Developing an Uber like app - Basic etiquettes & strategies to make taxi startup stand out in crowd

by Agriya Web &App Development Firm Web and Clone Script Developer
There is a huge demand for the developing taxi apps and entrepreneurs are looking to have their hand in a taxi startup. Why there is so much demand for this on-demand taxi business? The main reason being the concept of apptizing the solution for people needs. Whatever the need of a customer, entrepreneurs tend to bring down the solution in the form of an app and provide the services. The whole taxi on-demand businesses came in to effect with the upsurge in usage of smart phones. Also being the transportation a basic need for the people, the space for revenue and companies is more than the expected.

You can also look out for many companies looking to make more money out of this but all fail to sustain even a few months. Here let us look at the basic things an entrepreneur should make sure for his taxi startup to achieve a success phase,

Main Basics to look out for starting an On-demand taxi business

The success of an app tend to fall out in the hands of first few customers. So, it is important that you have given importance to ease the process through an intuitive user interface for the customers. Also you need to make user that you have not missed out on the core features that make the taxi hailing app functional.

For a taxi hailing business, there should be 3 sections to be addressed. First would be the user app where the customers would book their cabs & make payments. Second would be the driver app where your driver employee finds the customers and tracks the their location to pick up and drop them in their destination. Third one will be the admin dashboard where the startup’s core employees will clearly monitor the activities that are being done through their app and check the payments, rides and any disputes to be addressed.

Here are the features to be used in each app,

User App Features

  • Unique signup
  • Social media signup
  • Flexible Login option
  • Profile Settings
  • Car searching
  • Request Car
  • Availability of cars
  • Driver Profile & Rating
  • Contact the driver
  • Wallet
  • Tracking facility
  • Add emergency contact
  • Multiple Payment Gateways
  • History Details
  • Saving the destinations
  • Booking a ride in advance
  • Sharing ETA to friends
  • Tuning to music & media
  • Review & Rate the ride & driver

Driver App Features

  • Ride interface
  • Car listing
  • Car Types
  • Proficient Gps Tracker
  • Direction Enabler
  • Accepting a user ride
  • Fuel Finder
  • Push notification
  • Cancelling a ride
  • Support option
  • Wallet Option

Admin Dashboard Features

  • Email Templates
  • Dispute Solving
  • Ride payment details
  • Setting up commission for rides
  • Confimation settings
  • Currency
  • Language
  • Cities
  • Maintenance Mode
  • SEO Settings
  • Fare Estimation

In the above mentioned features, some of the list of features has been added after developing taxi app for few of our customers. So it has a combination of both the basic and features to get your taxi app to a success phase.
Now the entrepreneurs also want to add the options such as Group travel and share the ride for their taxi app. These features may have varied payment for the ride and need to be customized based on the need.

Also in the admin dashboard and in the app functionality, the go to feature that the entrepreneurs want to add is the Peak hour surge pricing and Automatic fare calculation. These options will help them make more money and set up nominal fare for the rides according to a driver’s hard work.

User Experience and App Interface will decide the app’s success

So in the above section, all the important features have been listed out and you already have the business model on how the app should would work. Setting these things alone will not be enough. Another most important thing to look out is the design, user interface and user experience of the app. If you fail in this section, your app may not even surface among the presence among first set of customers.

All that you have to look is whether your app is easy to access, navigate and free of bugs. Once you have done that you need to look whether your users are able to make the booking process swiftly and drivers are able to make quick pick ups and they have interactive GPS navigation etc., Constant innovation and consistency can help you build a better app.

Ready-made App for your first on-demand taxi business

There are number of app development companies providing a ready-made solution for developing a taxi booking app. Agriya is one of the top app development companies providing the ready-made solution for on-demand app startups. Their Taxipickr - Uber clone script is the top go to taxi software in the current industry. It comprises of all the features and extended functionalities for a taxi startup.

Want to startup a taxi business? Try agriya's app development solutions,


Starting up an on-demand taxi startup is all in your hands. But the important thing you should know is that the app like uber is not built overnight. Our firm Agriya has been in app development industry for almost 16 years and we had kept our process transparent to let our clients see our work. Get in touch with us today and have a quote for taxi app.

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