eBay Sellers... What new features would you like to see in the iPhone app?

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eBay Sellers... What new features would you like to see in the iPhone app?

We are working on adding new selling features to the eBay for iPhone app (as well as our other apps. We'd love to hear from you about what new and important features you'd like to see built. Please respond below... thank you!
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I just started using the app, and the potential is there to be a very powerful tool for sellers, but I would really like to see a few additional options. I am using the Android App, and we currently have 5000 individual items on ebay. All of our items have to be described individually and pictured by us. This means the quicker we can list the more money we make. I will concentrate on what would tweak the app, resulting in faster listing

1. Right now I can go to one of my listings, and click on (Sell Similar Item) The app will then copy my existing information for Returns Policy, Shipping, Ebay Category, Best Offer information, Payment Methods, & Item Location. This makes it easy to then use the HTML that I have already created, and only change the title, pictures, price, & shipping amounts to create an entirely new listing.

2. I would like to be able to somehow save that html, and the seller preferences to the application, so that I don't have to click on the (Sell Similar Item) tab, and delete the title, and other information that is going to change. This would allow sellers to save valuable listing time since they will not have to click on the (Sell Similar Item) tab, but rather just start the listing with the pre-selected seller options already filled out, and the HTML already entered to make a much more visually appealing and functional listing.

3. With the new updates planing for longer titles It would be nice if there was a way to set it up so the app would allow you to copy the title or any other information, and then be able to paste it anywhere in the listings description or HTML. This copy capability would help with the small keyboards, and typing speed on a smart phone.

4. I currently use photos in the body of my listings. It would be great if we could use the HTML of the photos uploaded by the app, so that we could also use those photos in the body of the listings. This will make the listings much more professional, and allow the app to speed up the process of listing substantially.

Hope this gives you some ideas.

Dustin
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Charlotte Winter

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A selling overview- like the one on the website that tells you your total sales, awaiting payments, total bids etc.
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Owen

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I would like to be able to see if an auction has a BIN without entering the auction. It seems the only auctions you can tell have a BIN are auctions from stores. Even if there was just a "B" added next to the starting bid. Do it!
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thriftstoregoldmines

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Please please please allow sellers to send an invoice!
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lyndsey0211

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show buyers delivery addresses, as sometimes it doesn't show up on paypal for iphone, and you have to go on computer to find it out anyway, which is a waste of time.

the main reason we all use the app (well, I did use it, until you upgraded it to a minimum of OS v4.0 which my 3G can't seem to download, grr) if for ease and convenience. Sometimes we can't be next to our computers when auctions end, and the app was great for this being on the go.

be able to search your past auctions from a few months back, I sell a lot on eBay, and can only go back the past few.

One more request! To be able to check that the buyer has left the seller feedback, sellers can leave feedback quickly at end of auctions but it's a chore to go searching through to see if buyer has received and given feedback.

Thanks
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I would like to send a buyer an invoice. Also would like to see my feedback show the item the feedback was left for. Also would like to see others feedback with item as well. Thanks and keep up the good work!!
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Gabi Schofield

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I'd like a ding dong noise each time someone enters my shop, simple and possibly annoying, but would like it please xx
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gino

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Please, add Italy in selling option
PLEASEEEEEEEEE :D
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Deb

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Allow calculated shipping weight entry when creating a new listing.
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Crystal Spider

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I would love this feature!!
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1- Wish it would remember what shipping method i picked for previous listing. I have to continually reenter shipping method on every listing

2- doesnt save Brand names that i have added which were missing from the list

3- when taking picture from application , there should be a box on the screen for the zoomed area. When taking a picture and using your whole screen to fit picture.. application then cuts off top and bottom portion of picture. Cannot zoom in and out with two fingers. U can but app wont take your own zoom since sides are now too short.

4- have option to save pictures taken within ebay application to camera roll incase u want to go back afterwords and perform additional picture editing
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Benjamin Baraga

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I am a bronze seller. I live on the mobile app. The most helpful feature I could have would be the ability to select the store category for items I am listing. I have to go back to a desktop to make these changes. This would be a great boon for me to continue on my pace of being a silver seller this next year.

Also the ability to give feedback on the iOS app from the iOS app. A lot of times while in the field doing work on the iOS app. I think " this would be useful ". Then I forget until the next time it comes up.

Thank you
Benjamin Baraga
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I would love to be able to view what sellers have left me feedback and ones that have not left feedback. Can u add another icon for that? I see there are only two icons, item shipped and feedback left but nothing about if a buyer has left feedback for you. Sometimes i like to reach out the buyers who have not left feedback to make sure they are satisfied with their item.

I would also love to receive a push notification from ebay telling me that an item has shipped for the items that i have linked a tracking number to.

unsold items
many of the items in the unsold section i have relisted and have sold. Why cant i slide left and delete them from the list? they are no longer unsold.

is this thread still being followed? i haven't seen any replies from employees.
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Saging

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Add Philippines as preferred site in ipad
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Elior Naomi Grama

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Please make an ability to see the shipping prices to diffrent addresses and not just to your main address!!!

Thank you!!!
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sparrow3388

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I would like an option to switch between different eBay accounts without having to sign out everytime. I love the instant notifications, but for those of us with multiple accounts, this would be very useful
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I agree!!
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Chris Gray

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I agree too.
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Shirley McAllister

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I just got my new Ipad. I use it when I travel and for weekends in the mountains. I am not able to figure out how to find the summary page on my ebay to see what has sold and what has not sold, is that not a function of this app? If not do you know of an app that has that function. Also can you send invoices to the customer?

Thank you
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Jon Brewer

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I went to list my car using the ebay app for ipad today so
i took all the photos on my ipad and went about creating the listing but it wouldnt let me list it because the category cars is not available. this meant i had to list my car using my laptop because you cant upload photos off an ipad onto the normal ebay website.pretty poor really considering ebay is now one of the most popular ways people sell vehicles.
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I can't either wish they would hurry and sort it
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loanmod

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FASTER REFRESH with a high number of Saved Searches would be great. My searches are refreshing extremely slowly with the high quantity of items. This would be a huge timesaver for mass volume buyers.
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Crystal Spider

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A refresh button when viewing active/sold/unsold would be useful
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bigbuff74

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I would like to see newly listed items like the iPhone version
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jessicamccarty151

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I use this app pretty much all day long and for the most part love it. I don't use it to list but to monitor my auctions. I wish the total bid amounts were shown at the top of the selling page like they are on the "my eBay" page on the full site.
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Kevin

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Need a "Send Invoice" button.
Need to be able to filter "most number of bids" during auction searches like on the main site.
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please have an option to see the price for shipping to multiple locations and not just the default location!!!!
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Elior Naomi Grama

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please have an option to see the price for shipping to multiple locations and not just the default location!!!!
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amandawarrington

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I'd love to be able to receive sales updates about both my ebay stores on my phone
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After selecting an item, the listing comes up with the first picture of the item. At this point, you do not know if there is only 1 photo, or if there is 10. If there is more to see, I would like to know without having to click on the picture. Just add a Picture 1 of 1 or Picture 1 of 10 to the caption.
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I would also find this very useful