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Published: Jun 01, 2016 2 min read
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Chick-fil-A is upgrading its mobile app, and the upside is that it's easier to order and pay in advance—plus you get a free sandwich just for signing up.

The company launched the new app, called Chick-fil-A One, on Wednesday. Anyone who downloads the app (and creates a Chick-fil-A account, if you don't have one already) by June 11 automatically gets a voucher good for a free chicken sandwich, redeemable through June 30.

New features on the app allow customers to order fully customizable meals in advance. Once a customer "checks in" at the physical Chick-fil-A location, the kitchen is alerted and the order is prepared. "Customers can pay through the app and then skip the line to pick up their food at the mobile order counter, saving time for guests on-the-go," a company press release explains. "Chick-fil-A One will also save favorite orders for easy reordering in the future."

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When you use the new app, you're also automatically enrolled in a Chick-fil-A membership program that rewards customers with free menu items based on their preferences and ordering history. But it's not clear exactly how or how often free food will be doled out to members as rewards, only that Chick-fil-A "will surprise customers" with periodic freebies, and that with each order members "get closer to their next free offering and can track their progress in the app."