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What Is Letgo South Africa App And How does it work?

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When it comes to e-commerce websites, there’s probably thousands of them out there. You might be wondering what is Letgo South Africa app and how does it work. Well, Letgo is a company that provides an app that enables users to buy from, sell to and chat with one another locally. The app was launched in 2015 by Alec Oxenford, former CEO of OLX. 

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The Letgo App initially targeted the United States of America market, competing with the online marketplace leaders Craigslist and eBay.

According to the description of letgo South Africa, you can buy and sell pre-owned or second hand stuff locally in South Africa. You get money for items you don’t want anymore. For example, if you have an old phone that you’re not using, you can login into letgo app South Africa and sell it to someone who might need it.



Besides selling used stuff, you can also buy new items locally. You can also chat with sellers or buyers in a private chat via the app. You can negotiate the prices if you feel like they are expensive.

The app also comes with features such as “product search” and different categories including accessories and fashion, electronics, cars and motors, sports, movies, books and music and many more.

You can download the letgo SA app on Play Store or App store. The registration is easy and simple. You can register using your email address or via Facebook and start buying and selling within your neighborhood.

How to sell on Letgo South Africa App

The app works the same way as Gumtree and OLX South Africa. After you’ve signed up, you can post items by uploading an image of the items for sale. They don’t charge you anything for your listings, it is 100% free.



Steps to sell your items on Letgo

  1. Download the application from App store and complete profile setup
  2. Go to “sell your stuff” and click. Then choose a category of your item
  3. Take a photo of the item you are selling
  4. Type in the price for the item (the price is determined by you, the seller)
  5. Post the item and wait for someone to buy

Is Letgo safe?

Letgo South Africa is safe to use just like any other digital marketplace such OfferUp, Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist. Although the app does not perform background checks on the users, there are necessary steps taken to make sure they verify your identity.

If you feel uncomfortable about a potential buyer or seller, you can report or block them on the app.

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