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1. 4K Audio Extractor HDMI by OREI, UltraHD 4K @ 60Hz 18G HDMI 2.0 Audio Converter SPDIF + 3.5mm Output HDCP 2.2 – Dolby Digital/DTS Passthrough CEC, HDR, Dolby Vision, HDR10 Support (HDA-912)

Features :

  • HDA-912 Audio Extractor – designed to extract audio from any HDMI compliant source and converts it to Optical S/PDIF or high-quality stereo 3.5 mm audio output | Input: 1x HDMI, Output: 1x HDMI, 1x L/R Audio Out, 1x Optical Out (S/PDIF)
  • Supported Resolution: Video Pass-through Up to 4K @ 50/60Hz (YUV4:4:4), 4K @ 30Hz, 1080P @ 120Hz and 1080P 3D @ 60Hz. Supported Audio: LPCM 2/5.1/7.1CH, Dolby Digital, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital+, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X
  • Supports HDMI High Bit Rate(HBR) audio pass through & CEC Bypass| HDMI 2.0b (18Gbps), HDCP 2.2 and DVI compliant, NO ARC SUPPORT
  • Heavy-duty cool metal enclosure protects the insides and keeps the unit cool by aiding in quick heat absorption and dissipation; Compact in size for easy plug & play installation
  • Includes 100-240 50/60 Hz auto switching power supply for use anywhere in the world, HDA-912 Audio Extractor with User Manual, Lifetime OREI Tech Support & 12-Month Manufacturer’s Warranty

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.8
Width 2.5
Length 3
Weight 1
Release Date 2021-03-04T00:00:01Z

2. J-Tech Digital 4K 60HZ HDMI Audio Extractor Converter SPDIF + 3.5MM Output Supports HDMI 2.0, 18Gpbs Bandwidth, HDCP 2.2, Dolby Digital/DTS Passthrough CEC, HDR10 [JTD18G-H5CH]

Features :

  • π€π”πƒπˆπŽ π„π—π“π‘π€π‚π“πˆπŽπ – Extract the digital HDMI audio signal from the HDMI input and convert it to 2 channel analog stereo output or multi-channel Audio (SPDIF) output. **NOTE: This unit will only pass Dolby Digital/DTS audio formats, it will NOT decode these formats for the analog output. If using the analog output, make sure your HDMI source is set to PCM audio.
  • πŸ’πŠ 𝐔π₯𝐭𝐫𝐚 𝐇𝐃 𝐰𝐒𝐭𝐑 π‡πƒπŒπˆ 𝟐.𝟎 | πŸπŸŽπŸ–πŸŽπ πŸπŸ’πŸ’π‡π³ | πŸπŸŽπŸ–πŸŽπ πŸπŸπŸŽπ‡π³ – Supports the highest video resolution to 1080P@144Hz, 1080P@120Hz, 4K 50/60HZ (YUV444). Supports HDMI 2.0b (18Gbps) HDCP 2.2 and DVI compliant; Supports HDR10(We suggest using HDMI 2.0 certified cable to get HDR10 compatibility)
  • π€π”πƒπˆπŽ π„πƒπˆπƒ π’π„π“π“πˆππ†π’ – 2CH for L/R or SPDIF stereo output; 5.1CH for SPDIF Output, Supports uncompressed audio such as LPCM. Supports DTS Digital / Dolby Digital pass through (Our device does not decode the digital audio, you will still need an end display that is compatible with those formats) ; DOES NOT SUPPORT ARC FUNCTION.
  • 𝐀𝐃𝐕𝐀𝐍𝐂𝐄𝐃 𝐅𝐄𝐀𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄𝐒 – Supports HDMI HIGH Bit Rate(HBR) audio pass through; Audio sample rates up to 192kHZ;10 Bit HDR pass through.; Supports CEC bypass
  • 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄 π‹πˆπ…π„π“πˆπŒπ„ π“π„π‚π‡ππˆπ‚π€π‹ π’π”πππŽπ‘π“ – All J-Tech Digital products include a One-Year Manufacturer Replacement Warranty and free lifetime technical support from our customer support team located in Sugar Land, TX. Support is available from 9AM – 6PM CST, Monday through Friday. Contact information available on our seller page.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 2.6
Length 2.9
Weight 0.55

