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Description

With more than 61,000 taxis covering all 47 prefectures (*1) of Japan, JapanTaxi is the ultimate taxi app you ever need in Japan! Tap to call a taxi, make a reservation or find your fare instantly. Paying your fare is easy! Connect your preferred payment method (credit cards, Google Pay or other payment options) to the Online Payment feature to order, ride and pay blissfully hassle-free!
*1 As of September, 2018.
About JapanTaxi App
1. Call a Taxi
Select your pickup location on the app to request a taxi. You can customize your order by selecting a drop-off location, a number of vehicles, type of vehicle and payment method. When your order matches with a nearby taxi, it will give you an estimated time of arrival. It’s that easy!
1.Make a Reservation
Place an order in advance and give yourself a piece of mind. After selecting the date and time, just follow the same steps as “Call a Taxi.”
2.Fare Finder
Go to Calculate Fare and enter pick-up and drop-off locations. We will show you an estimated fare and travel time. *The actual fare will vary depending on traffic, road conditions and route taken.
3.Airport Fixed Rate
Travel smart with our Airport Fixed Rate! The flat rate taxi service is available in selected cities and the fee may vary by participating taxi company.
4.JapanTaxi Wallet and Cashless Payment Options
Link your payment method to your JapanTaxi account and pay your fare seamlessly. The Online Payment feature accepts credit cards and other online payment services. (*2)
What’s New (March 2017)
You didn’t order a taxi from the app? No worries! Use JapanTaxi Wallet (*3) to pay your fare when you catch a cruising taxi with the payment tablet. https://japantaxi.jp/wallet/
Use the app to scan the payment code and pay your fare with ease. You can view and print your receipt online after the ride.
*2 As of December 2018, the following services are available; Apple Pay, credit cards, Yahoo!Wallet and d payment.
*3 As of September 2018, JapanTaxi Wallet is available in 4,500 NihonKotsu taxis equipped with the electronic tablet within the 23 districts of Tokyo and Musashino city and Mitaka city.
Note
・This application requires network service and GPS.
・ Payment with Google Pay is available with Google Play Services version 11.4 or newer.
・Orders placed through this app is the same as requesting a taxi by a phone call. As such, some taxi companies may add a Radio Dispatch Fee to your fare total.
・Ride availability depends on an area, weather and road condition.
・Fare Calculation is based on the calculated route offered by Google Map Service. Therefore, the actual route may vary. Estimated fare does not include tolls, radio dispatch fees, and/or reservation fees.
・Please check the participating taxi companies and service areas before making an order.
・Some of the in-app functions are only available with participating taxi companies. Some taxi companies do not receive drop-off location data or offer advanced reservations or cashless payment options.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 15, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 16 days, on average.

Jan 15
2019
(Current)
Version 4.3.2

IMPROVEMENT

- To enhance your ride experience, we will be encouraging you to review your driver with a popup dialog on the Order Status screen.

FIX

- Fixed a layout bug for Android 5.0

At JapanTaxi, we live and breathe customer feedback. If you have any ideas or questions, we would love to hear from you!

Yours,

The Dev Team

Jan 08
2019
Version 4.3.1

FIX
- Fixed an issue that was causing the app to crash when selecting a drop-off location.

IMPROVEMENT
- The Boost feature is localized and enhanced for the English, Korean and Chinese users.

At JapanTaxi, we live and breathe customer feedback. If you have any ideas or questions, we would love to hear from you!

Yours,
The Dev Team

Dec 20
2018
Version 4.3.0

NEW
- Introducing Docomo ’s smartphone payment service, “d Payment.”
Would you like to speed up your payment process while earning loyalty points for Docomo? Select “d Payment” as your preferred payment method and you are all set to pay and earn “d POINT” for your next ride. Enjoy the hassle-free payment experience and start earning points today!

At JapanTaxi, we live and breathe customer feedback. If you have any ideas or questions, we would love to hear from you!

Happy Holidays!
The Dev Team

Dec 09
2018
Version 4.2.4

BUG FIX
- Fixed a bug that was causing a system crash when the Integrations setting was selected.

At JapanTaxi, we live and breathe customer feedback. If you have any ideas or questions, we would love to hear from you!

Best Regards,

The Dev Team

Dec 05
2018
Version 4.2.3

BUG FIX
- Fixed a bug that was causing a system crash when the Integrations setting was selected.

