Uber has introduced a PIN verification feature to help customers make sure they are getting into the right car with the right driver. This new safety feature is in efforts to give its customers a sense of security as they get to verify their trips before they start.
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To activate the Uber PIN verification feature:
- Update your Uber app to the latest version.
- Open the app, go to Settings and tap Verify your ride.
- Tap to toggle on Use PIN to verify rides, and then select Every trip or Only at night.
- Tap Done.
- You will receive a unique 4-digit PIN whenever you request a trip.
How to verify the driver before starting trips
Before you enter the driver’s vehicle, tell them your PIN. If they are the driver the app matched you with, they will be able to start the trip after they enter your PIN into their app.
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