3. 4K@120Hz HDMI 2.1 Audio Extractor Audio Converter,HDMI to HDMI,SPDIF Optical 7.1/5.1CH,Stereo 3.5mm,Supports VRR,CEC,Dolby Digital Audio De-embed,HDCP 2.2/2.3 Bypass,for PS5,Xbox

Features :

  • ⭐【HDMI Audio Extractor 4K@120Hz】HDMI to HDMI 1 in 1 out audio extractor converter can extract audio from a digital HDMI signal to your Amplifier, Soundbar, Speaker, etc. converts it to Optical S/PDIF or high-quality stereo 3.5 mm audio output. Supports VRR, CEC bypass, audio DE-embed,optical audio out without TV connected.
  • ⭐【Video & Audio Format】 — Video Format – HDMI 2.1 Audio Converter supports multiple resolution up to 4K@120Hz 1080P@240Hz 4:4:4 8bit. Also supports VRR, HDCP 2.2 & HDCP 2.3 bypass, HDR 10, Dolby vision, 3D effect. Audio Format – Supports EDID Management, LPCM 7.1, Dolby Atmos, DTS X,Dolby True HD, DTS-HD Master Audio.
  • ⭐【Easy Usage】 — Plug and Play — Simply connect your HDMI source with HDMI IN, Display device with HDMI OUT, Sound system with SPDIF OUT(5.1CH) or L/R OUT(2.1CH), then power on the extractor to enjoy the most luxurious video and audio. No driver required.
  • ⭐【Broad Compatibility】 — AVFABUL HDMI 2.1 Audio Extractor is highly compatible with all Display devices like TV, Monitor & Projector, Sound systems like Headset, Speaker & Amplifier, HDMI Source like Desktop, Laptop & Gaming Console such as PS5, XBOX series, Nintendo Switch.
  • ⭐【Please Note】 — SPDIF port supports 5.1CH only. Please use HDMI OUT for 7.1CH. Does NOT support ARC, e-ARC/Sonos ARC. When set sound above 5.1CH, there will be no sound coming out from L/R Out port. Highly recommend qualified HDMI 2.1 cable less than 10ft / 3m. Please see ASIN B0B5ZX3MBB if needed. Most using issues are cuased by poor quality cables.

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4. SOUTHSKY 192KHz DAC Converter,HDMI ARC Audio Extractor to SPDIF Coaxial 3.5mm L/R Soundbar,Digital to Analog L/R RCA Adapter,CEC Volume Control

Features :

  • 【192KHz DAC Digital to Analog Converter】Input SPDIF or Coaxial Digital signal,Output to L+R Analog Audio,3.5mm Jack stereo sound;
  • 【SPDIF to Coaxial Bidirection Converter】SPDIF (Toslink/Optical) convert to Coaxial, Coaxial convert to SPDIF(Toslink/Optical);
  • 【HDMI ARC Audio Extractor】Switch to ARC mode, Audio Return Channel,Extractor the Audio to SPDIF,Coaxial,3.5mm,from TV to Soundbar or Amplifier,home theater, A/V receivers etc,volume output support CEC and could be controlled by TV remote controller.
  • 【HDMI ARC CEC Volume Adjustable】In ARC mode, volume from 3.5mm aux and L+R RCA can be countrolled by TV’s remote controller (Attention:Using HDMI 1.4 version or above cable,set audio to be L/PCM.Coaxial and SPDIF have sound,but not available for volume control by TV remote controller)
  • 【Mini Size and Easy to Use】Small size,portable,metal case,compatible with Blu-ray DVD,HDTV,TV,TV Box,Game playstation consoles,PS2,PS3,PS4,Xbox;

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.82677
Width 2.87401
Length 3.5433

5. J-Tech Digital 4K30 HDMI Audio Extractor HDMI ARC Converter SPDIF + RCA Output HDCP1.4 Compatible with Dolby Digital/DTS CEC [JTD4KATSW]

Features :

