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"Quietly preferred." It's a way to tell your Uber driver to STFU, politely.
Quiet mode is one of the new preferences that starts Tuesday night in the United States, for uber-rides, which means that only Uber Black or Uber Black SUV rides. This is the first time the option has been available on the Uber app.
Now when you order a black car (that means professional drivers and luxury cars, so no Priuses) you have a list of preferences you can choose.  Riders have been running for a "quiet mode" for when you do not want to chat. So in the app you can now say that you have no preference, set preference, or happy to chat as your preferred conversation level. There are also temperature preferences and a request for luggage assistance.
Uber's premium tours also add extended download times and Live phone support.
Lift lasted the idea of a quiet or zen mode in cars last year, and riders are still eager for the opportunity in all walks – not just in pricier options. Lift said there were no updates on a possible zen mode on
uber and lift needed a "silent mode" that could alert drivers that you didn't want to talk to.
– I've been to (@mscarterinc) April 20, 2019
But really, why don't we still have Lift / Uber quiet mode yet.
– Melissa Marchionna (@im_melissa) May 8, 2019
Appears that everyone requires difficult silence in their turn shares. Sorry, chatty drivers.