What is Uber app?
Uber app is a ride sharing app from Uber Technologies Inc. The app makes user ride fast and reliable anytime of the day. What’s more? There is no need to search for park lot or wait for a bus or taxi. Just download the app, tap to request a ride and pay easily with credit or cash.
What are the features of Uber app?
Send Status: Tap on Send Status to share your ETA in real time. So your friends and family know that you’re safe and when to expect you.
Split Fare: This option allows you to share the cost of your ride with another Uber app user. To share the fare, swipe up from the bottom of the app before or during the ride. Tap your selected payment method and select ‘Split Fare’. You can share the fare with all the users in the cab.
Fare Estimate: With this feature you can check the price before you take a ride. Enter the source and destination to get an estimate cost for the ride. Also, you can get fare estimate by tapping each ride option or visit https://www.uber.com/en-IN/fare-estimate/ from web browser.
Schedule Rides: Uber app allows scheduling of rides up to 30 days in advance. Once you schedule a ride, you can modify the details at any time prior to your trip and a reminder will be sent on the day.
Sync Calendar: This feature connects the calendar on your phone to the Uber app. Further any appointments with an address in your calendar appear instantly as a ‘shortcut’ when you request a ride. To sync up your calendar with the Uber app, head to ‘Settings’ and ‘Calendar Events’.
How do I get the Uber app?
Go to the respective play stores to get the Uber app. For example, if you are an Android phone user go to Google Play store or Apple Store if you are an iPhone user.
How do I download the Uber app on my phone?
Click on the below links to download the Uber app directly to your phone.
For Android Phones -> Google Play store
For iPhones -> iTunes App store
For Windows Phones -> Microsoft store
How do you sign up for a ride with Uber? / How to book Uber cab?
Step 1: Go to https://get.uber.com/go/cficaue
Step 2: Enter your info (First, Last name, phone, email, and password)
Step 3: Click Sign Up.
Step 1: Download the Uber app from above links.
Step 2: Enter promo code cficaue to get your first free Uber ride free up to INR.
Step 3: Request a ride.
Step 4: Make payments cashless. Discount will be applied automatically to your ride.
Do you have to have a smartphone to use Uber? Can I order an Uber online?
Uber app is basically made for smartphones. But, you can still sign up/login to your account and request a ride by visiting mobile website, m.uber.com.
How does the Uber app work and how do I use the Uber app to get a ride?
- Open the Uber app.
- Request a ride by tapping each ride option to see wait time, size, and price.
- Next, enter your pickup location and tap request.
- You’ll see driver’s contact information and vehicle details in the app.
- Uber driver will arrive in minutes.
- Get down when you reach destination and Uber will automatically charge the credit card on file.
What is Uber AUTO?
In major cities of India, Uber has launched another convenient and affordable mode of transportation which is Uber AUTO. The AUTO rides fare start at ₹25 upto 4kms. If your destination is greater than 4 kms, a regular fare of ₹13 per km will apply between 6 AM to 11 PM and ₹19.5 per km between 11 PM to 6 AM.
How does the Uber AUTO works?
- Open Uber app & enter your destination.
- Slide to the left most screen to see the AUTO
- Select this view and request for Uber AUTO.
- All payment methods are accepted.
How many people can travel in Uber AUTO?
Maximum of 3 people are allowed on each AUTO ride.
Where do I see my Uber credit and how do you redeem a free ride on Uber?
To redeem a free ride, check first you have the credit balance or fee rides. To check Uber credit balance go to Menu -> Select Payment. Credit or Free rides will be applied automatically by default on your next trip.
How do I know if I have a free ride on Uber?
To know if you have a free ride, go to Menu -> Select Promotions.
Can you order an Uber in advance?
How do you schedule an Uber ride?
Scheduling the rides is one of best features of Uber app. To schedule your ride follow the blow steps.
Step 1: Open the app and tap on car icon.
Step 2: Set the pickup date, time, location, destination, ride type, and get a fare estimate.
Step 3: Confirm the details of upcoming trip and tap on Schedule.
Tip: You can Edit or cancel the scheduled trip any time before your ride.
Step 4: That’s all. Reminders will be sent on the day of the trip and you will be notified when your ride is on the way. Also, you will be notified if pricing changes.
How do I pay for my Uber ride? What type of payment does Uber take?
The app lets you pay for ride in below two modes.
Cash mode: To make the payment through cash for your ride see below
Step 1: Go to the Uber app and click on Set pick up location. This is ensure cash payments are available at your location.
Step 2: Click Change on the available payment method.
Step 3: Select Cash as your mode of payment.
Step 4: Tap Request a Trip and get riding.
Step 5: Pay the exact amount shown to you before you get out.
Cashless mode: To make the payments cashless, see below.
How do I add payment method to Uber?
Step 1: Go to accounts
Step 2: Tap on Payment option.
Step 3: Click Add Payment
Step 4: Fill in your credit / debit card details or simply tap the “scan your card” option
Step 5: Once your trip is complete, you shall see “Pay Now” button that triggers the 2 Factor Authentication.
Step 6: Type in OTP or I-Pin leisurely before you take your next ride and the receipt shall be sent to your registered email address.
Tip: Uber continue to accept PayTM Wallet as a mode of payment.
How much does it cost to use Uber?
To know the cost of your ride, get Uber fare estimate from Uber fare estimator
How do I use my Uber promo code?
To apply a promotional discount to a trip’s fare, go to your account.
Select “Payment” option from the app menu.
Scroll down to Promotions.
Tap Add Promo Code/Gift Code.
Enter the code and tap ADD.
Is Uber free for the first ride? If so, how can I get my first ride free with Uber?
Yes. To get the first ride free, enter the promo code cficaue as described in the above steps.
Can I delete my Uber account?
Yes. You can request to delete the account, and it will be deactivated immediately. If you wish to keep your account, you can restore it within 30 days of deactivation. Deleting Uber account will remove any credit, promotions, or rewards linked to the account.
How to delete Uber account?
Go to the app menu and go to Settings section.
Tap on “Privacy Settings”
Tap on “Delete Account”
Follow the steps on the screen.
Sign in to your Uber account.
Submit a request with why you’re deleting the account.
That’s all. You’ll receive an email confirming your account deactivation.