Instacart is an online personal shopping service that allows users to shop from local grocery stores and have items delivered to their homes. As a gig worker on Instacart, you will alternate between the roles of a Pickup Agent and Delivery Agent. Depending on where you live, you may be able to work as both pickup and delivery agent in the same shift.
But if not, you will need to figure out how to switch back and forth between these roles quickly so that you can continue making money with Instacart. This article will explain how you can switch from pickup to delivery or vice versa in a quick and easy manner.
How to change from pickup to delivery on Instacart
The first thing you need to do is log out of your account. This will ensure that you are logged out of all your devices so nobody can log in to your account.
To do this, click on your name/profile picture at the top right corner of the screen, then select Log out. After you have logged out, you need to log back in again with a new account. You should then select the “Log In Again” option.
After you have logged back into your account, you need to select “Change Roles.” You will see this option at the top right corner of the screen. Once you have selected this option, you will be prompted to select a role (i.e. pickup or delivery).
After you have selected the role you wish to work, you will be prompted to select a new location. You will only see this option if you have selected the “pickup” role and are in the “select a location” screen. This will allow you to select a new location to work in. After you have selected a new location, you will be prompted to select a “new user.” You will see this option if you have selected the delivery role and are in the “select a location” screen. This will allow you to select a new user to work for.
Tips for Instacart Shoppers Who Want To Change From Pickup To Delivery
Keep the following tips in mind if you want to change from pickup to delivery.
- Before you change from pickup to delivery, make sure you have completed all of your pickups.
- You can also change from pickup to delivery if you have finished all your deliveries.
- You will be able to see the “change roles” option on the top right corner of the screen. You can then select the role you want to work in.
- If you are logged into the app with a different account, you will not be able to change the role.
- There may be times when you cannot change from pickup to delivery. This can happen if the system is down or if you have too many deliveries logged in.
When Can You Not Switch From Instacart Pickup To Delivery?
You cannot switch from pickup to delivery if you have any pickups pending. You also cannot switch from delivery to pickup if you have any deliveries pending.
The most important thing to remember when switching from pickup to delivery or vice versa on Instacart is to log out of the app first. You must log out of all devices so that nobody can log into your account. After you have logged out, you must then log back in again with a different account. If you have finished picking up your items, you can then switch roles and start delivering groceries. If you have finished delivering, you can then switch roles and start picking up orders. You can easily switch between the role of pickup agent and delivery agent by logging out of the app, logging back in, and then selecting the new role you want to work in. If you have any questions about switching from one role to another, feel free to contact customer support.