No one wants to be outbid. Find out how you can help avoid it.
Get help from other eBay members. Visit the Answer Centre to post a question.
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