5miles: Buy and Sell Locally

The Third Stone Holdings Limited

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Price Category Version Released Last Updated Size Compatibility Age
Free Shopping 5.8.5 Oct 15, 2014 Mar 19, 2018 68.6 MB iOS 8.0 or later 4+
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New in version 5.8.5

We’ve exterminated bugs, added some great new features and improved 5miles as a whole.
- Support for iPhone X

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Description

5miles is the highest rated local marketplace app, helping you buy and sell stuff in your area. 5miles is free, easy, and safe and has facilitated more than $1 BILLION in local sales, helping 10 million happy users put money back in their pockets and find great products at great rates.

“5miles is the first to integrate local services into an app of this kind” - CNBC

“The 5miles app is a great way to sell old items AND to buy new things at a fraction of the cost they would be retail.” - Alicia Reneeg, BuzzFeed

“It’s better than Craigslist and it’s better than OfferUp with its attention to informative detail.” Catherine, 5miles buyer

With 5miles you can also discover great classifieds in your area, find a place to live, hire local services, or get a new job - all from the comfort of your phone.

It’s FREE to list items for sale and FREE to discover local goods and services, all within 5 miles.

Easy
• Snap a photo and offer up your items in seconds
• Use GPS and zip code to find thousands of listings nearby
• Make an offer by sending an in app chat message
• Free to boost your post to send it to the top of the feed
• Easy registration via Facebook or email
• Share your listings via Facebook, Twitter, SMS, and Email

Safe
• Email, phone, and Facebook verifications
• Rate and read reviews of buyers and sellers
• Use our Safe Area Exchange Locator (SEAL) feature to find a secure meetup spot
• 5miles team constantly monitors listings and chats to keep fraud away
• 5miles doesn't share your information with anyone
• Don't want to meetup? Choose shipping for your exchange method

Fun
• Discover great stuff near and far by browsing photos
• Search and filter to find relevant listing
• Like items and follow sellers
• Make offers and get the best deals
• Chat to share more details, photos, and meeting spots
• Share listings to Facebook and Twitter to sell faster

Shop, make offers, and list items and services for free. It's like your own online garage sale without the hassle.

Find home cleaning, home repair, or home improvement professionals. Get help with chores or errands. Find a mover you can trust.

Looking for housing or a roommate? Find apartments, houses, and condos for rent or sale. Find a roommate to share your dream loft. Landlords, list your real estate in a snap!

Looking for work? Find jobs near you! Full-time, part-time, freelance jobs, or short gigs.

FREE for everyone.

Download now and discover great listings from the 5miles community. Are you ready to go shopping?

Want to find out more about us?
https://www.5miles.com/
Email: hello@5milesapp.com

