How To Buy From TaoBao Step By Step

How To Taobao

With the progress of science and technology, more and more people fall in love with buying thing on Internet, for the reason of convenient, competitive price etc. I believe most of you are familiar with Ebay, Amazon. While in recent years another platform from China called taobao become attractive. I am sure many people find lots of fun there, not just from buying lovely stuff, but also there are many things does whcih not exit in other countries. But how to Taobao caught out most people who does not speak Chinese. Below you will find the answer.

Sign Up an account on Taobao

1.Input the web address: taobao.com, ok now I guess you must be confused by the word you do not know. Its ok, just follow me.

2.Change your current location, on the left side you will find a small marking, click on it, there are many countries appears, below is a form with translation of each word  means which country

choose your origin

 

Chinese English
全球 The whole world
中国大陆 China mainland
香港 Hong Kong
台湾 Taiwan
澳门 Macao
韩国 Korea
马来西亚 Malaysia
澳大利亚 Australia
新加坡 Singapore
新西兰 New Zealand
加拿大 Canada
美国 America
日本 Japan

Now choose your country and lets go to the next step

3.Still keep your eye on the left side top next to “choose country” you will find sign in and Sign up, click sign up as the image below shows.

create a taobao account4.In this page, you will find there is a pop up, relax, its an agreement about use taobao, just click agreed.

agree taobao terms5. In this step you can change language, click English

change taobao language to english6.In this step you will need your cellphone to receive the verify No. Its free. Input both your origin No. and cellphone No.

verify your taobao account

 

7.As follow red arrow pointed, Pull it to the end of the form, then you will find the blank turns to green color.  Then click “next”

move the verify button

verify button of taobao

click next step

8.At this time I guess you already receive the verify No. Input the verify No. in the blank and click confirm.

verify taobao via cellphone9.Now you can set up your password and login Name. please note:
(1)Your cellphone No. is one of your username, you can login your account with it.
(2)Its available to use another username, but this username can not change once being used. Which means you can sign in with your cellphone No as username or the other username, both of them works. While if you choose a wrong username it can not be changed.
Setup password etc. Just check the image below

setup taobao username and password10.At this step you will need to add a bank card to your account.

First blank is Bank card No.

Second blank is your full name

Third blank is your ID

The forth blank is the cellphone No. you used when you apply your bank card. Input this cell No. and click the blank next to this, you will receive another verify No. Input the verify No. And click the agreed button.

If you do not wanna add account, you can just skip to the next step.

setup the bank card you use for pay bills11.Done, you already registered taobao account. Lets move to picking up goods.

Pick up what you wanna buy

This step is not that easy for the None Chinese speaker. I can only give some simple tips:

1.Choose by category. But you need to know its not easy to find your most favourite goods. Below is a form which I made according to the sequence of Taobao. The position is the text box below Taobao logo.

choose from taobao category

Chinese English
女装/男装/内衣 Cloth
鞋靴/箱包/配件 Shoes, heels accessories
童装/玩具 Kid cloth
家电/数码/手机 Digital
美妆/洗护/保健品 Beauty
珠宝/眼镜/手表 Diamon/glasses/watch
运动/户外/乐器 Outdoor/sports/ Musical Instruments
游戏/动漫/影视 Games
美食/生鲜/零食 Food
鲜花/宠物/农资 Flowers/Pet
房产/装修/建材 Construction accessories
家具/家饰/家纺 Furniture/home textiles
汽车/二手车/用品 Cars/accessories
办公/DIY/五金电子 Office goods/DIY
百货/橱柜 Other stuff
学习/卡券/本地服务 Study/local service

Normally I will suggest choose the light weight goods for the reason of freight costs.

