eSnipe SnipeIt! Firefox Add-On Instructions

(Note: Also may be used by Netscape Navigator 9.0 users.)

Installing the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension

  1. Start installing the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension

    Start installing the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension by clicking the following link: SnipeIt_FireFoxExtension.xpi

  2. Allow eSnipe to install a Firefox Extension

    A pop-up will open so you can allow eSnipe to install a Firefox Extension. Click "Allow". (see screenshot below).

  3. Continue installing the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension

    If Firefox blocked the download the first time, continue installing the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension by clicking the install link again: SnipeIt_FireFoxExtension.xpi

  4. Install SnipeIt! Firefox Extension

    A window will open asking you to confirm that you want to install the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension. After a few seconds you will see a button labeled "Install Now", click it (see screenshot below).

  5. Restart Firefox

    A pop-up will open asking you to restart Firefox to complete the installation. Click "Restart Firefox" (see screenshot below).

Using the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension

You may now use the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension. Visit any eBay Auction page (single auction, not search results) and you will be presented with the option to SnipeIt! (see screenshot below). Just click "SnipeIt!", and you will be able to place a bid directly in the auction window.

Troubleshooting the SnipeIt! Firefox Extension

Some users have reported having problems with the Firefox extension's ability to place bids. Until this is fixed, this page outlines a quick fix to get around these problems.