  • βœ” π‡πƒπŒπˆ & π‡πƒπŒπˆ-𝐀𝐑𝐂 π€π”πƒπˆπŽ π„π—π“π‘π€π‚π“πˆπŽπ – Use the 4K HDMI audio extractor to de-embed digital audio signals from your HDMI source device or HDMI-ARC capable display. Convert the extracted HDMI audio signal into an analog stereo (RCA) or digital optical (SPDIF) format for ultimate flexibility.
  • βœ” π€π”πƒπˆπŽ π„πƒπˆπƒ π’π„π“π“πˆππ†π’ – Use built-in audio EDID settings (2CH | 5.1CH) or the EDID pass-thru function (ADV) to optimize your 4K HDMI audio extractor & AV system so you de-embed the optimal audio format for your application. (Dolby Digital Plus not supported by S/PDIF)
  • βœ” π‡πƒπŒπˆ π“πŽ πŽππ“πˆπ‚π€π‹ | π‡πƒπŒπˆ π“πŽ 𝐑𝐂𝐀 – Use the JTD4KATSW in either an HDMI to Optical, HDMI to RCA or HDMI-ARC to Optical setup. When extracting audio from an HDMI source device, the JTD4KATSW acts like an HDMI audio splitter; both HDMI (audio & video) and RCA/SPDIF output ports are active.
  • βœ” πˆππ“π„π†π‘π€π“π„ π‹π„π†π€π‚π˜ 𝐀𝐕 π„ππ”πˆππŒπ„ππ“ – Utilize the HDMI audio extractor to breathe second life into older AV equipment such as AV receivers, amplifiers and soundbars that don’t feature HDMI inputs or HDMI-ARC outputs. Compatible with various HDMI devices like Amazon FireTV, Apple_TV, PS4/PS5 and XBOX.
  • βœ”π…π‘π„π„ π‹πˆπ…π„π“πˆπŒπ„ π“π„π‚π‡ππˆπ‚π€π‹ π’π”πππŽπ‘π“ – All J-Tech Digital products include a One-Year Manufacturer Replacement Warranty and free lifetime technical support from our customer support team located in Sugar Land, TX. Support is available from 9AM – 6PM CST, Monday through Friday. Contact information available on our seller page.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.8
Width 2.4
Length 3.3

6. Avantree HAX04 HDR HDMI ARC Audio Extractor with Optical and Analog Audio Output Supporting lossy and Lossless Surround Sound, UHD 4K @ 60Hz, HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, Pass-Through CEC with EDID Management

Features :

  • The HAX04 HDR HDMI Audio Extractor lets you take the audio portion of your content’s HDMI video and audio input signal and send it to external speakers. Perfect device for anyone trying to have their movie room double as a music room, integrating an analog receiver with a new TV, or using a video-only display in your home theater system.
  • Supports the following audio formats: DTS HD Master Audio, DTS HD, DTS, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby TrueHD, and DSD. To help make sure the device providing the audio and the home theater equipment broadcasting the audio are aligned, you need EDID management. The HAX04 incorporates EDID management and your audio system’s configuration (soundbar, 2ch, 5.1ch) determines the EDID setting you select.
  • If your content source delivers HDR10 and UHD 4K/60HzIt the HAX04 passes it through to your output device for stunning imagery. Supports the latest HDCP 2.2 copy protection, so connecting to Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, or other streaming devices is a snap. It connects to the newest gaming consoles (PlayStation 5 and XBOX Series X and S), Blu-ray players, and set-top boxes.
  • HDMI ARC capable, reduce the number of audio cables when configuring your system. Use ARC and a Bluetooth transmitter to send your audio to wireless headphones. Additionally, depending on the year and brand of TV and sound system, you might be able to use CEC (Consumer Electronics Control). IF all components are HDMI 1.4 or higher, then they should all support CEC.
  • Avantree’s HAX04 is a quality-built feature-rich HDMI audio extractor. Its intuitive design helps you easily connect your input and output cables. Built-in LED lights clearly show you what type of connection is used and if the unit is powered and receiving audio signals. Lightweight so it can be easily moved and mounted, its sleek black finish lets it blend into your surrounding equipment.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 1.0629921249
Width 2.362204722
Length 4.1732283422
Weight 0.18125
Release Date 2021-08-31T00:00:01Z

7. gofanco Prophecy 4K 60Hz HDMI Audio Extractor & Embedder via S/PDIF Toslink + 3.5 MM Stereo, 4K 60Hz YUV 4:4:4, HDR, HDMI 2.0a, HDCP 2.2, 18Gbps, ARC, CEC, Audio Extraction & Embedded, TAA Compliant

Features :

