Etsy: Custom & Creative Goods

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Rated 4.93581 From 1,563,204 Votes
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  • Last Updated: 2020-10-19
  • New version: 5.61
  • File size: 129.56 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 13.5 or later. and Android 4.4. KitKat or later

Etsy: Custom & Creative Goods


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Etsy: Custom & Creative Goods is an iPhone and Android Shopping App, made by Etsy, Inc.. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - Etsy, Inc., with the latest current version being 5.61 which was officially released on 2020-10-19. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 1,563,204 Reviews on the Apple App Store alone, with an average user rating of 4.93581 out of a possible 5 stars.

How does it Work?


The Etsy app lets you shop millions of one-of-a-kind items straight from your iPhone and iPad. Whether it’s for moments big or small we have it all: handmade goods, vintage goods, creative goods, custom goods—there’s something for everyone. There’s no creative marketplace quite like it. With the Etsy app you can purchase the perfect gift for friends, family, and co-workers, or even get a little something for yourself. With Etsy on your iPhone and iPad, it’s incredibly easy to explore all the delightful, personalized, unique items you want. Browse curated collections of handcrafted jewelry, vintage goods for your closet, customized furniture for your home, everyday supplies for your kitchen and bath, DIY kits to help that creativity flow, and so much more. Plus, whenever there’s a big day coming up—weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, holidays, or graduation—Etsy is the go-to destination for unique occasion gifts. Etsy on your iPhone and iPad makes it easy to find what you’re looking for. • Save your favorite items and shops so you can discover more of what you want later. It saves you time and gives you more personalized recommendations in the future. • Get notified when your favorite shop adds new items, or when your favorite items go on sale, so you won’t miss out on special savings or limited editions. • Chat directly with shop owners and have items customized just for you. Most shop owners are quick to respond and love creating something just for you! • It’s easy to buy goods swiftly and securely using our full suite of payment options, including Apple Pay at checkout. • You want order tracking? We’ll let you know when your order ships, and even better, when it’s delivered! • Etsy is spoken around the world! You can browse in English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Polish, or Japanese. • Hang a one-of-a-kind piece of art in your home from your phone with our new augmented reality beta feature. There’s never been a better time to find something you love on Etsy. Get the app today! Visit our support page: http://www.etsy.com/help/

Top Reviews

  • I love Etsy but .....


    By Llcc70
    I shop Etsy all the time so I am a buyer and a seller! There are some things I love and some things not so much ... I miss the old Etsy .... ever hear if something isn’t broken do not try and fix it? I miss treasuries and other features about Etsy that are no longer! Etsy has become more commercialized such as on tv commercials, I’ve seen it advertised online as a “work from home job” I was a lil shocked to say the least.... but when you buy on Etsy be sure that you know which SHOP you’re in! Etsy is the MALL .... WE ARE THE SHOPS IN THE MALL! 🛍The artists and artist suppliers are the back bone of the industry! However Etsy is the easiest for me since I’ve been on for so long! With more than one shop.... too much change in such a short amount of time can really throw some of us off! I miss the different comfort of an “Etsy family” rather than HUGE E-COMMERCE, still Etsy is my go to for a lot of things! I love supporting small business and the artists and after all Etsy gives us the PLATFORM to put our shops we work hard in every day to make all of your shopping full of endless fun! You can find lots and lots of OOAK here! Thanks to the sellers and their shops ... thanks Etsy for giving us a place to sell our goods but it would be good to be able to get someone on the phone again!
  • The worst app ever


    By Zebrooooooo
    This app seriously ruined my life. Etsy doesn’t give a crap about sellers as long as they are making money by pulling in enough buyers. Every time a case is opened against you they ALWAYS choose the side of the buyer and take money from your account without permission. All 3 cases I had against me were not my fault. The first one was a customer being unhappy with a product 3 months after receiving it when my return policy clearly states send me a message within 1 week and mail back within 2 weeks. I refused to accept the item after 3 months and they opened a case and I didn’t give them a refund and Etsy took the money straight out of my account. The second time was a customer demanding a refund saying they never received their item when their tracking number clearly stated that it had been delivered weeks ago, and Etsy once again took money from me without my permission. They also don’t take into account that items cannot be shipped on Sunday so customers get mad when their item is shipped a day late. Now they have a new policy where if you don’t offer free shipping your items will not pop up at the top of the list for customers, so you are basically forced into free shipping and lose customers by increasing your prices for no reason. Etsy is a waste of time and money and I’m upset I ever wasted putting energy into it.
  • My Favorite App.....EVER.


