Uber places the brakes on Apple Watch app

Uber puts the brakes on Apple Watch app
No extra calling for an Uber out of your Apple Watch.
Photograph: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

If you wish to name an Uber, you’ll should do it out of your iPhone — the Apple Watch app was disabled on Monday. Apparently completely.

Uber gave no cause for the change.

No extra Uber for Apple Watch

Uber’s web page on the iPhone App Retailer nonetheless references the Apple Watch model of the appliance. It may even nonetheless be put in on the wearable. However opening it simply ends in the pop-up message, “Please swap to the Uber cell app. We not supporting [sic] the Apple Watch app. Sorry for the inconvenience.”

Whereas Uber didn’t give a cause for ending help for the wrist laptop, it’s doubtless there weren’t sufficient customers to justify the expense of conserving the software program up to date.

That’s to not say there aren’t loads of Apple Watch wearers — there are greater than 100 million of the gadgets in energetic use. But it surely appears most of those folks aren‘t calling for an Uber from their wrist. They’re utilizing an iPhone as a substitute.

Perhaps there are many Watch wearers who’re (sarcastically) solely simply now discovering there may be an Uber app at the same time as they be taught it’s been disabled.

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