TrueCaller Name Search & Number Search Feature

There are four things we have explained in the article.

  • How does truecaller number search and truecaller name search feature works?
  • How to use both features
  • How and where to download the app.
  • & some newly added features on the Truecaller app.

Truecaller have various features to identify unknown numbers.

But, there are two features which are the most popular. The First is Truecaller name search and the other is Truecaller number search.

In this post below, we will tell you how you can use both features and what are the benefits of both features.

How to search number to get the name ?

With the above feature, you can find the name, location, and the sim card network of the number.

How to use this feature on Android phones. 

The first step is the easiest one using the search bar feature:

Just open the app and tap the Truecaller search bar and type in the phone number you want to look up. All the information about that number will show up on the screen.

Truecaller number search name

The second feature is the coolest of all using the scanner feature. 

With this feature, you can scan any number you want to find the details about and any info about that number will show up.

It allows users to scan a phone number on a website, billboard, community flyer, business card, etc.

Do you want to know how to use the above feature?

  • Click on search bar app of Truecaller
  • Tap the icon in the upper right-hand corner
  • You’ll see a prompt to “Point your camera at any phone number to search in Truecaller.”
    Once the scanner detects a number, the app searches it automatically.

Using scanner feature in truecaller

Now, as we have helped the Android users. Let us know help iPhone user how to user some good feature of the app.

One such is Truecaller number search for iPhone. 

For iPhone users, the steps are a bit different than Android users.

On iPhone, you would have to manually copy a number to search.

Here are the steps: 

  • Highlight and “Copy” the number from your call log.
  • Open the Truecaller app.
  • You’ll get an automatic prompt, asking if you want to search the number you copied.
  • Tap “Yes.”
  • Search complete!

Using Truecaller online search name, you can search for any unknown number on the app. With this feature, people find the phone number details with name as well on the app.

But that is not what we are going to tell you today. We will tell how you can find any person name using their mobile number with truecaller search by name feature.

Generally, people search a number of the person from whom they get missed calls.

But, there are many paid and free apps and software that can help you find those details.

However, today we tell you how you can find any person mobile number using their name.

Yes, Truecaller had earlier launched new feature called Truecaller name search using which you can find any person mobile number if you know their name.

Let know how you can get the name of a person on truecaller ? 

Note: This feature will only work if the person you are searching on the app has given permission to do so. Basically, when you install and use this feature you will be prompt with one question whether you want your name to be publicly available and if you select yes, then anyone finds your name using their mobile number.

This feature has it’s own pro’s and cons but the feature which it provide overshadow any con’s it has.

How Truecaller online search name feature works? 

truecaller name search 2018

In order to use search by name on truecaller, you should be a pro in the app. Pro means not in the way of using it, but you need to buy certain features to obtain or use them.

How to get Professional in the App or Premium version to search by name in truecaller:

  1. You must have an Android, iPhone, Windows Phone 8, or BlackBerry 10
  2. Depending on what Truecaller version you have, go to your ‘Me’ or profile tab in your Truecaller app and tap on ‘Go Pro’ or ‘Extend Pro’
  3. Choose Buy Professional and follow the instructions.

Once you are in the Pro then you can follow these steps to know contact details.

  1. You need to enter the name where you enter the number. After searching for the name, you will see ‘Request Contact Details’ (Please note that the person must be within your social circle of people you may know in order to discover them on Truecaller via name search).
  2. Click this button to have a request sent to the person you are getting in touch with. You must have Truecaller Premium to send a request which is nothing but Pro version.
  3. The person you want to get in touch with must accept your request for you to see their contact details.
  4. You can see if they have accepted your request in your notifications bar.

With this feature, both parties mutually agree to give out their contact information to who they wish!

If you want to use the above feature, you need to install the first in your phone. We have shared an easy step below to download it on your device.

How to Download Truecaller app on Android:

You can download it on the Android platform is a super-easy way. All you have to do is click on this link you will be directed to Playstore Truecaller location. Once you are on the Appstore you can download and install it on your device. Once installed, you can follow the on-screen instructions to set up the app.  Next time, when an unknown number calls you will get you will be able to get all details of that number.

How to Download Truecaller App on iOS:

Downloading it for iOS is also pretty simple to download. Here also all you have to do is click on this link to be directed to Appstore. Now click or tap to download and install on your device. Once installed, you can follow the on-screen instructions to set up.  Next time, when an unknown number calls you will get all the details of that number.

There are regular update by this popular app and we advised you to keep updating your app so that you keep getting all the latest features. Additionally, if any new features are added we will update it here on this site so that you can download the latest features.

Below is some cool feature of the app that you should really try once:

Truecaller name and address download:

There are many fake information on the internet which tell you that it is actually possible to download name and address of any person. However, this is not true there is no way you can download name and address within the app. It only allows you to check the unknown number details within the app.

Truecaller number search without sign in: Yes, there are some good websites that will allow searching number without signing in. I have shared one such website here, but there are many more. My favorite one is missing tricks Truecaller, this site will show you details without logging in here is the link Generally, when you signed in and search for any number, your details gets saved in their database. Frankly, you do not want that. So it’s better to use missing tricks website to check details.

How to back up contacts on Truecaller 

New Update: A new update has been released recently which allows users to back up their phone contacts. Suppose, you brought a new phone and is afraid that you might lose your contact details if you switch to a new phone. This is the problem faced by many users, but the new feature can save you from this trouble. All you have to do is install the True caller app on your old device by following the steps suggested above and back up your phone contacts. Now when you will download and install it on your new phone, it will ask you to restore your smartphone contacts, once you tap on to restore all the old contacts will be transferred to the new smartphone.

Watch the video here for how does Truecaller Number Seach Feature works

Conclusion: I Hope, we were able to help you with the new features of the app. Do support us by sharing this article among friends.


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