    By RiotGirl95
    I use Etsy for 90% of my gifts I give for birthdays, Christmas and any other gift giving holiday. As long as you do your research about a shop (have a look at their reviews see what people say, how long have they been a seller, how many things have they sold, picture quality etc.) to see that they are a quality seller you should have no problems. You can find a vast array of things from allover the world (though be weary of things from the China region, a lot of those items are cheap and poorly made). Lots of beauty sellers include free samples of their other products when you buy something, which is amazing. (Who doesn't love free stuff to try) And I could fill a box of thank you cards, hand written notes and messages from sellers thanking me for my order. It makes it feel like you ordered from your neighbor down the street not someone six states away or half way across the world. I have bought nearly a hundred things from different shops if not more and will continue to do so because where else can you find amazing cool things made/sold by equally amazing people.
  • Extremely unhappy


    By ehitsalight
    I am extremely unhappy I have been dealing with the supplier LoveJilty, since I’ve paid for my items I haven’t received any information regarding why my payment has not gone through on THERE part. I was supposed to receive a bra top and a garter bottom and was told that my items was marked as unpaid because of being shipped internationally and that additional charges may apply that I was okay with what I’m not Okay with is the fact that I got a message from LoveJilty saying they need me to pay again for what I already bought and have a receipt for ! Which is 85$ extra! I have tried to open a case but cannot because it says that my items will not be shipped until July 12 which is a lie because I will not be receiving my items because they have told me I need to pay more money. They also sent me a one additional message saying that they would check the bank as to why my payment didn’t go through and they never got back with me I want a refund and have not heard back and I am extremely disappointed and unsatisfied
  • No Accountability


    By Tritones
    I really loved Etsy because of all the creative variety of hand-crafted products. However, the past few orders I have placed have been massively overdue. I bought a Christmas gift for a friend in early December; it had an ETA if 2-3 weeks yet it JUST arrived mid February. There needs to be some sort of system of accountability that penalizes business owners if they take longer than the projected dates posted on their page - some sort of incentive for them to make sure they meet their own deadlines. Perhaps refunding a percentage of the cost of the item back to the buyer after a certain amount of time? If you claim that your products ship within two to three weeks, and it takes two MONTHS on more than one separate occasion, it is a huge deterrent to me from wanting to buy anything else from here again. I understand life happens, and some things are out of their control; I’m completely okay if it’s a few days (or even a week) past when they said I would get it, as long as they keep me updated. But that rarely happens. Most of the time I just get no response until I finally open a claim, which I really don’t like doing. Please develop a better system of accountability to make it less frustrating for your consumers! Thank you!
  • I got scammed and there is nothing anybody can do


    By Maryl p
    I downloaded Etsy super excited to see what I could find and how to improve my cosplays and all. I take partial blame for not doing more research before I committed. I found a listing on Etsy from “Cosplay Dream Shop” that promoted cheap commissions and I though I’d give it a whirl. Set up a payment system and I sent my payment through PayPal (what the seller told me to do) and what turned to months of messages of “when will it arrive?” to “I need my money back because you violated our agreement.” Commissioner stopped replying on the Etsy chat and I found her on Facebook and started messaging her there and she said she’d get my cosplay to me. I contacted Etsy to see what could be done and they said to call PayPal since that’s where the transaction happed so I called PayPal and they told me to call my bank because there was utterly nothing they could do. I call my bank and they inform me they also can’t do anything because the transaction was over 150 days or something and the only thing I can do is continue to message the seller on Etsy. It has been an utter nightmare and I’m angry and upset that no one can do anything. So in other words, Etsy is a platform for easy scams and trickery to occur. What makes me even more mad is that her shop still exists on Etsy! Thanks Etsy, for nothing.
  • Fabric pricing


