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Saving your searches (following an interest)


Saved searches are searches you follow. Once you follow a search, you can run the search from Interests you follow on the home page, or receive your search results automatically by email.

Following a search adds it to your feed, and it will appear in your profile as an interest. You can save up to 100 searches and sellers in total.

Following a search

To follow a search:
  1. From the top of any page, enter the item you're looking for in the search box, and then click the Search button.

  2. On the search results page, click Follow this search at the top of your results page. You may be asked to sign in.

  3. A box will open with a check box you can select if you want to receive email notifications when new items match your search.

The search will be added to your feed, and will appear in your profile as an interest. You can customise your privacy settings to make your searches public or private.

Viewing searches or interests you follow

Once you've followed a search, you can access the latest search results any time.

To run a search you follow:
  1. On the left side of the home page, you'll see Interests you follow.

  2. Click the search you want to run. 

Receiving email notifications for searches you follow

To be notified by email about new items matching your saved search:
  1. On the left side of the home page, click the number next to Interests you follow.

  2. Under the search, click Notification preferences, then select the check box next to Email new items to me. To stop receiving notifications, clear the check box next to Email new items to me.

Refining or deleting a search you follow

To refine a saved search:
  1. On the left side of the home page, click the number next to Interests you follow.

  2. Mouse over the search you want to refine, and click the gear in the upper right corner of the box.

  3. In the box that appears, select the filters you want to use, then click Save.

To delete a saved search:
  1. On the left side of the home page, click the number next to Interests you follow.

  2. Under the search you want to delete, mouse over Following and click Unfollow.

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