You can’t hail an Uber via Google Maps anymore

June 19th, 2018   decode   news

A while back, Google introduced support for displaying ride sharing apps and their estimated rates right from Google Maps’ view of different transit and transportation directions. At first, Uber was the only ride sharing app to show up in Google Maps’ directions view.

Later, Uber and Google Maps added support to fully request a ride, without needing to switch to the Uber app. This particular feature will no longer work as of the latest app updates. You can still see the Uber ride option within Google Maps, among other ride sharing apps and their estimated fares, but booking a car…

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