Webull app

As more and more traders and investors use their smartphones as their primary trading platform, it is increasingly important that brokers come up with easy to use apps that can match the functionality of the desktop platforms.

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

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

Webull mobile app vs. similar brokers
Webull Robinhood Fidelity
Mobil app rating (5 is the best) 5.0 stars 5.0 stars 4.5 stars
Is the app easy to use? Great Great Great
2-step authentication possible? Yes Yes No
Biometric authentication possible? No Yes Yes

We're going to look at order types, price alerts, search functions, so all the little details that make a trading app user-friendly or downright cumbersome. Should you prefer to read our full review that include fees, deposit options, and other platforms (like web and desktop) then skip to Webull's full review.

Webull app

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Our major checklist for the Webull app

Let's start with the search functions. While this might be up to personal taste, we use a 3-star rating here. While most brokers do OK here, 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 the word 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?

Webull got the green light (or all the 3 stars if you will), meaning search functions are reasonably good.

Webull checklist
Webull Robinhood Fidelity
Search functions are OK? Great Great Great
Price alerts in the app Yes Yes Yes
2-step authentication possible? Yes Yes No
Biometric authentication possible? No Yes Yes
Confirmation after successful trade Yes Yes Yes

We didn't like that you can't use biometric authentication to log into the app. Most brokers have this function (e.g. via fingerprints or FaceID) so you don't have to type your password if you don't want to.

Webull app search functions

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Checklist for nice to have features

It might be a deal-breaker for some if you can't set up a trailing stop limit and we totally get it. On the other hand, some people couldn't care less about that and also don't get excited if the app is available in 25 languages. Anyway, here is our minor checklist:

Webull has these order types available in their app: Market, Limit, Stop, Stop limit, Bracket.

At Webull you can use the following order temrs & expiry in the app: Good 'til canceled (GTC), Day.

The languages the mobile app of Webull currently supports are as follows: English, Chinese.

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Author of this article

Gergely Korpos

Author of this article

Gergely is the co-founder and CPO of Brokerchooser. His aim is to make personal investing crystal clear for everybody. Gergely has 10 years of experience in the financial markets. He concluded thousands of trades as a commodity trader and equity portfolio manager.

Gergely Korpos

Co-founder, CPO

Gergely is the co-founder and CPO of Brokerchooser. His aim is to make personal investing crystal clear for everybody. Gergely has 10 years of experience in the financial markets. He concluded thousands of trades as a commodity trader and equity portfolio manager.

Everything you find on BrokerChooser is based on reliable data and unbiased information. We combine our 10+ years finance experience with readers feedback. Read more about our methodology

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