Technology Experts Advise eBay users to change their passwords
In technology news this week. experts have advise users to change their passwords, after eBay online auction marketplace was hacked. Hackers stole personal information in eBay’s database which affected over 145 million users. Security is a very big issue in the online world, so It’s always important to regularly change your online passwords, and not to use the same password for every account, so today I’d like to give you a walk through on how to change your eBay password.
How to Change eBay password
Go to your local eBay website
Click on the sign in button, and then you will be presented with the sign in screen. Enter your credentials to log in
Once you have logged in, click on where it says G’day (your username), a drop down menu will appear, then click on Account Settings
Once you are in your Account Settings, this is where we change the password, Click on Personal Information, then under Password, click edit
You will then be required to enter your email address, which you registered your account with, to continue.
eBay will send you an email to reset your password or they will call you, this depends on what you choose.
In this example we are going to use the email password reset option. Click on get an email
That’s it, reset instructions will be sent to the email address in your account. It may take a few minutes to get the message.
Next, you need to log into your email account, and watch out for the email from Ebay. Click on the message.
Once you open your message you will see a link in the message. I have blurred mine out, click on the link to reset your EBay Password
Once you click on the link, it will redirect you to a website page, and here, you need to create a new password.
Once you have changed your password you will get a thank you message
That’s It you now have successfully changed your eBay password
I hope this tutorial on how to change eBay password, was able to help you successfully change your eBay password. It can be frustrating if you new to technology and you don’t know how to change a password. In regards to passwords, it’s always best practice to regularly change your password to ensure that you protect your password by all means necessary. Here is a simple tool that I have written previously about how to keep your passwords safe. What are your thoughts, please have your say by leaving your comments below
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