eBay Phone Number

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866-540-3229
Customer service
Current Wait: 37 mins (16m avg)
Hours: Mon-Fri 5am-10pm, Sat-Sun 6am-6pm PST; best time to call: 8:00am
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Reasons customers like you called recently

Recently I have noticed my mobile number appearing on my packages, please do not give m...
12m ago
Hello, I’ve just had an email saying that I have to pay fees of nearly £**! When I list...
28m ago
eBay card account. Activation and help with money use
an hr ago
Account name: julian*got*ORDER DATE: Feb **, *****ORDER NUMBER: **-*****-*******I made...
3h ago
Vorrei sapere dove e' finito il mio ordine doveva arrivare il ** febbraio e' gia'trasc...
4h ago
BONSOIR JAI PAS RECCU MES COMMANDE****-*****-*********-*****-*****
4h ago
I have received a package from ebay that I did not order. I opened the package but do...
5h ago
Received email is suspended. I just signed up for ebay a week ago (no previous ebay acc...
7h ago
Received email is suspended, but I have never bought*sold anything beforehand on ebay...
7h ago
I received a email that my ebay account is closed. I have never had a ebay account. So...
7h ago
Good morning, **My Name is Bernard Warkenthien, I have been with ebay for quite sometim...
8h ago
So I ordered an item to be exact earphones on January, but the item has notnarrived yet...
8h ago
my order ***-*****-*****, has not reached on time and I received refund. To day Feb...
9h ago
i have a problem with the ebay webpages
10h ago
I wrote to the seller and I still haven't received an answer. I never received my pack...
10h ago
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Our Editor's Notes on eBay's Phone-Based Customer Care

eBay is an online auction and market place where sellers and buyers can connect. As a pioneer in e-commerce and third-party sales platforms, eBay receives a lot of requests for customer service assistance each and every day.

Why do People call eBay Customer Support?

People call eBay customer support for a range of reasons, including:

  • Technical support in using the site
  • Sellers with questions regarding listings and sales processes
  • Buyers who are having problems with the quality of products they've purchased
  • Buyers who have not received items from sellers
  • Suspected cases of fraud
  • Reports of prohibited listings
  • Billing issues

Best Practices for Calling eBay Customer Service

If you are calling eBay regarding a transaction between yourself and a buyer or seller, keep in mind that eBay expects buyers and sellers to try and work out their issues independently.

However, if a good-faith attempt at resolving the issue with your buyer or seller isn't working, a call to eBay customer service may be in order. Before calling, make sure that eBay customer service is open. eBay provides phone-based customer support from 5 AM to 10 PM Pacific time every day of the week.

eBay asks that you use its website when calling so that it can appropriately direct your call. Visit the contact page on eBay and click on the "Call Us" link. From there, you'll be taken to a series of menus that list common reasons for calling eBay.

Eventually, you'll be prompted to click on your reason for contacting eBay. From there, you'll be provided with a number to call and an identification code that you should enter into the eBay phone system for a fast response.

This page will also provide you with an estimated wait time to speak to a live person. If you don't want to wait, you can go back to eBay's main contact page and request a callback at a time that is convenient for you.

It is important to have all relevant documentation in front of you when contacting eBay by phone. This includes correspondence between yourself and the other party, screenshots of the product and its description, tracking numbers and proof of payment.

How do People Feel About Their Calls to eBay Customer Support?

One of the challenges faced by eBay customer service is that eBay is a platform that allows buyers and sellers to conduct transactions. In many cases, eBay customer service representatives are mediating transactions and interactions between individuals who do not actually work for eBay. This can slow down resolutions.

Because of eBay's business model, there are a lot of reports from eBay buyers and sellers expressing dissatisfaction with the level of phone-based customer service that they received from eBay agents. However, there are also numerous reported cases in which eBay has been able to effectively resolve customer concerns.

Buyers and sellers also call eBay because of issues with eBay's services and platform. eBay customer service representatives can provide expert technical support to callers.

What Kind of Issues can eBay Customer Support Resolve?

eBay customer support can resolve a range of issues, including identifying and researching credit card or payment method transactions, technical support issues and providing answers to questions about how the eBay platform works. A call to eBay customer support can also help sellers get listing fees refunded in the case of a transaction gone awry.

In addition, eBay customer service can provide mediation between buyers and sellers who are in conflict. Buyers who did not receive an ordered item may be able to file a claim under eBay's money-back guarantee.

What Can't Be Resolved by Phone With eBay?

Because eBay is a merchant platform, rather than a direct seller of products, there can be some challenges in resolving disputes between its customers. eBay cannot, for example, reship an item that was lost in the mail or directly provide additional compensation to a buyer who received a product or had a poor experience.

What can I do if I am Unhappy With my call to eBay?

If you have had a bad experience with eBay phone based customer service, don't lose heart. You may still have options. First, You didn't take notes during your conversation with eBay, write down or type out what happened during your call. This information can be useful when getting back in touch with eBay.

Secondly, call eBay back. The next representative you speak to maybe in a better position to address your concerns.

If your second call doesn't go well, try a different method of getting in touch. You can use eBay's online contact form to submit your issue in writing. You can also connect with other users on eBay's community forums to get advice on dealing with your concern.

Customer Number 866-540-3229 - by the Numbers

Phone number to dial
866-540-3229
Call-back available
YES
Call picked up by a real person
YES
Department you're calling
Customer Service
Call center hours
Mon-Fri 5am-10pm, Sat-Sun 6am-6pm PST
Best time to dial
8:00am
Navigate phone maze to a human
Ask for a representative with the automated assistant. Repeat if necessary.
Average wait
16
Current wait
37
Rank (among phone numbers)
1
Rank (overall)
1
Alternate methods
phone or web or twitter
Quality of communication
77%
Quality of help
72%
Customer votes
64,766
Information last updated
Mon Feb 24 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

eBay's Best Toll-Free/800 Customer Phone Number

This is eBay's best phone number, the real-time current wait on hold and tools for skipping right through those phone lines to get right to a eBay agent. This phone number is eBay's Best Phone Number because 299,406 customers like you used this contact information over the last 18 months and gave us feedback. Common problems addressed by the customer care unit that answers calls to 866-540-3229 include Refunds and Returns, Suspended Account, Problem With an Order, Report a Seller, Fraudulent Charge and other customer service issues. The eBay call center that you call into has employees from Utah, California, Philippines and is open Mon-Fri 5am-10pm, Sat-Sun 6am-6pm PST according to customers. In total, eBay has 2 phone numbers. It's not always clear what is the best way to talk to eBay representatives, so we started compiling this information built from suggestions from the customer community. Please keep sharing your experiences so we can continue to improve this free resource.

Contacting eBay - by phone or otherwise

While 866-540-3229 is eBay's best toll-free number, there are 5 total ways to get in touch with them. The next best way to talk to their customer support team, according to other eBay customers, is by calling their 866-643-1607 phone number for their Fraud Detection department. Besides calling, the next favorite option for customers looking for help is via 866-643-1607 for Fraud Detection. If you think this information is inaccurate or know of other ways to contact eBay please let us know so we can share with other customers. And you can click here if you want to compare all the contact information we've gathered for eBay.

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