Get your Uber app now, fresh from the oven!

Dear Uber users, the latest version of the Uber app is now available for download in the App Store! It’s been a while since I posted about our new app releases so this is a roundup of changes we’ve launched recently and some protips that we think will come in handy.

1. Check your Uber Credit Balance

Protip: Invite your friends to get Uber Credit!

We’ll always charge your Uber Credit before we charge your credit card. Now you can see your current Uber Credit Balance in the app.


2. Edit your credit cards on the go

Protip: Add or change your selected card anytime up until your trip ends!

Did your card just expire? Don’t let that get in the way of your next Uber ride – just update it directly from the app without having to re-enter your card number.


3. VoiceOver support for accessibility on iPhone

Protip: Save your favorite pick up locations and it’ll be faster than ever to get a ride!

We’re now VoiceOver compliant! This is our first step towards a universally accessible Uber app. We know that we’ve still got some work to do to make the experience for VoiceOver users just as compelling as our non-VoiceOver experience. We’d love to get your feedback, so please do write to us and let us know what we can do better on this front. SMS is also a great alternative to the app in the US – just ask our Blackberry-loving friends. ;)

As always, we’ve got lots of great things brewing here at Uber HQ and I’ll continue to keep you posted on our latest releases. And for you Android users out there, don’t worry. These changes will soon be coming to the Android Marketplace as well! Feel free to send us feedback through any of our support channels. And I love hearing product suggestions so you can also ping me directly anytime through twitter – I’m @minarad.

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