Fidelity International app

As more and more traders and investors use their smartphones for trading, it is increasingly important that brokers offer easy-to-use apps that can deliver the same services as desktop platforms.

In this article we'll check whether Fidelity International's mobile app ticks all the boxes.

Overall, we rate the user-friendliness of the app as better than average.

Fidelity International mobile app vs. similar brokers
Fidelity International AJ Bell Youinvest Halifax
Mobile app rating (5 is the best) 4.2 stars 4.2 stars -
User-friendliness Great Great -
2-step authentication Yes Yes -
Biometric authentication Yes Yes No

We're going to take a closer look at search functions, price alerts and order types, so all the little details that determine whether a trading app is user-friendly or downright cumbersome. If you want to read our full review, including fees, deposit options and other platforms (like web and desktop) then skip to the Fidelity International review.

Fidelity International app - Fidelity International app

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Our main checklist for the Fidelity International app

Let's start with the search functions. Although most brokers do OK in this area, there are some bad apples out there. For example, if you start typing 'Emerging markets', will the software find all the Emerging markets ETFs for you, even if their name doesn't start with 'emerging'? If you only ever traded US stocks and start typing 'Apple', will the AI show you the Apple stock or the obscure Irish stock Applegreen?

Fidelity International got the green light, meaning its search functions are reasonably good.

Fidelity International checklist
Fidelity International AJ Bell Youinvest Halifax
Search functions Great Great -
2-step authentication Yes Yes -
Biometric authentication Yes Yes No
Price alerts in the app No No -
Confirmation after successful trade Yes Yes -

You cannot set price alerts in the Fidelity International app. Yes, you can use a third-party app for this, but wouldn't it be much easier to have it in the broker's own app?

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Fidelity International app
Checklist for nice-to-have features

For some people it might be a deal-breaker if you can't set up a trailing stop limit - we totally get that. Others couldn't care less and also don't get excited if the app is available in 25 languages. Anyway, here is our checklist of minor, nice-to-have features:

Fidelity International has these order types available in its app: Market, Limit.

At Fidelity International you can use the following order terms & expiry in the app: Day.

The Fidelity International mobile app currently supports the following languages: English.

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Fidelity International app
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Author of this article

Tamás Deme

Author of this article

Tamás believes in clear and simple writing that is accessible to everyone. He has almost 20 years of experience as a financial journalist, as well as an editor and proofreader. He previously worked at Interfax news agency and wrote about M&A deals for EMIS DealWatch.

Tamás Deme

Content Editor

Tamás believes in clear and simple writing that is accessible to everyone. He has almost 20 years of experience as a financial journalist, as well as an editor and proofreader. He previously worked at Interfax news agency and wrote about M&A deals for EMIS DealWatch.

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