How to Bid in Real Time in Live Online Auctions

How to BidLive! on

Experience the excitement of bidding live at auction from anywhere in the world with our online bidding platform, BidLive! Use your computer or mobile device to place bids in real time as the auction progresses.

All purchases regardless of bidding method are subject to the Buyer's Premium and appropriate Sales Tax. Doyle does not guarantee that live Internet bidding will be uninterrupted or without error, or that Internet bids will be received.

  1. Go to
  2. Click the red BidLive! link at top right, or Click Here
    You will see a list of upcoming BidLive! auctions
  3. Click the Login to Register button next to the auction you want to bid in
  4. Sign in with your email and password (or create a password if you don’t already have one).
    You will return to the list of upcoming BidLive! auctions
  5. Click the Register to Bid button next to the auction you want to bid in
    PLEASE NOTE: If the Register to Bid button does not appear, it means you have already successfully registered for that auction
  6. Click the circle to Agree to the Terms & Conditions
  7. Click the Confirm button
    You will see the Confirmation page for your registration
  8. If the auction is live: Click the Go to Bidding Console button
  9. If the auction is not yet live: Come back to on the day of the auction.
    To access the bidding console, click the red BidLive! link at top right.
    Click “Login to Register”
    Login with your email and password.
    Click “Watch Now” to open the bidding console.

For a PDF of these step-by-step instructions with visual aids, click here.

System Requirements

Mac OS 10.10 or later / Windows 7 or later

Google Chrome Version 72 or later (current version is recommended)

FireFox Version 65 or later

Microsoft Edge (current version is recommended)

Safari Version12.0 or later

Internet Explorer may work for watching, not recommended for bidding