How to Mark the Item as Shipped on Depop

How to Mark the Item as Shipped on Depop

Being an online seller isn’t easy, as you have to manage a lot of things while making sure everything goes smoothly during the entire process. The same is the case when you are selling on an online marketplace like Depop.

Shipping is one of the critical aspects of selling on Depop and you should take it very seriously. Shipping on Depop does not just involve shipping the order on time, it’s more than that. You also need to get shipping tracking and update it on Depop. Moreover, you need to mark every item as shipped to avoid any misunderstanding with the buyer.

In this blog, we are going to explain how to mark the item as shipped on Depop. In addition, we will discuss the consequences if you forget to mark an item as shipped.

So, let’s dive in.

What Does “Marked as Shipped” Mean on Depop?

When a seller marks an item as shipped, it keeps the buyer informed about his order like when it will get delivered. So that he doesn’t have to message the seller to find out the shipping status.

Does Depop Automatically Update Shipping?

If you have shipped an item with USPS then Depop will automatically update the shipping tracking info in the app so that the buyer knows when the item has been sent and delivered.

However, if you have shipped an item using your own shipping, then you’ll need to add shipping tracking info once you send the item.

How to Mark the Item as Shipped on Depop?

On Depop Website

1- Log in to your Depop seller account.

2- Then, click the profile icon on the top right of the screen.

3- Next, click “Your Selling Hub.”

4- After that go to Sell > Sold. There you will find receipts for all sold items.

All Sold Items

5- Then, click “Mark as Shipped” on your sales receipt.

Mark as Shipped Depop

6- Finally, include the tracking number.

On Depop App

1- First, log in to your account on Depop app.

2- Next, tap the “Shop” icon on the bottom of the screen.

3- Then, move to the “Sold Items”

Sold Items

4- After that, select the item that you want to mark as shipped.

All Sold Items

5- Lastly, tap the “Marked as Shipped” button and enter the tracking number.

What Will Happen If I Forget to Mark the Item as Shipped?

What Will Happen If I Forget to Mark the Item as Shipped

If a seller does not add shipping tracking and mark the item as shipped on Depop then he will receive the payment but after 10 working days from the date that item is sold.

However, if the buyer raises any issue regarding the order then Depop will hold the payment until the issue gets resolved.

It’s also important for you to know as a seller that you will not be eligible for Depop Payments Seller Protection if you haven’t sent an ordered item using tracked shipping.

Final Words:

Though marking items as shipped on Depop is not mandatory, it does save your buyers from getting into any sort of confusion. So it’s better to mark the item as shipped on Depop as it’s your responsibility as a seller to let your buyers know the shipping status of their orders.

It will take less than a minute for you to mark the item as shipped on Depop. So do it as soon as you ship the item!

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