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Uber Cash Payment at Kolkata Pune Hyderabad Ahmedabad Chandigarh Jaipur Kochi

Uber Cash Payment at Pune, Hyderabad ,Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Kochi
Uber Cash Payment at Pune, Hyderabad ,Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Kochi
Update (September 1, 2015):
Uber Kolkata now accepts CASH as payment towards your Uber ride.

Update (Aug 17, 2015):
Uber Chennai now accepts cash payment.

Choice is a beautiful thing and soon many Chennaites will be able to pay for Uber rides using cash. That’s right – you will get all the Uber awesomeness and even more options when it comes to paying for your ride. Simply choose the CASH option, take a ride and pay your driver directly in cash at the end of the trip.

Over the last few months our teams in India and in San Francisco have worked tirelessly to create a seamless cash payment option that is truly Uber.

Not all of you will see the Cash option right away as we are testing different cohorts and user preferences. If you do not see the Cash option immediately, worry not. We will be rolling out this option slowly over the next few weeks to all our riders.

With products such as uberGO and uberX, riders in Chennai will have access to multiple transportation options that are safe, reliable and convenient.

Update : Pune, Welcome Cash payment option..
Update: Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Kochi these cities will accept cash  from today.

Uber in about to break its business philosophy for Indian market by introducing cash payment. Currently Uber is purely online transaction based service which accepts payment via Paytm in india.

Uber cash payment feature in India for Cab Ride

Uber cash payment feature in India for Cab Ride
Uber cash payment feature in India for Cab Ride
Uber launched cash payment feature in India, starting from Hyderabad. Uber is facing severe issues from govt. regulator over credit card payment authorization hence started using Paytm as payment option all over India, now Its making booking a ride easier by accepting cash. You may register paytm account here or Uber app will create it for you while sign up. Paytm wallet is RBI approved escrow account which manage your wallet balance. 

There is no official statement from Uber about the announcement date but hopefully this month, yet its a good move identified by Uber.

What do you think of this love by Uber?
Will It make uber more popular among older generation who are very much in favour of cash payment whenever possible?

Still not on uber: Learn here how to get uber cab, uber account and how to book first free ride Sign up and get 1 free ride worth Rs 300/-

Uber will start accepting Cash for ride in India like other cab operators

Uber will start accepting Cash for ride in India like other cab operators

Uber will start accepting Cash for ride in India like other cab operators

Update: Uber official statement and how to use is here.  This new payment system will enable 600 million indian to use uber wihtout any online payment system. Its Cash as simple as you take auto or bus.

How to use Cash payment system...

  1. Open up the app and go to the Payment section on the top left corner
  2. Select ‘CASH’ as your payment option
  3. Request for a ride
  4. Before you get out, pay the amount shown directly to the driver – No haggling required!


  • Cash option is only available for trips in Hyderabad
  • A valid Uber account is needed to be able to book a ride and pay in cash
  • Not everyone will see the cash option right away as we are testing and rolling it out slowly
  • You do not need any minimum balance in your Paytm wallet to be able to book rides with cash as your payment option BUT make sure you have enough cash for the trip
  • You will not be able to make part payments on cash trips with your Paytm wallet and vice versa
  • Fare adjustments are not possible for cash rides
  • There is no booking fee or additional charge to riders
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The pilot started in May was successful in Hyderabad and Nairobi in Africa. This opens up more business opportunity for the company in Indian cities where cash payment is more often a dominant and trusted option for riders.

"We know that cash is still the dominant payment option for millions of Indians, especially in smaller cities. At Uber, our goal is to ensure everyone can enjoy the hassle-free convenience of ordering a safe, reliable ride at the push of a button. By giving riders cash payments as an option, we are able to better meet the needs of a rapidly growing and fast-evolving consumer base," Bhavik Rathod, general manager, Uber Bengaluru said.

However, the option may not be available in your city right away. Uber informed that the process will roll out in a few weeks. "Not all riders will see cash right away as we are testing different groups and user preferences," he added.

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How to Re-authorize or unlink paytm with Uber India App

Having and active Uber and Paytm account is good, but if something goes wrong from either Uber or paytm side, you the customer suffers a lot. You can't book your ride back home, you can't book ride to airport, railway station. It becomes annoying to have such messy technical app. We cannot predict what may happen in future but we may be ready with some preparation.

Uber does all account sweep for security measures from time to time, if it finds any suspicion, it blocks account, put hold on booking a ride, asks for re-verification of ID or payment method. Recently Paytm was hacked and some hacker were able to make payment in paytm from some other account, hance Uber took security measure and put hold on some accounts.

The above image shows Merchants Authorized by you (Screenshot updated), where you can see Uber if you have already added paytm with uber.
How to Re-authorize or unlink paytm with Uber India AppLogin to paytm account on website or register paytmNavigate to Mercha…

How can you regain access of your Uber account once it's disabled?

Update: Banned account is a pain, I have many friends who got locked out form Uber due to suspicious activity, some got their account enabled again after some conversation with Uber support and mostly are banned for life. Here is one scenario when you account may get banned. Read this story till end to get the idea.

Q. How can you regain access of your Uber account once it's disabled?

Recently uber had this scheme of "refer someone, that refferal gets 600 credits and you get 600 when he makes his/her first ride".

I made many people join , though all refferals were real and accounts were created with their permission and presence but all accounts were created from my phone .

I earned many credits. But soon my account was closed down.
Now whenever I try logging in from any acount in my phone  it gets banned within few minutes.

Is there any solution or any hack to avoid this and get my acount back ? I still have 5k credits left in my account and I desperately want it.