Used cars and new: how to search for OLX on mobile

The OLX app for Android and iPhone (iOS) lets you find new and used vehicles for sale in the region. The user can locate touring cars, utilities, motorcycles, trucks and even boats or aircraft. When you find something of interest to you, you can contact the advertiser in the app chat, by phone or via WhatsApp. The function is useful for anyone who wants to change cars and seeks to do business directly with the owner.

Check out the tutorial below how to use the OLX app filters to find vehicles on your cell phone. The procedure was performed on a Moto E4 running Android 7.1 Nougat. The tips are also good for iPhone users.

Learn how to use the OLX app to find vehicles on your cell phone

How to register in OLX


Step 1. Install the OLX app on your phone. When you open it for the first time, you will be prompted for your location. Tap "OK" and "Allow" to confirm. This information is used to find ads in your area.

Allow the app to access your location

Step 2. The app will then detect your location to display upcoming ads. If you want, you can manually select your city by tapping "Choose status". Ads next to the chosen location will be displayed. Touch Category.

Access ad categories

Step 3. Choose "Autos and Parts" and then select the type of vehicle you are looking for.

Choose the type of vehicle you want

Step 4. Advertisements of the chosen category will be displayed. You can filter the results by more specific location, fuel, brand, value etc. To do so, touch "Filters" in the upper right corner, and start by selecting the neighborhood and price range.

Tap the indicated button to filter the results

Step 5. Next, choose the brand, exchange rate and fuel and year of manufacture. You can also specify other details, vehicle type, mileage and display private ads only. After choosing the desired settings, touch "Filter".

Changing filters

Step 6. The results will be displayed in list form. When you find something that interests you, touch to see more photos and details. You can find the seller's phone number in "View Phone" or exchange messages by the OLX app by tapping "Chat".

Viewing an ad's details

Enjoy the tips for finding new and used vehicles in the OLX app on your phone.

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