How To Set Facebook Marketplace To Local Only

Facebook marketplace is a section of your Facebook account that provides a platform to sell and purchase any of the available items locally or globally. Here, you can use various filters to make your search results more effective. You must have heard the ‘Local Listing’ option on the marketplace but do you know what it means? This option is a sort of filter on the marketplace that provides Facebook marketplace local only products as per your preferred areas. 

How Do Change the Location Preference to Local Only on the Facebook Marketplace?

There are different methods to change the location option to local only at the Facebook marketplace. Know them here –

Procedure – 1: Change the Settings of the Facebook Account

  • Open your Facebook account and move to the option of “Settings”.
  •  Search for the “Location” option and click on it.
  •  Now, here you will be asked to change for location preference. If you agree, then select the option of “ Local only” and save the changes.
  • Now, you will receive products and sellers/buyers from the local area only.     

Procedure – 2: Change the Preference to Local Listing

  • Open your Facebook account and click on the menu option available at the top-right side of the screen.
  • Scroll down to the ‘Marketplace’ option and click to open it.
  • You will find the section of “Category” here. click to open it.
  • Search the option of “ Local Listing” here and toggle to activate it.
  • Now, you will view only local products on your Facebook marketplace section. Choose any product and proceed to purchase it.

Procedure – 3: Change the Location Settings Directly from the Facebook Marketplace

  •  Open your Facebook marketplace section from the Facebook account.
  • On opening, you will find the option of “ Click on your location” which is displayed in the Blue color button.
  • Now, change the settings of the location in which you want to search for products. You can choose here, a specific area, distance, city, etc. for your convenience.
  •  In this way, you can search for products in your preferred location or local-only option.

When you emphasize changing the location preference to local only then, you must know why it is needed and how it helps to search items in the local area.

  • Our country is diverse in culture and heritage and you may be surprised that some of the popular products are available in specific regions only. They are not available at the national market level. So, when you change the settings to local or for a specific region, you can easily buy that product.
  • Sometimes delivery charges are lessened for those items that are shipped to local areas. So, whenever you change the option to local only, you may save extra money on purchasing that product.
  • In case of changing your locality or shifting to a new place for various reasons, you can change the location preference at your convenience. On changing, you will also know the correct delivery charges and availability of selected products in your new area.
  • Many Facebook marketplace users are unaware of the fact that changing the location preference costs nothing at Facebook. It is free for everyone and can be changed at any time, or place.