Bolt taxi - creating a new account without a phone number

Bolt (formerly taxify) is a convenient service available on Android and iOS operating systems. With the Bolt app, you can easily order a ride to your preferred location with just a few clicks, and the nearest available car will be on its way to you.

Bolt Taxi was registered in 2013 as an online car ordering service. In 2019, the app introduced the option to order food, and in 2020, it enabled the rental of electric bicycles. As of the latest data, since its registration, the company has attracted $592.9 million in investment. In May 2020, the company was valued at $1.9 billion.


Bolt is an international service popular in 30 countries worldwide. When you request a ride, the app automatically displays the location of the approaching vehicle. The Bolt app is convenient not only for passengers but also for drivers. After registering as a driver, you gain the ability to regularly take service orders, and you can withdraw your trip earnings through payment systems, receiving the amount instantly in the app.


Why Choose Bolt?

  • Affordable and comfortable rides.
  • Taxi service available even at night – accessible 7 days a week.
  • Trip fare is indicated before starting, ensuring no surprises.
  • Option for cashless payments (Credit Card/Apple Pay) or cash payments in the app.


How to Book a Bolt Ride:

1. Open the taxi app and enter your destination.

2. One-click to place your order.

3. Track the driver's movement online.

4. Enjoy your ride.

5. Complete the trip payment and provide a rating.

Despite all the advantages of the service, the main drawback is the mandatory registration with a phone number to order a car. The need to create another account (or accounts) may be related to the passenger's main profile being blocked or receiving a negative review about the driver. In such situations, the quickest and most cost-effective solution is to purchase a virtual number.


Buy a Virtual Phone Number for Bolt

To purchase a virtual number, it is recommended to visit the service at The service stands out for offering numbers at low prices, flexible payment options, and a user-friendly interface. Additionally, you can buy a virtual number for Uber and Careem, other popular taxi-hailing services.


Instructions for Buying a Virtual Number


1. Register on the website.

2. Choose «Balance Top-up» from the right menu and add the required amount.

3. Specify the country and operator.

4. Select «Bolt» and click «Get Number».

5. The number is acquired; now, enter it during registration and click «Next».

6. Copy the received code.

7. The new profile is created – you can now access the popular taxi services!

Now you have a fully functional account registered without providing a personal phone number. You can create any number of accounts, as long as you use a new number for each profile. Registering with a virtual number is nearly indistinguishable from creating a profile with a physical SIM card. The cost of almost all numbers starts from just a few rubles, and the registration process on the service and the acquisition of a virtual number take no more than 3-4 minutes.