How to Customize Your My eBay Summary

Get the status information you want in the order you need

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The My eBay summary page is perhaps one of the most useful parts of the eBay website, so it's worth customizing for efficiency. It provides comprehensive information, from purchase history to current auctions and account billings, as well as a variety of important features useful whether you use eBay to buy or sell or both.

When you click onto My eBay, the summary view shows you details about virtually every aspect of your eBay life. This summary view can help you streamline your administrative work, especially if you've customized it to your own eBay preferences and user habits.

Locating Your My eBay Page

To begin the customization process for your My eBay summary page, click on My eBay at the top right-hand corner of any eBay page and choose Summary from the drop-down menu.

Making It Personal 

Add features you want, and hide or move features you don't use in each area of your My eBay summary page. Decide which types of information you want to see first each time you visit My eBay and which information adds more clutter than value.

You'll find three tabs on the upper left-hand side of your summary page screen, labeled Activity, Messages, and Account. Each of these tabs has customization options.

Choose Your Homepage

Clicking from the left-hand menu on your Activity tab through to sub-pages, such as Purchase History or Saved Searches, you'll find the option to make the given page your My eBay summary home page. This option will be a link in the upper-right corner. For example, you can navigate to the Saved Searches page and click on the link in the upper right-hand corner for Make Saved Searches Your My eBay Homepage. Once you've done that, this page will be the first to appear each time you open your My eBay summary.

This helps you efficiently track all of your saved searches with a minimum number of clicks. 

To customize your Activity tab, simply click on the arrows in the menu bar on the left-hand side of your screen. This allows you to show or hide the drop-down menu options for each category: Buy, Lists, and Sell.

Quickly Access Your Preferred Account Stats

When you click onto your Account tab in the upper left portion of your My eBay summary screen, you'll find a wealth of useful information displayed in various information boxes. To the right of each box are two arrows, one pointing up and the other pointing down. These arrows allow you to reorder the information boxes so that you can quickly see the information most important to you while moving less important information to the bottom of the page. Simply click on the up or down arrow as many times as needed to relocate the given box to your preferred page position.

Your My eBay summary view will be preserved and remain the same each time you log in to check your eBay account information and status.