At JapanTaxi, we live and breathe customer feedback. If you have any ideas or questions, we would love to hear from you!

Best Regards,

The Dev Team

Dec 05
2018
Version 4.2.2

IMPROVEMENTS
- Registration Support: register faster by selecting a phone number/email address stored on your device.
- Map Visibility: changed the colors on the Map for an increased visibility.
- Layout Adjustment: worked out the kinks for devices with display cutouts.

Thank you for your continued support. At JapanTaxi, we live and breathe customer feedback. If you have any ideas or questions, we would love to hear from you!

Best Regards,

The Dev Team

Nov 27
2018
Version 4.2.1

・YOUR ORDER VIEW
We heard and we listened! You can move the map on the Your Order page. We also made changes to the layout so the taxi vehicle number is easier to see!

・SHOW YOUR DESTINATION
If you happen to get in a taxi that cannot receive the drop-off location via the app, simply show the all-new Order Card page to your driver!

・WEB RECEIPT
Download your receipt online! Go to About from the menu and select Download Receipt.

We live and breathe user experience. Let us know what you think!

Oct 31
2018
Version 4.2.0

・YOUR ORDER VIEW
We heard and we listened! You can move the map on the Your Order page. We also made changes to the layout so the taxi vehicle number is easier to see!

・SHOW YOUR DESTINATION
If you happen to get in a taxi that cannot receive the drop-off location via the app, simply show the all-new Order Card page to your driver!

・WEB RECEIPT
Download your receipt online! Go to About from the menu and select Download Receipt.

We live and breathe user experience. Let us know what you think!

Oct 29
2018
Version 4.1.2

WHAT'S NEW

- Removed the SDK that uses ad player service offered by Freak Out Holdings Inc.

Please contact our support team for any inquiries. We thank you for your continued support as we work toward improving our service.

Sincerely,
The Dev Team

Oct 16
2018
Version Varies with device

JapanTaxi is now available on LINE Clova! Get the LINE Clova device today and let it order Taxi for you today!

Here at JapanTaxi, we live and breathe user feedback. Let us know how we can better serve you.

Sincerely,
The Dev Team

Mar 19
2018
Version v.2018.03.19

INTRODUCING: In-App Call Function
The new call function allows the driver to give you a call in case of delay or to clarify your pickup location.
We're excited about this new feature! Please do send us your feedback and let us know what more we can do to make our app more useful to you.
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Mar 03
2018
Version v.2018.03.04

INTRODUCING: In-App Call Function
The new call function allows the driver to give you a call in case of delay or to clarify your pickup location.
We're excited about this new feature! Please do send us your feedback and let us know what more we can do to make our app more useful to you.
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Feb 28
2018
Version v.2018.03.01

INTRODUCING: In-App Call Function
The new call function allows the driver to give you a call in case of delay or to clarify your pickup location.
We're excited about this new feature! Please do send us your feedback and let us know what more we can do to make our app more useful to you.
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Feb 27
2018
Version v.2018.02.28

INTRODUCING: In-App Call Function
The new call function allows the driver to give you a call in case of delay or to clarify your pickup location.
We're excited about this new feature! Please do send us your feedback and let us know what more we can do to make our app more useful to you.
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Feb 11
2018
Version v.2018.02.12

What's New
- Fixed issues
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Jan 29
2018
Version v.2018.01.29

What's New
- Fixed issues
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Jan 15
2018
Version v.2018.01.16

What's New
- Improved the location search feature.
- Enhanced the usability of Reservation orders.
- Fixed an issue that caused transaction errors with Mobile Payment via JapanTaxi Wallet
- Fixed a bug where the app is running in the background with a pending order, multiple dialogs would display on return.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Dec 11
2017
Version v.2017.12.12

What's New
- Fixed issues
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Dec 04
2017
Version v.2017.12.05

What's New
- Fixed issues
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Nov 21
2017
Version v.2017.11.22

What’s New
Fixed a crash when launching the app after creating an order through Amazon Alexa.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team with Alexa

Nov 19
2017
Version v.2017.11.20

What's New
- Fixed issues
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Nov 13
2017
Version v.2017.11.14

