Uber is integrating its driver app with Apple CarPlay • TechCrunch
Uber drivers with iPhones will soon be able to use the Uber app directly from their car’s dashboard while using Apple’s CarPlay, according to an email sent to drivers and seen by TechCrunch.
The integration has rolled out to drivers across the US, and all drivers will have access to it by the end of the month.
CarPlay is an Apple product used by most major automakers to allow the head unit to become the display and controller for iOS devices. Integrating the Uber driver app into CarPlay means drivers won’t have to switch between phone and screen or between apps to be able to view and accept rides, navigate, and add rides. go to their queue.
It will also benefit drivers by giving them access to a larger screen, which will make it easier to view features of Uber’s navigation system, including heat maps of where the vehicle is located. high demand, more routes and two sides of the road.
Here are the steps a driver will need to take to connect the Uber driver app to CarPlay, according to Uber’s email:
- Open the app on your iPhone and tap Go to go online.
- Connect your iPhone to your car via cable or wirelessly.
- Once connected, open CarPlay and that’s it!