Truecaller 12 is now available to Android users, with a redesigned user interface and video caller ID

Truecaller 12 is now available to Android users, with a redesigned user interface and video caller ID

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  • Truecaller Records 300 Million MAUs, India Remains Largest Market. truecaller video caller id image Truecaller. Truecaller has added four preloaded templates that can be set as a Video Caller ID. The updated Truecaller app also brings a streamlined interface where you will have separate tabs for calls and SMS messages. This is unlike the existing interface where you have a Home shortcut to access calls and Truecaller for SMS. How to Record Calls Using Truecaller on Android Phones.

  • With Video Caller ID, you can set a short video that will play automatically when you call your phonebook contacts. You can either record a video for the caller ID or choose from the four preloaded templates. You will also start seeing Video Caller ID from your phonebook contacts and verified business calls. You can manage your Video Caller ID and whether you want to receive Video Caller ID from businesses and contacts by going to Settings > Caller ID from the latest Truecaller app. Notably, the video you set as a caller ID will be stored in the Truecaller cloud.

With separate tabs, you can now get to all of your SMS, Truecaller Group Chats, and direct chats with just one tap, the Sweden-based company said in a press release. Truecaller also said that Truecaller for SMS has over 15 crore users. The new Truecaller update also brings call recording, which was first introduced for Premium users and recently launched for beta testing. It is now available for all Truecaller users — including the paid and free ones — who have a phone running on Android 5.1 or later. Truecaller Gets Group Voice Calls, Smart SMS, Inbox Cleaner Features

In addition to the new features for all users, Truecaller has separately enhanced user experience for its paid subscribers by bringing Ghost Call and Call Announce features. Ghost Call lets users pretend to have received a call from their contacts. Truecaller: How to Change Name, Delete Account, Remove Tags, More You can set any name, number, or photo to make it appear as if you are getting a call from that person using the Ghost Call feature. You can also choose a contact from your phonebook that you want to show as the caller on your phone. Moreover, you can schedule a Ghost Call to appear on your phone at a later time.

Calls recorded using Truecaller are stored locally on the device storage and can be shared with others over email or using any messaging service. The call recording feature is available as optional and needs to be turned on manually from the latest Truecaller app. Further, users can record voice calls either from the Full-Screen or Pop Up Caller ID interface of the app. Truecaller also said in its release that callers will not be prompted with a notification on whether their calls are recorded using the app.


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