What do a dettol bottle, a kitchen tawa, a blanket , a tricycle, a pillow, and synthetic tooth have in widespread?
- Last Updated: March 13, 2020, 5:45 PM IST
- Edited by: Chhavianshika Singh
From grandpas synthetic tooth to Dettol bottle and even kitchen tawa, Indians left behind a number of distinctive objects throughout their rides with Uber early this yr, the ride-hailing platform revealed on Thursday. Other distinctive misplaced objects are mangoes, examination notes, teddy bear, facial make-up equipment, blanket/pillow, a rose, child’s tricycle and a brush, in line with “Uber Lost and Found Index 2020.”
Phones nonetheless proceed to prime the listing of mostly forgotten objects in India, adopted by cameras and luggage. For the primary time, Mumbai emerges as essentially the most forgetful metropolis in India, adopted by Kolkata and Prayagraj. Fridays and Thursdays had been the most typical days to report misplaced objects, particularly across the afternoon lunch and post-lunch from 1 pm to three pm. “Bengaluru, the three times most forgetful city in India, dropped to the fifth spot,” the findings confirmed.
“Backed by rider insight and captivating data, the ‘Lost and Found Index’ aims to educate riders about Uber’s in-app options available to them at the tap of a button, in case they lose or forget something in their Uber during their trip,” mentioned the corporate. This is how the “Lost Items” function works. Tap on “Menu” icon, then “Your Trips” and choose the journey the place you left one thing. Tap “Report an issue with this trip”, then faucet “I lost an item” and eventually “Contact my driver about a lost item”. Scroll down and enter the cellphone quantity you want to be contacted at. Tap submit.
“If you lost your phone, enter a friend’s phone number instead. Your phone will ring and connect you directly with your driver’s mobile number,” mentioned Uber. If your driver picks up and confirms that your merchandise has been discovered, coordinate a mutually handy time and place to satisfy for its return. “If you are unable to connect with the driver, use ‘in-app support’ to report the loss, and Uber Support Team will step in to help you,” mentioned the corporate.