The advent of technology has made life much easier and made the world a global village. With a smartphone on your hand, you can do several things right from booking food, movie tickets, travel tickets and many other without even moving your foot. The advanced mobile applications on your smartphone phone do all these for you.
One such smart app is ‘Truecaller’ which helps you find the name of the unknown caller. Apart from this, this app can be used for several other purposes which many of us aren’t aware of.
Let’s find out such few unknown features of ‘Truecaller’.
Many of us have might have worried or got curious to know the identity of an unknown caller who is annoying us with missed calls or messages. 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 — when you are using a smartphone.
Truecaller is an app that you can install and use in your smartphone and resolve the mystery of apparently unknown callers by a single click. Here are seven tricks and tips that you can use to become a pro at using Truecaller.
The app can be used to block calls beginning with a certain set of numbers. If you find someone is annoying you over the phone and the number begins with the set 8051, simply block the numbers beginning with those digits.
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. Once a number is identified the app will identify it, whether or not you are connected to the internet.
Protect yourself from spammers
Truecaller 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.
Use Truedialer as a default dialer
Truecaller 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.
It works on your location and existing contact list. If you find a contact with details set to private, Truecaller can show flowchart so that you can find a common friend.
Identify numbers with the Search bar
Truecaller makes it easy to identify any phone number literally! There is a search bar that you can see after launching the app. Simply, type in a phone number in that field. You may also type in, address and names.
Set up your own profile
With Truecaller, 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.
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 of themselves.
Similarly, you can choose to hide your identity from the call recipients under the privacy tab of settings.
Remove your number from its database
The app also lets you remove your number from its database. You need to visit this link http://www.truecaller.com/unlist. Then type in your phone number inclusive of country code. Next, choose a reason for number removal, enter the captcha and click on unlist button.