IFood, a food delivery application, also has a web platform that allows ordering food via the computer. The browser version of the service has the same features found in the app for iPhone (iOS) and Android phones. After a quick registration, new users can add their addresses, place orders and receive food at home. In addition, it is possible to make payments by credit card or choose to pay on delivery of the order.
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There are different ways to access the platform: through a quick registration using data from Facebook or Google, or using an email address or cell phone. See below how to place orders on iFood from your computer. The tip can be useful for the coronavirus quarantine period, when people are spending more time at home.
Tutorial shows how to order food on iFood via PC – Photo: Marvin Costa / dnetc
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How to create an iFood account
Step 1. Access the iFood website (www.ifood.com.br) and click on «Login» to view the login page;
Action to view the iFood login screen on the web – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. You can sign in using a Google or Facebook account. However, if you are a new user, you will have to configure your delivery address. For this example, we’ll show you how to create the account using the «Email or cell phone» option;
Action to continue registering on the iFood service website – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. Enter your email or cell phone and press the «Continue» button. During the test, we used an email address;
Action to set a phone or e-mail address when registering for the iFood online service – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 4. Enter your full name and phone number. Then, click on the «Register» button to proceed;
Action to enter personal data to create an account on the iFood service – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 5. You will receive a 5-digit authentication code on your phone or email. Enter the numbers on the screen below and click the «Continue» button;
Action to authenticate a new account on the iFood service – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 6. You can take advantage of the «Use my location» feature so that the website’s system finds your approximate address. In addition, it is possible to enter the location data in «Search address and number»;
Action to search for a delivery address when creating an account on the iFood service – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 7. Enter your address and home number and click on the corresponding search result.
Action to set an address in the iFood delivery service – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
How to place an order on iFood on your PC
Step 1. Type the name of the dish you want to order and press the «Enter» button on your computer’s keyboard. The service’s home page offers categories of restaurants, bars and snack bars. In addition, it is possible to find promotions and other suggestions from the platform;
Action to perform a search for food on iFood on the web – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Click on one of the restaurants that sell the type of food you are looking for;
Action to choose a restaurant in the search for iFood on its web platform – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. Click on the description of one of the dishes offered by the restaurant;
Action to choose a dish to buy on the iFood website – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 4. Add the required or suggested items to the dish and press the «Add» button;
Action to define items for an order on iFood on the web – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 5. Check your order data to check the product value and delivery fee. Then select «Choose form of payment»;
Data about an order in definition on iFood on the web – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 6. In the «Deliver to» section, click on the «Choose» option. In this way, the address added during account setup will be set for delivery. Under «Payment», choose how you want to pay for your order. To start, we will access the option «Pay online»;
Screen for setting the address and payment method of an order made on the iFood web version – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 7. The «Pay online» function allows you to add credit card details. The information is valid for the current purchase, but is also saved for future purchases;
Action to add a credit card to pay for online orders on iFood – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 8. The «Pay on delivery» option allows you to choose between debit and credit card payments. After defining your order, enter your CPF and press the «Place order» button.
Action to finalize a payment on the web version of the iFood service – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Use the tip to order food on iFood using the service’s web platform.