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Your Uber Device

Recommended devices

Owning your own Smartphone and Data Sim Card means that you will have access to email, internet, whatsapp and other communication channels – all key tools needed to manage your business. Having your own device is a necessity to operate on the Uber platform as it is essential for all partners and drivers to have access to these communication channels.

Uber Partner App

Recommended devices

Operating SystemMakeModel
IOS - AppleIphone5 or higher
AndroidAlcatelOne Touch
AndroidHTCDesire 326G
AndroidHTCOne M8
AndroidHuaweiAscend Y511
AndroidHuaweiAscend G7 LTE
AndroidLGG3 Beat LTE
AndroidLGD3 F60 LTE
AndroidSamsungAce Style LTE
AndroidSamsungGalaxy Grand Neo
AndroidSamsungGalaxy Mega GT
AndroidSamsungGalaxy Note 4
AndroidSamsungGalaxy S4
AndroidSamsungGalaxy S5 / S5 Mini
AndroidSamsungGrand 5

Not for Uber Partner App use

Banned devices

Operating SystemMakeModel
AndroidSamsungCore 2 Duos (SM-G355H)
AndroidSamsungGalaxy J-Series
AndroidSamsungGalaxy S Duos 3 VE
AndroidSonyAll Sony devices banned
AndroidMotorolaMoto E LTE (XT-1527)
AndroidMotorolaMoto G
AndroidMicrosoftAll Microsoft devices banned

Other device costs

  • Minimum of 2GB per of data a month
  • Airtime: You will need airtime to occasionally call riders

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