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How to Change your Phone Number in your Uber Account

Posted by: lilly in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We get a number of frequently asked questions on our forum but one that has been popping up more than usual lately is "How do I change my phone number in my Uber app?". Since your Uber app is directly tied to your phone number, one would assume that this may be a tricky adjustment but in fact it is quite simple. Follow the steps below to tie your Uber account to a different phone number!

1. Tap on the three lines on the top left side of your Uber app to pull up the menu.

2. Select "Settings ...

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Confessions from a Veteran Taxi Driver (Part 2)

Posted by: Sergio in Driver Community , Rider Community 1 month, 3 weeks ago

In Part II, you'll read about what Patrick’s views are regarding Uber & Lyft, how he feels about rideshare drivers and what he thinks the future holds for him as a Cabbie and the rideshare industry in general. For Part 1 of this story click here.

Making Ends Meet

The cost of living is very high here. Some people work 2 or 3 jobs just to survive. You could earn enough money driving a cab to pay your rent or your mortgage, clothe and feed yourself well, afford regular dental care and basic medical care. You could take a ...

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The 10 U.S. Airports with the Highest Uber Pick-up Surcharge

Posted by: lilly in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Uber Fees Orlando Airport

Taxi and rideshare pick up fees at airports are nothing new but some airports have taken these "fees" to the next level. Instead of a small $1- $2 fee, some airports have set up mandatory fees that are as much as a short Uber ride!

Take a look at the 10 most expensive airports for ordering your Uber ride below and how much extra it will cost you!

1. Orlando International Airport (MCO) - $5.80

2. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA-TAC) - $5

3. Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - $5

4. Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) - $5

5. Detroit ...

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The Best Way to Clean Car Windows

Posted by: felicia in Driver Community 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Secret for Cleaning Car Windows

Visibility is one of the most important features in a car. If you can’t see clearly, you’re not driving safely, which endangers you and everyone who shares the road with you. Clean windows are important. Streaks are irritating during the day, but they can cause accidents at night or during sunrise and sunsets when glare is at its worst. 

Windows need to be cleaned inside and out. The good thing is, cleaning is fast and easy, requiring only two materials: a microfiber towel and a spray-able window cleaner. These materials are inexpensive and easy to locate at almost any store. ...

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How to Use Google Maps

Posted by: bekah in Driver Community , Rider Community , Travel/Wanderlust 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Google has taken over the world. Okay, it hasn’t, but it has changed the way people everywhere interact with the world. Google maps is one of the more pervasive and convenient things the company has introduced. Smartphones are all over, and people use them to get from place to place using GPS. There are tons of different map apps in the world, but Google Maps seems to be the most used. It is convenient, accurate, up to date, and offers turn-by-turn directions with traffic alerts and route options. The question is: how do you use Google Maps?

Google Maps app ...

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