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How to delete your Uber account

Save money by cutting out the ride-share costs.
February 10, 2023

Uber is a reasonably reliable ride-share app that works in most regions, but it does have its downsides. For starters, the fares are vastly more expensive than public transit, especially during peak hours. Or maybe you are just tired of the awkward conversations with your driver. Whatever the reason, if you’re ready to say goodbye to Uber, buckle up and follow the steps in our guide to delete your account.

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To delete your Uber account, open the app, navigate to Settings -> Privacy Center, and select Account Deletion to begin the process of deactivation.


How to delete your account in the Uber app

From the homepage of the Uber app, tap the Account tab in the bottom right corner. Then, navigate to Settings–> Privacy.

On the next page, tap the Privacy Center and then scroll down to select Account Deletion underneath Account security.


All that’s left is to confirm your login credentials with Uber and follow the remaining steps to deactivate your account. After 30 days, it will be permanently deleted.

How to delete your account on the Uber website

Click the link below to deactivate your Uber account from a web browser. It will first ask you to sign in to your Uber account.

Once signed in, you will see the stats you have accumulated with Uber so far, and you will lose upon deletion. Click continue to confirm your decision.

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After completing the steps, your account will be deactivated, and after 30 days, it will be permanently deleted.

Can I make a new Uber account after deleting it?

Yes, you can make a new Uber account after removing your previous one. However, you’ll need to use a different email address and phone number. But remember that if you have a history of negative feedback or ratings, this information may still be available to Uber and could affect your ability to use the service again.

If you change your mind and want to keep your account, you can restore it by signing back into Uber within 30 days of deactivation.

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Yes, you can delete your account and start a new one. However, you can’t erase the feedback ratings of a particular Uber account. Either start fresh with a new account or keep using the same one to improve your score.

Yes, you can delete your account and create a new one. However, you will need to use a unique email and phone number for the new Uber account.

There could be several reasons why you’re unable to delete your Uber account:

  • Active trips: If you have an active trip, you won’t be able to delete your account until you arrive at your destination.
  • Payment issues: If you have any unresolved payment issues, you won’t be able to delete your account until these are resolved.
  • Account restrictions: If your account has been restricted for any reason, you won’t be able to delete it until the restriction is lifted.
  • Technical issues: There could be a technical issue with the Uber app or website preventing you from deactivating your account.

If you cannot delete your account after ensuring there are no active trips or payment issues, try contacting Uber support for assistance. They should be able to help you resolve any problems and delete your account.