How to Register on Baidu

Baidu is a major Chinese search engine that has been called the "Google" of China. The company's growth has encouraged more and more people to use its services. However, for non-Chinese reading individuals it might be a bit difficult to get registered on the company's website.

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Baidu's search engine is a powerful tool for Chinese web browsers.

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Open your browser and type Baidu.com in the URL box. You will see the main page which is all in Chinese except for the "About Baidu" section.

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Click on the blue link in the far upper right-hand corner of the page. It is a two character Chinese word for "log in."

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Click on the gray tab on the right side of the next page. It is an eight character Chinese phrase that means "Register for a Baidu Account." It is above the two blank spaces for login and password.

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Fill in the blank spaces on the following page. The top spaces asks for a user name, which cannot exceed seven Chinese characters or fourteen alphanumeric characters. The next two horizontal boxes are for a password and confirmation of password. They must be between six and fourteen characters. On the next line, enter whether you are a man or a woman. The left button is for men and the right button is for women.

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Enter your email address on the following space. On the next line, fill in the letter recognition for anti-spam purposes. Finally, click on the gray box that you agree to the company's terms of service. You are now registered for Baidu.com