  • βœ” AUDIO EXTRACTOR – Extracts high quality Stereo Analog audio & Digital S/PDIF (Toslink) audio from the incoming HDMI signal without losing any active audio channels. *Note: Does not convert/decode Dolby Digital 5.1/7.1 HDMI audio source to 2-channel Stereo audio
  • βœ” AUDIO EMBEDDER – Embeds external Stereo Analog audio or Digital S/PDIF (Toslink) audio to the outgoing HDMI signal. **Note** In Embedder mode HDMI audio is no longer present. The audio stream will come from either S/PDIF(Toslink) or Stereo.
  • βœ” HDMI 2.0 STANDARD – Supports HDMI Input & Output up to 4K @60Hz (YUV 4:4:4 8-bit), HDR 4K @60Hz (YUV 4:2:0 10-bit), HDMI 2.0a, HDCP 2.2, 18Gbps
  • βœ” ADVANCED FEATURES – Supports CEC bypass & ARC audio extraction via Toslink; firmware upgradable for increased compatibility over time
  • βœ” MADE IN TAIWAN & HIGH QUALITY COMPONENTS – FCC, CE & RoHS compliant. Surface mountable metal enclosure with ESD protection to prevent malfunction or breakdown. Our products are backed with a 1-year limited warranty and experienced tech support team in Silicon Valley. Please click on gofanco in the buy box and select β€œAsk a Question” if you have any questions or concerns.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.9
Width 2.6
Length 4
Weight 0.49

8. HDMI Splitter 1×2 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 HDR Atmos 1080P 120Hz CEC SPDIF 5.1ch Audio Extractor – HDMI Down Scaler 4K 1080P Sync,Firmware Upgrade HDMI2.0 Splitter 1 in 2 Out HDCP2.2 18Gbps for PS5, Slim SP12

Features :

  • 【4K 60Hz HDMI Splitter 1 in 2 Out with SPDIF 5.1ch 】 High-End HDMI Splitter for Dual Monitor Duplicate/Mirror OR 4K & 1080p TV work in Sync for Xbox, PS5 1080p120Hz, Roku, IPS gaming monitor>> HDMI splitter OUT 2 down-scale 4K to 1080P ONLY. DO NOT down-scale HDR D-o-l-b-y Vision (4K60 4:2:2) and Frequency, otherwise wash out >> CEC for splitter OUT 1 only
  • 【VIDEO AUDIO】 HDMI2.0 4K60Hz 4:4:4 8bit 18Gbps, HDR D-o-l-b-y Version HDCP2.2, 1080p @120Hz/60Hz 3D, 3840×2160 @60Hz, 1440p@60Hz >> HDMI audio: D-o-l-b-y Atmos, Digital 7.1CH, DTS:X; DE-embed SPDIF Optical 5.1CH play splitter OUT 2 audio. NO ARC
  • 【KEY USAGE】 Pls use good HDMI2.0 cable less than 15m/ 49ft. >> Connect 4K TV to splitter OUT 1, 1080p TV to OUT 2, set OUT 2 SCALER ON>>Get 4K HDR D-o-l-b-y Vision & D-o-l-b-y Atmos in sync, set EDID No.31 via micro-usb by PC, same setting for 1080p 120Hz.>>Set HDCP bypass by PC. NOT support 4K60hz & 1080p120hz work in sync.
  • 【GREAT CAPACITY】 Japanese High-end IC Exclusive Algorithm. Plug & Play. Any usage issue, pls Click sold by EZCOOTECH ask seller FREELY >>1 to 2 HDMI splitter Daisy Chain cascade to 6 layers
  • 【POWERFUL SAFETY】Threaded power adapter to prevent power loss; Low Heat. >> Mounting Ear for easy set up. >> 4K HDMI 2 way splitter for Fire TV, N-v-i-d-ia Shield, Xfinity box, Game Video Capture,Xbox,Apple TV, PS4 Pro, chromecast, google tv etc.

Additional Info :

Color HDMI Splitter 1×2
Item Dimensions
Height 0.7
Width 2.8
Length 4
Weight 0.4

9. HDMI Splitter 1×1 Audio Extractor 4K 60Hz Atmos CEC EDID/Down-Scale/HDCP Switch Fit Various Video- SPDIF 5.1CH Optical Toslink,Stereo Audio Breakout, HDMI Repeater Digital De-embedder Decoder EX11PRO

Features :