    By Dkwatkins
    The only thing I don’t like on Etsy is having to guess the price of fabric. It is usually by the yard but on Etsy you sometimes have to go all the way into your cart before finding the price is not for a yard but it is for a fat quarter, an 1/8th, or 3/8 yard, 1 yard etc. It makes it very hard to compare fabrics. Normally it would be no big deal but when a fabric is needed now it gets very annoying to open an ad just to find out it still doesn’t specify how much you are getting for $3.40. After reading the entire ad you still don’t have an indication. So now you go to the cart to see what you bought for 3 @ $3.40. One would expect about $12 with tax but instead it said $38 and that didn’t include shipping. I did this kind of searching for 6 hours yesterday between 2 sites and left everything at your site except for one small purchase. I don’t have a problem paying what something is worth but it seems like a trick. It is not needed unless your goal is to annoy. Just price it the real price. Thanks, Donna Watkins
  • Best e-collars for cats


    By Pepper Ann's Mom
    I have a small 8 pound tabby named Pepper Ann, who has scratched her face for some unknown reason since she was a little kitten. We have been seeing veterinarians for years, but cannot figure out why she does it. We are coming around to the idea that it may just be behavioral, whether it is something anxiety related or obsessive compulsive... we have tried every e-collar under the sun, without much success! This e-collar has been the biggest help. I can leave it on Pepper Ann for extended periods of time and know that she is not uncomfortable. It is soft, flexible, and lightweight. She is not scared when she wears it, and it barely slows her down. It is actually a bit of a fashion statement! At first she could not figure out how to scratch her face with it at all. And over time she is now occasionally successful at scratching (she’s a cat, she’s smart). But overall it does the best job at preventing my cat from harming herself, and she can stay comfortable. Her quality of life is so much greater since we found this e-collar.
  • Difficult


    By Taylor Koehler
    Etsy has become very difficult over the past couple years I’ve used it. I recently bought a charger on here and when it showed up the item didn’t work at all. Contacting the shop first I asked for the issue to be solved. I checked to make sure it wasn’t my phone and when done I asked the shop for a new charger (they state this is not an issue even if I was the one to break it) I contacted Etsy and opened a case. Eventually after some time the seller stopped replying and ignored me. This raised a red flag. I escalated the case with Etsy as to have them over look it and the replies take forever, they also aren’t fixing the issue. First, they ask for photos which I can not supply because how do you take a photo of your phone not charging? Thy also don’t realize even if it was my fault for breaking it, the seller states in their about, that they will replace it, no questions, no returns, and quickly. I’m deeply disappointed and awaiting for my last order to arrive so I am able to delete the app. ****Update: recently Etsy closed my case and refused to fix the issue, The shop also decided to change their warranty facts so I can not in anyway get my item replaced. I’m saddened how poor of a system Etsy runs and how disappointing some of the people on there are.
  • Overwhelmed by ads


    By msg-b
    I love Etsy and I’ve used this app for years. I was SO happy when they finally updated the options for search filtering because that was a long long time coming, but recently my searches are dominated by ads paid for by the stores owner. I’m used to Etsy ads and they’ve even helped me find new favorites. However, most of my search results are now ads, and they’re ads that are no longer even pertinent to what I’m looking for. If I’ve searched for sunflower necklaces, adjusted the filters to what I want, I don’t want to see sunflower wedding invitations suggested, or sunflower art prints being suggested. Seriously?! At least suggest the same thing I’m looking for, even if it’s a $200 item and my search criteria is the $0-$50 range. That at least I understand. Mixing completely different categories is obnoxious and makes it hard for me to see what I’m looking for. The second problem with the ads lately is the quantity. I’m used to seeing 2 ads every so often, but I’m seeing 4-6 ads clumped together now and coming up so often I don’t know if it’s still on my search at all. This is ridiculous, I want this fixed ASAP please.

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