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Why use the Uber app?
Rides on demand
Request a ride at any time and on any day of the year.
Compare prices on every kind of ride, from daily commutes to special evenings out.
An easy way to get around
Tap and let your driver take you where you want to go, worry-free.
Your safety matters
Peace of mind is designed into every ride.
All potential drivers in the US are required to undergo driver and criminal screenings. Existing drivers must consent to annual screenings.
Help if you need it
In the US, the Emergency Button in the app lets you call 911. You can also count on 24/7 support for questions or safety concerns.
Everywhere that you travel
Frequently asked questions
- How do I create an account?
Download the Uber app from the App Store or Google Play, then create an account with your email address and mobile phone number. A payment method is also needed before you can request a ride.
- Is Uber available in my city?
You can find Uber in more than 10,000 cities around the world.
- How do I request a ride?
When you’re ready to go, open the app and enter your destination. Then choose the ride option that best suits your needs. Confirm your pickup by tapping Confirm Pickup.
- Can I use Uber without a smartphone?
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.