Truecaller is a mobile app that can identify a particular caller, and also enables a user to block a certain number. Flash messaging, call recording and Chat & Voice are the other services offered by this platform. One can also identify the sender of SMS messages through Truemessenger, a SMS app launched by the company, exclusively in India. This was aimed at increasing its user base in the country. Boasting over 150mn daily active users globally, Truecaller is a Swedish company founded in 2009 by Nami Zarringhalam and Alan Mamedi. They have five offices in the world, with three in India: Bengaluru, Mumbai and Gurgaon. It can be used for Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Mobile, and Windows Phone.
09 Dec 2020
India was among the world's top 10 countries affected by spam calls, the caller ID and spam-blocking app Truecaller noted in its 2020 insights report.
09 Jul 2020
Amid growing security concerns, the Indian Army has directed its troops to delete 89 smartphone applications.
20 May 2020
Swedish caller identification platform Truecaller has announced a major revamp of its app for Android and iOS users.
25 Jan 2020
Lately, Truecaller, a leading caller ID platform, has been doing something that many people find rather puzzling - showing caller IDs before calls actually connect.
04 Dec 2019
Truecaller has released its annual insights report, giving a glimpse at how spammers have been targeting India and other countries.
23 Nov 2019
Popular caller-identity service Truecaller has fixed a major security loophole in its system.
03 Aug 2019
Swedish caller-ID giant Truecaller is facing major privacy-related debacles one after the other.
30 Jul 2019
Leading Caller ID company Truecaller is again in the middle of a crisis, this time due to a bug that started enrolling users automatically for its payments service.
22 May 2019
In another case of lackluster security, personal information of several TrueCaller users has been spotted on sale.
22 May 2019
OnePlus had earlier announced that its Android-based mobile operating system OxygenOS would get a few India-specific features.
16 May 2019
Reliance Jio has been marred with sophisticated scams. Earlier, we had reported how Jio Mobile Tower Scam and Jio DTH connection fraud cheated many people in India.
25 Apr 2019
For years, junk messages have been marring our smartphone/feature phone experience.
02 Apr 2019
Just months after the Reliance Jio Tower scam, another sophisticated fraud under the name of "Jio DTH" has come to the fore.
13 Jan 2019
A sophisticated fraud, under the name of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm, is cheating people of millions of rupees in India.
05 Oct 2018
Truecaller, the popular app for identifying unknown callers, is foraying into the messaging arena with a service called 'Truecaller Chat'.
24 Jul 2018
Last year in March, popular caller identification app Truecaller, launched its UPI-based payment service - Truecaller Pay - for Android users in India.
15 Jul 2018
Google has updated its Phone app to add a feature that will detect spam calls and filter them out.
27 Jun 2018
Truecaller, one of the most popular caller identification apps, got a new update that lets you easily manage your block list.
23 Jan 2018
WhatsApp Business has started rolling out in India for Android users, four days after its launch. The iOS version is expected to arrive soon.
29 Dec 2017
Xiaomi users are facing a strange issue with their contacts list. Many complained that contacts on the devices are being randomly mixed up or jumbled, resulting in mismatched data.
29 Nov 2017
Amid reports about Chinese apps being used to steal user data, India has asked its troops along the 4,057km-long LAC to uninstall 42 apps including WeChat, Truecaller, UC News and UC Browser and format their smartphones.
06 Sep 2017
Truecaller will now let you scan phone numbers, including from billboards and street signs, and quickly save it to your contacts' list.
15 Jul 2017
The Truecaller blog has released a report offering insights into the incidence and frequency of spam calls across countries.
02 Jun 2017
Leading communication app Truecaller beat Facebook and became the fourth most downloaded app in India on PlayStore.
23 May 2017
With its latest update, Truecaller now facilitates group messaging and MMS features on its app. This will allow users to share pictures etc when communicating with others.
29 Mar 2017
Nami Zarringhalam and Alan Mamedi, the founders of Truecaller announced the launch of updated version of the app -Truecaller 8.
14 Sep 2016
According to sources, American venture capital firm, Sequoia Capital, is planning to sell $200 million worth of stakes in eight Indian "non-tech companies" via secondary transactions.