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United Airlines

The United app puts valuable travel information in the palm of your hand.

4.7 Ratings 3M+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads

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  • Poor experience on my recent flight- Expected better service for Premium Golda Aug 21, 2018

    By 8627352
    Had booked a round trip from EWR to Delhi. While the flight to Delhi was smooth, the return flight (August 11) was delayed by over 18 hours. After haggling with a United representative on the phone for over 45mins I was told that I could only be given a flight back option from Mumbai if I made my own arrangements to fly to Mumbai. I needed to get back to Newark by Sunday and did not have many options, I was finally given an option to fly via Munich with about a 4-5hours layover in Munich. While I my original booking was on ‘Premium Economy’ my booking on Lufthansa was done on a regular coach class and was given a middle seat to travel overnight. At Munich I went to the Miles and More lounge and presented my United Club pass (knowing that they are part of Star Alliance), however, they said that the United Club pass is not acceptable at their lounges. So I had to sit around the Munich airport for the next 4-5hours. Overall, was a painful experience and I expected better service for a Premium Gold member.
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  • Apr 1, 2021

    By Eric Del Toro
    I fly frequently and the app makes it very convenient but i don't understand the close to 400 mb file. It makes no sense to have nearly half a gig. This just makes me want to just pull up the browser
  • Apr 2, 2021

    By Pooja Ostwal
    The document scanner does take a lot of time. manual click would be preferred. otherwise a great handy app
  • Review Feb 4, 2019

    By RB Dawg
    I’ve been using the app since about September. Worked great. Like everything about it. The last 2-3 weeks it seems to not work correctly. I had flights canceled then rescheduled and seem not to be able to use the app. When the flight is done it should get off the app. No need to see my flight from yesterday. I’m now trying to check in and it shows my flights from yesterday and today, even the canceled one. It needs to clear out. I have shut the app down cleared it from history. Sign in and same thing. How am I supposed to check on flights this way. I then tried to put in my reservation number and name and have to tap the screen several times and wait. I know it’s not my phone because if I tap “search” once it tells me I have to put a reservation number and name. Duh! I’m trying but it won’t let me unless I tap my screen 20-50 times. Then I have to go through the same tapping for my name. Very frustrating. This needs to be fixed asap. I gave it a 4 star because when it’s working I really don’t have any complaints. I like it better than American Airlines app.
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  • Apr 4, 2021

    By Joe Brown
    I couldn't check in through the text sent but I was able to get on the app and check in with no problem.
  • Apr 5, 2021

    By Mark R Wilson
    Booking online does not give opportunity to pay for bags, so the assumption is that there is no charge. Just wait till you check in, lol. That's how they get ya. Just be clear about it like Spirit. The lack of forwardness, transparency and simplicity should be beneath United.
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  • Support animal Sep 20, 2020

    By njohnson2722
    I am beyond dissatisfied w the service of united airlines regarding flying w my daughters emotional support animal after tragically losing her finance in a motorcycle accident from a driver running a red light. The department that handles the animals flight was rude and not helpful. They were unable to get all the documents that we sent and we have had to call 8!!!!! Times and the dog unnecessarily had to get a extra rabies vaccine it wasn’t even needing or lapsed. Emails continue to come in saying he isn’t approved to fly this Tuesday. The amount of extra stress and agony the airlines has caused during this horrible time for us is unacceptable. I have flown Delta w the service dog and not had to deal w any issues and they actually talked us through the whole process making sure we were all set. United has been unprofessional and extremely uncaring to the situation and gave no support of the steps needed. Her Dr even sent the airlines the paperwork as well as all of us 8!!!! Times. Do better United. Will not fly w you again which is unfortunate. I would steer anyone who has a service dog need esp for acute anxiety and trauma away from using this airline ! I never leave reviews but need others to know what I’ve had to see my daughter have to deal with so much extra stress because the department isn’t run well or kindly. Wish us luck on Tuesday am as I fly her back w our family to heal and grieve
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  • Apr 6, 2021

    By Lizeth Willette
    Traveling has been different this time post Covid.Missing items out my bag on my way in to my final destination. Both TSA and the airlines make it impossible to file a claim. The phone numbers listed to call them are a complete menu failure. What a distasteful experience.
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  • Disorganized, confusing and not convenient Sep 24, 2019

    By CodyMafatu
    This app is not only not user-friendly but it’s counterintuitive. Why do we have to search all over the app just to check in for our flight why do we have to type in our last name when we’re already signed into the app and why do we have to search everywhere to pull up our boarding pass, why do we have to click link after link in order to access the flight information - no one appreciates you rearranging everything every couple of months. This app is one of the worst flight apps I am a frequent flyer and this is by far the worst of all airline apps. How would you like it if somebody snuck into your room and rearranged everything and then you can’t find anything- well that’s exactly how it is every time I open this app and you’ve updated it. You still haven’t found an easy solution - there’s only three things we need from this app one, east check-in and easy access to a boarding pass. Two, easy access to the boarding times and to see flight information, standby information etc. And three, the information on where to go for our gate. Currently, the boarding pass doesn’t even have the gate information and there’s too many links and too many options. it’s unclear, unorganized and confusing. Whoever you hired to create this app was obviously an amateur.
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  • Apr 6, 2021

    By Trenton Stutz
    This app is one of the worst airline apps I've used. It's slow and I can't view my boarding passes in the app because I keep getting am error. I have to use the web version which is much better.