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Reviews
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Use offer up
lc012477 on 4/20/2018
When I put a distance of 10 miles, things show up from Texas & I live in FL. I’ll stay with Offer Up
Trappy appy
Coolkid👱87 on 4/19/2018
Yea so dis app is mad trappy. Killer spot to post some trees, some horse tranqs, and even some china white, yes boi, I dis that. Aight so this app is good download it up and you’ll be mad hyped wit da proformance.
Únase!
Catto3102 on 4/19/2018
Los invito a que se unan a esta excelente aplicación. Es muy servicial y conveniente.
DO WORK!!
bosssohard on 4/17/2018
Good deals.......man I love my life!!!!
Good
sallyboybug on 4/16/2018
Nice site
Filter doesn’t work very well
EDAGrasshopper on 4/14/2018
App is good and I have sold a car on here. However, car filter doesn’t work. When I try to filter for year and mileage, it shows everything. :( I hope the developers fix this. It’s a good app overall
BroadcastKing dot com
BroadcastKing on 4/14/2018
BroadcastKing dot com
Pictures are automatically reordered
Nickickk on 4/13/2018
When you edit an item, the pictures get completed re-ordered for no reason. This is very frustrating and it’s been happening for years. Why can’t you leave the pictures in the same order I left them? I’ve never seen this happen on any other platform or website before. I’m staying with offerup. Sorry
Not the best selling app out there
phat300c on 4/13/2018
First of all not a fan of how you need to keep “boosting” your items so people could see them. I sometimes forget to boost it and I get no sales on it when other selling apps boost it automatically for you. Also my biggest complaint about this app is how you could rate people before you make a transaction. I sell often and always tell people I won’t hold nothing for them , if someone shows up with money it’s getting sold. I have many bad reviews over people getting upset that I sold an item. So my reviews don’t look that good when in reality it has nothing to do with what I sold but people been mad they didn’t get it so I think that’s should be fixed! ASAP ! People should only be able to review you for what you sold not just get random review from people just view your products
Terrible
Appleinvader on 4/12/2018
So I got on there and you see a lot of items. The problem is most the stuff shown is over 60 days old. This app is not monitored or used.
The worst.
Ajberber on 4/12/2018
If you’re a seller, don’t bother. Your ads will be immediately removed over the simplest things. Like not putting it in the right category, even if there isn’t a category provided for your item and you put it in “other” it will still be removed. I took Live Photo’s of my product and they said they were stock photos that don’t show the real quality of the product and removed them. Sorry for taking good photos I guess lol I’ve used OfferUp and Letgo on a regular basis and they don’t give me any trouble. This app is a nightmare to deal with though. Don’t waste your time.
Nissan Sentra
LRob3426 on 4/11/2018
I was totally impressed with the transaction Kevin told me everything thing up front an when my daughter and arrived we saw the car it was the way it was described great job I will recommend him to anyone looking for a good running car for a kid.
Great buyer
moxoom on 4/11/2018
Great to deal with A++++ We all at Xoom Furniture are looking forward to assist you.
poorly designed app
Rvw on 4/11/2018
I spent about 15 minutes creating my first post, part of that time trying to figure out why they were automatically listing my price in a foreign currency (I'm in the US) and not allowing me to list in US$. After finally sorting that out, it turned out that the app won't post my item because I don't have a cell phone and therefore can't be verified. So, I tried to delete the account (apparently they don't actually 'delete', rather they 'deactivate' your account). It forwarded me to their website on my browser, and repeatedly had me complete captcha tasks, even though it said i was completing them correctly it won't sign me into my account on the browser, even though it works on the app itself.
I love this app
secon to none on 4/10/2018
I am new here and I am thankfull for all this apps 5miles
Total Ripoff!
VictoriaMG on 4/9/2018
I bought an ad to advertise for a moving sale. Since there was no category for “moving sale or estate sale,” I picked their “yard sale,” which seemed to be the closest thing to what I needed. The day of the sale, I went in the app and it realized that the ad was never posted, Bc it was in the “wrong category.” I appealed, but by the end of the day, it was still not posted. When I asked customer service to refund my money, Bc they did not provide the service for which I paid, they said no. Thieves! My advice? Don’t bother. Facebook’s Marketplace is where it’s at anyway. I have been on 5 miles for a couple of years. I’ve sold nothing. I have been on Marketplace for 6 months, and that’s where I sell the bulk of everything.
