Home > Travel information > Inflight services > Entertainment > Personal Device Entertainment
Watch popular movies and TV shows on your own device with our personal device entertainment service, available on select aircraft.
This service is sponsored by the MileagePlus Explorer Card.
A beta version of personal device entertainment is available on select aircraft. This service gives you access to a library of movies and TV shows that you can watch on your personal laptop, Apple® iOS device or AndroidTM device.
To determine if your upcoming flight offers personal device entertainment, check the Inflight Amenities tab in the Flight Status information within 24 hours of your flight departure.
Before your flight
Download the latest United app on your Apple or Android mobile device. Laptop user instructions are below.
Fully charge your device prior to boarding.
Pack your headphones to enjoy hours of entertainment.
Power outlets are available on select aircraft only, but United is continuing to add power outlets to aircraft with personal device entertainment.
- Laptop requirements
For best results, we recommend using the following operating systems and the latest versions of the following browsers. To download the third-party plug-in, you’ll also need "administrator access" to your laptop.
||Latest version of browser(s)
|Mac OS X® 10.7+
|Flash® Player 15.0+
|Windows® 7 and Windows 8 (Desktop mode only)
|Flash Player 15.0+