Ola, the Bengaluru based online cab booking service has recently made an update to its application which had brought the offline feature available for its users. Ola cabs are a convenient feature for all those busy heads in the cities and it will give them the convenience of booking the cabs right from their device just before they are ready to move and the cab will be ready to take them off.
Until the recent update from Ola, the users if they wish to book cab, they need to have an active internet connection on the device. But this new Ola offline feature which has been made available to the users with the recent update allows the users to book a cab offline just by suing the SMS.
One just need to update the app in the Playstore and after update the Ola app gets the new Ola offline feature where users can book Ola cab even when they don’t have an internet connection. This feature has first been introduced as a pilot feature in some smaller market cities and there it received a positive response and now it has been made available in upto 102 cities.
This new offline feature allows the user to book cab without an internet connection, when you open the Ola app after the new update, the app will show you two options which include check your internet connection and try an Ola cab ride offline. Go with the second option and it will show you another screen which will show up something like this
Press on Send my location and it will take you to your default messaging application where you will get to see your pre entered text with your location and request to book a cab. You just need to send the message and you will receive a message from Ola after you send it. In that reply Ola send u\you the options of the nearest cabs you have and you can now select your preferred option and reply with cab type and OTP you received, then you will provided with the cab and cab driver details instantly.
Thus this new Ola offline feature allows us the comfort of booking cab even when we don’t have access to the internet. Book cab offline and have a happy journey.