Most of us know what true caller is, what it does and what is its basic aim .It was developed by True Software, a privately held company in Stockholm, Sweden founded in 2009
It was originally launched in blackberry on 1 July 2009, and with its popularity and other advantages it was then launched in Microsoft and Symbian with its popularity increasing it was launched in iOS and Android in the same year and by the end of year 2012 it had more than 50 lakhs users!!!!
PROBLEM DUE TO TRUECALLER
While installing the app one has to allow access to its phone book and contacts which true caller adds automatically to its directory. So that means whether you have used it or not there are chances that you will find your number and even address in it , which will make you exposed to the spammers and constant nagging . To solve this there is a solution for it which is described below –
REMOVAL OF YOUR NUMBER FROM LIST ON ANY MOBILE IS LISTED BELOW
If someone knows your landline number, they can easily find the registered address through any available phonebook or even by searching for your landline number on Google.
Due to this reason, you should consider removing your number from Truecaller’s database.
NOTE You cannot remove your number from the service if you are using the app. You’ll have to deactivate your own account to get your number removed. If you are wondering to get just your number removed, while seeing contact details of everyone else who calls, you just cannot simply do that.
If you are ready to remove Truecaller account once and forever.
FOLLOW THESE STEPS
If you are using the app on iPhone, Android, or Windows mobile, here’s how to deactivate your Truecaller account.
>STEPS TO DEACTIVATE TRUECALLER ACCOUNT IN ANDROID
Open the app => tap the people icon in the upper left corner => Settings => About => Deactivate account.
>STEPS FOR iOS USERS
Open the app => tap the gear icon in the top right corner => About Truecaller => Scroll down =>Deactivate Truecaller.
>STEPS FOR WINDOWS MOBILES USRES
Open the app and tap the three dots in the bottom right corner => Settings => Help => Deactivate account.
Once you have deactivated your Truecaller account.
You can proceed to removing your number from the service of true caller
Here’s how to remove your number from Truecaller
1. Go to the Truecaller unlist page.
2. Enter your phone number with the correct country code. For example: +911140909900 or+919997650999.
3. Tick one of the reasons for unlisting, or if you wish, type your reasons for removal in the other form.
4. Key in the verification captcha.
5. Click Unlist.
NOTE Truecaller claims that it removes these numbers up to 24 hours after receiving an unlist request. This doesn’t always mean that your number will stay off the service forever.
It starts to appear after a year or so. So, do keep an eye on it and remove it timely.
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