6 Steps to Buy From Taobao

You want to buy from Taobao but not sure how? The following 6 simple steps will walk you through the ordering process on Taobao FOCUS. Place your order accordingly, and your first purchase from Taobao will be far easier than you think!

  1. Register on Taobao FOCUS: First step is to create an account on our website through the free registration. Simply fill out your email address and create your password, then a link will be send to the email provided. Check your inbox and follow the instructions to activate your account.
  1. Find items and place ordersInsert search terms or direct product links from Taobao on our search page to find your desired item. Once you find the item, choose the correct parameters and add it to your shopping cart on our order system. With all items added, you can now create the order and fill out shipping information.
  1. Make first payment: First payment should be done shortly after creating orders to ensure item availability.You can either pay directly on the order page, or recharge your account. To recharge your account, find “My Balance’ and then click on “Add Money.” You can pay via Paypal, Visa, MasterCard, or other payment methods.
  1. Track purchase process and make changesWhen your status shows “Processing,” it means your items are being ordered prepared to ship to our warehouse. Meanwhile, you can add or cancel items, make replacement, or submit changes (size, color, etc.). When status updates to “Ordered”, it means all items have been shipped by sellers and the current order is closed for any changes. In case you would still like to add some items, you can create a new order and later combine them to ship in one parcel.
  1. Check items and make second payment: Once order status changes to “Arrived,” you will be provided with photos of all items we receive on your order. Please check the photos carefully and double-check whether all items of your order are in the photo and all items are correct. In case of any issue, you can always contact us to resolve. During this stage, returns and exchanges are possible. After all changes are finalized, you can proceed to make second payment, and your parcel will be shipped the next day upon confirmation of payment received.
  1. Track your purchasesWe provide you with tracking information so that you can track the real-time location of your parcel.

You can read more about how to order from Taobao on our website – Detailed Instruction.

If you want to start your first order right now – Make Your First Order.

Enjoy buying incredible and unique goods with Taobao FOCUS!