Truecaller for Android Updates With Video Caller ID, Redesigned Interface

Truecaller on Thursday launched model 12 of its caller ID app with a listing of recent options. One of the largest additions is the arrival of Video Caller ID that lets customers set a brief video that performs robotically after they name family and friends. Truecaller 12 additionally comes with a redesigned interface that brings separate tabs for calls and SMS messages. Truecaller additionally built-in a name recording function to document incoming and outgoing calls. The up to date Truecaller additionally brings Ghost Call and Call Announce options for paid customers.

With Video Caller ID, you’ll be able to set a brief video that may play robotically once you name your phonebook contacts. You can both document a video for the caller ID or select from the 4 preloaded templates. You may even begin seeing Video Caller ID out of your phonebook contacts and verified enterprise calls.

You can handle your Video Caller ID and whether or not you need to obtain Video Caller ID from companies and contacts by going to Settings > Caller ID from the newest Truecaller app. Notably, the video you set as a caller ID shall be saved within the Truecaller cloud.

Truecaller has added 4 preloaded templates that may be set as a Video Caller ID
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The up to date Truecaller app additionally brings a streamlined interface the place you should have separate tabs for calls and SMS messages. This is not like the prevailing interface the place you could have a Home shortcut to entry calls and Truecaller for SMS.

With separate tabs, now you can get to all your SMS, Truecaller Group Chats, and direct chats with only one faucet, the Sweden-based firm stated in a press launch.

Truecaller additionally stated that Truecaller for SMS has over 15 crore customers.

The new Truecaller replace additionally brings name recording, which was first introduced for Premium customers and recently launched for beta testing. It is now obtainable for all Truecaller customers — together with the paid and free ones — who’ve a cellphone operating on Android 5.1 or later.

Calls recorded utilizing Truecaller are saved regionally on the system storage and might be shared with others over e mail or utilizing any messaging service. The name recording function is obtainable as non-compulsory and must be turned on manually from the newest Truecaller app. Further, customers can document voice calls both from the Full-Screen or Pop Up Caller ID interface of the app.

Truecaller additionally stated in its launch that callers won’t be prompted with a notification on whether or not their calls are recorded utilizing the app.

In addition to the brand new options for all customers, Truecaller has individually enhanced consumer expertise for its paid subscribers by bringing Ghost Call and Call Announce options. Ghost Call lets customers fake to have obtained a name from their contacts.

You can set any identify, quantity, or photograph to make it seem as in case you are getting a name from that individual utilizing the Ghost Call function. You also can select a contact out of your phonebook that you just need to present because the caller in your cellphone. Moreover, you’ll be able to schedule a Ghost Call to seem in your cellphone at a later time.

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Truecaller has added a Ghost Call function for paid customers
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Truecaller says that the Ghost Call function is supposed to assist folks get out of sticky conditions and play innocent pranks on pals.

The second function for paid Truecaller customers is the Call Announce function that may let the app communicate the caller ID for incoming cellphone calls out loud. It will work for each saved contacts and numbers recognized by Truecaller’s caller ID database. The function may even be accessible for each regular and Truecaller ID Voice calls. Users also can allow Call Announce when sporting headphones.

Notably, Ghost Call and Call Announce each shall be obtainable completely to Premium and Gold customers. While Truecaller Premium is obtainable at Rs. 529 a yr or Rs. 179 for three months, the Gold membership is at Rs. 2,500 a yr.

Truecaller stated that the brand new options shall be progressively rolled out for all Android customers in India within the coming weeks and several other different nations quickly. Some of the options are already obtainable for entry in beta. However, there isn’t any phrase on after we might see them on the iOS model of Truecaller.

Earlier this week, Truecaller revealed that it has 300 million monthly active users across the globe, with 73 % of its customers in India alone.

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