4 Steps to Upload a Theme File From your Computer on Shopify

Ken
Ken September 14, 2019

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Uploading a theme file from your computer is one of the way to change the theme of your store. By default, your Shopify’s Themes page will be set up at the moment when you sign up for a Shopify account. Before you can change a different theme for your Shopify store, you will need to upload one to your admin page.

There are a few methods that can help you add a theme to your Shopify admin page. But today I will only share with you the way use a .zip file on your computer to upload a theme to your store.

Below are some simple steps on how to upload a theme file from your computer on Desktop, iPhone, and Android.

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How to Upload a Theme File From your Computer to Shopify store

Here’s the guide on uploading theme files to your Shopify store from your computer.

Step 1: Open Themes section from Shopify Admin

Login in your Shopify account, go to the Online Store and then click on the Themes section.

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Step 2: Click Upload theme to upload theme to Shopify store

Scroll down to view the More themes area, you need to click Upload theme to upload your theme in the Shopify admin.

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Step 3: Select theme file from your computer to upload

Once you have clicked the Upload theme button, a small dialog named Upload theme will appear. You need to click Choose File to select the file which you want to upload. Remember that the file which you choose need to be in .zip form.

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Step 4: Upload theme file

Once you have decided the file that you will choose, click Upload to add your theme file to the Themes page on Shopify admin.

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To upload a theme file from your computer on iPhone (Click here)

  • Step 1: Tap Store Open your Shopify app. Afterward, tap the Store section.

  • Step 2: Tap Online Store From the Sales channels page, tap on the Online Store section.

  • Step 3: Tap Manage themes At the third step, tap Manage themes.

  • Step 4: Tap Upload theme In this screen, you will see the More themes area. Once you saw it, tap Upload theme.

  • Step 5: Tap Choose file The upload theme window will appear, tap Choose file to select the file you which you want to upload. Remember to change that file to .zip form before choosing it.

  • Step 6: Tap Upload After you have finished choosing a file, tap Upload to add your theme file to the Themes page on Shopify admin.

To upload a theme file from your computer on Android (Click here)

  • Step 1: Tap Store Open your Shopify app. Afterward, tap the Store section.

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  • Step 2: Tap Online Store From the Sales channels page, tap on the Online Store section.

  • Step 3: Tap Manage themes At the third step, tap Manage themes.

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  • Step 4: Tap Upload theme In this screen, you will see the More themes area. Once you saw it, tap Upload theme.

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  • Step 5: Tap Choose file In the upload theme window, tap Choose file to select the file you which you want to upload. Remember to change that file to .zip form before picking it.

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  • Step 6: Tap Upload When you have finished choosing a file, tap Upload to add your theme file to the Themes page on Shopify admin.

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Learn more: How to know which shopify theme a website is using

Conclusion

Above is the detail instruction on how to upload a theme file from your computer. I hope that this tutorial will be helpful for you and your crew when adding a theme to your Shopify admin.

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Ken
About Author: Ken
Hi everyone! I'm Ken. I'm a Shopify Expert from Vietnam. I have more than 5 years of experience with Shopify Ecommerce Web design and I have been doing a lot of Shopify development.
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