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cannot edit pickup location

Discussion in 'Uber Riders Forum' started by Rico J, Dec 31, 2016.

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  1. Rico J

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    Hi, I do not have Uber where I live but use it when I am in other cities. I want to order an uber for someone in Los Angeles (I am in Oregon). Different instructions say to enter pickup location; to enter destination and then before hitting reserve it will allow to enter a pickup location; and others say to move the pin to the pickup location.

    None of these options appear for me. When I open my app it asks for my destination. When I click in the box it shows the last destination I did use Uber for, but will not let me type a new one. Then a window pops up saying I do not have Uber available where I live. I've looked in the Settings but it seems like I can't edit a pickup location there either.

    Does anybody know how to get around the GPS so I can put in a different pickup location?

    Thanks! Rico
    ps I just figured out you have to turn it off in the phone settings and yes that worked! Thanks again
     
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    Have you tried turning off your location services?

    The new version of the app asks for your destination before you select your pickup location.
     
  3. Rico J

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    Thanks for the response! I just went into my settings and I do not have that option. I did however see that you can buy somebody a gift card so that is what I did. I checked out ordering an Uber for someone else 2 weeks ago and it was easy to put in a different pickup location. Now the option is gone. I don't know if it is because of the GPS "upgrade" or not. Seems like this is a very simple thing for Uber to be able to provide. Thanks again for your help :)
     
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