You can use small lightweight electronic devices in airplane mode, but flight attendants may ask you to turn them off at different points of your flight.
If you plan to use electronic devices on your flight, you’ll need to follow these safety rules:
Follow these safety rules for traveling with lithium batteries:
- Completely turn off all devices with lithium-ion batteries that are in checked bags.
- Prevent short circuits by protecting battery terminals. This can be done with the manufacturer’s packaging or by covering with tape and placing in a separate bag.
- Store spare batteries in carry-on bags.
- Lithium-ion batteries can’t exceed 100 watt hours. Lithium metal batteries can’t exceed 2g.
- If you’re unsure about the battery, don’t pack it.
- On United operated flights, you can hold smaller devices in your hands throughout the flight. Larger items will have to be stored in the overhead bin for takeoff and landing. For your safety, always follow the instructions of the crew.
- Taking photos and videos are allowed on your flight, but your recordings can’t interfere with crewmembers work and safety.
- For the safety of our customers and employees, we do not accept hoverboards as checked or carry-on baggage.
- No. Currently we don't offer Wi-Fi during takeoff and landing.