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How to schedule a ride in Uber?

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Uber is one of the most popular cab-hailing apps on the planet right now. According to Statista, about 78 million users use the app to get to their destinations through a variety of transportation methods that are not limited to cars anymore.

If you’re in a place of luxury, you can possibly even hail even a helicopter as your Uber. Apart from providing its customer with a host of travel options, the app also has a bunch of very useful features that make cab-hailing a more convenient task than ever before.

In this article, we’re going to take a look at how you can schedule an Uber ride. 

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How to schedule an Uber using its website?

Step 1: Head over to Uber’s website and click on the Ride tab. 

Step 2: Click on Schedule for later. 

Step 3: You’ll be prompted to enter your phone number in the next step.

Step 4: An OTP will be sent to the number you just entered. Enter the numbers to login and move ahead. 

Step 5: You may also be asked to enter the password to your Uber account on the next page. 

Step 6: Now on the left you’ll be able to set your desired date and time to schedule your ride. Enter the time you want and click the Select button.

Step 7: Now you can proceed with adding your pickup and drop addresses as normal. You ride will automatically be scheduled for the set time.  

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How to Schedule a ride on Uber app?

When you’re on the app, the process is more or less the same.

  • Tap on the clock icon in the pickup point field.
  • Dial in the time you want to schedule your ride at and tap on the Set Pickup time button. 
  • Finalise your destination.
  • Select the type of ride you want and press the Schedule your ride button to lock everything in place.

Now Uber will automatically get you a ride at the time and place you’ve specified without a hassle.

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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:

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