2.Use the search blank, if you already have target you can just put what you like in good translate and translate them to Chinese word. Then copy and paste the word to the search blank

search on taobao3.After that, there are lots of results appears, its hard to pick one because all of the looks nice. Then you may need to screen. Check the image below, this is where you screen the goods. Same as previous step, you can copy the Chinese word and paste in google translation and translate it to English then you know what to do.

screen the goods of taobaoPlace your order

Ok, lets pick one of them, I will make high heels as an example:

1.Click one of the goods which you interested in the most, kindly note which part should be clicked~check the images below

click on the goodsshope heels on taobao

2.Here is a little tip to chose if the product is welcomed. Just see how many has been sold and how many comments they received.

description of the taobao sold high heels

3.Communication:

 

You may wanna ask some questions about the goods, there is an online service, click below marked area then you can communicate with the sellers.

communicate with taobao seller

4.Then picked the size, color and other available choices then add to cart or buy it now.

If you choose to buy it now please click here, if you prefer add it to your cart and done the payment later please keep checking below:

after click add to cart, your will be at below page, if you want to check out you will need to choose the item then click check out, if not you can keep checking and add more to your cart. Below are some photos.

cart managemet taobao cart add picked taobao goods to cart

check out5.If you click buy it now, it will turns to the payment page, but as a new member of taobao, you will need to add your address as follows

 

(1)First blank: Country, options as below

Chinese English
请选择 Please choose
中国大陆 China mainland
台湾 Taiwan
港澳 Hong Kong and Macao
马来西亚 Malaysia
海外其他 Other countries

edit your detailed addressee

The other blank on the right side are depends which country you choose. If you choose China, the next blank are many provinces for you to choose.

While if you choose “other countries”  in the first blank. The other bland on right side will be as follows(because the words there can not be copied so I translated as below for your reference), if you do not need this please just click here to skip.

