Did you know that you can compliment an Uber using your Apple Watch? No? Well it doesn’t really matter, because Uber Watch App Has been effectively shut down accordingly Apple Insider. If you try to use it, a message will pop up asking you to change the mobile app. It further states that “we are no more [sic] Apple Watch app supports. Sorry for the inconvenience, “to take the point home with a crying emoji.
The app hasn’t been pulled from the Watch App Store yet, but if you try to use it, you’ll get an error message. When it works, it lets you compliment a ride, see the status of your request, and show the location of the vehicle. More advanced functions, such as rent-sharing, were reserved for smartphone apps.
The grammatically challenged message suggests that the app was pulled a bit hastily, although neither Uber nor Apple commented. The App Store list (above) refers to the app as a way you can leave home without your smartphone and still have a ride, if you have a cellular-capable watch. To be fair, Uber pulled its WearOS app again in 2019, probably due to a lack of usage.
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