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How to cancel a ride in Uber?

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Uber is one of the most popular cab-hailing apps on the planet. With its slew of features, getting a cab to your doorstep exactly when you want is just a matter of a few taps. 

And in case you decide you don’t want your ride anymore, cancelling your booking is just as easy. It could simply be a case of an incorrect booking, or perhaps your driver is taking way too long, and you don’t have the time to wait, something many users have faced in real life. 

If you’re stuck in the latter, check out our article on how to schedule your Uber rides for the future so you don’t run into such issues.

In this article, we’re going over how to cancel an Uber booking:

Also read: How to schedule a ride in Uber?

How to cancel a ride on Uber’s app?

If you’re on the Uber app, here’s how to cancel your booking. 

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  • Once you’ve made your booking, swipe up on the driver information available at the bottom of the screen.
  • You’ll see a Cancel button. Tap on it to cancel your ride. 
  • Uber will ask if you’re sure you want to cancel your ride and that you may be charged partially if you do so. Tap on Yes, Cancel to cancel the booking. 

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How to cancel a ride on Uber’s website?

If you’ve booked on your PC or using the Uber website, you can cancel it in three simple steps.

Step 1: Scroll down on the left, where the driver and trip details are displayed.

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Step 2: Click on the Cancel this trip button.

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Step 3: Uber will confirm whether you want to cancel and tell you that you might be partially charged for the trip. Click on Yes, I’ll cancel, and your Uber ride will be cancelled.

How to cancel a ride in Uber? | Candid.Technology

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here: