Uber is the world biggest ride sharing app. Where you can hire a car to take you where you want to go at a moments notice! In this how to guide, to keep your Uber app up to date so you never miss out on a new feature.

  1. There way you update your Uber app is dependent on what operating system you are using. First of all I will show you how to update the app on Apple’s iOS system.

TIP – The Uber app is only available on mobile device, so this is not available on desktop.

  1. First of all on your device, you want to see if your app is already up to date. Sometimes when you go onto the app it will prompt you to update, so first of all open up the Uber app. If there is a prompt to update the you know you need to update it. If there is no prompt, you still may need to update.
  1. The way to check whether the app needs updating for sure is to go to you App store. This is where it differs depending on operating system. On Apple’s iOS, click on the App Store App. Along the bottom there are five tabs, Today, Games, Apps, Updates and Search. Click on the forth tab, Updates.
  1. The next step, on the Updates tab it will show all of your apps which are waiting to update. Find Uber on that list. It will have the update notes, which tell you exactly what the new features are on the update. Take a quick read of those. Then next to it, there will be a button to update. Press that.

TIP – Allow some time for it to download. Sometimes the file sizes can be quite large. There are two processes which it has to go through before you can access the updated app. It will first of all download the update and then install the downloaded update.

  1. Back to Android devices now. The Android app store is called Google Play. Click on the Google Play store app. Click the menu button in the top left, symbolized by three vertical lines. When you have pressed the menu button, click the first tab: “My apps & games”. The first screen it opens up is the updates. Click the little downwards arrow, this will open up the “What’s New” tab. This is the update notes, read these and then click update.
  1. Finally click on the Uber app, and you will be all updated, go and check out the new features.  

Why is my Uber app not working?

To resolve it, try force quitting your app and restarting it. Also, take a minute to delete apps you no longer need or use to free up additional space on your phone. If neither of these work, try deleting the app and reinstalling the latest version.

How do I start over with uber?

If you change your mind and want to keep your account, you can restore it by signing in at Uber.com within 30 days of deactivation.

How do I reset Uber app on iPhone?

Force Quitting the Uber Driver app on iOS
  1. Double tap the home button.
  2. Swipe up on the Uber app card.
  3. Reopen the app.

How do I update Uber app on iPhone?

Scroll down and find Uber on the Updates list. The Uber icon looks like a white circle on a black background. Tap the UPDATE button next to Uber. This will download the latest software update for the Uber app, and install it on your iPhone or iPad.

Why is uber not finding my location?

Your phone’s GPS may not always be able to pinpoint your exact location. If you’re indoors, your phone may have trouble establishing a good connection to the satellite(s) responsible for letting it find your location. The pin displayed in your Uber app tells your driver where to pick you up.

Can Uber drivers see your location?

When you request a ride, your driver will see where you’ve place your pickup location pin. This helps drivers know if you are coming towards them, or where to look for you if your pin is not in your exact location.

Can uber track your phone?

You’ll see a request prompted by your device for permission to share your location information when you sign up for Uber, which includes location data collected via bluetooth and nearby wifi signals.

How does Uber know where to pick you up?

Today Uber updated its privacy policy, saying it will now ask to pull people’s exact location while the app is running in the foreground or background. The rider’s app would send Uber’s databases their location at certain times when they had the app open on their screen.

Do U tip Uber drivers cash?

Tipping is voluntary. Tips are not included in the fare, nor are they expected or required. As a rider, you are not obligated to offer your driver a gratuity in cash. If you decide you would like to tip, your driver is welcome to accept.

Can I call an uber without the app?

It’s easy to request an Uber ride without the app, and it’s just as fast and efficient as the app. It requires a minimal amount of data to request an Uber ride online, so you should always be able to find a ride if you have internet access. You can also log in at riders.uber.com to download a receipt for the ride.

What do Uber drivers see when you request a ride?

Every Uber driver knows the same information about each of their clients: their name, location, preferred car type(s), phone number(s) and interactive ratings—that is, how they‘ve rated their past drivers, and how those drivers have rated them. Uber drivers know more about you than you might think.

Can Uber drivers tell when you tip?

Uber riders in more than 100 markets may notice something new after they complete a trip: the option to tip their driver. When your driver rates you, they also won’t know if you‘ve tipped, so a bad tip — or no tip — won’t affect your rating.

Do Uber drivers prefer long trips?

Generally most drivers prefer longer trips as you make money only when driving with a passenger, for short trips you spend too much time getting to the pickup, waiting for the rider and then you can start earning. The new exception to this is the new way that Uber is doing surges.

Can Uber drivers deny rides?

Uber/Lyft/TNC drivers are contractors. We are all free to refuse any trip we want. The only reason we can‘t refuse is discrimination.

Is it bad to decline trips on Uber?

If you decline a delivery request, that request will be re-assigned to another nearby delivery partner. The App functions most optimally and efficiently for both delivery partners and their customers when delivery partners actually intend to be online.

Can uber kick you out?

Yes, they can.

If there is a good reason, say a rider being unruly, drunk and/or violent, the drivers can and are encouraged to pull the car over, and terminate the trip immediately.

What if Uber driver doesn’t end trip?

If he didn’t end of your app should have shown continual movement. Regardless, yes you need to report the driver, the details, and the exact trip. This kind of person we don’t need on the Uber team. It happens all the time.

Do I get charged if my Uber driver cancels?

You can cancel a trip at any time through the Uber app, but may be charged a cancellation fee if you cancel after you’re matched with your driver. Cancellation fees pay driver-partners for the time and effort they spend getting to your location.