Mobile communication app Truecaller on Thursday announced that it was opening up TrueSDK to millions of app developers via a globally accessible self-service portal. TrueSDK helps end-users quickly utilize their Truecaller credentials with a one touch sign-up to third-party apps with their phone numbers. The TrueSDK kit can be used by any app to offer one touch sign up, update a user's information, or verify the user's phone number-based identity in their mobile apps through the users' consent.
Following the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch, Truecaller has announced the updated version of its app for iOS 10 which brings some key features that were previously missing. Truecaller will use the new CallKit Extension API released by Apple to bring spam protection on iPhones. At the WWDC 2016, Apple detailed the caller ID extension that will enable developers to identify spam calls, and Truecaller has implemented the same in its iOS 10 app.
Back in March this year, Truecaller integrated its standalone social calling app, Truedialer, into its main app. Now, in just four months since the integration, the company has revealed that users are making over 500 million calls using the Truecaller app on monthly basis. Truecaller has also entered into a global partnership with Huawei to include the Truecaller app in its flagship smartphone, the Honor 8. The company also mentioned that the Truecaller integration will be rolled out in India, South East Asia, America, North and Middle East Africa by the end of September 2016. According to Truecalleer, the app has been optimized to work seamlessly on all devices.
Truecaller has been a blessing to smartphone users all over the world. The app identifies unknown numbers and allows you to block spammers and pesky telemarketers among other features. Every new update of the app comes up with new features giving more possibilities to people using the app. And now Truecaller can now identify unknown numbers from messaging apps like WhatsApp, Line, Viber or Telegram.
Popular third-party call and message filtering app Truecaller recently went past 100 million users base in India. Truecaller is now eyeing 200 million users base by end of this year as it has raced to 120 million users already in the country. The revelation was made by company s co-founders Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam during a media briefing.
Truecaller for Android has received an update today bringing along a new dialer along with features like Smart Call History and Availability. Truecaller boasts one of the biggest phone number databases. With the latest update, Truecaller app is getting Truedialer-like features, and the standalone dialer could be phased out altogether. The latest version of Truecaller app is now available on the Google Play Store.
Most mobile apps these days requiring any sort of login process ask users to enter their mobile phone number as well as other personal details. To make this process easy, Truecaller is launching a new software development kit(SDK) for third-party apps. Using this feature, apps will be able to take user information from one's Truecaller profile, and thus making the process of filing forms irrelevant.
Facebook s Free Basics has prompted the ongoing debate on net neutrality. While Facebook is aggressively promoting its initiative and also garnering support, companies like Paytm and Truecaller have joined in on the debate and have asked its users to support net neutrality.
After crossing 100 million users globally back in December, Truecaller today announced that it has doubled its user base to 200 million. On the occasion, the company is also introduced a new feature called number tagging.
Truecaller has more than 100 million users in India, and has its aims set on crossing the 150 million mark by 2015 end. To be able to achieve this target, the company is focusing on tier I and tier II cities in India, and with them in mind has now launched a Hindi language feature.
In September, Kari Krishnamurthy, vice president, growth and partnerships, Asia and country manager, India for Truecaller, told BGR India of the company s ambitious plans to reach the milestone of 150 million users in India. Truecaller seems well on its way to reaching the target and today announced that it has crossed 100 million users in the country.
Back in July, Truecaller launched the Truemessenger with the sole purpose of making SMS smarter and less spammy. Today, the company has announced the first update, which brings in new features, including the ability to undo a sent SMS.
It all started with a simple LinkedIn InMail Kari Krishnamurthy sent to Truecaller's co-founder Nami Zarringhalam two-and-a-half years ago. "I told him I loved their app and asked him about Truecaller's plans for India and within 10 minutes I received a reply from him. He asked me what my thoughts were about India?" Krishnamurthy recalls. Today Krishnamurthy, who is the vice president, growth and partnerships, Asia & country manager, India for Truecaller, is aiming at doubling the company's 80 million users in India to 150 million by the end of the year.
Truecaller, an app that helps identify unknown numbers and also block spam calls, has roped in actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui for its maiden brand campaign in India.
After helping weed out calls from unknown and spam numbers, Truecaller now wants to do the same for SMS. The Swedish company today launched Truemessenger , which essentially aims at making SMS smarter and less spammy.
Phone directory application Truecaller is giving its popular app Truedialer a makeover in its new version 3.0 update to mark its 10 million userbase milestone. The app was launched in November last year and it offers users' details of a person before the outgoing call is connected. The latest update brings a redesigned user interface and some new features to increase the efficiency of the app even further.
Truecaller has introduced many new features to combat the irritant issue of spam calls. The company has announced an Android app upgrade which now lets users block entire area codes, numbers with specific digits, hang up automatically on select numbers, and even mute (goes on silent automatically) certain numbers, so that they go on ringing without disturbing you.
Cyanogen has announced a partnership with Truecaller in a deal that will put Truecaller's web-enabled caller ID right into phones running Cyanogen OS.