How To Place Bids

Instruction video for bidding

Detailed instructions on how to bid your favorite Japanese goods in just 4 easy steps.

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1. Searching for products

To start bidding on an auction, there are three ways to search for your items:
  • Option 1: Enter an auction URL from Yahoo! Auction, or an Auction code to the search bar.
  • Option 2: You can also search by product categories.
  • Option 3: Search by keywords/Top keywords.

2. View item details

When you find an item you want to bid on, check the item's details first:
1. Check images.
2. Current price.
3. Check reliable of the seller.
4. Item description.

→ Please read it carefully before bidding

  • If you find the item up to your liking, click on “Place bid”.
  • What is “Buy Now”?
The “Buy Now” feature is not available for any auction. It will only show up when the seller sets a price for the item so you can buy it instead of bidding. If you agree to buy at the set price, you will get the item immediately.

3. Place a bid

If you want to participate in the auction, click on the "Place bid" box, the system will display a bid window, continue to enter the number of money that you are willing to pay for the item in the section "Your price" and fill order information:
1. Place bid.
2. Your Price.
3. Address.
4. Shipping methods.
5. Optional service.
6. Payment methods.
After that click Agree with Terms & Policies box of Janbox and click "Place bid" to complete bidding process.

4. Bid Successful

Once your bid has been placed, you can check the auction list from the "Auction" section on "My page". Here, you can manage your auction orders such as tracking auction orders, increase bids, etc.
If your bid is the highest one at the end of the auction, you become the winner. Janbox will send you a notification.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via email [email protected] for support.

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