on 10-20-2011 06:48 PM
When I go into the automatic payments section on my seller account, there is an option for changing the automatic payment method, but I don't see any way to remove automatic payments. Is there any way to set it up so my fees are not ever payed automatically? I just want to be able to pay them manually without having to worry about if I have enough money on my PayPal to cover the seller fees when it gets automatically paid.
on 01-23-2013 11:36 AM
Log on your paypal account.
-scroll your mouse over profile till it drops down.
-click "my money"
-click "update" next to "my preapproved payments"
This is what someone else told me to do because im freakin tired of ebay charging me at random times and sometimes i dont have the funds in my account. So the bank charges me 40$ for ebays 1.60$ invoice charge.
on 11-20-2013 06:38 PM
If you remove the automatic payment option, you will not be allowed to sell any more items. Ebay protects itself from problems by making auto payments mandatory.
A good way to make sure that the auto payment system is never used is to pay them in advance by opening your seller account and click on 'make a one time payment'.
on 11-19-2012 09:35 PM
Ebay is basically like a third world country.. they allow you to do nothing the way you want to or that would make since. You can't sell on ebay without a paypal account and you can't remove the automatic payment method either.. so they got you coming and going.. ebay owns paypal, yet you can't do anything without the other! If you keep money in your paypal account, you risk losing it if paypal finds it necessary to screw you.. if you don't leave enough in there to cover your invoice, then you have bank NSF fees. Long story..(short version) i bought a car on ebay, paid a $200 deposit on it through paypal. It was a no reserve and went real cheap. The guy never would contact me back, but he did get the $200. When I finally got a hold of him he said "the car was stolen" I said "whatever then, just refund my money" he never did... I contacted paypal and all they said for me to do is call my car insurance company because the car was stolen! wtf! They never refunded the $200! They are like the mafia! ONLY BIGGER
on 10-12-2013 05:22 AM
on 07-29-2013 08:31 AM
You can always pay it manually for about a week to ten days before they charge you. When they send notification of your invoice they clearly tell you the date it is going to transfer from PayPal.....
You must have either automatic payments set up from PayPal or a credit card on file for payment. They don't just trust anyone to pay without a payment method on file that they can charge if you don't pay.
on 02-08-2012 01:49 PM
does this mean its a big mistake to add your paypal account because its permanently attached to your ebay account?
I feel like this can result in overdraft fees from the bank if the automatic payment system attempts to pull money from an account with insufficient funds, and there is no practical alternative.