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You probably heard all your friends talking about Uber, and you have no idea what is that about, let alone creating an Uber account. So, you went online and do a quick Google search and only to find out that Uber is a rideshare platform that let ordinary drivers using their own vehicle to transport people from A to B and get paid for it.
Now you’re somewhat interested and you want to create an Uber account and have no idea how to get started. Well, today is your lucky day! In this article I’ll show you step by step how you can get an Uber account. If you can use this referral link to sign up to ride, you’ll get up to $20 free ride.
How do you create an Uber account?
To create an Uber account, you’ll need the followings:
- Download the Uber rider app
- A cell phone
- Valid credit or debit card
- Valid email address
It’s free to download the Uber app, if you have an iPhone you can get it through the app store. Other ways to download the app through your phone is through Google. Another option is to request Uber to send you a download link to your cell phone, this option is available during the registration process.
You must have a cell phone; it can be either android phones or iphone to download the app. You request the ride through the app on your phone. I talk about more what Uber is in this other article, so if you want to know more, you might want check it out. You will receive an SMS message to verify your phone number.
You need a valid credit/debit card, through the registration process, you’ll be asked to enter your card info when you’re creating your Uber account. Uber is a cashless platform, so that’s how you pay for your ride; Uber will automatically charge the fare once your trip is completed. You don’t pay with cash for your ride when you’re in an Uber. Though you can tip with cash if you want, you don’t have to because now you can tip through the app as well. Having said that, Uber can be totally cashless, that you don’t have to carry cash to pay for your trip, that’s part of Uber culture.
Once you provide your info, Uber will send you an email to confirm your Uber account; as soon as you confirm your registration you’ll be able to use your Uber app to request rides.
If you are a first time rider, you can use my referral code YCAE8H21UE for a free $20 ride, if you are already an Uber rider, you can share the code with your friends.