Change your search location

Changing your search location on OfferUp allows you to browse and buy items locally or from anywhere in the United States.

How it works

Your search location determines what items show up in your feed. For example, you can change your search location to:

    • See what’s for sale within a 30-mile radius of your current location.
    • See what’s for sale in New York City, even though you’re in Seattle.

Setting a search location allows you to browse items in any US city at any time. Simply share your location to shop for items near you, or enter a zip code to check out items in other cities. 

Change your search location

In the app On the web
  1. Open the OfferUp app and log in to your account.
  2. On the Home page, tap Location iconFor You.
  3. On the Location pop-up, tap the ZIP Code field.
  4. On the ZIP Code page, tap Get My Location to share your device’s current location.
    • If you haven’t enabled location sharing yet, you’ll get the Set Your Location pop-up. Tap Enable, then allow OfferUp to access your device’s location.
    • If you don’t want to enable location sharing, tap Enter ZIP Code to type in a zip code instead.
  5. Tap Apply to save your search location.

Your app home feed will immediately update to show items for sale in the area you entered. Please note, your new search location will only update on the device that you changed it on. It will not be reflected on other devices or computers.

Saving your search location to your profile

Sometimes, when you change your search location in the app, we’ll ask if you want to save that location to your profile as well. This helps ensure that your profile always stays up to date.

For example, if you change your search location from Detroit, MI to Seattle, WA, we may ask if you’d like to save Seattle, WA as your new profile location. If you do, tap Yes, Update My Profile. If you don’t, tap No, Keep Current. To learn more, see Add or update your profile location.

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