Access popular USPS.com® tools on the go with the “USPS Mobile® app: calculate shipping prices (limitations apply), find a Post Office™, look up a ZIP Code™, schedule a next-day pickup, request USPS to hold your mail, access Informed Delivery® to track packages and digitally preview incoming mail, and more.
WHAT CAN IT DO?
The USPS Mobile app allows you to:
• Check the status of shipments sent using Priority Mail®, Priority Mail Express®, Certified Mail®, and certain other delivery services. Nickname your shipments and sign up for text and email alerts to notify you of the delivery status.
• Calculate a Domestic or International Price to determine how much postage you will need when you ship a letter, card, large envelope, or package (limitations apply). Choose retail or online pricing, add any extra services you need, and view the total, too.
• Find USPS® Locations when you need to get to a Post Office™, Self-Service Kiosk (APC®) or collection box with an easy-to-filter locator. The USPS Mobile app uses your device’s GPS to show your closest options on a map, along with their Regular Hours, Special Hours and Last Collection Times, and provides mapped results with driving, walking, or transit directions.
• Look up a ZIP Code™ for any U.S. or Canadian address.
• Schedule a free next-day pickup and have your Letter Carrier pick up Priority Mail®, Priority Mail Express®, Global Express Guaranteed®, or Merchandise Return Services shipments from your home or office during regular mail delivery.
• Request Hold Mail Service while you’re away, and we’ll keep your mail at your local Post Office™ for you to pick up or be delivered by your carrier when you return.
• Scan the barcode on shipping labels with your device’s camera (Note: this function is not available on iPad 1 and iPod Touch models without rear-facing cameras). The app recognizes the shipment and stores the label number, so you can stay on top of delivery status.
Link to Informed Delivery to track packages and digitally preview your household’s incoming mail arriving soon; view grayscale images of the exterior, address side of letter-sized mailpieces.
maintenance and bug fixes
-Fix for the broken locations re-direct on iOS
Ratings and Reviews
My Go-To App
I use the USPS app primarily for tracking any expected incoming packages and the status of packages and other parcels that I’ve sent. This includes items sent overseas. It lets me know when I can expect delivery at the destination. The USPS app helps me to use their services with confidence from my laptop or mobile device anywhere. This app lets me determine the best prices and options for shipping items. As the USPS often serves as the “last mile” carrier for the other package delivery companies, this is shown on the USPS tracking information. And it allows me to hold my mail when I’m out of town. The U.S. Postal Service and their employees are very dependable and deliver my mail and packages with professionalism and reliability. My regular neighborhood mail carrier is familiar with many of the people on her route and makes sure that delivered packages are either safety locked in the neighborhood package mailbox or brought up to my front door entrance and placed in a location not visible from the street. This is greatly appreciated as package thieves are rampant here. The USPS app lets me know the package has been delivered.
I am really appreciative of this informed delivery service, because I truly believe that where I live, the super of the building has the main key to the mailboxes. However I am highly disappointed that for any mail larger than a regular sized envelope pictures aren’t taken. I am in a building where this no good man is getting away with a federal crime and I truly need a picture of every last piece of mail coming into my mailbox because USPS has not changed the main mailbox key even though I complained about this many years ago to USPS . How long should this man be able to do this ? I don’t know. But i truly think he and his sons have been doing identity theft with my identity. I’m trying to get the proof. However no super of any building should have the main key to the building he lives and works out of because it’s creating a perfect storm for a person of nefarious intentions like himself. Thank You and I truly hope the right person reads this and it could cause some kind of change in my building. Thanks again.
New Year, New Issues with (Dis)informed Delivery
Like many other users noted, this app used to work well. Unfortunately, with a somewhat recent deployment, they’ve managed to wreck Informed Delivery’s package information. I should be seeing around 20 items listed as inbound packages, yet the app shows me ‘You currently have no scheduled deliveries’…I’ve removed the app completely from my device, re-downloaded it from the app store (as their support staff suggested as a last ditch effort), so I am back to only truly knowing when I have inbound packages from eBay’s notifications that an item is going to be arriving later today.
It’s pretty bad when other, external companies are able to know how to extract the data from USPS’ database through APIs, yet USPS’ own developers cannot even find and accurately release their own data inside one of their own products/apps!
At this point, it’s a worthless option to even have on the app until they find and resolve this issue…It’s counterintuitive to have an application that’s supposed to be more friendly than the full site, yet you always need to navigate away from the app to their full site version if you want to track incoming packages using their tracking numbers you were provided from another company. Do better.
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- United States Postal Service
- 37.1 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
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