One of the features from Truecaller 8 for Android is coming to iOS soon. Called flash messages, the feature allows users to respond to text conversations using pre-crafted text messages. This feature will be rolled out for iPhones early next month. Also Read - Truecaller on Android can now clean up your SMS inbox spam with one tapAlso Read - COVID-19 Healthcare Directory launched by Truecaller for Android users
A screenshot we obtained shows what the feature on iOS will look like, and at first glance, there doesn’t seem to be many changes from the Android app. Do note that so far flash message feature was available for Android users only. At the moment, there s no word on when other features of Truecaller 8 will be available on iOS. Also Read - Truecaller Verified Businesses feature launched to improve call pickup rate
The flash messaging feature comes with a slew of pre-loaded texts that make it easier for faster response. Similar to Gmail s quick reply feature, users can tap the thunder bolt symbol next to another Truecaller user s name to send a text. Do note that the flash messaging is based on data, so it does not spend your regular SMS quota, but uses mobile data or Wi-Fi. ALSO READ: Truecaller 8: UPI compatibility, support for feature phones, and more
Truecaller had recently launched a major update, dubbed as Truecaller 8. Available for Android, the update brings a slew of new features including SMS management, caller ID for feature phones and more. The highlight of the update, however, is support for UPI digital payment platform. The company has tied up with ICICI Bank for the UPI payments. The app also now allows Android users to recharge their prepaid mobile connections.
Truecaller is one of the most popular apps on the Google Play Store. According to a recent survey, the app even dethroned Facebook to become the fourth most downloaded app in the Google Play store. According to Truecaller s data in March, users made 568 million monthly calls through the app. ALSO READ: Truecaller dethrones Facebook on Play Store