Uber brings Live Activity feature to iPhone: report

According to a report, Uber and its subsidiary UberEats are now supporting the Live Activity feature on iPhone. According to a report by 9to5Mac, this feature would allow users to track their trips and orders from the lock screen or from the iPhone 14 Pro’s dynamic island.

According to reports, the Live Activity feature for Uber and UberEats was first noticed by a Reddit user. Additionally, a Twitter user has reported that they spotted the feature at Uber, according to a report. With the help of this feature, users can check how their meal delivery or ride is progressing.

However, it is not yet possible to confirm that the feature will be released to all users. According to reports, the feature will be gradually rolled out to all users and they can download the latest versions of it from Apple Store to run the feature.

To enable the Live Activities feature on an iPhone, users need to go to the Settings app, search for UberEats and Uber, and then turn on the Live Activities toggle.

Meanwhile, Uber has added new security updates to improve passenger safety and commuting. The company has introduced new features like an updated ride check feature, seat belt reminder, SOS integration, improved safety toolkit, expanded support and more.

Sooraj Nair, Head of Safety Operations, Uber India and South Asia, commented on the new safety features: ‚ÄúNothing is more important than the safety of the people we serve. Uber strives to constantly invest in technology and human intervention to improve the experience on the platform for drivers and passengers. Today we are proud to introduce new and enhanced security along with increased support. “

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“We believe that security never stops and will continue to look for solutions to improve security on our platform,” added Nair.

Uber makes rear seat belts mandatory for passengers. At the beginning of the journey, passengers receive an audio seat belt reminder with a push notification on their smartphone.

The company has updated its Ride Check feature launched in 2019. This feature will be able to detect when a trip takes an expected route or when a driver unexpectedly ends a trip before reaching the driver’s final destination.

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