Frequently Asked Questions

1. General enquiries

1.1 What is

Your one stop solution for all electronic needs brought to you by Alghanim International Electronics and Sons under one address. Whether you are looking for the best deals or the newest of electronic arrivals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ranging from Phones, Gadgets and Computers & Tablets etc... our intuitive site brings convenience tailored to your needs right to your fingertips.

1.2 Can I use and visit the showroom?

We encourage you to visit our showroom in Riyadh and witness a great shopping experience. In fact you can visit Our Showrooms page and see what our stores have to offer from products such as TV & Video, Audio and Photography.

1.3 Does have an active online community for posting, sharing, and providing insight on its products and services?

Yes, we do. Our integrated network of social media services include Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram.

1.4 Is buying online safe?

Alghanim International Electronics guarantees a secure shopping experience, as choses to process payment transactions of Visa and MasterCard only through securely encrypted Payment Gateways. In fact all your personal information, including credit card, name, and address details go through an encrypted channel which is considered to be the best in the industry for secure commerce transactions. Use of your Personal Information is strictly in accordance with’s Privacy Policy.

2. Account enquiries

2.1 Why do I need to register?

You need to be a registered user to be able to buy, plus registration helps you and by

- Contacting you whenever needed.
- Ensuring a safe shopping environment.
- You will get all the updates on latest products promotions and special offers on based on your preferences and past purchases/sale.
- You can make item recommendations and suggestions.

2.2 Is it free to register for an account?

Yes, registration at is completely free.

2.3 How do I create an account?

Simply click on the signup link at the top of the page, follow the onscreen instructions and in less than 60 seconds you will be officially an account holder.

2.4 What is ID?

Your ID is the way in which you would be identified on the site. It is your unique identification as a user, in other words your account helps us recognize you and your delivery address whenever you shop giving you effortless reception of your purchases as soon as possible without you having to fill up your details every time.

2.5 Why do I need a password?

You need a password along with your account to be able to purchase securely on the site to keep your details and account settings from other use.

2.6 What if I forgot my Password?

Don’t worry that is quite common, just click on the forgot password link by clicking here and follow the directions, need more assistance? Feel free to contact us at by filling in the Contact Us form form here, or simply contact customer service on 920011064.

2.7 How do I change my profile?

Once you have logged on; click on your account link found on top of the page which will take you to your account dashboard page and then save your changes once you’re done changing the desired fields.

2.8 After I have created my account, can I place my first order anytime?

Once you have created an account and logged on; you can make your first purchase at your convenience whether you buy from Air Conditioning, Health & Fitness or Small Housewares.

2.9 Will my account expire if I do not use it for a while?

No, it will remain valid.

2.10 Can I create multiple accounts?

Sure, as long as each account has its unique e-mail address for registration, though if adding a secondary address is why you want to create multiple accounts; then note that you could always add a secondary address to your initial account and then select whichever address you need your products delivered to at checkout.

2.11 Can someone other than me use my account?

Yes but we strongly recommend that you avoid sharing your personal details. By the way, your family members and friends can create their new accounts in just 60 secs by clicking here>.

2.12 How can I get my name removed from the mailing list?

If you want to be removed from our mailing list, please contact us by clicking here> and you will be directed to our Customer Service contact page, fill out the required fields with the word “remove” in the subject line and the email address that you wish to be removed within the contact form. Please note that it may take up to 3 days to action your request. In addition, each electronic mail we send you, will contain details of how you can un-subscribe.

2.13 How can I cancel my account?

Please contact us by clicking here> and you will be directed to our Customer Service contact page, fill out the required fields with the word “Cancel Account” in the subject line and the email address that you used to register within the contact form. Please note that it may take up to 3 days to action your request.

2.14 What is a Wishlist?

It is an on site feature that you can use to save products, such as Phones, Gadgets and Computers & Tablets etc..., you frequently reorder, schedule email reminders, or to send gift ideas to friends & family. You can view your Wishlist at any time by clicking on the “My Wish List” link at the top of the page, just make sure you are signed in.

2.15 Will my wishlist items expire if I don’t access my account for a while?

Don’t worry, once you have selected an item to be added to your Wishlist it will stay there permanently, until you either buy or delete it.

2.16 When I add an item to my wishlist does the price get saved as well?

The Wishlist does not reserve items & price details for you as they do change within your list in accordance to price & stock updates at e.g. If a Phone or Computer goes out of stock or gets a price change, the change will be shown in your wishlist as well. However it stores all items that you wish to look at later, and buy at a later date. Any item you add to your Wishlist will stay there permanently, till you either buy or delete it.

3. Order enquiries

3.1 How do I place an order on

Once you come across any item you would like to purchase, just click on “add to cart” and your item will be added to your shopping cart. All items you’ve selected will be saved in your shopping cart, which can be viewed at any time by clicking on the shopping cart link at the top of the page.

3.2 How do I contact customer support is available through

- call center at 920011064 for assistance.
- Email support on

3.3 Can customer service create an account for me?

We made sure that creating an account with an upbeat and easy experience yet, if you require assistance contact us by clicking here> and we will make sure an consultant guides you through it.

3.4 Can I go to your showroom and buy the item there myself?

All items offered at are available in our showroom, please visit the store locater to find the nearest X-cite showroom> to you by clicking here>...

