3 Uber tricks You should Try
Mobile App

3 Uber tricks You should Try

Try these hidden tips in your Uber app

3 Uber tricks You should Try

By marking the beginning of their journey in 2009, the founders of Uber, Garrett Camp, and Travis Kalanick have presently expanded its services over 600 cities in the world Despite the recent amiss incident at Uber’s administration, including the step down of Travis Kalanick from CEO role, company is growing exponentially.

Uber has been updating its app by adding new feature and options for drivers and riders as well. Recently the ride-hailing giant added a ‘trip sharing option’ for the drivers and option to decline any trip taking longer than 45 minutes. Although all the features are efficiently used by app users, there are still many cool options that are hidden to many drivers and riders.

  • Know Your Rating in Uber (riders)

Riders Rating

Uber drivers are rated on the basis of their service by the riders, we all know that but not everyone knows that riders also receive the rating from drivers. Uber dismisses the drivers receives a rating lower than a certain threshold which varies location to location. But it is less known that Uber also blocked riders temporarily on the basis of their consistent rating from drivers.

To check your rating You just need to tap the Menu button and you will see a rating beneath your profile image. You need to board a few trips before this rating shows up.

  • Unlock Snapchat Filters via Uber

Uber Snapchat Filter

Uber added the feature late last year, which enables users to share their ETA with loved their ones via Snap with unique filters. For an existing Snapchat user, there is an option in the bottom of the Uber app while riding saying ‘Unlock Snapchat Filters via Uber’. By tapping the option you can send a Snap using a new filter along with your ETA.

  • Fare Splitting With Friends

Uber fare Splitting

Sometimes while taking rides with friends or others makes it a bit messy and complicated to share the fare. Uber solved that problem with the fare splitting feature which let you share the fare among friends. To use the feature you need to select the split the share option which highlights after the driver accepts your ride.

Afterward, you need to select the contacts you want to split the fare with. Uber will send messages to the contacts asking them to pay their share and will deduct the amount from their stored card in the Uber app if they agree. In case, someone declined to pay the fare will split among the ones agreed.

We have also covered a detailed article on the Uber app development process, to check that, click here.

Tanya <span>Editor In Chief</span>
Written By
Tanya Editor In Chief

She is a content marketer and has more than five years of experience in IoT, blockchain, Web, and mobile development. In all these years, she closely followed the app development, and now she writes about the existing and the upcoming mobile app technologies. Her essence is more like a ballet dancer.

Mobile App

Uber Drivers Can Now Turn Down Ride Request With "No Thanks" Button

4 min read  

Uber, the ride-hailing giant is putting all its effort into the “180 days of change” campaign. The company keeps on revealing a bunch of new features to its app for securing faith and trust of the drivers into its service. Now, the company added new features, again to provide better thin

Mobile App

Uber Drivers are Using This Trick to Avoid Underpayment

4 min read  

Uber, the ride-hailing giant is known for having a non-trustworthy relation with the drivers and working day night to retain the driver's faith in the company. The drivers seem to find another point of making them believe that they are being underpaid by the company. However, some drivers also s

Mobile App

Uber Bookings no Longer Available on Google Maps

4 min read  

Taking an unexpected move, Google has removed Uber’s integration from its Maps. Previously, Google has had the ability to book Uber rides, show price estimates and pickup wait time to Uber riders for a while.Uber gained the ability to book the ride through Google Maps back in January 2017,

Mobile App

Why Uber is Sued by Australian Cab Drivers?

4 min read  

To add to Uber’s woes ahead of the company’s much-anticipated IPO, Australian Uber drivers launched a class-action lawsuit over lost wages against the ridesharing platform. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of 6,000 Australian Uber drivers and it alleges the popular tech company is using u