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How to fix the Uber driver app from freezing and crashing

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 1 year ago

Uber driver app troubleshooting

The last thing you want to deal with when you are on the clock driving for Uber is app related tech issues. Trying to stop your Uber driver app from freezing or constantly crashing when you are on the road is incredibly frustrating. Luckily, we have outlined the below steps to take if you are experiencing your driver app freezing or crashing regularly. 

First, make sure your device is up to date on any software updates. The Uber driver app can be buggy if you are trying to run it on an older software version.

Second, try these following steps …

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Is Lyft getting in on the Food Delivery Game?

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 year ago


Lyft is finally testing out the food delivery game! On Tuesday, Lyft first announced that their subscription plan, Lyft Pink, would now include Grubhub incentives.

Lyft Pink, which has always offered other perks such as 15 percent off all rides, 3 free 30-minute scooter or bike rides per month, faster airport pickups, and three chances to avoid cancellation fees per month, has added access to GrubHub+ for all subscribers. By gaining access to GrubHub+, members will obtain free delivery on any orders as well as certain restaurant specific promotions.

GrubHub+ by itself costs $9.99 a month. The Lyft …

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The Best Times and Places to Drive for Uber - Make More Money per Hour!

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 1 year ago

Make the Most Driving for Uber

The key to driving for Uber is maximizing your time by giving the most profitable rides possible. While this is common knowledge, it can be hard to figure out the logistics of when, where, and how often you should be driving in your city. Seasoned drivers have their favorite times and spots down to a science but if you are a newer driver you may still be searching for some tips on how to earn the most money for the least amount of time driving. Here are our top tips for maximizing your time on the road.

When should you …

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How to opt-in to Hourly on Uber driver platform

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 1 year ago

Uber Hourly

Looking to opt-in to Hourly, the new ride option that allows riders to request an Uber by the hour, and start taking home a minimum of $36 per hour? Here are step by step directions for opting in through your Uber partner app.

First, only drivers who are eligible for Uber Comfort can opt-in to receiving Hourly trips. Unfortunately, if your vehicle is not eligible for Uber Comfort you will not be allowed to opt-in at this time.

  1. Open your Uber Driver app and tap on “Covid-19” in the menu
  2. Tap “New Earning Opportunities”
  3. Tap “"Accept longer trips with Hourly" …
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How to Request an Uber by the Hour

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 year ago

 Hourly Uber Rides

Need to run multiple errands with Uber? Want to request an Uber car for a set amount of time?

In an effort to make ridesharing even more flexible, Uber has recently introduced their new Hourly ride option. Now in select cities in the U.S., you can book an Uber by the hour instead of per trip. With the Hourly Ride Option, riders can easily run errands without having to request a new ride for each leg of their journey.

The hourly cost is $50 with mileage caps and overage charges varying by city (see below). The driver will take home …

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