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Truecaller's Caller ID Now Identifies Numbers on Third-Party Messaging Apps

Anaida Sen

May 25, 20233 min read

As smartphone communication continues to evolve, safeguarding your security and privacy is of utmost importance. With the widespread usage of a popular chat app, we're all too familiar with those mysterious callers and message senders who seem to appear out of nowhere, like uninvited guests at a party! Keep reading to discover how we've tackled this issue.

We’re delighted to inform you that our state-of-the-art Caller ID will let you sniff out those unknown callers and message senders instantly with a simple setting! While this has been a long-standing feature on the app, initially designed for identifying unknown message senders, we've taken it to the next level.

What Happens When You Enable the Setting?
With this enhanced setting, you can now identify both calls and messages from unknown numbers. Once enabled, our Caller ID feature will swiftly kick into action when you receive a call from an unknown number, displaying the caller's name and other available details, including the app name from where the call is received. Similarly, when you receive a message from an unfamiliar number, we'll identify the sender's name. Go ahead, take a moment to enjoy a sigh of relief!

Truecaller app settings page with the Caller ID for third-party messaging app setting highlighted.

How to Enable the Setting:
You can instantly activate it by following the steps below: 

Step 1: Go to the Truecaller App
Step 2: Click on Setting > Caller ID
Step 3: Enable the setting

You are all set!

Benefits of the Caller ID Setting:

  1. Enhanced Security: This goes without saying that this setting will act like your digital bouncer! It will identify unknown callers and message senders while ensuring that you have a safer and more secure communication experience.
  2. Take the Right Calls: When getting calls on the third-party messaging app, you’ll be able to make informed choices about whether to accept calls or respond to messages, especially when the caller or sender's identity is unknown.
  3. Avoiding Spam and Fraud: Have you experienced a sudden surge of unsolicited calls and messages from mysterious numbers with international codes on your phone? Activate this setting to stay alert to such scams, and safeguard your personal information.

Navigating the ever-changing communication landscape requires caution, just like safeguarding your precious Wi-Fi password. By extending the power of our Caller ID to identify both unknown callers and message senders, we aim at empowering our community with the tools to do so. So get started! Activate the Caller ID setting today to reclaim control over your communication, ensuring a secure and informed experience.

(Please note that the feature described in this article is developed and provided by Truecaller independently. It is not a collaborative effort with any specific third-party messaging app. For any questions or feedback regarding the feature, feel free to reach out directly to Truecaller. We're here to assist you!)

Our mission at Truecaller is to build trust in communication. We believe that educating you about how our features work is essential in helping you navigate a world where unwanted communication and fraud are commonplace in your daily life. So, we strive to provide you with the information you need to make the most out of Truecaller.

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Anaida Sen

May 25, 20233 min read


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