“What’s New, Alexa?”
“JapanTaxi!”
That’s right, folks. JapanTaxi app is integrated with Amazon Alexa now.
Go on and say “アレクサ、全国タクシーを開いて” (Alexa, Zenkoku Taxi o Hiraite)
You will love the completely hands-free taxi hailing experience!
Please note that the interaction with Alexa will be in Japanese.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are always eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Nov 13
2017
Version v.2017.11.13

“What’s New, Alexa?”
“JapanTaxi!”
That’s right, folks. JapanTaxi app is integrated with Amazon Alexa now.
Go on and say “アレクサ、全国タクシーを開いて” (Alexa, Zenkoku Taxi o Hiraite)
You will love the completely hands-free taxi hailing experience!
Please note that the interaction with Alexa will be in Japanese.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are always eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Oct 30
2017
Version v.2017.10.31

What’s New
We fixed an error where a user requests a response email from us on the Review page, the user's email address would not reach our support desk.
Phew! This was a terrible bug.
Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are always eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Oct 24
2017
Version v.2017.10.25

・We are rolling out a cancellation fee for our priority reservation features. (Selected companies)
・You can go to Order List to view payment information for your ride.
・Fixed a bug where the payment button for a multiple-vehicle order would not display after it fails once.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are always eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Oct 15
2017
Version v.2017.10.16

・Fixed an issue when canceling a reservation from Order List and the status showed both “canceling” and “canceled.”
・Fixed a bug when ordering from History that would display order date and time in the Address box.
・Fixed a minor bug in Omakase order function. (Limited area)
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Oct 08
2017
Version v.2017.10.09

What’s New
・Added “No Taxi Company Preferences” in Select Taxi Setting.
This feature will start on October 11 in limited areas.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are always eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Sep 02
2017
Version v.2017.09.03

What’s New
• Fixed an issue that prevented selecting the expiration date when registering a new credit card.
• Fixed a crash when turning on Online Payment.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are always eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Aug 29
2017
Version v.2017.08.29

Mark Your Calendar!
The Stamp Card promo will be back on Monday, September 4.
During the Preset Fare Beta campaign, you can collect stamps and receive coupons! So update your app to the latest version today and get ready to save big 😃
NOTE: Nihon Kotsu is participating in the government’s field experiment of Preset Taxi Fare. The campaign applies to Nihon Kotsu rides ordered with the app.

Aug 06
2017
Version v.2017.08.07

Dear Android user,
What's New
- fixed a crash when returning to Home screen.
Thank you for your patience!

Jul 30
2017
Version v.2017.07.31

What’s New
Fixed an issue that prevented adding tolls to the Fare Calculation when Use Tollways is selected.
Fixed a crash when launching the app.
Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!
Yours Truly,
The Dev Team

Jul 23
2017
Version v.2017.07.24

We have updated our Terms of Use. Please take a moment to read our policies before continuing.

Jul 02
2017
Version v.2017.07.03

Dear User,
Rain, rain, go away! Come again another day!
How about some new feature to boost your mood?
We’ve added a Shortcut button with this update. You can now save your favorite pickup address as a Shortcut and call a taxi at the push of a button.
Happy riding!

May 31
2017
Version v.2017.05.31

・There is no need to tell "confirmation code" when ordering a taxi on the online payment from this version. If you order a taxi on the online payment, we will check only your name when getting on a taxi.
・If you open this application in the area you can't order a taxi through this application, you can send the request I want you to order a taxi in this area.
・We resolve the trouble the application is crashed when you open the application.
We would appreciate your understanding.

May 22
2017
Version v.2017.05.22

・We are going to start the stamp campaign from May 1.When you order a taxi with NetPay or use ‘JapanTaxi Wallet’, we will give you a stamp. And we will give you taxi coupons according to accumulated stamps. Let’s update the latest version application and try!
・You can regist your overseas phone number as account information.
・We resolve some troubles about the following situations.
- Entering a driver review after you get off a taxi
- Waiting for the taxi you order

May 01
2017
Version v.2017.05.01

・We resolve the problem that users who do not register personal information can not order a taxi. Please update to the latest version in this application. We would appreciate your understanding.
・We are going to start the stamp campaign from May 1.When you order a taxi with NetPay or use ‘JapanTaxi Wallet’, we will give you a stamp. And we will give you taxi coupons according to accumulated stamps. Let’s update the latest version application and try!

