How to Turn off Marketplace Notifications on Facebook

It can be annoying at times to receive notifications about new products that are of interest if you belong to a buy/sell group.

We will show you how to turn off Marketplace notifications on Facebook in this guide.

The Facebook Marketplace is a fantastic way to sell your products across the globe. Currently, most sales offerings are through advertising posts, which are all directed to the Marketplace. You can buy practically anything from apparel to fashion items to smartphones. 

The Facebook Marketplace suggests items for you based on your preferences. You may receive notifications when a seller you follow posts a new listing or reduces the price of an item that you follow.

It might be frustrating to receive these notifications. Facebook allows you to turn off Facebook Marketplace notifications. Facebook Marketplace not only lets you see your Facebook Marketplace purchases, hides your listings from your friends, and lets you change the location of your listings. 

How to Turn off Marketplace Notifications on the Facebook

If these notifications are frustrating for you, you can turn them off in the Facebook Marketplace. You can access the Facebook Marketplace via your smartphone or iPad, or from a computer as well.

Method 1: On Android App

For Android users, follow these steps:

  • Open the Facebook app on your phone 
  • Log in to your account
  • Click Hamburger Menu in the top-right corner of the screen
  • From the menu, select Settings & Privacy
  •  Then, click on  Settings 
  •  Select Notification Settings from the search results.
  • You’ll see Marketplace notification options if you swipe down and tap the button.
  • Block all Facebook notifications by turning off Allow Notifications.
  • Lastly, select Turn Off 

 If you want to stop receiving notifications, turn off one or all of the toggles.

Method 2: On iPhone App

For iPhone users, follow these steps:

  • Open the Facebook app on your phone 
  • Log in to your account
  • Click Hamburger Menu in the top-right corner of the screen
  • From the menu, select Settings & Privacy
  • Then, click on  Settings 
  •  Select Notification from the search results.
  • You’ll see Marketplace notification options if you swipe down and tap the button.
  • Block all Facebook notifications by turning off Allow Notifications.
  • Lastly, select Turn Off 

Method 3: Through Facebook Website

  • Sign in to your Facebook account by opening Facebook.com in your web browser.
  •  On the top right corner, click on the down arrow icon.
  • Select Settings & Privacy
  • Then, click on  Settings 
  •  Select Notification in the left pane.
  • You’ll see Marketplace notification options if you swipe down and tap the button.
  • Block all Facebook notifications by turning off Allow Notifications.
  • Lastly, select Turn Off 

Use Notification Channels

Follow the instructions in your device’s notification channels settings to disable Facebook Marketplace notifications.

  • Open the Settings app on your device.
  •  Select Apps & Notifications from the list.
  •  Select Notifications
  •  Choose Facebook from the list.
  • Scroll down and turn off the toggle next to the Marketplace option.

FAQ: 

Can you sell goods on the Facebook Marketplace without having a Facebook account?

All you need is a Facebook account to sell on the Marketplace. The Marketplace is a platform where you can post local classified ads without being friends with other Facebook users.

How do I get rid of Marketplace on my Facebook news feed? 

In Facebook 2021, Marketplace is not possible to remove, but you can hide it from your News Feed 

  • By clicking the three lines at the top left of your News Feed
  • Then select “Settings”
  • Scroll down to “Hide Marketplace” 
  • Click OK.

Do you have to pay to use Facebook Marketplace?

Listing on Facebook Marketplace is free, unlike other markets.

Do Marketplace listings show on the timeline?

You cannot post Marketplace posts to your timeline or to any group. However, you can post it to buy and sell groups, online yard sales, or other groups you may be part of.

Is it possible to hide your Facebook Marketplace profile?

Click on “General> Privacy”, in the “Private marketplace” section,

check the “Make marketplace private box, and save settings.

Is it possible to post something on Facebook Marketplace without your friends seeing it?

Make sure your Facebook Marketplace listings are hidden from your friends by setting the visibility to private.

Do Facebook Marketplace sellers have any safeguards?

Purchase Protection shields qualified orders against loss or damage automatically. If you don’t receive your order, you can seek a refund through Purchase Protection.

Conclusion:

The Facebook Marketplace is a fantastic way to sell your products across the globe. You can buy practically anything from apparel to fashion items to smartphones. It might be frustrating to receive these notifications. In this article, you learn how to turn off Marketplace notifications on Facebook. If you have any questions about any of the steps, please feel free to post them in the comment section.  Hopefully, I will be able to contact you shortly.