Looking for a perfect Uber clone script ? Well, one of the most important feature of a uber clone script is the ride later feature. Let’s take a look on how to use this feature on the software you are planning to use.
First you need to install the Uber clone script in your mobile phone. You can ask your software vendor to provide you with an .apk file for your Android device or an ipa file for your iPhone. Some vendors have the demo already hosted on the Play store and the App store, so you can easily download and install them. If you need help on the installation, check this post.
Step 1: Navigate the smartphone, locate the app and tap on the icon to load the app.
Step 2: Once the app is loaded a screen appears similar to the one shown below.
Step 3: A button appears at the right most end of the location tab having the picture of a calendar. The user has to tap on the button to start scheduling a ride for a later date/time.
A window immediately appears showing various items like date/time tab, type of vehicle, pickup location and drop location. The pickup location is automatically tracked and loaded by the app.
Step 4: The user has to enter the date and time of the ride by selecting the date/time tab. The date and time option appears on separate windows.
Step 5: Then the user has to enter the destination by typing the address on the destination tab. Once the user starts typing, the smart app shows suggestions based on the words that is entered by the user.
The user then has to select the appropriate item from the drop down menu. Just in case the desired location is not shown then the user can enter the appropriate location.
Step 6: Once the destination address is loaded, tap on the Schedule button to complete the booking.
Step 7: After the booking is done, a confirmation message is displayed and the user is taken back to the screen similar to the one displayed below.
Step 8: Next, to check the booking schedule tap on the hamburger button displayed on the top left most corner of the screen. This immediately opens a sidebar having other options.
From among these items the user has to select Your Scheduled Rides option, following which a window opens showing all the scheduled rides of the user.
Step 9: The user can also schedule a ride on the same day. The minimum threshold time for scheduling a booking in the future on the same day is 30 minutes. All the entries are made in the same sequence as described above.
Step 10: After the booking is done an entry appears on the scheduled rides tab.
Why do i need a ride later feature ?
The ride later feature is designed keeping in mind the need of the customers to book a ride in advance. This feature is quite useful if your customers have a very busy schedule and they don’t prefer to wait in queue.
The facility to schedule an early booking on the same day helps the customers to get their preferred vehicle even at the time of rush hours when there is a heavy demand for vehicles.
Is there a provision to share the ride booked at a later time ?
The ride later feature is an exclusive privilege to your customers. Sharing the ride scheduled at a later time is not allowed keeping in mind the urgency of your customers. The customer has to book the entire ride for himself.
How many bookings can be scheduled on a particular day ?
A user can make up to 5 bookings on a particular day.
Is there a threshold time to schedule a booking earlier on a particular day ?
Yes, the threshold time to schedule a booking at an early on the same day is 30 minutes.
How does the driver gets notified ?
A push notification is sent to the driver found in the nearby vicinity, 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time. If the driver has already logged in and is using the app then a booking request is sent 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
Do i need a smartphone to install the app ?
Yes, this app is designed for use on an Android device or an iPhone through their respective installation packages.
What version of Android it supports ?
Any version of Android higher than 5 is required to install the app.
What version of iOS is required to use the app ?
Any version of iOS higher than 8 is good to use the app.