Apr 28
2017
Version v.2017.04.28

Notice: this application is supported Android OS 4.1 or later device from this version.
・You can log in to this application through ‘Smart Lock for Passwords’ function. Smart Lock for Passwords is google official funciton.
・You can call a taxi only using phone number and your name.

Apr 17
2017
Version v.2017.04.17

Notice: this application is supported Android OS 4.1 or later device from this version.
・You can log in to this application through ‘Smart Lock for Passwords’ function. Smart Lock for Passwords is google official funciton.
・You can call a taxi only using phone number and your name.

Mar 28
2017
Version v.2017.03.28

Notice: this application is supported Android OS 4.1 or later device from this version.
・You can cancel the taxi you order until the taxi is arrived at pickup location about two minutes ago.(※only Nihonkotsu taxi)
・We resolve some troubles about the following functions.
- Re-order Nihonkotsu taxi or Kyoto Foreign Friendly taxi
- Calling or reserving a taxi when you are not logged in this application
- Writing a review to the taxi driver
- Checking your order list

Feb 28
2017
Version 3.1.0

・New Feature Added - JapanTaxi Wallet(※You need to agree using camera in this application)
Link a preferred payment method to JapanTaxi app and complete the payment, even during the ride.
Update your app today!
Because taking a taxi has never been easier.
・You can check the information you have not been confirmed yet more easily.
・We resolve some troubles about the following functions.
- Checking the area you can call a taxi through this application
- Flat-Rate Airport Service

Feb 13
2017
Version 3.0.17

・We resolve some troubles about the following functions.We would appreciate your understanding.
- When time setting in your smartphone is not japan time, you can not reserve a taxi in japan time.
- The application is crashed if language setting in your smatephone is Chinese(traditional)
- Displaying taxi company list

Jan 30
2017
Version 3.0.16

・You can set pickup location more easily.
・We have improved descriptive texts in this app when you use this app in English or Korean.
・We resolve some troubles about the following functions.
- Contact phone number may not be used when you order a taxi
- Checking the list of taxi companies through this app when your device is setted English, Chinese, and Korean.

Jan 12
2017
Version 3.0.15

・We resolve some troubles about this app.

Dec 27
2016
Version 3.0.14

・We have adapted this application to Chinese(simplified,traditional) and Korean.
・We change specifications about the following functions.
- Reserve a taxi
- Reorder a taxi

Dec 21
2016
Version 3.0.13

・We resolve the trouble about displaying taxi locations in the map

Dec 14
2016
Version 3.0.12

Version 3.0.12
・You can check order cancel phone numbers both for foreigner and for japanese.
(If you can understand japanese,please call the phone number for japanese.)
・You can check the location of the taxi you order more longer.
・We resolve some troubles about the following functions.
- layout is off on Android4.4
- account registration

Nov 30
2016
Version 3.0.11

Version 3.0.11
・You can receive the notification that you can reserve a taxi if you check “priority reservation”
・We resolve some troubles about the following functions. We would appreciate your understanding.
- Notification when you call a taxi
- Reservation

Nov 18
2016
Version 3.0.10

Version 3.0.10
・We resolve the trouble about calling a taxi. Please update this app to the latest version if you are using this app from old version(Ver.2.x.x).

Nov 16
2016
Version 3.0.9

Version 3.0.9
・We resolve some troubles about the following functions.
- Search for pickup location or drop-off location by scrolling the map
- Reserve a taxi
- Fare Calculation
・We modify specification about calling a taxi:preset the taxi company you order previous time

Nov 13
2016
Version 3.0.8

Version 3.0.8
- Added confirmation code for customer verification
- Fixed review page
- Modified nearby landmarks page

Nov 01
2016
Version 3.0.7

Version 3.0.7
- Fixed Airport Fixed-Rate
- Modified Company Selection page

Oct 20
2016
Version 3.0.6

Version 3.0.6
bug fix

Oct 17
2016
Version 3.0.5

Version 3.0.5
bug fix

Oct 02
2016
Version 3.0.4

Version 3.0.4
bug fix

Sep 11
2016
Version 3.0.3

Version 3.0.3
bug fix

Sep 06
2016
Version 3.0.2

Version 3.0.2
bug fix

Sep 06
2016
Version 3.0.1

Version 3.0.1
bug fix

Sep 05
2016
Version 3.0.0

Version 3.0.0
major version up

Jun 29
2016
Version 2.11.8

Version 2.11.8
fix some bugs.

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