What is Etsy App? How it Works? is it Legit Site?

What is Etsy App? How it Works? is it Legit Site?

After searching all the details about the Etsy app personally, I will explain this app to you. Some people are crazy about purchasing unique items and want to decorate their homes with creative things. This app is full of creative and handmade, unique things. In this app, the sellers create their online shop to sell their products. and the seller uploads pictures and videos of their products.

In this article, I will explain major details about this app and the download procedure for this app.

What is Etsy?

Etsy is an online marketplace where you can buy and sell any unique items like handmade home decor products, creative jewelry, cards, events decor products, and any creative products you can sell on this app. This app is like a unique items shop and all unique products in this shop. Many products sell on it but many dangerous products cannot sell on this app.

What is Etsy?

You do not pay a monthly fee but you also pay a listing fee on this app. Some sellers sell digitally downloaded items on it like art prints, planners, stationery designs, and other printable documents.

Is the Etsy app legal or not?

Yes, this app is a legitimate online marketplace. This app specializes in handmade, vintage, and unique items. Keep in mind this app is legal but sellers may be scammers so before buying a product you read all the reviews about these products. If you purchase an item on this app and you do not receive it or receive an item that is damaged or any other case you must solve the issue with the seller.

How to download Etsy on Android?

If you are using an Android device and downloaded this app on your Android device now I will tell you how you can download it:

How to download Etsy on Android?

  • Open the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  • Type “Etsy” in the search bar and click on search.
  • In the search result, see the official app and tap on it.
  • Tap the” Install” and wait a while to complete the download.
  • After completing the downloading and opening it, start the app.

How to download Etsy on iOS?

I am going to explain the downloading steps for iOS devices. Let’s start:

How to download Etsy on iOS?

  • Open the App Store on your iOS device.
  • Tap the search bar and type “Etsy” here.
  • Open the official app and click the “Get “ button.
  • Wait a while to complete the download.
  • Then open your app and start working on it.

How does the app work?

I will tell you how to work on it, So first of all, sellers download the app and sign in or create an account on this app and list their products for sale. If you sell the products on this app, you will pay a fee, which is valid for only 4 months. But if you are a buyer you can search the item on the search bar and order for purchasing. Before the purchase, you can ask the questions of the seller. Then you order the item and transfer the payment to the seller’s account. After receiving their package, you can rate the seller and write feedback about the item.

How to Login to an Etsy Account?

Now I will tell you to Log in procedure to this app from your smartphone or device:

  • Open the app on any Android or iOS device.
  • Click the “You” button on the right corner of your screen.
  • Tap the “Sign in” button.
  • Enter your “Email and Password” and click the Sign In button. (you also sign in with your Google account and your Facebook account)

Which products are sold on this app?

With this app, you can sell any unique items and handmade items like:

  • Handmade Jewelry.
  • Handmade Home Decor
  • Vintage Clothes
  • Handmade paintings
  • Art prints
  • Craft cards
  • Handmade Accessories
  • Handmade bags and purses
  • Wedding Accessories
  • Handmade toys and games
  • And other unique items

Which products are not sold on this app?

Many products are not sold on this app like:

  • Drugs and Medical Drugs
  • Alcohol and Tobacco
  • Animal products and Human Remains
  • Weapons
  • Illegal products
  • Violent products
  • And all Dangerous products

How to order items on this app?

I will explain to you step by step the process of ordering items:

  • The very first thing you open is an official app on your device.
  • In the search bar type the specific item name that you will purchase.
  • Select the item you will buy.
  • Scroll down select the “Package” option and select the “Quantity” of the item.
  • Type all the information in the box.
  • Tap the “Buy it now”.
  • Select the shipping address and payment method. That’s it.

How to Refund or Cancel your order on this app?

I will tell you how to refund or cancel your order so you follow the major steps to cancel your order:

  • Open the official website on your device
  • Click the “Edit Shop”.
  • Then tap “Orders & Shipping”.
  • Now you see your orders and tap the three dots on the right corner for your item.
  • Click the “Cancel” option.
  • After choosing the option you see Issue a refund page.
  • Fill out the page, click the “Review Refund” and tap the submit button.

What are the Ratings and Reviews on the Google Play Store?

I read reviews about this app on the Google Play Store. Some customers are satisfied with this app but some customers are not happy with this app. Some users say whether this app is an easy way to sell Art and get Art. This app provides different unique products on one platform. However, some users have faced different problems within the last two years. The average rating of this app is 4.8 out of 5 stars and 1.43M reviews on the Google Play Store.

What are the Ratings and Reviews on the Google Play Store?

What are the Ratings and Reviews on the Apple Store?

During my observation, I read comments on the Apple Store about whether this app may be good or not. Many users say that this app still needs improvement to sell and buy products. The average rating of this app on the Apple Store is 4.9 out of 5 stars.

What are the Ratings and Reviews on the Apple Store?

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Is the app free?

Yes, it’s free to download on any Android and iOS devices.

Q. Is Etsy a Chinese app?

No, this is not a Chinese app, this is an American e-commerce company and it was founded in 2005.

Q. What does Etsy mean in English?

In English it means “Oh, yes” and in Latin and French it means “what if”. In Greek, it means “just because”.

Q. Why is this app so popular?

This app is popular because it sells unique, handmade, and creative items.


The conclusion was reached after searching the Etsy app. This is an e-commerce platform to sell and buy different unique products and handmade items. It is a safe and legal app. This is easy to use. It is a free app for Android and iOS devices. On this app, sellers sell their art like handmade custom items, such as jewelry, clothes, accessories, vintage items, home decor items, and other unique things. 2 million active sellers work on it. You create a small business on this app.

Zeeshan Tahir

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