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William Hill App: Review & Download Guide

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William Hill App

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William Hill are one of the most famous and traditional names in the betting and gambling industry. Their sportsbook service has long been available as a mobile app and quite frankly it’s a pretty darn good one. Check out all its features, what users think of the app and how we rate it below.

It’s also worth noting that new customers at William Hill can claim a bet £10 get £30 bonus (T&C's apply, 18+, New customers only.) if they sign up today. It’s a generous sign up deal and given the quality of the app it’s one well worth taking advantage of.

App Review

Quick Jump

How To Download William Hill On Your Phone

  1. To use the William Hill mobile app you’re going to have to first open a William Hill account – open account & bet £10 get £30 in free bets! (T&C's apply, 18+, New customers only.)
  2. Users of iOS operated mobile devices should then head to the App Store where they can search for ‘William Hill’ and download the sportsbook app.
  3. Users of Android operated mobile devices should head to the Google Play Store where they can search for ‘William Hill’ and download the sportsbook app.
  4. When it’s been downloaded, you can log into the William Hill app using the details you set up when opening your William Hill account.
  5. Now you’re ready to make a deposit and start betting on any and every event that takes your fancy.

Note: If you don’t have an Android or an iOS operated mobile device, or simply don’t wish to download an app, you can still bet on the move with William Hill by visiting williamhill.com in your mobile browser.

New Customer Bonus: Bet £10 Get £30

What New Customers Get

If you’ve never before bet with – or opened an account with – William Hill, doing so gives you the chance to earn £30 worth of free bets. To trigger those bets, all you need to do is to place a qualifying £10 sportsbook bet with the bookmaker and they will be credited to your account upon placement of that bet (min odds 1.50 apply).

Free bets are credited in 3x £10 tokens.

Claim your bet £10 get £30 bonus here!

T&C's apply, 18+, New customers only.

How To Release Bonus

In order to activate the promotion. To release your free bet bonus, you need to deposit at least £10 and place a qualifying sportsbook bet. Qualifying sportsbook bets are worth at least £10, which are placed at odds of 1.5 (1/2) or greater.

Deposits made using Skrill, Skrill 1-Tap, Neteller, Moneybookers, Envoy, PaySafe or Pingit do not qualify for the offer.

How To Withdraw

The three £10 free bet tokens themselves are non-withdrawable and must be either used to place sportsbook wagers or forfeit after 30 days. If any winnings result from the use of the free bet tokens, those winnings will not include the return of the free bet stake but will be immediately withdrawable if a punter wishes to do so.

For full terms and conditions visit the William Hill website now.

Key Features: William Hill Sports Mobile App

FeaturesWilliam Hill are a bookmaker with an outstanding reputation for providing both a great selection of betting markets and generous odds on those markets, and they have also transferred those traits to their mobile app. Any punter looking to bet on the move with William Hill have the choice of almost any sport you could imagine and even the smallest or least popular of those sports often boast a good selection of available markets.

On top of that, too, the William Hill app also provides a number of other interesting features. The most notable of those, are as follows:

  • A quick tab style link on the app’s main page provides access to the in-play events made available by William Hill at any given time. The range of events which the bookmaker do take in-play is impressive and a good number of markets are provided for each of them.
  • Each in-play event which is available through the William Hill mobile app can be tapped to open the bookmaker’s excellent in-play interface. That interface displays the available markets, beneath a live scoreboard, sport specific graphic and text commentary.
  • William Hill’s ‘WHTV’ live streaming feature is available through their mobile app as well as their desktop website. That means that select events from a wide range of sports are available to watch live if you have a funded account and that all horse racing and greyhound races from the UK and Ireland can be viewed if you’ve placed a £1 bet on the race.
  • William Hill’s ‘#YourOdds’ feature allows punters to select their own bets for many events via social media and the selections of those punters are prominently displayed and available to bet on through the bookmaker’s mobile app.

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T&C's apply, 18+, New customers only.

Licence & Company Info

LicenseOne of the most recognisable names in the world of sports betting, William Hill was initially founded all the way back in 1934. The company has grown significantly and changed hands regularly over the years, but today employs over 15,000 people in the UK alone and has main offices in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and Gibraltar. It is estimated that the bookmaker are the largest single operator in the UK and Ireland, accounting for around 25% of the overall betting market.

Fully licensed and adhering to all relevant gambling legislation, William Hill hold licences from and are regulated by two separate official authorities. In order to provide services to UK residents they are licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission and to offer their services overseas they are licensed and regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner.