  • Professional HDMI Audio Extractor for PC Game Headset — EDID HDMI Down-scaler DIP Switch fit various video format for monitor,projector,TV; CEC control; Audio Extractor from HDMI supports D-o-l-b-y Digital 7.1CH, D-o-l-b-y Atmos, DTS:X, True HD, DTS-HD Master,LPCM 2.1/ 5.1/ 7.1CH. HDMI2.0 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 18Gbps 8bit HDR D-o-l-b-y Vision HDR10 HDCP2.2, HDCP 2.3, DVI ,1080p 120Hz/60Hz 3D, 1080p 144Hz, 3840×2160 60Hz, 1440p 60Hz
  • HDMI Splitter 1 in 1 out with SPDIF Stereo Audio Breakout — HDMI Audio Extractor Converter DE-embed SPDIF Optical Digital (5.1CH) + 3.5mm L/R Stereo Audio (2.1CH). SPDIF, Stereo Audio can work separately to speaker amplifier. SPDIF copy HDMI OUT audio, to get SPDIF 5.1 sound, pls connect 5.1ch audio system firstly. Audio EDID Setting via DIP switch. For PS5 1080P 120Hz set DIP 3 4 5 ON.
  • KEY USAGE — IF play 2.1CH audio, SPDIF & 3.5mm audio play 2.1ch in sync; IF play 5.1CH audio, SPDIF 5.1CH is on, 3.5mm 2.1CH is off—IF play 7.1CH/Atmos, just HDMI OUT stream out–Set HDCP,DOWN-SCALE,EDID by DIP switch. DIP1 set HDCP, DIP2 HDMI 4K DOWN-SCALE to 1080p ONLY, DIP 3 4 5 set EDID AUDIO –HDMI output ATMOS neither work together with SPDIF 5.1ch nor 3.5mm 2.1CH. It`s not audio down-mixer.
  • High Compatibility — Plug & Play, no driver; Pls use good HDMI2.0 18Gbps cable less than 3m. 4K HDMI Audio Decoder works perfectly with N-v-i-dia Shield,X-f-inity box, Game Capture, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV,PS3/ PS4 Pro, XBox series, desktop PS5 N-i-ntendo Switch Xbox audio extract etc; Compacted design, mini size for portable, flexible, easy installation.
  • EZCOO Support — OEM factory production capacity; 2160p HDMI spdif audio extractor adapter 5.1 Efficient on-line technical support, just Click EZCOOTECH to get Seller Technical Support by on-line Message. Built-in ESD Protection for safety usage

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.7
Width 2
Length 2.3

10. SIIG HDMI 2.0 Audio Extractor 4K/60Hz HDR ARC HDCP 2.2 Support – HDMI to Toslink Optical SPDIF & 3.5mm Stereo Analog Outputs – CEC, EDID, Audio De Embedder and Repeater (CE-H24F11-S1)

Features :

  • HDMI 2.0 AUDIO EXTRACTOR: Splits incoming HDMI audio signal to stereo audio and Toslink outputs, allowing you to connect to speakers and entertainment systems that do not have an HDMI connection.
  • FULL SUPPORT: Supports HDMI 2.0 input and output (HDCP 2.2 compliant) at 4K/60Hz (YUV 4:4:4 8-bit) & HDR 4K/60Hz (YUV 4:2:0 10-bit) with ARC via Toslink (S/PDIF) and CEC pass
  • AUDIO FORMATS and ARC: Toslink (S/PDIF) Out: (PCM 2, Dolby 5.1, DTS 5.1); Stereo Out: (PCM 2); HDMI Out: (PCM 2/5.1/7.1, Dolby 5.1/7.1, DTS 5.1/7.1). Supports uncompressed LPCM and compressed audio such as DTS and Dolby Digital, plus ARC function.
  • EDID SETTINGS: Manage EDID setting to obtain correct audio output using DIP switch settings to have your audio system performing the way you want
  • 3 YEAR WARRANTY WITH PREMIUM CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Fully compliant with TAA, Certifications/Standards: FCC, CE, RoHS. High quality materials with sturdy metal enclosure provides durability and minimizes EMI/RFI noise interference.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.9397619
Width 3.5397567
Length 2.5598374
Weight 0.4
Release Date 2019-04-30T00:00:01Z

How To Choose Your hdmi cec extractors

If you want to purchase products like the hdmi cec extractors, you need to follow a buying guide. Some features need to tick your product before buying. Let’s take a look at them:

  • Price: Online purchase has been renowned for offering items at the best possible prices. As such places have networks with many dealers and manufacturers, sellers offer the best deals. Moreover, there are no intermediaries, which lessens the additional costs.
  • Reliability: As online stores portray customer reviews,Β  purchasing them boosts reliability. If faced with any defect, there is a scope for you to change. Some stores have excellent customer service, pushing you to buy from there.
  • Convenience: Who does not love convenience? Having everything as per your wish is something to die for. Buying a product from an online store is such. You do not have to worry about the time, the place, or the crowd. Everything happens when you want it and how you want it.
  • Functionality: Check out your hdmi cec extractors functionality when you buy it. An easy way to do that would be to check the specs. Remember, the more vast the specs, the greater your product’s functionality.