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  • Poor experience on my recent flight- Expected better service for Premium Golda Aug 21, 2018

    By 8627352
    Had booked a round trip from EWR to Delhi. While the flight to Delhi was smooth, the return flight (August 11) was delayed by over 18 hours. After haggling with a United representative on the phone for over 45mins I was told that I could only be given a flight back option from Mumbai if I made my own arrangements to fly to Mumbai. I needed to get back to Newark by Sunday and did not have many options, I was finally given an option to fly via Munich with about a 4-5hours layover in Munich. While I my original booking was on ‘Premium Economy’ my booking on Lufthansa was done on a regular coach class and was given a middle seat to travel overnight. At Munich I went to the Miles and More lounge and presented my United Club pass (knowing that they are part of Star Alliance), however, they said that the United Club pass is not acceptable at their lounges. So I had to sit around the Munich airport for the next 4-5hours. Overall, was a painful experience and I expected better service for a Premium Gold member.
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  • Apr 4, 2021

    By Joe Brown
    I couldn't check in through the text sent but I was able to get on the app and check in with no problem.
  • App so Good I started flying United again Dec 10, 2019

    By Qf5ve
    I love this app. It’s like Fedex plus Amtrak. Thank you United for making a quality product that actually helps me. I don’t ordinarily even leave reviews, but I fly a lot and I truly appreciate that this app makes flying more convenient. Dear people who made this thank you for adding all of those seamless features. And thank you for the in airport texts and updates too. Thanks to your app, instead of having a hair-pulling experience due to holiday traffic surrounding the airport, I was able to rebook my flight from the uber, eat a leisurely enjoyable dinner in the airport while charging my phone and taking a conference call, purchase a couple of magazines, and stroll happily to the correct gate with a confident awareness of the flight status. I had important things in my checked bags, so when I arrived I didn’t stress when the bags took a while to come out at baggage claim because I checked the app and knew they had arrived and were on their way to me. In conclusion, I love you.
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  • Good App - Terrible Company Apr 27, 2018

    By ADT fan in distress
    What goodness does an app add if the “state of the art” Entertainment technology is useless when the plane WiFi does not work? Many upset customers, Bose and iPhones ready, asked the attendants if this was common. “It happens all the time”. Coast-to-Coast without Entertainment. What good is it to be able to “manage” your miles when United uses de PQM miles scam to credit miles (got less than 30% of my true miles credited, it will take me years to build enough miles to get a domestic free ticket)? But it won’t happen because I avoid United with passion and even cancelled their credit card. What’s the point? My problem with United is United, not the app. United has forgotten its customer focus and to reward loyalty. Forget even the flying experience, just take a European carrier and compare. United apps would be really useful if they were built on a platform of customer service, clearly what United is not about anymore. So I avoid United at all costs, gone to better carriers with more inferior apps.
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  • MKC Mar 23, 2019

    By mkc58
    I was prompted yesterday to go on another flight with no change fee. It wasn’t obvious that the flight options were for the *following* day. I selected, realized I made a mistake, and called right away to correct. I was then on hold more than a half hour, and two agents and an hour later I received no help. All after a day when i traveled to be at a funeral. Today, when I went to check in, the message was clearer that you were looking for people to change flights. I have been a customer and mileage plus customer for decades. Also a credit card holder. I am extremely disappointed in the service and considering canceling my card, and United as airline of choice. It’s clear United dramatically overbooked flights the entire weekend, which is irresponsible from my perspective. While I was on the phone with agents last night, I could hear other agents fighting with customers like me in the background. Please try to be better to customers in the future. Thank you
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  • Apr 2, 2021

    By Pooja Ostwal
    The document scanner does take a lot of time. manual click would be preferred. otherwise a great handy app
  • Review Feb 4, 2019

