How Do I Download Themes From Shopify?

We’re often asked how to download Shopify themes, and rightly so. When just getting started with Shopify, it can be daunting, and sometimes off-putting to say the least. But once you’ve spent a few hours “playing” with the many features Shopify has to offer, it becomes second nature.

In regards to the above, downloading Shopify themes is no different. The below steps will guide you through the download process.

Steps to Download Shopify Themes

1, Login

Log into Shopify

Shopify Login

2, Online Store > Themes

Go to Online Store, then themes.

Go to Online Store, then themes

3, Actions / 3 Dots

Click actions / or the 3 dots.

Click the 3 dots

4, Download

Click the download theme button and wait for the email with the link to the theme download.

Click download theme

The Takeaway

Downloading themes is an easy step process, but it’s important to note that Shopify has a strict policy on sharing themes, and using a single licensed theme across multiple stores.

If you are caught sharing themes and breaching the theme licensing T&C’s you could face a Shopify ban.

However, downloading themes is a process by many to back up a theme when you’ve hit the 20 theme limit.

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  • How do I download themes from Shopify?

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Terry Wingfield

A techy at heart, with over 10+ years of software engineering skills, and 5+ years experience in ecommerce, retention, and personalization.