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How to Search for a Product on Shopify

Last updated: February 01, 2024
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As you already know, you can view all the products of your shops in a list form in the All products section. One more thing, the number of products which you can add into your Shopify store is nearly unlimited. Because of this, you may face difficulty when you want to search for a specific product.

Understand this, down here are the steps that I have listed to help you search for a product through the search bar on Desktop, iPhone, and Android.

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How to search for a product on Shopify

Step 1: Choose Products

Firstly, you need to login in your Shopify account in order to search for a product. From the Shopify admin screen, choose the Products section. In this section, you can view all the products that you have added before.

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Step 2: Search product

Above the product list, you will see a filed which is labeled as Search products. In this field, you will enter the titles, descriptions, or tags of the product that you want to find. After that Shopify’s product list will refresh automatically and only the products which have details match the words you have entered will appear.

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To search for a product on iPhone (Click here)

  • Step 1: Tap All products Open your Shopify app on your phone, then tap the All products section which is inside the Products section. And from this page you can view your product list.

  • Step 2: Tap search button When you see the search button, tap on it

  • Step 3: Search You will need to enter some keywords about the titles, descriptions, or tags of the product that you want to find.

  • Step 4: Result Once you have finished adding the details, Shopify will help you to find the products whose titles, descriptions or tags include the word you have just entered. Then these products will be displayed in a list which is right under the search bar.

    • You can select a product and view its details by taping the name of it.
    • If you want to delete all the words that you have entered in the search bar at the same time, you can click the x button. After having deleted them, you can enter a new search term.
    • In case you want to stop the searching process, you can always click the Cancel button to return to the previous screen.

To search for a product on Android (Click here)

  • Step 1: After opening your Shopify app on your phone, click the All products section which is inside the Products section to view your product list.

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  • Step 2: Tap search button Once you saw the search button, tap on it.

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  • Step 3: Search You will need to enter some words which are included in the titles, descriptions, or tags of the product that you want to find. Or if your product has a barcode, you can tap the barcode icon, and your phone’s camera will scan it.

  • Step 4: Result Once you have finished adding the details, Shopify will help you to find the products. These products will then be displayed in a list which is right below the location of the search bar.

    • By taping the name of a product, you can select and view its details.
    • You can click the x button if you want to delete the search term that you have entered in the search bar. After deleting it, you can enter a new one
    • When you want to cancel the searching process, you can always click the back arrow to return to the Products screen.

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Conclusion

Above is a tutorial about how to search for a product on Shopify on Desktop, iPhone, and Android. Hope that this instruction could help you to organize and manage, as well as searching for your products easier.


Sam Nguyen is the CEO and founder of Avada Commerce, an e-commerce solution provider headquartered in Singapore. He is an expert on the Shopify e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. Sam loves talking about e-commerce and he aims to help over a million online businesses grow and thrive.

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