Never heard of Truecaller app? OK. Are you tired of receiving unknown caller and receiving messages from your network provider without your permission? Maybe you are worried or curious about the proper identity of an unknown caller when using your Smartphone. Whether it is someone trying to stalk you or someone you know over the phone or is trying to play hide and seek — there are ways to find out the identity of a caller — on all smartphones.
Truecaller is an app that you can install and use in your Android phone and resolve the mystery of apparently unknown callers by a single click.
The Truecaller app lets you search beyond your phonebook, identify unknown incoming calls, block calls you don’t want to receive, and make relevant contact suggestions based on time and place – so you never have to leave the service to find the right contact.
Please note that Truecaller requires users to grant the Phone permission to function on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
7 features in Truecaller App
Block unwanted calls
* The block text feature is currently not supported for devices with Android 4.4 (KitKat).
See who is calling even without data connectivity
It is not necessary to have an internet connection on the phone at all times for this app to work, especially in Nigeria where internet access is costly. Once a number has an identify the app will identify it, whether or not you are connected to the internet.
Protect yourself from spammers
Truecaller app automatically safeguards you from the known spammers in a region once you download the app in your device. You can also choose to reject calls from people who hide their identity while calling through this app.
Set up your own profile
You may add information like a website and an email ID for the convenience of your contacts. The app also has an option for users who want to write a short description about themselves.
With Truecaller app, you can set up your own profile and customize it the way you want. This helps the call recipients get the details about you. You can choose to display your full name and a picture, for example.
Identify numbers with Search bar
Use Truedialer as default dialer
Truecaller app lets you do much more than just blocking calls from people you want to avoid. It offers a dialer and users can choose to use Truedialer as the default dialer. Its Discovery feature works much like Twitter and Facebook’s methods to find people you already know.
Remove your number from its database
NOTE: Truecaller NEVER uploads your phonebook to make it searchable or public. 3G or WIFI is required for Truecaller Caller ID to work. Click here for cheapest ways to get internet access on all devices.
Where to download Truecaller app?
The Truecaller application can be downloaded directly from Google playstore for those using Android smartphones. It is also available for user of on Series 40, Symbian, Blackberry, Blackberry 10, Tizen. If you fall in the later category, Click here to get it.
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