In this article you will be able to learn how to download and use the Lyft rider app effectively. Some people will say Lyft is a friend with the car when you need one. The question is: if Lyft is a friend with a car, do you really need to pay a friend for service well done? Well, an appreciation isn’t out of place at all.
WHAT IS LYFT RIDER APP?
Lyft Rider App is the app that brings the concept of ride sharing in to play. Now, what is the concept of ride sharing? It’s simply the technology behind providing a technically advanced, less costly, more private, and secured alternative to public transportation. At least, you get to know a thing or two about the person carrying you from one place to another.
LEARN HOW TO DOWNLOAD & USE LYFT APP
To be able to use the Lyft Rider app, you would need to download the app to your smartphone. It is advised to download the Lyft Rider app through your smartphone store. Click on the link below to download the Lyft Rider app that best suits your smartphone.
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HOW TO USE LYFT RIDER APP LIKE A PRO
It no longer matters if you haven’t used the Lyft passenger app before. At the end of this article, there would no longer be any difference between you and any other previous Lyft passenger app user.
For first time Lyft rider app users, this is what you need to do:
Step 1: Set up your account
After downloading and installing the Lyft passenger app on your smartphone, you would be required to create a Lyft passenger account. To achieve this you will require a a functional email address, a current telephone number, and credit or debit card information. Once you enter these information correctly, into the specific field.
Step 2: Set up payment method
Once you launch the Lyft passenger app, you will have an interface of a road map, at the top left corner you would see the three horizontal lines stacked on the other, (casually called the ‘Hamburger’). Tap in it, then scroll down to the payment, and tap it.
Choose your payment method options: Paypal, credit card, debit card etc. Click on Add payment, click on card, then, input your card details.
Step 3: Where are you going?
To enter where you are going, click on search , input your preferred address
Step 4: Pick up location
Automatically, the Lyft rider app sets your pick up location at your current GPS location,(that’s your current location). However, if you do not want to be picked up at your current location, you could also tweak it a bit. Click on “Set on map”. Navigate through the map and choose your pick up location.
Step 5: Pricing
There are three categories: the Economy, Extra seats and Luxury. The prices get higher across categories of rides respectively, so you know what you want and your budget. Once you’ve made up your mind on the budget, click on “Request Lyft”
When this is done, you will be given choices to choose from the cars available in your area. When you make your choice, you would also be sent the details of the driver, and his rating and of cause the car information as well. In turn, the driver would be sent the passenger rating too and details.
With this you would know exactly what’s heading your way, and once the ride comes, you would be able to follow it on the Lyft Rider app.
Important: Always double check your driver, and vehicle details before starting your trip.
At the end of your ride, you would be given the opportunity to rate and tip your driver. Well both are very important, but particularly, rating your driver is more important in the business. If you have a nice trip, please be generous with your rating. Give the driver a 5/5 star rating, unless you didn’t enjoy the ride one bit.
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