How to Find the Product Code on Shein

This is where you'll find the product code and what you can use it for.

Last Updated on September 20, 2023

Need to find the product code for an item on Shein? It’s super easy once you know how and I’m here to show you. It might be handy to know the product code for an item, especially if you’re making a return or want to share it with someone. It’s usually a lengthy code, also known as the SKU that can be used to easily search for a specific item across the entire website.

As one of the biggest and most popular fast fashion websites on the planet, it’s fair to say there’s a lot of products on the Shein website. It can feel super overwhelming, especially when you want to quickly find a product to share with your mates or followers.

Once you know how though, it’s super quick and easy. Let’s take a closer look at how to find the product code of a product on Shein, and if you need to know how to find the product code on Zara or ASOS, check out our guides.

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How to find the product code on Shein

Firstly, open the Shein website and locate the item that you need the product code for. The code will appear directly underneath the product name, after SKU. See an example of this, below.

shein product name and code

You can easily copy and paste this, and the item will appear when you enter it into the search bar on the Shein website. You can also enter this into the app to find the product. However it’s a little more tricky to find the product code or SKU on the app.

How to find a product code on the Shein app

Open the Shein app, then find the item you need the code of. Click description, under the product image. More details will pop up, and right at the bottom, you’ll find the SKU and item ID. Either of these will work, but the item ID is easily copied as this is given as an option on the app. If you enter this ID into the search bar on the Shein website, it will also pick up the item you’re searching for.

Here’s an example:

shein product code on the app

What is a reference code on Shein?

On Shein, a reference code is like a special ID for a product. It helps them keep track of the item in their inventory. The reference code is usually shown with the product info and can be used for different things, like asking questions, checking your order, or returning or exchanging stuff. If you have any questions or problems with a reference code on Shein, it’s best to ask their customer support for help.

Can you search by image on Shein?

Yes. Searching for an item via Shein is really easy. All you need to do is download the Shein Image & ID Searcher extension on Google Chrome. Once downloaded, you can search by right clicking on any image you find and clicking ‘Search on Shein’. You also have the option of uploading a picture by clicking on the icon – a black S inside a magnifying glass – that appears on your browser and uploading an image from your computer. You’ll then be presented with a selection of similar products.

Next, take a look at how to find the product code on H&M and Zara products.