Version 12 of Truecaller starts a video caller ID

  • The new features of Version 12 will allow people to enjoy and exercise greater control over their communication, offering a safe, fun, and fulfilling experience at the same time
  • Caller ID and spam identifier, Truecaller, has today announced the 12th version of the app with features such as call recording for everyone and sharing it, ghost calling, call announce, and video caller ID, a new short video feature that will appear while you call to your contacts.
  • The duration of the video caller ID would be less than 10 seconds.
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Truecaller introduces Number Scanning for fast track payments


Truecaller will be rolling out two new features – Number Scanner and Fast Track numbers with its upcoming Android release 8.45 in the coming week.

  • Number Scanner – Now you will be able to use the Truecaller app to scan a number directly from business cards, websites, street signs, shop fronts or anywhere you need to quickly lookup a number or store it to your contacts. This will enable users to have the proper resources to receive relevant information quickly, digitally and in their surrounding physical environment.
  • Scan & Pay – Users in India will also be able to scan a number and pay directly using Truecaller Pay – this is a more convenient way of making quick payments as opposed to scanning QR codes.
  • You can now send or request money, recharge, or even Flash Message any contact from your native phone book.

Truecaller has also launched Fast Track numbers, a service which integrates toll-free numbers for emergency services like police, fire, medical care, women’s helpline, roadside assistance, as well as essential categories like banks, couriers, airlines, railways, and insurance, all integrated directly into the app, accessible by the user without an internet connection.
These also include extremely useful ‘Bank Balance Check’ numbers that enable a user to check their bank balance via a return SMS from their respective bank via a missed call service. Located in the search bar, the in-built contacts will help users make phone calls at critical moments with a single tap.
Currently, Fast Track numbers will only be available in India.

Truecaller Launches TrueSDK ; Third Party Apps Can Now Verify Users Via Phone Numbers

Truecaller has launched TrueSDK which enables third party apps to onboard users with their Truecaller profile and their Truecaller verified phone number.

This service can be used by developers to sign up, update a user’s information, or verify the user’s phone number based identity in their mobile apps through user consent. This feature has been launched with 12 partners including Quikr, Mobikwik, redBus, CarDekho, BharatMatrimony.com, ixigo, OYO Rooms, TO THE NEW Digital, FreshMenu, Terraa, Cash Care and ShopClues.

“At Truecaller, our mission has always been to provide as much information as possible to users about their calls and enabling them to use that information in meaningful ways. In this process, we realized the power and importance of a mobile number, especially when it comes to personal identification. Our aim is to empower third party apps with a credible verification option and enable users to use the app of their choice by making their phone numbers their identity,” said Nami Zarringhalam, Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder of Truecaller.

TrueSDK is currently only available for selected partners on Android platform, but will be open to public in near future. To sign up for TrueSDK contact truesdk@truecaller.com with your app details.

Intex Aqua Young Smartphones To Bring Pre-loaded Truecaller App

The new Intex Aqua Young devices will now incorporate the Truecaller and Truedialer applications bringing smarter, safer and more relevant communications to Intex users. The app will replace the native phone dialer with the Truecaller experience.

“Over the years at Truecaller, innovation has been a key priority, and developing the best products to solve a global problem has enabled us to focus on growth and building strategic partnerships with key ecosystem owners who share our vision,” said Nami Zarringhalam, co-founder and Chief Strategic Officer, Truecaller.

“This partnership demonstrates how innovative products and solutions can change the face of an industry, and we’re excited work together to bring this product to the market.”

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Truecaller was launched in 2009 and has managed to reach a user base of 100 million in India.

In the past, Truecaller has partnered with Microsoft, Tata DoCoMo and Twitter, to name a few.

The Truecaller app is available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry,  Nokia feature phones, Tizen, and Firefox. Additionally, the free Truedialer app is available on Android and Windows Phone.

 

Truecaller Crosses 100 Million Users In India

Truecaller, an app that helps identify numbers and allows to block spam calls, has announced that it has crossed 100 million users in India.

Truecaller has developed strategic partnerships to increase touch points with consumers, including Microsoft, Tata DoCoMo, Micromax, Twitter, to name a few. The company plans to continue to develop these partnerships and interact with the ecosystem, and looks forward to future announcements.

Truecaller CEO and co-founder Alan Mamedi adds, “India has always been one of the most important markets for Truecaller and we are ecstatic at having achieved this milestone. Through our consumer centric strategy based on relevant innovations, we aim to simplify our users’ lives each day.”

Over the past year, Truecaller has been focusing on tier II and III markets.

Question to Truecaller :

100 million : active userbase? or the total number of downloads ? Or just the entire userbase (including OEM installs) ?

Truecaller Wants To Be Your Personal Assistant ; Now Lets You Set Call Availability

Truecaller has launched ‘Availability’ feature that lets users set his status according to his convenience.

Currently available on Android (Windows is next), Truedialer newest feature aims to be your personal assistant by allowing you to switch on an indicator to let other Truedialer users know that you are unavailable to take a call.

The feature would show the contacts highlighted with a red status icon when they are busy and with green icon when they are free but it works only for the app users. The users can choose to be notified once the other person is free to take call or can make the ‘call anyway’ while the contact is still busy.

The update also syncs the app with the user’s calendar, thus saving time to actually update status and let others know.