    By RB Dawg
    I’ve been using the app since about September. Worked great. Like everything about it. The last 2-3 weeks it seems to not work correctly. I had flights canceled then rescheduled and seem not to be able to use the app. When the flight is done it should get off the app. No need to see my flight from yesterday. I’m now trying to check in and it shows my flights from yesterday and today, even the canceled one. It needs to clear out. I have shut the app down cleared it from history. Sign in and same thing. How am I supposed to check on flights this way. I then tried to put in my reservation number and name and have to tap the screen several times and wait. I know it’s not my phone because if I tap “search” once it tells me I have to put a reservation number and name. Duh! I’m trying but it won’t let me unless I tap my screen 20-50 times. Then I have to go through the same tapping for my name. Very frustrating. This needs to be fixed asap. I gave it a 4 star because when it’s working I really don’t have any complaints. I like it better than American Airlines app.
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  • Mar 16, 2021

    By Susan Massman
    Saddened our flight was canceled due to snow storms. Had some difficulties rescheduling with long "hold time" on the phone. I was able to get an "acceptable" flight. Staff was helpful in a difficult situation. Provided no renumeration for any inconvenience.
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  • Mar 30, 2021

    By Irene Shaw
    very user friendly, easy to navigate and sent me a handy-dandy reminder to check-in
  • Incoherent Nov 15, 2018

    By peter h klein
    Having already checked in on line I assumed the untied app would have that information but it did not. Then had to start “check-in” process on app to be recognized. That process then required I have the confirmation # ready available which has to be found in a previous email or paper document. Also, the mileage plus number in NEVER listed, save the last three digits. WHY! Working between the online platform and United app simply lacks any cohesion or friendly interface. While online “super security” is appreciated on the large scale, it, and other factors makes all of United’s user platforms feel clunky and unwelcoming. Final example: when checking in online it was nearly impossible to add Milage Plus numbers to get credit for this flight. My wife, Theresa Klein, had to go through a paper file we keep with travel records just to locate her MP # and mine could not be located so miles will be lost unless I take the time to sort through more papers or d emails to eventually find the number for Peter Klein...SO FRUSTRATING.
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  • Apr 1, 2021

    By Eric Del Toro
    I fly frequently and the app makes it very convenient but i don't understand the close to 400 mb file. It makes no sense to have nearly half a gig. This just makes me want to just pull up the browser
  • Disappointing 1st flight in years! Jul 20, 2018

    By United passenger NC
    I haven’t flown in 15 years, so I decided to take United after hearing good things about them. My experience was less than enjoyable. After deplaning in Houston and being unfamiliar with airport, I discovered my my next flight was leaving from a gate clear across the airport, so rushing through to arrive at my gate on time, I discovered the plane was delayed for over an hour due to bad weather in NJ. Then, they call us to board only to find out that there was a problem and we would be delayed another 15 minutes, not a huge deal. However, these delays continued for another 2 1/2 hours! We were given ridiculous excuses, one after the other, without a sincere apology or the truth. Perhaps the airline thought we should all understand and comply without a genuine explanation or compensation. They did allow us to watch a movie for free, but still charged for alcohol. When you have friends or family waiting for you at your final destination and it turns out to be 3:00 am, I think the responsibility lies with United to be sure everything is taken care of before asking passengers to board.
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  • Apr 6, 2021

    By Lizeth Willette
    Traveling has been different this time post Covid.Missing items out my bag on my way in to my final destination. Both TSA and the airlines make it impossible to file a claim. The phone numbers listed to call them are a complete menu failure. What a distasteful experience.
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  • Mar 18, 2021

    By Brandon Quetel
    Cannot book revenue round-trip travel on the Android version of the app. I get a constant "no seats available" error message. When booking the same route as two one-ways, there are no issues. I have used to "feedback" option on the app twice in the past few weeks to no avail. Please address this!
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  • Jan 25, 2021

    By Richnjca Rich
    App was working fine. Then it insisted I go through an update process of the app before I was able to proceed. So I tried that and the app kept on timing out and refused to work in the new updated format. It took a half hour of going through various combinations of deleting the app, powering off and on my phone, etc. Most people would have given up. I'm in the computer industry so kept trying looking for a combination that worked. Software engineers that work on the app need to do a better job.
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  • Frustrating finding flight info or progress to premier May 22, 2019

    By katie111222333444554
    I travel for my job, basically every week. When you have multiple flights booked, the app makes it very difficult to find the info on your later flights until your current flight has landed. You have to go into your profile and do a roundabout process in order to locate the info on your other flights, or even to check in for your return flight (which is very frustrating if you fly in/out of a city in the same day). Also, in order to see my progress towards premier, I have to click the link in the app which takes me to an external site where I enter my login info again. This is annoying bc I can’t remember my rewards number, so I end up getting locked out after multiple attempts and need to change my password. Another thing that I just noticed is annoying when trying to submit this review is that I have to enter a nickname for myself when submitting. I’ve now tried 8 iterations of my name but all have been previously taken, so apparently I cannot submit a review without a unique nickname. This is ridiculous.
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  • Flight delay. Jan 4, 2019

