How to Create a Handbid Account

Your bidders can create a Handbid account from either the Handbid website or from the mobile app on their smartphone.

  NOTE:  Users must download the app before the login link will work. 

Your auction must be in PRESALE,  PREVIEW or OPEN status before having bidders sign up. 


On the Handbid Website

  1. Go to the Auction webpage or FIND MY AUCTIONS and select your auction
  2. Click the REGISTER button.
  3. Select the CLICK HERE to get started link at the top of the LOGIN screen.  You will be prompted to enter the following information: first and last name, email address, password, cell number.
  4. You will be asked to agree to terms and conditions.
  5. You will be issued a paddle number.
  6. You will be given the options to bid from your smart phone or the website.
  7. If you want to bid from your smartphone, you will receive a text message with your Handbid PIN code and a link to login to the app. (NOTE:  You must download the Handbid app before this link will work)


On the Mobile App

  1. Download the Handbid app from the App Store or Google Play Store (NOTE: THIS APP IS ALWAYS FREE)
  2. Enter your First Name, Last Name, Email, and Cell Phone Number.  Click NEXT.  (Note: The cell phone numbered entered above must be allowed to receive text messages)
  3. You will receive a text message to the cell phone number entered on the first screen.  This text will contain a 5 digit pin code. 
  4. Enter the five digit pin code and Handbid will log you into the app.  
  5. Select your auction from the list and START BIDDING.  


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