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How to Sell Something on Wallapop: Step-by-step

Elsie Goycoolea
By Elsie Goycoolea. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Sell Something on Wallapop: Step-by-step
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If you want to get rid of some old clothes, books or anything else that you don’t use anymore then you will want to hear about Wallapop. Since 2013, Wallapop has grown to become a leading Spanish web service where users can buy and sell used items. In a matter of minutes you are able to create an account and start selling your items to users all around the world. Besides, its app has already achieved more than 5 million downloads and is available in other countries such as France, the USA, the UK and Mexico.

In this OneHowTo article we share step-by-step How to Sell Something on Wallapop.

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Steps to follow:


The first step to sell something on Wallapop is, obviously, to download and install the official app. Currently Wallapop is available for iOS and Android devices. You will also be asked to create an account with an email address or using one of your social media accounts to speed up the process.


Once you have your account ready you can start selling your items. First, click on the search window icon on the left hand side. A floating menu will slide right and the first option should read, “List item”. Some versions will say, “sell your item”.

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Once you are in the “sell your item” screen you will see a blank page divided in categories. At the top you can upload up to four images of your item. Below you are asked for your product name and product description. At the bottom you can set the price and category.

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Make sure that your product’s name is accurate and that it stands out. Also, select the pictures that better reflect the actual product. Users know that it will be a used item and are not necessarily looking for store-looking products.

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There is also a box that you can click to share your selling item on your social media account so you can notify your friends. You can also invite some of your friends to use this app as well.


Once you click on the “Post” button your item will be included in the specified category for the users of the app to see. If a user is interested you will get a notification on your phone. You are also able to track how many times your item has been seen by going to your user profile. You are also allowed to make changes to your published item.


Once you get a notification from a buyer you can start a conversation through the messaging system so that you agree on a final price and exchange. Since this is a direct to consumer app it is highly likely that your buyer will live close by and you will meet to finalize the transaction.

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There are no additional costs or fees for selling an item and while you wait for your item to be sold perhaps you are interested in checking out what other users are selling. Just choose a category and make sure that your allow for the app to track your location.

If you want to make money through apps, why not take a look at how to make money by selling on Etsy too?

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