    By Speakinc
    Our flight was delayed by two hours. We luckily had two club passes but it really should have been comped. On flight could not watch movies because my adobe player on my Apple laptop is too new so only could read what I had already downloaded. Food in club was cold and mediocre compared to our delta club experience. Definitely not worth how much a day pass would cost. Also the day passes expire which is annoying when you often do not have time to utilize the club. Overall very disappointed in my United experience. We will now have to Uber home which will cost us $80 since our daughter now can’t pick us up. Flight attendants were very nice and seats comfortable as a small positive. Other airlines use the go app making it easy to use the entertainment especially since no screens on planes anymore. You need to make it easier for your customers. Will think twice about using United in the future since this was the second trip in a row with problems and my daughter just had a bad experience with plane problems and no email about flight being cancelled. Sincerely, F. Spokane
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  • Apr 5, 2021

    By Mark R Wilson
    Booking online does not give opportunity to pay for bags, so the assumption is that there is no charge. Just wait till you check in, lol. That's how they get ya. Just be clear about it like Spirit. The lack of forwardness, transparency and simplicity should be beneath United.
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  • Support animal Sep 20, 2020

    By njohnson2722
    I am beyond dissatisfied w the service of united airlines regarding flying w my daughters emotional support animal after tragically losing her finance in a motorcycle accident from a driver running a red light. The department that handles the animals flight was rude and not helpful. They were unable to get all the documents that we sent and we have had to call 8!!!!! Times and the dog unnecessarily had to get a extra rabies vaccine it wasn’t even needing or lapsed. Emails continue to come in saying he isn’t approved to fly this Tuesday. The amount of extra stress and agony the airlines has caused during this horrible time for us is unacceptable. I have flown Delta w the service dog and not had to deal w any issues and they actually talked us through the whole process making sure we were all set. United has been unprofessional and extremely uncaring to the situation and gave no support of the steps needed. Her Dr even sent the airlines the paperwork as well as all of us 8!!!! Times. Do better United. Will not fly w you again which is unfortunate. I would steer anyone who has a service dog need esp for acute anxiety and trauma away from using this airline ! I never leave reviews but need others to know what I’ve had to see my daughter have to deal with so much extra stress because the department isn’t run well or kindly. Wish us luck on Tuesday am as I fly her back w our family to heal and grieve
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  • Disorganized, confusing and not convenient Sep 24, 2019

    By CodyMafatu
    This app is not only not user-friendly but it’s counterintuitive. Why do we have to search all over the app just to check in for our flight why do we have to type in our last name when we’re already signed into the app and why do we have to search everywhere to pull up our boarding pass, why do we have to click link after link in order to access the flight information - no one appreciates you rearranging everything every couple of months. This app is one of the worst flight apps I am a frequent flyer and this is by far the worst of all airline apps. How would you like it if somebody snuck into your room and rearranged everything and then you can’t find anything- well that’s exactly how it is every time I open this app and you’ve updated it. You still haven’t found an easy solution - there’s only three things we need from this app one, east check-in and easy access to a boarding pass. Two, easy access to the boarding times and to see flight information, standby information etc. And three, the information on where to go for our gate. Currently, the boarding pass doesn’t even have the gate information and there’s too many links and too many options. it’s unclear, unorganized and confusing. Whoever you hired to create this app was obviously an amateur.
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  • Apr 6, 2021

    By Trenton Stutz
    This app is one of the worst airline apps I've used. It's slow and I can't view my boarding passes in the app because I keep getting am error. I have to use the web version which is much better.
  • Total joke to checking in online Aug 6, 2019

    By Deadharted
    I always checkin 24 hours before departure on any flight. I purchased my ticket knowing I did not need to bring a carryon bag or check in anything. I do this because I like to go straight through security and have my boarding pass with me on my phone, and when I land head straight to my shuttle without waiting for baggage and head straight to work. However, trying to check in with United they say because I didn’t have a carryon or checked bag I need to see a ticket agent for my boarding pass! The whole point of basic economy was to not bringing anything to check in. So this forced me to purchase a carryon. So I do, and pay the extra $30, (which was the only charge the representative over the phone informed me of) and I will walk my carryon to the gate with me as I do with all other airlines. But, United says they will still force me to pay an extra $25 gate handling fee on top of the $30 to have them carry it from gate as I board to the plane. What is the definition of a carryon if I don’t carry it on and off myself!? Now I have to wait at baggage claim at my destination to get my carryon?! Ridiculous! Huge joke and will try my best to never fly United! Just another reason to fly a different airline. Thanks but no thanks! United I stand with all my family and friends to never fly United airlines with this experience.
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