Truecaller on Thursday launched model 12 of its caller ID app with an inventory of latest options. One of many greatest additions is the arrival of Video Caller ID that lets customers set a brief video that performs robotically once 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 file incoming and outgoing calls. The up to date Truecaller additionally brings Ghost Name and Name Announce options for paid customers.
With Video Caller ID, you may set a brief video that can play robotically while you name your phonebook contacts. You’ll be able to both file a video for the caller ID or select from the 4 preloaded templates. Additionally, you will begin seeing Video Caller ID out of your phonebook contacts and verified enterprise calls.
You’ll be able to handle your Video Caller ID and whether or not you wish to obtain Video Caller ID from companies and contacts by going to Settings > Caller ID from the most recent Truecaller app. Notably, the video you set as a caller ID will probably be saved within the Truecaller cloud.
The up to date Truecaller app additionally brings a streamlined interface the place you’ll have separate tabs for calls and SMS messages. That is not like the present interface the place you might have a Dwelling shortcut to entry calls and Truecaller for SMS.
With separate tabs, now you can get to your entire SMS, Truecaller Group Chats, and direct chats with only one faucet, the Sweden-based firm mentioned in a press launch.
Truecaller additionally mentioned that Truecaller for SMS has over 15 crore customers.
The brand new Truecaller replace additionally brings name recording, which was first launched for Premium customers and lately launched for beta testing. It’s now obtainable for all Truecaller customers — together with the paid and free ones — who’ve a cellphone working on Android 5.1 or later.
Calls recorded utilizing Truecaller are saved regionally on the gadget storage and might be shared with others over e-mail or utilizing any messaging service. The decision recording function is obtainable as non-compulsory and must be turned on manually from the most recent Truecaller app. Additional, customers can file voice calls both from the Full-Display or Pop Up Caller ID interface of the app.
Truecaller additionally mentioned in its launch that callers won’t be prompted with a notification on whether or not their calls are recorded utilizing the app.
Along with the brand new options for all customers, Truecaller has individually enhanced person expertise for its paid subscribers by bringing Ghost Name and Name Announce options. Ghost Name lets customers fake to have acquired a name from their contacts.
You’ll be able to set any identify, quantity, or photograph to make it seem as in case you are getting a name from that individual utilizing the Ghost Name function. You can even select a contact out of your phonebook that you simply wish to present because the caller in your cellphone. Furthermore, you may schedule a Ghost Name to look in your cellphone at a later time.
Truecaller says that the Ghost Name function is supposed to assist folks get out of sticky conditions and play innocent pranks on buddies.
The second function for paid Truecaller customers is the Name Announce function that can let the app converse the caller ID for incoming cellphone calls out loud. It’s going to work for each saved contacts and numbers recognized by Truecaller’s caller ID database. The function may also be accessible for each regular and Truecaller ID Voice calls. Customers also can allow Name Announce when sporting headphones.
Notably, Ghost Name and Name Announce each will probably be obtainable solely to Premium and Gold customers. Whereas Truecaller Premium is obtainable at Rs. 529 a yr or Rs. 179 for 3 months, the Gold membership is at Rs. 2,500 a yr.
Truecaller mentioned that the brand new options will probably be steadily rolled out for all Android customers in India within the coming weeks and a number of other different nations quickly. A number of the options are already obtainable for entry in beta. Nonetheless, there isn’t any phrase on after we may see them on the iOS model of Truecaller.
Earlier this week, Truecaller revealed that it has 300 million month-to-month energetic customers across the globe, with 73 p.c of its customers in India alone.