Searching and Browsing for Items

If you're looking for a specific item, enter a few words into the search box and select the magnifying glass icon. We'll show you the matching results. To improve your search, select a department from the drop-down menu to the left of the search bar.

Sort Options

When you search for products on Amazon, we want to help you easily find what you're looking for. You can use these options to list search results in a specific order:

  • RelevanceWe consider a variety of factors when displaying relevant shopping results, including customer actions (such as how frequently an item was purchased), information about the item (such as title, price, and description), availability, delivery speed, costs (such as shipping costs), and whether we think the item will be of interest (such as new items).
  • Featured shows featured items. We consider many factors when choosing featured results, such as:
    • Customer actions, e.g., how often an item was bought.
    • Information about the item, e.g., title, price, and description.
    • Availability.
    • Delivery speed.
    • Costs, e.g., shipping costs.
    • Whether we think the item will be of interest, e.g., new items.
  • Avg. Customer Review sorts items based on Customer Reviews. This includes the average number of stars out of five and the number of reviews for each result.
  • Newest Arrivals sorts items based on the day they were first available on Amazon.
  • Price High to Low sorts items based on price. The highest price item is at the top and the lowest price item is at the bottom.
  • Price Low to High sorts items based on price. The lowest price item is at the top and the highest price item is at the bottom.

Tips for Finding Items:

To improve your search results, try limiting your search to a specific product department.

To browse by product department on desktop:

  1. Select a product department from the drop-down menu next to the search box.
  2. Select the magnifying glass icon.

Each product department has its own customized options to search and browse.

You can use the left navigation menu to refine the results in a department, based on specific criteria, e.g., "Eligible for Free Shipping." Depending on the department, you'll see specific refinement options.

If you're a Prime member, and you'd like to shop for Amazon Fresh items, you can click on the Fresh link below the search bar.

On Mobile Browser or the Amazon App:

When using mobile web or Amazon mobile app customers can search by clicking on the menu button and selecting the Shop by Category section.

Prime members using mobile web or Amazon mobile app will be able to access Amazon Fresh items and features through the following:

  • Mobile web: Select Amazon Fresh at the top left on the main page or click on the hamburger menu button and select See All Programs and Features, then select Amazon Fresh.
  • Amazon App: Select Amazon Fresh at the top left of the app on the main page or click on the hamburger menu button and select Shop by Department then select Amazon Fresh.

After you enter a search on mobile you can use the Filter option in the right sub-navigation menu to further refine the selection available, based on specific criteria such as Specialty ("Organic", "Gluten Free"), Featured Brands or a Price Range. Depending on the product category you chose, you'll see specific refinements that are applicable to the selection.


  • We display all of the information we have about an item on its product detail page. Details usually include customer reviews, which can provide helpful information about content and product compatibility. If you don't find the information you need on the product detail page, you can search the web to research the product or find the manufacturer's contact information.
  • Products described as “Halal” or which display a Halal certification mark are sourced from Halal certified suppliers. does not follow Halal handling and storage practices.

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