How to Remove your Number from TrueCaller?
If you’re looking for information on how to remove your number from TrueCaller, you’re at right place. This article will show you complete procedure and steps to remove your number from TrueCaller with screenshots.
TrueCaller is one of the useful application which shows the calling person name on your mobile phone. This sometimes helps to know caller real name and also to avoid spammers.
But the question arises how do TrueCaller get your number in their database?
There are 2 reasons for same.
First – if you’ve ever used TrueCaller app on your mobile phone, the company got access to your mobile number, name, email id etc. Even, if you later uninstalled this app, they will continue to store your contact details in their database.
Second – it may be possible that someone has your mobile phone number in their contact list and they’d given access to TrueCaller app to their contact list. Thus, TrueCaller managed to retrieve your contact details from some one else phone.
Whatever the reason be. We have got the solution for both the ways.
Remove your number from TrueCaller
If you’ve ever used TrueCaller app, start from this step; otherwise, you can jump to Step 2.
First, you need to deactivate your TrueCaller account from its mobile app.
Open the app > tap the people icon in the upper left corner > Settings > About > Deactivate account.
Open the app > tap the gear icon in the top right corner > About Truecaller > Scroll down > Deactivate Truecaller.
Open the app and tap the three dots in the bottom right corner > Settings > Help > Deactivate account.
Once, your account gets deactivated, you can now proceed to Step 2 below.
Visit the official website of TrueCaller Unlist page at https://www.truecaller.com/unlist
Enter your mobile phone number in international format. For example, if your mobile phone number is from India, start entering +91 followed by your 10 digit number.
Follow the verification Captcha code.
And finally, click on Unlist.
On successful completion, you’ll get a screen like this:
Please note that it can take up to 24 hours before the number gets removed.
If your number still appears after that time, you can contact TrueCaller company at https://www.truecaller.com/contact
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