What Users Think?!

User ReviewsAs is the case with any and every app that has been available to download for a while, the Will Hill mobile app has been reviewed a considerable number of times by users on both the Google Play Store and the App Store.

Those reviews are a veritable gold mine when it comes to getting an insight into what users thin of the app, so we’ve taken the time to comb through them for some clues. When you look at the star rating of the app on both the Play Store and the App Store, you find that William Hill have achieved around a four out of five star rating.

That is extremely impressive as compared to other sports betting apps, and the popularity of the William Hill is borne out by the comments which accompany its reviews. The vast majority of those praise the app’s usability and the range of markets available, and there is only one slight issue which recurs regularly as a criticism from users. That is that the app can sometimes lag or be a little slow, especially when it comes to displaying a live stream, but this is certainly not something that is true to William Hill’s mobile offering alone.

What We Think?!

Cheeky Punter ReviewWilliam Hill are unquestionably a bookmaker who fall within the category of the most reliable and trustworthy around. That alone is something to recommend them to punters but, on top of that, their mobile app is also really impressive and provides an excellent all-around service. It’s for that reason that we have given it a lofty rating of four out of five stars.

The app is perhaps not the easiest on the eye but what it may lack in attractiveness it definitely makes up for in functionality. It is really swift and simple to wend your way through the app and to find the sport, event and particular bet you want to place. What’s more, the selection of different wagers that William Hill do provide is second to none and encompasses loads of in-play betting options if that’s your thing.

When you head to an event which is in-play, too, William Hill’s interface for following the action and placing your bets is one of the best around and typically features a live scoreboard plus graphics and text commentary to show what’s happening in the event. Add to all of that the fact that plenty of events across lots of sports also benefit from live streams through the ‘WHTV’ feature, and you can’t fail but conclude that the William Hill app is a great choice for any punter looking to bet on the move.

T&C's apply, 18+, New customers only.

FAQ

Are the William Hill Android and William Hill iOS Apps Very Different?

In common with many online bookmakers, William Hill provide and Android and an iOS version of their mobile app but there is very little difference between the two. What we mean by that is that apart from the obvious fact that they are optimised to display and to work on different devices, the general functionality and features of the apps are basically identical.

Can You Download a Blackberry App?

As we mentioned above William Hill have an Android and an iOS version of their app available to download. They do not, however, have a downloadable app for Blackberry users. Instead, users of such devices are able to bet on the move with William Hill simply by heading to sports.williamhill.com through their device’s web browser.

Can You Download a Windows Mobile App?

The story for Windows Mobile users is exactly the same as that for Blackberry users. That is to say that they do not have their own version of the William Hill app to download but can still enjoy mobile betting with the bookmaker by heading to sports.williamhill.com.

Does the App Allow Punters to Deposit?

William Hill punters can indeed deposit to their betting account through the mobile app as well as via the bookmaker’s desktop site. In fact, William Hill offer essentially the same wide range of deposit options to mobile app users as to the rest of their customers. To see those options and to make a deposit, all a punter needs to do is login through the app, open their account page and then select the ‘deposit’ option.

Is it Possible to Self-Exclude Through the App?

It is indeed possible for any punter who’s worried about the amount they are gambling to opt to self-exclude via the William Hill app. In order to do so, they need to open their account menu, select the ‘Account Controls’ option, tap the ‘Gambling Controls’ link and then follow the on-screen instructions for self-exclusion.

Can You Use the App in Different Languages?

William Hill’s major betting market is unquestionably the UK and Ireland, and it is for that reason that the default language of their mobile app is English. It is possible to select from a range of alternative languages if desired, however. A punter can do so thanks to the ‘Languages’ option found within the ‘Settings’ section of the app’s main menu and the available languages are English, German, Russian, Swedish, Greek and Japanese.

How Do William Hill Keep Punters Secure?

Just as is true of their desktop site, William Hill also employ a number of methods to keep their mobile app as safe and secure as possible for punters. Those include employing Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption to protect sensitive information and financial transactions, and sometimes requiring ID checks to ensure no-one is fraudulently using a customer’s account.

Author: David Lenton

David Lenton
David 'the Cheeky Punter' Lenton is an ex professional online sports bettor and trader with over 15 years of experience in the industry. He has also worked for a number of top bookmakers including Bet365, Ladbrokes, William Hill and Coral. With such a long time spent dedicated to the gambling industry no one is better placed when it comes to advising punters. Follow on Twitter @thecheekypunter