Translate Taobao Pages into Your Preferred Language

Taobao is the best place to buy all sorts of items for a cheaper price. It is an online Chinese website for shopping, established by the Alibaba Group. Since it is a Chinese website, its texts are also in Chinese. But do not let this put you off, because there are ways to translate its Chinese pages into your preferred language.

Google Translator

Google Translate
Google Translate

This is one of the best and fastest ways to translate the pages on Taobao website. The texts will be translated into simplified Chinese, so you can have a more convenient shopping experience. Use the translator that comes with the latest version of Google Chrome, so that the whole page can be translated instantly. This can usually be found on the upper right side of your screen. It even pops up on its own automatically. If Google is not your search engine, try to look for a similar feature in the search engine you are currently using.

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Waygo is an excellent application downloadable in the Apple store and Google Play. All you need is to point your phone at the Chinese texts and you will instantly see the English translation appear on the screen. What is more, this application does not require Internet connection to be used; hence, you can use it anytime and anywhere.


Taobao Agent

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When all else fails, you can always ask help from any certified Taobao agent. This agent will help you throughout the entire process of shopping at Taobao. Of course, you need to pay a service fee when you ask the assistance of a Taobao agent.


Google Translator and Waygo may not always be able to translate all the texts accurately, but their translations are often sufficient for you to have an idea on what the Chinese texts are saying. In case of doubt, do not hesitate to contact the seller or Taobao’s customer support.


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