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eBay Error Code 240: The item cannot be listed or modified. Verify Your Phone Number.


- Error Code 240

Short Message - The item cannot be listed or modified.

Long Message - The item cannot be listed or modified. The title and/or description may contain improper words, or the listing or seller may be in violation of eBay policy.

Verify Your Phone Number:

To help provide a safe trading environment, eBay members need to have a valid phone number on file. Please work with us to verify or update and verify your phone number by following a few, easy steps. We care about your privacy and encourage you to learn more.

1. Receive an automated call at the phone number we have on file for you.

2. Remember the PIN (Personal Identification Number) you receive during the call.

3. Return to eBay and enter the PIN.


As the error outlined, a valid phone number is required and click here to place a call to eBay.

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