英文 中文
AFGHANISTAN 阿富汗
ALAND ISLANDS 奥兰群岛
ALBANIA 阿尔巴尼亚
ALGERIA 阿尔及利亚
AMERICAN SAMOA 美属萨摩亚
ANDORRA 安道尔
ANGOLA 安哥拉
ANGUILLA 安圭拉
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 安提瓜和巴布达
ARGENTINA 阿根廷
ARMENIA 亚美尼亚
ARUBA 阿鲁巴
AUSTRALIA 澳大利亚
AUSTRIA 奥地利
AZERBAIJAN 阿塞拜疆
BANGLADESH 孟加拉
BAHRAIN 巴林
BAHAMAS 巴哈马
BARBADOS 巴巴多斯
BELARUS 巴巴多斯
BELGIUM 比利时
BELIZE 伯利兹
BENIN 贝宁
BERMUDA 百慕大
BHUTAN 不丹
BOLIVIA 玻利维亚
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维那
BOTSWANA 博茨瓦纳
BOUVET ISLAND 布维岛
BRAZIL 巴西
BRUNEI 文莱
BULGARIA 保加利亚
BURKINA FASO 布基纳法索
BURUNDI 布隆迪
CAMBODIA 柬埔寨
CAMEROON 喀麦隆
CANADA 加拿大
CAPE VERDE 佛得角
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 中非
CHAD 乍得
CHILE 智利
CHRISTMAS ISLANDS 圣诞岛
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS 科科斯(基林)群岛
COLOMBIA 哥伦比亚
COMOROS 科摩罗
CONGO (CONGO-KINSHASA) 刚果(金)
CONGO 刚果
COOK ISLANDS 库克群岛
COSTA RICA 哥斯达黎加
COTE D’IVOIRE 科特迪瓦
CHINA 中国
CROATIA 克罗地亚
CUBA 古巴
CZECH 捷克
CYPRUS 塞浦路斯
DENMARK 丹麦
DJIBOUTI 吉布提
DOMINICA 多米尼加
EAST TIMOR 东帝汶
ECUADOR 厄瓜多尔
EGYPT 埃及
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 赤道几内亚
ERITREA 厄立特里亚
ESTONIA 爱沙尼亚
ETHIOPIA 埃塞俄比亚
FAROE ISLANDS 法罗群岛
FIJI 斐济
FINLAND 芬兰
FRANCE 法国
FRANCH METROPOLITAN 法国大都会
FRANCH GUIANA 法属圭亚那
FRENCH POLYNESIA 法属波利尼西亚
GABON 加蓬
GAMBIA 冈比亚
GEORGIA 格鲁吉亚
GERMANY 德国
GHANA 加纳
GIBRALTAR 直布罗陀
GREECE 希腊
GRENADA 格林纳达
GUADELOUPE 瓜德罗普岛
GUAM 关岛
GUATEMALA 危地马拉
GUERNSEY 根西岛
GUINEA-BISSAU 几内亚比绍
GUINEA 几内亚
GUYANA 圭亚那
HONG KONG 香港 (中国)
HAITI 海地
HONDURAS 洪都拉斯
HUNGARY 匈牙利
ICELAND 冰岛
INDIA 印度
INDONESIA 印度尼西亚
IRAN 伊朗
IRAQ 伊拉克
IRELAND 爱尔兰
ISLE OF MAN 马恩岛
ISRAEL 以色列
ITALY 意大利
JAMAICA 牙买加
JAPAN 日本
JERSEY 新泽西州
JORDAN 约旦
KAZAKSTAN 哈萨克斯坦
KENYA 肯尼亚
KIRIBATI 基里巴斯
KOREA (SOUTH) 韩国
KOREA (NORTH) 朝鲜
KUWAIT 科威特
KYRGYZSTAN 吉尔吉斯斯坦
LAOS 老挝
LATVIA 拉脱维亚
LEBANON 黎巴嫩
LESOTHO 莱索托
LIBERIA 利比里亚
LIBYA 利比亚
LIECHTENSTEIN 列支敦士登
LITHUANIA 立陶宛
LUXEMBOURG 卢森堡
MACAU 澳门(中国)
MACEDONIA 马其顿
MALAWI 马拉维
MALAYSIA 马来西亚
MADAGASCAR 马达加斯加
MALDIVES 马尔代夫
MALI 马里
MALTA 马耳他
MARSHALL ISLANDS 马绍尔群岛
MARTINIQUE 马提尼克岛
MAURITANIA 毛里塔尼亚
MAURITIUS 毛里求斯
MAYOTTE 马约特
MEXICO 墨西哥
MICRONESIA 密克罗尼西亚
MOLDOVA 摩尔多瓦
MONACO 摩纳哥
MONGOLIA 蒙古
MONTENEGRO 黑山
MONTSERRAT 蒙特塞拉特
MOROCCO 摩洛哥
MOZAMBIQUE 莫桑比克
MYANMAR 缅甸
NAMIBIA 纳米比亚
NAURU 瑙鲁
NEPAL 尼泊尔
NETHERLANDS 荷兰
NEW CALEDONIA 新喀里多尼亚
NEW ZEALAND 新西兰
NICARAGUA 尼加拉瓜
NIGER 尼日尔
NIGERIA 尼日利亚
NIUE 纽埃
NORFOLK ISLAND 诺福克岛
NORWAY 挪威
OMAN 阿曼
PAKISTAN 巴基斯坦
PALAU 帕劳
PALESTINE 巴勒斯坦
PANAMA 巴拿马
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 巴布亚新几内亚
PARAGUAY 巴拉圭
PERU 秘鲁
PHILIPPINES 菲律宾
PITCAIRN ISLANDS 皮特凯恩群岛
POLAND 波兰
PORTUGAL 葡萄牙
PUERTO RICO 波多黎各
QATAR 卡塔尔
REUNION 留尼汪岛
ROMANIA 罗马尼亚
RWANDA 卢旺达
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 俄罗斯联邦
SAINT HELENA 圣赫勒拿
SAINT KITTS-NEVIS 圣基茨和尼维斯
SAINT LUCIA 圣卢西亚
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 圣文森特和格林纳丁斯
EL SALVADOR 萨尔瓦多
SAMOA 萨摩亚
SAN MARINO 圣马力诺
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE 圣多美和普林西比
SAUDI ARABIA 沙特阿拉伯
SENEGAL 塞内加尔
SEYCHELLES 塞舌尔
SIERRA LEONE 塞拉利昂
SINGAPORE 新加坡
SERBIA 塞尔维亚
SLOVAKIA 斯洛伐克
SLOVENIA 斯洛文尼亚
SOLOMON ISLANDS 所罗门群岛
SOMALIA 索马里
SOUTH AFRICA 南非
SPAIN 西班牙
SRI LANKA 斯里兰卡
SUDAN 苏丹
SURINAME 苏里南
SWAZILAND 斯威士兰
SWEDEN 瑞典
SWITZERLAND 瑞士
SYRIA 叙利亚
TAJIKISTAN 塔吉克斯坦
TANZANIA 坦桑尼亚
TAIWAN 台湾 (中国)
THAILAND 泰国
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 特立尼达和多巴哥
TIMOR-LESTE 东帝汶
TOGO 多哥
TOKELAU 托克劳
TONGA 汤加
TUNISIA 突尼斯
TURKEY 土耳其
TURKMENISTAN 土库曼斯坦
TUVALU 图瓦卢
UGANDA 乌干达
UKRAINE 乌克兰
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 阿拉伯联合酋长国
UNITED KINGDOM 英国
UNITED STATES 美国
URUGUAY 乌拉圭
UZBEKISTAN 乌兹别克斯坦
VANUATU 瓦努阿图
VATICAN CITY 梵蒂冈
VENEZUELA 委内瑞拉
VIETNAM 越南
WALLIS AND FUTUNA 瓦利斯群岛和富图纳群岛
WESTERN SAHARA 西撒哈拉
YEMEN 也门
YUGOSLAVIA 南斯拉夫
ZAMBIA 赞比亚
ZIMBABWE 津巴布韦

