How to Change eBay Password

In the recent cyber-attack eBay compromised a database containing their members password. For this reason eBay immediately asked their members to change their password as soon as possible.

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EBay recommends to their member to change password at least every  30 to 60 days, this is important if your credit card or other financial information attached to your eBay account.

But before you change your password make sure that your email address is up-to-date. EBay will use your email to confirm the change, if you’re not sure, you can always check on your eBay account page, Email and Contact Information section.

To change eBay password follow the instructions below;

  1. The first step is to go to your account settings. To access your settings, hover your name at the top-left part of the screen and click the “Account settings” in the drop-down menu. See the screenshot.Change eBay Password
  2. You will arrive in your account settings page, here you can see all your personal information like  your email, contact information and Financial information. On this page also you’re going to change your password, click the “edit” link at the right part of your Password in the Account Information section, see the screenshot.change ebay password step 2
  3. Enter your registered eBay email then click Continue.Change ebay password step 3
  4. Select how you want to reset your password, eBay provides 3 options, by email, text or call. Pick which one easier for you. In this tutorial I will select the email to reset my password.change ebay password step 4
  5. After you click the email option, eBay will send and instructions to your email.change ebay password step 5
  6. Go to your email, open the email from eBay, if you can’t find in your inbox check your spam box. Follow the instructions written in the email. Click the link included in the email as instructed to reset your password.Change ebay password step 6
  7. The link will open in a new window where you can enter your new password. Choose a password that contains numbers, symbols and more than six characters long. Make sure that easy for you to remember. Click submit if you’re done.change ebay password step 7

Congratulations! You’ve successfully changed your eBay password. You can now login using your new password.

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Efren Nolasco is a former OFW in Taiwan and Abu Dhabi, a web geek and founder of this website. You can follow him on his social media accounts.