How to Add Weight-Based Manual Rates - A Complete Guide

Hanh Dao
Hanh Dao September 28, 2018

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From Shopify, manual shipping rate is a feature that allows you to set the shipping rate to your item by yourself. It is used in some below cases:

  • Free delivery
  • Customer pickup
  • Various regular postage rates
  • Managed by a fulfillment service

Manual shipping rates are based on either the entire weight or the entire price of the order. In this writing, I will take you through adding weight-based manual rates which is the first type of manual shipping rates.

How to add weight-based manual rates

Step 1: Go to Shipping

From your Shopify admin page, click on Setting. Then, choose Shipping to do any action about shipping affairs.

how to add weight-based manual rates

Step 2: Choose one shipping zone

Scroll down to see the whole Shipping zone section. Take an overview of all and select one of them by clicking Edit.

how to add weight-based manual rates

Note: If the exist shipping zones don’t meet your requirement, you may need to know how to create a new shipping zone

Step 3: Go to Add rate

In this step, scroll down and find the Weight based rates field. Afterward, tap on Add rate.

how to add weight-based manual rates

Step 4: Enter the name of the rate

A dialog called Add weight-based rates will appear. In the Name field, enter a concise name for the shipping or delivery option. It will be displayed on the checkout page.

how to add weight-based manual rates

Step 5: Type the values

Type the minimum and maximum weight values for the rate in the Range section. If the order of customers falls between these values, they will be eligible for this rate.

how to add weight-based manual rates

Step 6: Select the price of the rate

Type the price of the shipping rate in the Rate amount section. When customers choose this rate at checkout, this amount will be added to their order.

how to add weight-based manual rates

Or else, if you want to offer your customers free shipping for this weight class, check the Free shipping rate checkbox

how to add weight-based manual rates

Step 7: Finish entering

Tap on Done to complete entering.

how to add weight-based manual rates

Step 8: Save changes

Click Save to save all you’ve done.

how to add weight-based manual rates

To add weight-based manual rates on iPhone (Click here)

  • Step 1: Click Setting After logging in your Shopify account, click `Store`. Then, choose `Setting`.

    how to add weight-based manual rates
  • Step 2: Go to Shipping section Make sure that you select `Shipping` in the `Store setting` field.

    how to add weight-based manual rates
  • Step 3: Choose Edit In this step, scroll down and find the `Shipping zone`. Afterward, you will see all of [your shipping zones](https://avada.io/shopify/docs/how-delete-shipping-zone-shopify.html). Choose one of them that you want to add rates. Then click `Edit` beside it.

    how to add weight-based manual rates

    Note: If you want to have a new shipping zone, you may need to know how to create a new shipping zone

  • Step 4: Select Add rate In this step, you should scroll down to view the `Weight based rates` section. Make sure to select `Add rate`.

    how to add weight-based manual rates
  • Step 5: Enter the name There will be a dialog which allows you to type information about the rate. In the `Name` field, you enter the name of the shipping.

    how to add weight-based manual rates
  • Step 6: Type the values Type the minimum and maximum values of the weight. Only who has the order fall between these values can choose this rate.

    how to add weight-based manual rates
  • Step 7: Choose the price of the rate Take notice of `Rate` section. There are two options that you can do. If you want [free ship to your customers](https://avada.io/shopify/docs/how-offer-free-shipping-set-weight.html), check the checkbox named `Free shipping rate`. You can also add the price of the shipping rate by entering in the `Rate amount` field.

    how to add weight-based manual rates
  • Step 8: Click Done Click `Done` to finish typing.

    how to add weight-based manual rates
  • Step 9: Save Select `Save` to make sure that you've followed this guide successfully.

    how to add weight-based manual rates

To add weight-based manual rates on Android (Click here)

  • Step 1: Click Setting Make sure to log in your Shopify account, go to `Store`. Then, choose `Setting`.

  • Step 2: Go to Shipping section Select `Shipping` in the `Store setting` field.

  • Step 3: Choose Edit Scroll down and find the `Shipping zone`. Then, you will see all of your shipping zones. Choose one of them that you want to add rates. Then click `Edit` beside it. `Note`: If you want to have a new shipping zone, you may need to know [how to create a new shipping zone](https://avada.io/shopify/docs/how-create-new-shipping-zone-shopify.html)

  • Step 4: Select Add rate In this step, you should scroll down to view the `Weight based rates` section. Afterward, select `Add rate`.

  • Step 5: Enter the name A dialog will come out to allow you type the rate information. In the `Name` field, you enter the name of the shipping.

  • Step 6: Type the values Enter the minimum and maximum values of the weight. Only who has the order fall between these values can choose this rate.

  • Step 7: Choose the price of the rate Take notice of `Rate` section. There are two options that you can do. If you want [free ship to your customers](https://avada.io/shopify/docs/how-offer-free-shipping-set-weight.html), check the checkbox named `Free shipping rate`. You can also add the price of the shipping rate by entering in the `Rate amount` field.

  • Step 8: Click Done Click `Done` to finish typing.

  • Step 9: Save Select `Save` to make sure that you've followed this guide successfully.

Conclusion

This writing will help you to add manual shipping rate based on the total weight of the order. In other words, this guides you about how to add weight-based manual rates. Hope that it helps you take steps to do much easier. If you consider the other kind of manual shipping, visit the writing named how to add price-based manual rates.

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Hanh Dao
Hanh Dao
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