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Choosing a User ID
A User ID is the unique nickname you use to identify yourself on eBay.
When you register at eBay, choose a User ID that you like and that you'll remember. For example:
Remember that User IDs:
Things you can't include:
Tip: If you forget your User ID, you can have it sent to your registered email address.
Note: You can only change your User ID once in a 30-day period. This is to prevent confusion for the rest of us. Keep in mind that your User ID is a valuable asset, like your feedback rating. Trading partners will come to recognize you by your User ID, so it's a good idea to choose one you'll want to use for the long term.
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