How to Create an Account on Taobao and How to Translate

Learn how to create an account and translate Taobao from Chinese to English.

This blog post will teach you how to create an account and translate Taobao from Chinese to English.

Many people want to start their own Taobao dropshipping business, but the Chinese language is a huge barrier for them. Taobao is the largest e-commerce website in China. For those who are interested in starting a Taobao dropshipping business, this blog post will teach you how to create an account and translate Taobao from Chinese to English.

For any person looking to start a Taobao dropshipping business, the first step is to sign up for an account. This makes it easy to gain access to products and suppliers at lightning-fast speeds.

The majority of online shoppers use email accounts for registration and password management, which can lead to multiple reasons for password input. However, Taobao has taken on a new way of achieving quick and convenient registration and management by using the mobile phone number as its key feature.

What exactly is Taobao?

Taobao is the most popular and the largest Chinese E-commerce company, launched in 2003, featuring 287 million products, 26 thousand brands, and 3 million monthly active sellers willing to provide services to a large customer base. 

Nowadays, this marketplace has diversified itself globally by entering into different countries and markets, and according to Alexa, it is one of the top 10 websites globally. 

Woah! That is huge! Taobao also handles 60% of the online shopping in China with a 600 million monthly user base. 

You can find a range of different products on Taobao, that includes clothes, baby accessories, pet supplies, household appliances, cosmetics, etc.-  all at pocket-friendly prices.

Mobile Countries Supported by Taoba

The following list shows the countries and regions supported by Taobao. Before registering, please make sure your cell phone number is from this list.

  • Mainland China +86
  • Taiwan +886
  • Hong Kong +852
  • Macau +853
  • Malaysia+60
  • Singapore +65
  • Japan+81
  • Korea +82
  • United States +1
  • Canada +1
  • Australia +61
  • New Zealand+64
  • Denmark+45
  • Ukraine+380
  • Uzbekistan +998
  • Uganda+256
  • Uruguay +598
  • Chad +235
  • Yemen+967
  • Israel +972
  • Belize +501
  • Cape Verde +238
  • Russia+7
  • Bulgaria+359
  • Croatia+385
  • Gambia +220
  • Guinea+224
  • Guinea-Bissau+245
  • Gabon +241
  • Hungary+36
  • South Africa+27
  • Qatar +974
  • Rwanda +250
  • Luxembourg+352
  • India+91
  • Indonesia+62
  • Guatemala +502
  • Kyrgyzstan +996
  • Djibouti +253
  • Columbia+57
  • Costa Rica +506
  • Cameroon +237
  • Turkmenistan +993
  • Turkey+90
  • Guyana +592
  • Tanzania+255
  • Egypt+20
  • Tajikistan +992
  • Senegal +221
  • Serbia+381
  • Sierra Leone +232
  • Cyprus +357
  • Seychelles +248
  • Mexico+52
  • Togo +228
  • Austria +43
  • Venezuela +58
  • Angola +244
  • Nicaragua +505
  • Nigeria+234
  • Niger +227
  • Palestine +970
  • Bahamas+1242
  • Papua New Guinea +675
  • Panama +507
  • Bahrain +973
  • Brazil+55
  • Burkina Faso+226
  • Greece+30
  • Cayman Islands +1345
  • Germany+49
  • Italy+39
  • Latvia +371
  • Norway +47
  • Moldova +373
  • Morocco+212
  • Brunei +673
  • Swaziland +268
  • Slovakia +421
  • Slovenia +386
  • Sri Lanka +94
  • Chile+56
  • Cambodia+855
  • Grenada +1473
  • Georgia +995
  • Belgium+32
  • Mauritania +222
  • Mauritius +230
  • Saudi Arabia+966
  • France +33
  • Poland+48
  • Thailand+66
  • Zimbabwe +263
  • Honduras +504
  • Ireland+353
  • Estonia +372
  • Jamaica+1876
  • Trinidad and Tobago +1868
  • Bolivia +591
  • Sweden +46
  • Switzerland +41
  • Belarus +37
  • Kuwait +965
  • Comoros +269
  • Peru+51
  • Tunisia +216
  • Lithuania +370
  • Jordan +962
  • Namibia +264
  • Romania +40
  • Kenya+254
  • Finland +358
  • Suriname +597
  • United Kingdom +44
  • British Virgin Islands +1284
  • Netherlands+31
  • Mozambique+258
  • Lesotho +266
  • Philippines+63
  • El Salvador +503
  • Portugal+351
  • Mongolia+976
  • Spain +34
  • Benin +229
  • Zambia +260
  • Equatorial Guinea +240
  • Vietnam+84
  • Azerbaijan +994
  • Albania +355
  • Oman +968
  • Argentina+54
  • UAE +971
  • Maldives +960
  • Malawi +265
  • Madagascar +261
  • Mali +223

Create a Taobao Account in 2 steps

Step 1

Go here. Then click on the button "English" – right side of the screen to switch to English webpage.

Choose the country where your mobile phone is registered from the drop-down. Enter your mobile number (no spaces, no hyphens, no parentheses) and click "Get Verification Code".

You will receive an SMS verification code on your mobile. The message will be in Chinese but you just need to find a 6 digit code. Enter the code and click "Agree and Register"

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Step 2

The Taobao website will open in a new window; all you have to do now is confirm the Terms & Conditions by clicking the orange button.

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‍Now you are ready to get started. Once you’ve registered, log on from the homepage and start your Taobao dropshipping browsing Taobao winning products and suppliers. ‍

Create a Password for Your Taobao Account (optional)

Creating a password for your Taobao account will allow you to log in without needing to receive the sms code, but this is optional; you can skip it if you're fine with using your phone number and sms code to log in.

Step 1

Go here. Then you'll be taken to a page with the "Alipay" logo, which will perform some checks and load. You'll see a page with a green alert and two alternatives after the checks and loadings are completed. Click the second orange button "from top to bottom," which will keep you in the row where a phone icon is displayed.

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Step 2

You will be redirected to a new page that will require three actions to complete. In the first step, select the grey "点此免费获取" button. You will receive a code by SMS after you click the button.

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Step 3

When you receive the code by SMS, type it into the appropriate area and press the orange button.

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Step 4

You'll need to create and write your password in this new stage. Inside both boxes, you must write the same password. After that, click the orange button.

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Your account now has a password, and you can log in to Taobao.com using your username and password.

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Login with Username and Password in Taobao

Go here. You must know your username in order to log in. Once you've logged in to Taobao, you'll see your username in the top-left corner of the screen. If you can't remember your username, do the login in with your mobile phone and SMS code first (read below).

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Login with Mobile Phone in Taobao

Step 1

Go here. Then click "短信登录" (1), and from the drop-down menu, select the country where your phone is registered. Click "Get Verification Code" after entering your phone number (no spaces, hyphens, or parentheses) (2)

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Step 2

If necessary, scroll the bar that appears from left to right; once done, a green alert will display. Then, after receiving the code through SMS, enter it in the appropriate area (below the username box) and press the orange button.

Translate Taobao to English - Chrome

Here are the instructions you will need to have a smooth and happy experience on Taobao or Tmall, no matter what language you might be using.

Step 1

Go to world.taobao.com and Click on the translation icon shown in the address bar.

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Step 2

Select English or the language you want. You’re now prepared to explore Taobao in your favorite language and start dropshipping.

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Translate Taobao to English - Firefox

Firefox doesn't have a built-in translation option. You can install the Google Translator add-on, but it doesn't work properly. So we suggest you use a Chrome browser that has an in-built translation function.

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