5 simple Steps to activate/deactivate listing in Etsy Marketplace

Etsy offers sellers the access to renew/hide and activate/deactivate  items from the Etsy Marketplace.There are times when you add product to your store and you can’t have enough supply to deliver. That is when, Etsy lets you deactivate your listings for items you can’t provide to your customers and then reactivate them later.

Here’s how you can do it in 5 simple Steps:


  • Login into Etsy
  • Shop Manager
  • Listing
  • Settings
  • Activate/Deactivate Product

Step 1: Login into Etsy

  • Go to Etsy Marketplace.
  • Login to your Etsy account by clicking the “Sign in” option provided in the top right corner.

Listing in Etsy Marketplace

Step 2: Shop Manager

After you have successfully logged in, click on the “Shop Manager” in the top right corner.

Listing in Etsy Marketplace

Step 3: Listing

In the “Shop Manager”, you will find an option “Listings” in the left menu. The option displays all the products you have added in your marketplace.

Listing in Etsy Marketplace

Step 4: Settings

In the listing, there is a “Settings” option, which will give you options to manage the product.

Listing in Etsy Marketplace

Step 5: Activate/Deactivate Product

Listing in Etsy Marketplace

Listing in Etsy Marketplace

Click on the “Activate/Deactivate”. The store will ask for confirmation, on confirming the same, the store will activate/deactivate the product. Once deactivated, the listing will not appear in your public shop.

For reactivating the items, seller needs to check the whether the listed item is expired or not.For expired items,seller needs to pay 0.20 USD to renew the item.For inactive items who has n’t expired, reactivating is free of cost.

Watch how to Activate/Deactivate listing at Etsy Marketplace? 

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One thought on “5 simple Steps to activate/deactivate listing in Etsy Marketplace

  1. Hey Joe,
    Nice and informative article. It helped me to deactivate the listing of old items that are not available now.
    Waiting for more such information!!

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