How to Sign up for Uber

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Uber has become the modernized, personalized, and streamlined taxi service of a generation. Long gone are the days of having to hail a yellow cab with a whistle and a wave. Uber has changed the world. Many people haven’t utilized this wonderful resource and may be wondering how to sign up for Uber. Below are detailed instructions on how to sign up for this revolutionary service.

How To Sign Up For Uber On a Computer as a Driver or Passenger

Following are the steps required to begin using Uber as a driver, or passenger. It is quite simple and, while rides can only be requested from the mobile app, the sign up process can be done on both laptops and mobile devices.

Step 1: Go to the Uber website on a computer.
Step 2: Navigate to the top-right where you will see a clickable link that says “Ride With Uber”. This is if you want to sign up for Uber as a passenger. There is another clickable link that says “Sign up to drive”. This is for those who wonder how to sign up for Uber as a driver.
Step 3: Fill out your personal information, add a promotional code if applicable, and click sign up.
Step 4: Download the Uber app from either the Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS).
Step 5: Sign in to the app and follow the prompts to choose a car type, set a pick-up location, and establish a payment method.

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How To Sign Up For Uber On A Mobile Device

Step 1: Navigate to either the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iOS). Download the Uber app if you do not have it installed already. (Many Apple devices come with Uber pre-installed.)
Step 2: Open the app once it is finished installing.
Step 3: Give the application permission to access your location settings. You will then be prompted to enter your mobile number on the following screen. A code may be sent to you. In this case, when it is received after a few moments (usually via SMS), enter it when prompted.
Step 4: Enter your e-mail address where prompted, then the following screen will prompt you to create an account password.
Step 5: Enter your full name. When prompted on the next screen, hit the arrow at the bottom right to review and accept Uber’s terms and conditions.


The very user-friendly app does an excellent job of walking you through your first Uber ride. After entering your destination in the “Where to?” box when prompted, Uber will allow you to choose a car type, establish a payment method, and you will be on your way. For further assistance, check Uber help for account assistance, to review Frequently Asked Questions, or to access an in-depth guide to using Uber if you require further details. We encourage you to share your experience and ask questions.

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