Updated: March 17, 2023
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I signed up as an uber driver and I am more interested in doing Uber Eats in the area where I live. how do I go about it and how do i get orders to pick up

Hello, thank you for using Howly. I’ll be happy to help you out! May I ask your name?

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Nice to meet you, *****!
Do you have Uber Eats app?


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No. I have a samsung galaxy. How to i proceed to do so>

Here's how:

  1. Find and select the Google Play Store to open it.
  2. Tap the white bar at the top of the page to bring up the keyboard - you can then search for Uber Eats.
  3. Tap on the app Uber Eats to install.
  4. Tap Install.
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Open the app and sign in to your account.

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How do i get pickups

Did you sign in to your account?

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i am signed in

Now tap the status bar at the bottom of your map screen.

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I dont see it. I"m probably signed in as a end customer

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Select the settings icon at the bottom of your screen to get to Driving Preferences.

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I dont have a settings icon at the bottom of the page

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I am probably set up as a customer. I need to set up as a driver

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I see the map now

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Can you tap the status bar at the bottom of your map screen?

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i dont have a status bar at the bottom of the screen. it has home, browse, cart and account

May I ask you to take a screenshot of your Uber Eats app and send it to our email?
Here's the email: help@howly.com

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yes. sending it now

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just sent it

Let me check it.
You need to download the Uber Driver app.

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did that as well

Open the Uber Driver app.

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it tells me i am offline. How do I get online

Have you created an account in the Uber Driver App?

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they are processing a background check
I'm not clear until that is done

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so I have to wait a couple of days

You need to wait until they approve it.

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How will i know they will text me or email me.

They'll email you.

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Ok Thank you very much for your help.

Is there anything else I can do for you today?

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once I get cleared then I go through uber eats or uber driver app.
Prefer to do the uber eats for now

Uber Driver App.

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ok thank you

You can do Uber Eats orders there.
Please feel free to contact us at any time. We'll be happy to help you. Have a nice one!

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Got. All the best

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