3.5 What payment methods can I use to pay for my order?

Currently we offer various safe and secure payment methods:

- Visa
- MasterCard
- Sadad

4. Status and delivery enquiries

4.1 When will I receive the items I ordered from

We will deliver your items according to the time mentioned in the product's page.

4.2 At What time will the delivery team contact me?

Our delivery team will contact you before the delivery team reaches the delivery address.

4.3 What are the items that can be delivered?

We deliver everything we sell! Large items or items requiring Delivery & Installation are only delivered in Riyadh currently.

4.4 How much do I need to pay for my delivery service?

If your order value is below 200SAR a delivery charge of 30SAR will be incurred. If your order value is at 200SAR or above, delivery will be free of charge.

4.5 What are the areas or locations covered for delivery?

Our delivery team currently covers Riyadh only

4.7 Can I get the driver’s contact number?

We do apologize, as we don’t give out driver’s numbers to our customers. However our drivers will give you a call prior to arrival.

4.8 If I have changed my mind at the time of delivery, can I cancel the sale and invoice?

Yes, if you would like to return something we have delivered or in process of delivery, you may contact our Customer Service Center by clicking here> and unless otherwise stated on the delivery note we will collect it free if delivered. Your order number will count as your receipt.

4.9 I am looking for an item and can’t find it on your website; can you get it for me?

Special orders can be sent to our customer service representatives through the contact us section by clicking here> and we will most definitely get back to you with an update as soon as possible.

4.10 I ordered multiple items from but received only half the items I ordered, what’s the reason for that?

Please check your email for your electronic invoice copy, if you find that you have indeed purchased items that haven’t been delivered then drop us a note the Contact Us page by clicking here, or call customer service on 920011064 and we will resolve your issue.

4.11 The item I want is sold out. Will it be available again?

Out of stock items will most definitely be available as soon as possible, otherwise you may follow the special order steps mentioned above and we will without a doubt have either the product or an answer for you.

4.12 I have just placed an order a few minutes ago, but I’ve changed my mind. How do I change/cancel the item?

No problem, you can easily update your orders prior completing your purchase which by the way you get to review automatically as part of your shopping experience before every checkout. However if you had already completed your payment process then you can follow the steps mentioned above in point 4.8.

4.14 How much do I need to pay for my installation service?

There will be an installation fee for new Air Conditioning units. TVs above 43-inch (not including) only, are installed for free. Other products that require installation will be installed for free.

4.15 How can I have access to your extended warranty program? How can I use it?

Many products on are eligible for our Extended Warranty program and you can add up to 3 years of Extended Warranty to a product in the shopping cart. For more details on our Extended Warranty program, please visit our Terms & Conditions page.

5. Post-sale enquiries

5.1 How can I return or exchange items I bought through

Returns and exchange have been made easy for you at You can return or exchange your product within 7 days of purchase at any of our showrooms or you may call customer care at 920011064 to schedule pick up from your home. Please allow for 2-3 days for pick up. For more information, please refer to point 13 on our Conditions of Use. We cannot offer any reimbursements for e-delivery products. In the rare cases of digital codes not working (such as iTunes), please follow the simple steps in point 5.1a below and we will reach out to you with your new code as soon as possible.

5.1a How can I report an issue with my digital card (such as iTunes)?

1. Go to [My Account] menu after you login to your account.
2. Click on [My Virtual Cards] section.
3. Click [Report An Issue] below the card.
4. Upload a screenshot of the error you get when you try to use your code.

5.2 I need assistance to operate my new unit?

Our support team is available at the contact center 920011064. We are trained to provide main guidelines on product knowledge, however if you require an advanced product interaction or training sessions, we can schedule a visit by our technician to you within 24hrs yet please note that this service is charged to you. All these details can be obtained by emailing us through the Contact Us page by clicking here>.

5.3 My TV was installed recently, and I want to change the position?

Sure, we can do that though, for now this is an offline service request that requires you to visit our showroom in Riyadh and pay for re-installation charges, please visit the store locater to find the nearest showroom to you.

5.4 I bought an item yesterday and I found that it is not working?

We will accept return of the item within 7 days if the item is not working or is found defective. Please make sure the original packing is available, and refer to our Returns Are Easy section under the Conditions of Use page by clicking here>.

5.5 The items I purchased was delivered a month ago and is still packed as received, I would like to get the products installed now?

No worries, all you need to do is call our contact center at 180-3535, we will schedule a date for an installation visit within 24hrs of your call. Since the units were not installed at time of delivery, you will not be charged for this visit. However if a product is found to be defective / not functioning properly, it will be treated like a product that is a month old. This means that the product will be referred back to our service center for required repair.

5.6 If my received unit is not functioning properly, how can I replace it?

Requests received within 7 days after the unit was delivered, will have our quality control team re-visit and resolve the issue. Requests that are reported after 7 days of delivery will be repaired by our team of qualified technicians at the service center, unless it is a manufacturer defect, which would require to be replaced with new one.

5.7 My item was repaired several times by your service center, how could I replace it?

- If there is no defect and the spare part is available the item will be repaired.
- If there is a manufacturer defect then our technical investigation reports will be raised to replace the item, if item warranty is valid.
- If there is no spare part (nine days brown goods and white goods) a technical investigation report will be raised to replace the item, if item warranty is valid.