Uber Now Allows You to Message Your Driver

You might have had to face issues calling the Uber driver after booking the ride or even holler at the driver by running down the street, right?

Not anymore. Following Uber’s recent app update, you can now message your driver within the Uber app so that you can tell your driver exactly where you are and what not.

Not everyone’s a comfortable caller, therefore update comes as a good news for many of us. The calling capabilities offered by Uber app doesn’t exactly meant the best user experience, so now you can take advantage of messaging to.

Advantages

According to Uber,

“both riders and drivers will see whether their messages have been delivered and read, and all communication will be done in a driver-friendly way”.

The new feature brings with it a few advantages like direct messaging without checking your SMS or Call plans.

It becomes a lot easy for your driver to pick you up from a more precise location and on top of that, it eliminates the awkward phone calls.

The update will be available to all Uber users starting today.

How it Works

Once you’ve booked your ride, you will see a ‘Contact’ button at the bottom, tapping which will pop up a new tab where you can send text messages to the driver. The call functionality is still there where it used to be, at the top.

“When drivers receive a chat from the rider, it will be read aloud to them. Drivers can acknowledge receipt with one tap to their app to send a “thumbs up” to their rider. That way, they can stay focused on the road”, said Uber.

Note: If the update isn’t available to you, don’t worry, it will be rolled out very soon.

Via Android Authority

SEO Expert at ProPakistani, Sajawal also writes features and loves cricket.


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  • Hasnu

    Best option is, pin your location (If u are using GPS it will automatically do it for you), and ask the driver to navigate. Thats it.. save your time and his time.. :)

  • shiva the destroyer

    Uber hires third class drivers without verifying their criminal records…address etc just to save costs

    They practise it in almost all nations they operate in

    • DawnTech

      true

  • AS Shah

    Will it not increase risk of accidents, messaging while driving….!