# 1
Boston 007 on 4/8/2018
5 miles is a great app everything is set up perfectly much better than craigslist and I believe much safer keep up the good work thanks
The best website
king223456789 on 4/8/2018
Good website
Demora en devolución de dinero
ismay d montero on 4/8/2018
La app no está tan mala . Yo puse un artículo y se vendió pero a pesar que 5 milles me cobra un interés mi dinero se demora en ponérmelo a la cuenta hace 5 días que hice una venta al comprador le quitaron en el momento su dinero y el mío hasta unos 15 días más dicen q no me lo depositan . Si uno vende es porque necesita el dinero no es porque uno desea vender sin beneficios y aún más si te cobran intereses el dinero de uno debe ser devuelto rápido . Espero que mejoren su app .
Way too much money
1919pauly1919 on 4/7/2018
Can only post 5 posts without being charged. Extremely ridiculous
989 Peach Ave
llbaghdaddi on 4/7/2018
Excellent
Rude Users
Jayreedus420 on 4/4/2018
Too many people like to low ball & then when I tell them no they get mad & give me a bunch of a false bad reviews.
Never works
chrisl2112 on 4/4/2018
It always says "network error." Literally 90% of the time it doesn't work. Had someone interested in my item then it started giving me that error message after my first reply to the customer. Letgo and offer up ALWAYS work.
Promotes “prohibited” items via ADs
Bimstein on 4/3/2018
So I had a few listings and was notified they were not allowed; however, advertising for the exact items I was posting are allowed?! Discriminatory Business Practice — Poor business ethics
Worse app ever
Parkerview on 4/1/2018
I have been using this app for the past year. All other apps that I’m using are very productive, I have daily sales while this app, got me one customer that actually came, communicated and bought. All the users are sending INTERESTED but never reply back. In 1 year to get one customer is pretty lame. I feel there’s no exposure to my items even when I bump them a few times a day. I gave this app so many tries, hoping that it will get better but it’s not. I also contacted the app to check why my items don’t get popular but they didn’t reply. IF I COLUD GIVE THIS APP 0 STARS, I WOULD TOTALLY DO THAT!!!
Share sheet is very limited
sachin.. on 3/31/2018
The app is great for buying / selling stuff but with all the new iOS share extensions and all I feel that the feature is not implemented with this app. Please do so. Overall a good app
No real value, not many real users
elartcoello on 3/31/2018
The review by NDIBRO is the truth and 5Miles knows it well. Reading the response to his review is infuriating. Here is what you want to know: this app could have been great if it stuck to what you would assume the name implies. Items listed for sale by users within a 5 mile radius. Its not like that, its all over the map. I understand such small parameters would only work if this app was downloaded by almost everyone but theres no reason that couldnt be achieved by a strong following and ethics which are both missing from 5miles. They dont have a strong following and they have automated fake profiles that will occasionally show interest in items that havent got any attention lately so that you the person who listed doesnt forget that the app exists and seemingly is working towards making a sale. A random person more than 30 miles less than 10 more than 5 down tbe street doesnt matter messages you saying something similar to hey im interrested i would like to buy this or can you send me more pictures; you respond within the same minute or within minutes and all of the sudden this person isnt interested enough to respond how many times does this need to happen before you realize your being stringed along by 5 miles and theyre pseudo accounts. 5 miles is quick to remove any mention of fake accounts or unethical practices on the internet not just these reviews so if you see this dont forget. 5Miles isnt the only app pushing fake accounts but they seem to be the biggest offenders unfortunately.
Love it!!
Magaliel11 on 3/31/2018
Best selling app! Love it
Maintenance Supervisor
Ford Fracture on 3/30/2018
Most sellers have been honest and easy to work with. App allows you to contact sellers and buyers anonymously until you decide to move forward. Have found some shady deals but most are legitimate and easy to tell the difference.
Hey I'm new to this account c
abbycarruth on 3/28/2018
I'm new
Cool App
Jaymi216 on 3/28/2018
So far so good. Hopefully I’ll get all the stuff I need
5Smiles
Jason9? on 3/28/2018
Really easy and it loads pictures directly from Camera Roll. Also can put on Facebook and Twitter easy. Five Stars.
