How to Change from API Account to a Non-API and from non-API to API Account?

Changed your mind? Learn how you can switch the way AutoDS works with your eBay account

You can learn about the differences between a non-API account and an API account in this help article - click here. 

Changing from API to NON API

To convert your existing store to a non-API version, you need to do the following:

First make sure to remove authorization from eBay

My eBay -> Account -> Account Settings -> Site Preferences -> Third-party authorizations

Revoke  -> Revoke this authorization --> Apply

Click here for a direct link to this setting on eBay. 

Go to the side bar in your AutoDS account and click on the little pencil:

 

Click on the 3 dots aside the relevant store and choose 'Convert to NON API'

 

Click on the link 'Get token from eBay here'

You will now be asked to log in to your eBay account, and then you will be forwarded to this page to get the file exchange token. Click on 'Agree':

Copy the token:

 

And paste it here and click 'Next':

 

Now you will be required to download the Chrome extension.

Visit the Chrome Web Store at this link to download the extension to your browser.

After you downloaded the chrome extension - copy the AutoDS token you got and paste it in the extension and click 'Update':

IMPORTANT: The status in this window will remain as 'Waiting for extension initiation' until the system detects you have installed the Chrome and added your AutoDS token. 

To activate the extension, you need to update the AutoDS token and then the file exchange token: 

 

When the tokens are added, this is how the extension should look like: 

For more info on how to work with the non-API solution, make sure to check out more helpful guides in this link

Changing from NON-API to API

First, make sure to uninstall the extension. To learn how to uninstall a Chrome extension, visit this link. It is essential that you do that to ensure the extension will not continue to update your store's listing via eBay's file exchange. 


Go to the side bar in your AutoDS account and click on the little pencil:

Click on the 3 dots aside the relevant store and choose 'Convert to API'


After that, you will be directed to eBay - log in to your account and approve us. 

Log in to the eBay account you wish to connect:

 Then click "Agree" to grant us access via eBay's' API to your account: 

 

For more information about the non-API account feature, search 'non-API' on our help center or YouTube channel.       

   

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate and turn to us at the support chat - we will be more than happy to assist you.