(2)Second blank is detailed address

(3)Third blank~zip code

(4)consignee name

(5)Cell No.

(6)Phone No.

Check the image below for your reference

edit your detailed addressee6.After set up you addressee, you will to the order confirmation page, click confirm.

Payment

(1)Now you are at the payment page, in this step you will need to create a payment password like below image shows:

Kindly note, your password consisted by 6 numbers, but you are not allowed to setup as 123456, try not regular ones like 132565. Then confirm.

setup payment password(2)Add payment bank account as below image shows:

add payment card to your account(3)In order to protect your account normally Taobao will setup quota of your bank account, its Automatic, so just click next step.

bank account(4)Input your name, ID No., cellphone No. and security code, the click confirm and pay. After that you have paid for what you bought.

bank account detailsWait seller deliver

After that progress now finally we are at the most exciting step.

(1)Now you need to go to your user panel, this time I bought a shaver, below is a image at the period I paid but the buyer did not deliver, normally they will arrange the shipment at around 6pm, that depends, but mostly they will send at the day the receive your order

(2)If the seller did not send the goods you bought after you place the order for 48hours, you can remind the seller to send. As below image shows.

taobao user panel

trackTracking

 

Ok, after wait around 6 hours my shaver finally on its way to my hand. I need to track it.

How to see if the seller already ship my goods?

As before, login your user panel, you can find the seller already ship my shaver

Move mouse arrow to the icon as below, you will find where your goods are.

trackConfirm and Sign

Finally my shaver arrives, you can check below photo, the seller is nice they put some air bags and packed the shaver with bubble for protection. Now I am gona shaving my face.

Ha, I won’t tell you my chin as smooth as egg without hard shell. I like it. So what I should do next is give the seller some positive comments.

buy shaver from taobao

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments

If you are happy with your goods, give the seller some positive comments will be good.

payment password

confirm money will transfered to sellerspositive commentsDone that’s it, hope you enjoy it.

May you also like my another post: Top ten funny items sold on taobao.

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