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Why use the Uber app?
Rides on demand
Get a reliable ride in minutes, 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.
Our standards help to create safe connections and positive interactions with everyone. Learn how our guidelines apply to you.
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
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.
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.