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How to set up the Rule to automatically approve returns

This rule allows you to automatically approve the item's return if the buyer requests it. You can choose the return reasons when this rule will apply. eBay recommends you set up and apply this rule to relatively high value items or collectibles.

  1. In the The total refund is field, enter the maximum cost of the item (in US dollars) that you are ready to refund automatically.
  2. In the The return reason is tick the the boxes (✔) next to the reason for applying this rule. You can select one, several or all reasons. Use the Select all, Delete all buttons to tick or untick all return reasons.
  3. Click the Turn on button.


The rule is set up and saved.

After setting this rule, any buyer wanting to return an item, and that meets the criteria you have set, will receive automatic approval to start the return.