How to View Only Local Listings on the Facebook Marketplace

The Facebook Marketplace is an excellent way for businesses to sell their products worldwide. 

In this article, we will show you How to View Only Local Listings on the Facebook Marketplace on iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, and on the web app.

Local items can be found at reasonable prices on Facebook Marketplace. There are many categories to choose from, including apparel, fashion items, and smartphones. Apparel, furniture, tools, vehicles, and even property rentals are available for purchase.

With Facebook Marketplace, you’ll be able to sell and advertise your goods without paying ridiculous fees as other marketplaces do. Aside from this, it’s a convenient option for anyone looking for bargain deals on both new and used things. 

The majority of sales are made through advertisements directing customers to them. Facebook Marketplace allows you to turn off Facebook Marketplace notifications. In addition to viewing your Facebook Marketplace purchases, you can hide your listings from friends, and change the location of your listings.

Local Facebook marketplace benefits:

  • The goods and services of local businesses are easily accessible.
  • It is possible to communicate directly with the owners of the company.
  • Local businesses may offer better discounts and bargains.
  • They allow you to discover interesting and unusual products and services.
  • Shop local merchants to support your community’s economy.

If you only want to see local listings on the Facebook Marketplace, follow these steps.

How to View Local Listings on the Facebook Marketplace

For Android and iPhone users, follow these steps:

Method 1: On Android / iPhone App

  • Open the Facebook app on your phone 
  • Log in to your account
  • Click Hamburger Menu in the top-right corner of the screen
  • Then select the “Marketplace” option
How to See Your Facebook Marketplace Purchases on mobile app
How to See Your Facebook Marketplace Purchases on the mobile app
  • On the top right corner, click on Categories from the bar in the Marketplace.
  • Tap on the Local Listings option under the search bar.
  • Tap your location.
  • Select the radius suggested or customize it, To change your location or adjust your search radius, tap the drop-down menu below your current location.
  • Once you are done, then click on “Apply.”

Method 2: On Desktop/ Pc 

  • Sign in to your Facebook account by opening Facebook.com in your web browser.
  • Click Marketplace in the menu on the left. 
  • To see local listings for any item in the Marketplace, use the Search bar in the leftmost menu.
  • Select Local pickup under Delivery method in the leftmost menu on the results page.
  • Tap on Change Location next to Today’s picks.
  •  Select Location and set a Radius. then click on  Apply to finish.

 To use the Filter option, you have to click Filter at the top of the results page.

Method 3: 

  • Open the Facebook app 
  • Log in to your account
  • Click Hamburger Menu in the top-right corner of the screen
  • Then select the “Marketplace” option
  •  Tap the Search icon then use the Search bar for an item name that you want to search 
  • Under the search bar, click Filters.
  • Tap on Sort By
  • Under the “Sort by” section, tap “Distance Nearest first.
  • If you are using an iPhone, click “See Listings” and if you are using an Android device, click “See Items”.

FAQ

Does Facebook Marketplace have a secure shopping environment?

There are some risks involved in purchasing through Facebook Marketplace, just as with any online transaction. In-person trades, always use a payment method that protects buyers, such as PayPal or credit cards, when you meet.

Does Facebook Marketplace offer local delivery?

Since Facebook Marketplace has several local partnerships for service delivery, users can rely on such offices to deliver goods to their homes. By purchasing anything on the Facebook marketplace, you save time and money since local delivery saves you time and money. 

How can I offer a product for sale on Facebook’s Marketplace?

The first thing you need to do is take a picture of the item you want to sell. Describe it, including its condition, cost, and delivery options. Select a category and a location.

How can I search the Facebook Marketplace for products?

You can search the Marketplace by opening your Facebook app and clicking the Marketplace icon. You can also filter your results based on location, cost, and other factors.

Is Facebook’s marketplace easy to use?

Once you have found a product you are interested in purchasing,  Next, select Message to contact the seller. They will then provide instructions on how to proceed.

Conclusion 

I recommend that you use the Filter option if you wish to keep your Facebook Marketplace local only. This will show you all the items that are available within a specified radius of your location. If a search result is not available, the radius will not be expanded. 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.