What to look for when buying the hdmi cec extractors?

The products in the market are manifold. The variety of products is so high that it may be confusing to choose the right one for you. This is why we have created this guide for you to help you pick the right hdmi cec extractors easily.

1. The authenticity of the Online Shop WebsiteΒ 

I did mention earlier that shopping online is very convenient yet it’s tough to know whether the shop is genuine. Everyone can seem to create an online shop with a couple of photos and prices just to be seen as legitimate. To know whether it’s genuine, make sure to look for the following:

  • Contact Details β€” make sure to contact them first before buying to ensure that there would be someone to attend to you and you can understand further about their service.
  • Website Layout – browse and feel if the site looks professional. How’s the quality of the images and more, that you can potentially find from the content of the website itself.
  • Website Encryption β€” when buying from a secure website, you’ll always see the following in the address bar:

The padlock icon in the URL bar and the β€œs” in the β€œhttps://” means that your communication within the website and your computer are secured and encrypted online transactions.

2. Product DetailsΒ 

There are many important factors that you always have to look at. Especially if it’s something, you’re going to wear or even consume. It can be material type, ingredients, benefits, sizes, etc. The more product details, the better.

3. Compare Prices of Similar ProductsΒ 

If you’re not a frequent online shopper, you might find few items with good deals. But don’t let these deals trap you, do make sure to compare prices first of the similar products to other online shops. With so many online shops offering the same items, you’ll be shocked that some of them sell at a higher price than they are supposed to. There are so many websites out there that can help you check and compare prices.

4. Returns, Cancellations, and Refunds PoliciesΒ 

It is a very important part to know when buying items online. It’s good to know how the company handles returns or cancellations of items and whether there would be any refunds in any case. Purchasing online will always be risky because we usually cannot verify the quality of the items. Therefore, having the knowledge if there would be a refund will be a great point to consider if the items won’t be the same as expected.

5. ShippingΒ 

While online shopping has made it easier for us to purchase anything we want worldwide, sometimes it can also be tricky. Say the shipping, if we bought it locally – usually will only take a few days but if we bought it from the international shop – then likely we have to wait for more than weeks, which I believe we don’t have an issue with that especially if we’re informed for the estimated delivery date. But it’s a matter of what if they ship it to the wrong address or there would be a longer wait than expected. Another thing that we’re also particular with especially buying international items would be the shipping fee – most of us don’t mind buying more to get free shipping. And there are just some of the online shops’ techniques to encourage customers to buy more and think that we’re saving money for the shipping fee. Lastly not to forget to have the tracking number of monitoring the progress of the delivery of your item.

6. Secured Payment MethodΒ 

this is the most crucial part when purchasing online; sharing your credit/debit card details. Options to pay via credit card, debit card, and Paypal or other Third-Party payments are considered secure. Also, try not to make any online purchase when using public wi-fi or mobile apps connected to a public hotspot – it can be potentially easy for hackers to steal your information.

7. Be alert for Scams and FraudΒ 

This never-ending story through calls, emails, and even contacting us through social media for these people to try to steal our information. Be wary and do necessary actions if you think you’ve encountered these tactics. Don’t open any suspicious links, don’t easily provide your particulars over the phone, make sure to ask a couple of questions to verify whether the call is not a fraud/scam. Check the person’s identity through other social media accounts if he/she exists. If you experience scamming, make sure to call your bank and police if needed. And do check your bank statement often, especially if you frequently buy online.

8. Customer ReviewsΒ 

Finally, to check the reviews. How can we know that the reviews are not fake ones? Thanks to social media, these online shops nowadays have their social media accounts. That’s the best place to try to contact them and view more real/organic customer reviews. This is also perfect for reaching out to those who tagged the shop and understanding their experience. On that, you’ll have a more secure feeling before buying items online.

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