New fees are beginning of the end
Jasj00000 on 3/26/2018
Fees for selling for individuals.... I say no thanks and deleted account!
Nice app
Proverbs31pursuits on 3/23/2018
Have found some nice second hand items
Full of Scammer and fake promises
True Stateent on 3/23/2018
Terrible app
Convoluted
Friday Saturday on 3/22/2018
Not user friendly. Cannot get back to my post to edit. Staying with offer up. I am deleting this app.
Fake User Reviews
lalalunenoire on 3/20/2018
People are allowed to post fake reviews. One user’s profile is rated 100%, but there are two other users posting multiple positive reviews. This person never showed up and I was not allowed to post my honest review on the user’s profile. What’s the point in reviews if only five star reviews are allowed to be posted. These profile reviews misguide other users. Emailed customer support about this and never got a reply. Update: contacted customer support again like the response suggested. I got a “we don’t handle this” reply and was asked to contact another team within 5 miles. Waste of my time.
Too many crazies
dacrow1970 on 3/19/2018
No place to block crazy people who refuse to leave you an acceptable offer and keep messaging for example a $200 item and they offer $5... there needs to be an easier way to block them. Also all these fake feedback people. To easy for anyone to leave you feedback
Fun
Gotcoler on 3/19/2018
It’s fun,!
Frustrating app, high online pay fee ☹️
soopernacholicious on 3/18/2018
I first have to say the chat support people are great and response time is instant. However, my issue is that listings “default” to accept cash AND online payments and I am a new user and wasn’t aware of this - a buyer also was new to this feature and used it. Online pymt has EXPENSIVE 4.9% fee of the total Then when you get ready to transfer the $ to your bank a pop up message warns you better have the right info or be charged $2 on top of that fee. Go figure, my transfer got a massage saying it was rejected! How, i don’t know since o double checked before sending. A few more tries and I’ll have nothing left of the money I got for my sold item that alreasy was a loss. 😡
Great
thegreattommy on 3/18/2018
Great
App for Scammers
Mark@Boston on 3/17/2018
This app is plagued with scammers, and 5miles does absolutely nothing to protect the customer. On eBay when a buyer makes a purchase you know the sellers real name, email address, physical address, and phone number simply by conducting business with the seller. For some reason 5miles chooses to hide basic contact information from the buyer, so if anything goes wrong with the transaction the buyer is screwed. 5miles response to me was that that would be a good future update for the app to allow buyers to see the sellers contact information. My scammer’s account has yet to be banned, but can you believe the scammer was actually allowed to block me!? What’s even more ridiculous is that 5miles is unwilling to provide me with any of my sellers contact information unless I get a subpoena. Has anyone at 5miles even offered to reach out to the seller in an attempt to retrieve my money. Absolutely, NOT! eBay, why did I ever leave you!
Awesome
Alexander0930 on 3/16/2018
Great app
I love it
Weeddvddf on 3/15/2018
Love it
Reviews were right about Spam Calls
bring-the-old-snapchat-back on 3/15/2018
I really tried to give this app the benefit of the doubt that maybe the spam calls are from people who did not switch the courtesy calls setting off on their phone. I downloaded the app, turned off those notifications, and then tried to sell some of things bcus I was looking for as many platforms I can sell my things at such as letgo and OfferUp. But as was mentioned, now I am being called every day, several hours throughout from spam/marketing calls. It is really annoying and having to block those numbers out. Deleted the app and never using again. DO NOT TRUST by verifying with your phone number unless you want to be spammed everyday.
It won’t let me place an item for sale
A-alvarez on 3/14/2018
So I’ve tried listing a camper shell for sale. They did not approve the ad and said that it was placed on the wrong category. I went in on line and saw for other camper shells on a different category, I listed my camper on that category and they still did not let me place the ad saying it was in the wrong category again. They will not tell me which category to use. No wonder why this is the least popular app in that category.
Great
jimmy waxed on 3/14/2018
Great app
Great experiences
5starmommy2b on 3/14/2018
I love that I can purchase the things I want second hand and for an affordable price!
Rite
Dopes947 on 3/14/2018
Love it
Satisfied
Dionne :) on 3/12/2018
Love this app! Easy to use! Love the ratings. Had great experiences.
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