Messaging with Truecaller

Truecaller for Web Linked Devices
Truecaller for Web Linked Devices

Your phone app isn't complete without the ability to text and chat together. Opt for Truecaller as your main SMS app – it lets you send and receive texts, identify spam, schedule future messages, and loads more! Plus, dodge SMS fees by switching to chat with just a tap.

These features are available in Truecaller for Android

Explore Our Messaging Features

Truecaller for Web

Truecaller for web is a new feature that allows users to seamlessly transition their messaging from phone to desktop. With this innovation, users can now send and receive SMS and chat messages directly from their PC to anyone, including non-Truecaller SMS buddies!

You can start by doing the following:

  1. On your Android device: Open the Truecaller app, hit Messages, then the overflow menu, and select “Messaging for Web.”
  2. On your desktop: Visit and just follow the steps.
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Truecaller for Web App Screen to Link Device

Spam Text Message Identification and Blocking

Truecaller automatically flags and filters spam SMS to another inbox to make sure you are only seeing messages that matter. When receiving risky links, the app will also identify if the link is marked as spam by the Truecaller community. Blocking spam texts has never been easier.

Identify and Block Spam Text Messages

Fraud Detection of SMS

Protect yourself from deceptive SMS messages with the SMS Fraud Detection feature. When a fraudulent message is detected, you'll receive a red notification to warn you and keep you alert. The notification stays until you dismiss it, ensuring you stay vigilant. Truecaller also disables any links in fraudulent SMS automatically, preventing any potential harm. Access to the SMS is restricted unless you mark the sender as safe, providing an extra layer of fraud protection. Stay safe with Truecaller's fraud detection.

Fraud Detection of Text Messages by Truecaller

Combine SMS and Chat

Get the best of both worlds by sending messages to your friend however you want! When chatting in blue, this is using the Internet, and when chatting in green, this is sending an SMS (carrier charges apply). There are a range of handy features to give you the best messaging experience, including translation, urgent messages, media viewing, pinned threads, message scheduling, + many more! Seamlessly switch between SMS and internet-based chat, giving you the flexibility to communicate the way you want, all within a single app.

Combine Text Messages and Online Texting with Truecaller

Message ID

Truecaller's Message ID feature operates offline on your mobile device, utilizing cutting-edge machine-learning models engineered to specifically operate securely within mobile devices. This eliminates the need for sensitive messaging data to leave your device during identification and verification processes, ensuring your privacy is always maintained. Once an SMS message is received, Message ID rapidly identifies the sender and important information in messages, notifying and displaying the different categories supported by Message ID like OTPs, Transaction details, Billing information, Delivery updates, and Travel itineraries, to you in an appropriate manner.

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Identify Incoming Messages with Truecaller Message ID

Inbox Cleaner

Are you tired of a cluttered inbox? Truecaller's Inbox Cleaner is here to transform your messaging experience. Follow these simple steps to effortlessly clear out old, unwanted messages, ensuring your inbox stays organized and your conversations remain streamlined.

  • Launch the Truecaller app
  • Go to the Messages tab
  • Click the three dots at the top right
  • Toggle on Automatic Clean-Up
  • You can choose a message type to delete or choose to delete all.
  • Hit 'Clean Up' now
How to Setup Inbox Cleaner in Truecaller

SMS Scheduler

Tired of forgetting important occasions or responding to important messages that you thought you would respond to later? With Truecaller's Scheduled SMS feature, you can effortlessly plan your greetings, messages and reminders. Follow these simple steps to ensure your messages are always on time.

  • Launch the Truecaller app
  • Go to the Messages tab
  • Select the plus icon from the bottom right corner to compose a new message.
  • Search for a contact from your contacts list or type a number in the search bar.
  • Once the contact is selected, choose the SMS option.
  • Long-press the send icon to access the schedule message feature.
How to Schedule SMS in Truecaller

Passcode Lock for Messages

By using Truecaller's Passcode for Messages, you will take significant steps to add privacy to your message inbox. Your messages will now be exclusively accessible only to you, adding a crucial extra layer of protection to your conversations. Follow these simple steps to set up this enhanced privacy shield:

  • Launch the Truecaller app
  • Go to the Messages tab
  • Click the three dots at the top right.
  • Select Passcode Lock
  • Hit setup now and enter a new passcode to activate the feature.
Passcode Lock for Messages

Message Pinning

Are you tired of scrolling through a sea of messages to find that one crucial conversation? Truecaller's Message Pinning feature is designed to simplify your messaging experience, allowing you to effortlessly prioritize and access your most important conversations. Follow this simple guide on how to make the most of this feature:

  • Launch the Truecaller app.
  • Go to the Messages tab.
  • Pick a message you want to pin.
  • Long press on the message and click the pin icon at the top of the page.
  • From now on, your pinned conversation will remain at the top of your Messages tab, ensuring quick and easy access whenever you open the app.
  • Should you wish to unpin a conversation, simply repeat the process and select unpin.
Message Pinning in Truecaller

Message Archive

Is your message feed overwhelmed with numerous threads, making it challenging to find essential conversations? Truecaller's Archive Feature is the solution to declutter your message feed without sacrificing important threads. This simple guide walks you through the steps to effortlessly organize your message space:

  • Launch the Truecaller app.
  • Go to the Messages tab.
  • Pick a message you want to archive.
  • Long press on the message and select the archive icon at the top of the page.
  • To access your archived messages, click the three dots at the top right of the messages tab.
Message Archive Feature in Truecaller

Starred Messages

Are you tired of scrolling through a ton of messages to find that one crucial conversation? Truecaller's "Starred Message" feature is your solution to easily bookmark and prioritize important message threads. Follow this simple guide to make the most of this feature:

  • Launch the Truecaller app.
  • Go to the Messages tab.
  • Select the message thread you want to mark as Starred.
  • Long press on the message thread and select “Star message” from the More menu located at the bottom of the page.
  • To access your Starred messages, click the three dots at the top right of the messages Tab.
Starred Messages Setup in Truecaller

Make Messaging Easier and Safer with Truecaller

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How to Take Your Communication to the Next Level with Truecaller Messaging

Unlock a new realm of communication with Truecaller Messaging, designed to revolutionize the way you connect. Here's why it stands out.

Spam Message Identificati­on and Blocking

230 Billion number of spam messages were identified Truecaller in 2023

Unified Platform

Truecaller integrates messaging seamlessly with its renowned caller identificati­on and spam-blocking features, creating a unified communicatio­n hub for all your needs.

User-Friendly Interface

Truecaller Messaging is designed with user experience in mind, ensuring that even the most powerful features are easily accessible and intuitive.

To gain the above benefits, you must make Truecaller your Default SMS App!

  1. Open your native device's settings 
  2. Apps -> Default applications
  3. SMS App -> select Truecaller

Our SMS app replaces your default SMS app, which means that messages will be sent as usual through your operator. However, you can try using Truecaller Chat (Instant messaging service) to send messages, pictures, and more free of charge. Please note that Truecaller chat uses your data connection/Wifi instead of SMS.

Your spam messages will be moved to the 'spam' folder.

  1. Tap and hold press on a conversation, then tap on the block icon
  2. While inside a conversation, tap on the profile icon > block user.

Truecaller only converts non-personal SMS messages that are received on your phone to smart notifications. Truecaller respects your privacy and does not access these text messages. These SMSes never leave your phone or touch Truecaller servers.

two screens - one for android and one for iOS, showing truecaller identifying an incoming phone call

Trust your communicatio­n with Truecaller.

Trusted by over 400 million people, Truecaller is proud to be a leader in caller ID and spam blocking software as well as research around call and SMS harassment.