This page will guide you on how to find items on foreign e-commerce sites using BUYFY TOOL.
About BUYFY tool
When searching for items on overseas e-commerce sites other than eBay or Amazon, please use BUYFY tool. By using BUYFY tool you can search items in English and apply for agency service on registered e-commerce sites as well as sites that you have added.
English Item Search
You can search items in English on e-commerce sites of 7 different languages such as French and Chinese. Even if you are not familiar with the language of a particular site, you can now quickly search for items without the use of a dictionary or translation site.
Add items to cart
You can add items you found on foreign e-commerce sites directly into the BUYFY cart. Afterwards, with just a few simple procedures you can apply items in your cart for Purchase or Forward service.
If you found an item you like on a foreign e-commerce site, you can save the item information using My Clip feature. This is very convenient for comparing and considering items across several different e-commerce sites.
Installing BUYFY TOOL
BUYFY tool is provided as a bookmarklet and a browser add-on. It may not work properly on a smartphone, so we recommend that you use it on a computer or tablet. Please install BUYFY tool from the following link after signing in as a member. For those who wish to order items on e-commerce sites other than eBay or Amazon using a smartphone, please use BUYFY APP.
How to use BUYFY TOOL
Item search by BUYFY TOOL
Access an e-commerce site, and click on the BUYFY tool in the toolbar, then a pop-up panel will be displayed. After entering English keywords click the search button, and the translation and search process will begin.
Depending on the e-commerce site, your search may not automatically begin. In that case, click the search button of the e-commerce site after your translation results are input into the e-commerce search box.
Adding items to cart and clipping
When you found an item you like, move on to the item detail page of the e-commerce site. After you execute BUYFY tool on the item detail page, it will begin acquiring the item information. To apply the item for agency service, select options if any, enter the quantity, and then click on 'ADD TO CART'. If you do not apply immediately, you can click on 'CLIP' to save it on My Clip.
Depending on the e-commerce site, the item information may not be properly acquired. In that case, please switch to manual input, and input the item information manually.
Enter options manually
Depending on the e-commerce site, options such as color and size may not be acquired automatically. In that case, if you click "+" on the right side of the quantity, the input field will be displayed so please input them manually. Please enter the option in the local language as displayed on the e-commerce site or click the mark on the right side of the input column and select the value from the e-commerce site. If there are multiple options, please add an input field as needed. If you purchase items repeatedly from the same e-commerce site, by adjusting BUYFY tool in the following way, you do not need to manually enter them every time.
Customize BUYFY TOOL
Adjust BUYFY TOOL
BUYFY tool may not work properly on some e-commerce sites. In that case, by adjusting BUYFY tool, you can have it work properly again. In order to begin adjusting, click the button at the bottom right of the panel. Tool adjusting has two options, 'Adjust Item Search' and 'Adjust Item Info Fetch'. After selecting the option, follow the instructions and conduct adjusting.
Add e-commerce sites by yourself
In case you want to use BUYFY tool on other e-commerce sites than Registered e-commerce sites, you have to add the e-commerce site first. You can add any e-commerce site as long as it matches the areas (USA / UK / Europe / China / Japan) and languages (Japanese / French / Germany / Spanish / Italian / Simplified Chinese / Traditional Chinese). When you add an e-commerce site, please read through the policy for e-commerce site addition. If you add an e-commerce site by yourself, you have to adjust BUYFY tool before you use the tool first time.
Special Features for add-on
Loading through the shortcut key
When using add-on, you can call up BUYFY tool through a shortcut key (Ctrl+Shift+F).
Setting auto-loading URLs
Using add-on, you can have BUYFY tool automatically loaded for specific e-commerce sites. Refer to the next section to open the settings page for add-on, and set the URLs of the e-commerce sites on which you want BUYFY tool to start automatically. You can designate up to 5 URLs. You need to at least include the domain name in the URL, as in the example of 'ebay.com'. (i.e, registering simply 'ebay' will not work.) You can also include a sub-domain such as 'www.ebay.com'.
How to open the add-on option page in your browser
Open the option page for BUYFY tool from 'Google Chrome Setting' > 'Setting' > 'Add-on'. You can open the option page by right-clicking on the BUYFY tool icon at the tool bar.
Select 'Add-on' from the menu button, then open the option page for BUYFY tool from the Add-on tab.
Select 'Setting' from the menu button, then open the option page for BUYFY tool from the Add-on tab.