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eBay and Amazon Mobile Apps: Answer Customers Faster

Published at Mar 24, 2016.

One of the most important things for ecommerce customer service is responding quickly. You need to respond to customers fast if you want a good Amazon seller rating or eBay feedback score. Using your phone lets you reply anywhere, anytime—as long as you have an eBay or Amazon mobile app for customer service.

This article was last updated on 4/13/2018.

Basic: The Default Amazon or eBay Mobile App

eBay Mobile App

Most sellers will handle their messages on mobile using the Amazon Seller app for iOS or Android and/or the eBay app for mobile devices. These are generally good enough if you’re only selling on one marketplace.

Amazon Mobile App for iOS

Is There One App for eBay/Amazon Messages?

Frustrated Multichannel Seller

Switching back and forth between your eBay mobile app and your Amazon one can become a real pain. It’s even worse if you sell on your own website and have to respond to those customer service emails from a different program.

Luckily, there are ways to get all your customer service messages—from Amazon, eBay, and your own site—in a single app for your phone or tablet. To sweeten the deal even further, these options work just as well on your mobile device as they do on your computer.

Option 1: Zendesk


You’ve probably heard of Zendesk. It’s one of the most popular customer service platforms out there, and there’s little wonder why. It makes it easy to handle tickets, manage a support team, perform multichannel customer service integration, and much more.

Zendesk Mobile

One of the other great things about Zendesk is that it works on mobile just as well as on a desktop. But normally, it struggles to process Amazon and eBay messages.

That’s where we come in. ChannelReply lets you get Amazon and eBay messages in Zendesk and reply to them just as easily as messages from other websites. With ChannelReply and Zendesk combined, you have the ultimate eBay and Amazon mobile app.

Option 2: Freshdesk

Freshdesk Homepage

Freshdesk is nearly as popular as Zendesk and may be the most affordable helpdesk available for the features it offers. It even has a totally free account level. And just like its competitors, it offers mobile apps so you never have to leave your customers stranded.

Freshdesk Mobile Apps

Just like Zendesk, Freshdesk normally makes a bit of a mess out of eBay and Amazon messages. It would take an app like ChannelReply to keep them all straight.

Luckily, we've successfully connected ChannelReply to Freshdesk. All you have to do is start your free trial of ChannelReply and then go to "CRM settings." You’ll have the option to choose Freshdesk right alongside Zendesk!

If you get one of these powerful customer service platforms and combine it with ChannelReply, then eBay and Amazon mobile support will become immensely easier. Why spend all day switching between different messaging apps when you can manage everything from one? Try ChannelReply for free and discover how much easier life can be!

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