How do I get started?

So you want to start requesting rides with Uber? Awesome! Getting set up should only take a few minutes and will be completed in 3 easy steps:

Step One: Download the app
You can download the Uber app to your smartphone by going to the iTunes App Store, Google Play Store or Blackberry App World.

Step Two: Create your account
Once you have the app, you can create your account by selecting ‘Register’ or by going to In order to create an account you will need to provide your name, email address, phone number and a valid credit card.

Step Three: Confirm your phone number (U.S. and Canada only)
After you have created your account, we will send you a SMS to verify your phone number. Please respond ‘GO’ to complete the account creation process.

If you do not receive an SMS from us please reach out to your mobile carrier to confirm that you can receive short-code texts. Google Voice users may have to login to in order to text the word "GO" to 827-222.

If you have any bumps along the way, you can always reach out to us at for help.

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