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Bidding and Buying

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Top Questions

Why can't I log in?

If you can't log in to MrBuyGuy.com, you may be using the wrong username, email address or password, or your cookies may be disabled.

Wrong username, email, address or password

If you enter a wrong username, email address or password, you'll see an error message. If you forgot your password, ask for a password reset. MrBuyGuy will email you with information on how to reset your password.

Cookies disabled

A cookie is a small file that is stored in your computer. Cookies let you log in to websites and allow the websites to work effectively. If your cookies are disabled, you may not be able to log in to MrBuyGuy or use the site correctly. 

Your cookies are controlled by your browser. You can enable cookies by changing your browser preferences. Below, you will find where to go to control cookies on the most common browsers:

Browser Where to find menu options
Internet Explorer 6 and above Tools / Internet Options / Security >Click ‘Default Level’
Firefox Tools / Options / Privacy >Tick ‘Accept cookies from sites’
Safari Edit / Preferences / Security >Under ‘Accept cookies', choose ‘Only from sites I visit ’
Chrome  Menu/ Settings / Click ‘Show advance settings’/‘Privacy’ >Click ‘Content Settings’ / ‘ Enable cookies’

Cookies can be affected by a firewall, which can prevent your cookie information from being sent to a website, and by browsing acceleration software, which sometimes removes cookie data.

I can't find the item I listed. Where is it?

Listings are not searchable until 24 hours after they are placed.

Ttry one of these methods to find your listing. 

  • View the listing in your dashboard. 
  • Search by seller, using Advanced Seach.
  • Search by item number, using Advanced Search. Your confirmation email from MrBuyGuy will state your item number.

 

Using your watchlist

If you're thinking of buying a product, but you haven't made your final decision, you can place it on your Watchlist.

This will save you time if you decide to purchase it later on.

From the product page, click on Watch this item.

The product will then appear in your Watchlist.

You can find your Watchlist by clicking on My Account at the top of any page.

Click on the dropdown icon next to Buying on the left hand side of the page.

Then click on My Watchlist.

You'll be able to see all the products you are watching.

Later on, if you decide to buy the product, you can click on it in your Watchlist. You'll be taken right to the product page, where you can make a purchase.  There's no need to search for the item again.

Note: To have a watchlist, you must be a registered member of MrBuyGuy.com.

How do I choose a club membership?

When you register with MrBuyGuy as a business user, you have to choose a club membership.  A club membership allows you to creat your own store.

MrBuyGuy offers four club membership plans: a Basic plan, which is free, and  Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond plans, which require monthly subscriptions.  You can view and compare the store features available with all of the different plans at mrbuyguy.com/club-membership.

If you would like your store to include some of the features in a premium plan, but not all of them,  you can select a Store Add On. This will allow you to purchase an individual store feature in one plan without subscribing to the entire plan.  For example, you can select the Ruby plan and then add on an additional feature that is only available with the Diamond plan. You can choose a store Add On by clicking by clicking Account Summary in the drop down list under My Account on the top righthand side of any web page

You can change your club membership at any time by clicking Change Plan in the dropdown list under My Store at the top of any page or by clicking on Upgrade Account in the dropdown list under My Account on the top righthand side of any page.

Why was my account suspended?

MrBuyGuy will suspend your account if you violate the website Terms & Conditions.

Contact us to find out why your account was suspended.

What is the difference between an item and a listing?

An item is the specific product or service you are selling. A lisitng is is entire page including the iD,  description, pricing and other related details.

How can I offer international shipping?

 If you would like to offer international shipping, click Tick to Ship Internationally on the Item Details page of your listing. If a buyer from another country wins your auction, they will have to provide you with a shipping address. Once you have their address, you can tell them the shipping cost. They can then pay for the item plus shipping.

Can I withdraw my listing?

 Whether or not you can withdraw  a listing before it expires depends on the type of listing and, if it is a General Listing with a reserve, whether  the reserve has been met or not. 

You can withdraw a general listing before it expires, up to an hour before expiration. If you withdraw within an hour after placing the listing, MrBuyGuy will refund all of your listing and promotional fees. After the first hour, you may have to pay an additional fee to withdraw your listing.

You may withdraw a classified listing at any time. There is no fee for withdrawing a classified listing.

Whenever you withdraw a listing, you must state a reason for the withdrawal. If you make repeated withdrawals that MrBuyGuy considers unjustified, your account my be suspended.

How can I get help?

An easy way to get help is to browse through the topics in the help section to find the answer you need.

If you can't find the answer you're looking for, visit our Contact Page and tell us exactly what you'd like to know.

Someone will get back to you as soon as possible to give you the help you need.

What are add ons?

An add on is a feature that doesn't normally come with your level of membership. You can purchase that feature separately, without upgrading you entire store. For example, if you have a Sapphire store and want to use a feature that is not available for Sapphire stores but is available for Ruby or Diamond stores, you can buy that specific feature.

If you’re thinking about upgrading your account but aren’t sure, buying an add on is a good way to test the benefits of an upgrade.