Truecaller App is used by millions of people to search for the details of unknown phone numbers. Truecaller automatically displays the caller ID details whenever you receive a call from an unknown number. Additionally, you can also get the Caller ID details by searching the mobile number through the App. This App is very useful if you are receiving a huge no of spam calls as you can block calls and SMS from spammer easily. Truecaller fetch the Caller ID details from the user’s address book.
But what if you have not installed the Truecaller App or not registered on Truecaller? Will, you details available to this App? And the answer is YES because Truecaller will fetch your details from some other user who saved you phone no. Here comes the privacy concern means my details are available to Truecaller just because someone else saved my phone number. Additionally, Truecaller collects data regarding SMS, Call Logs, and messages from your phone and it may include your sensitive data. You can keep using Truecaller if you are OK with this. However, if you don’t want to compromise your sensitive data then read out more to know how to delete Truecaller account permanently and unlist your phone no from it.
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If you are registered on Truecaller App then firstly you need to deactivate your account and then only you can unlist your phone number from Truecaller. Also if you want to see the contact details of someone else by unlisting your number from Truecaller then the same is not possible.
How to delete Truecaller account permanently
- Open the Truecaller App first and tap on the three horizontal icon on the top right corner
- Now tap on setting first and then on Privacy Center
- Tap on Deactivate at the bottom of the opened window to deactivate your Truecaller account. A window will appear to confirm the same, tap on Yes.
Now your Truecaller account successfully deactivated. As mentioned earlier, people can still search for your contact details on Truecaller. To unlist your phone no from Truecaller so that no one can search for your phone no details you need to open the Truecaller’s unlist phone no page. Then enter your phone no including country code. Now validate the captcha and click on unlist phone number. It can take up to 24 hours to remove your phone number from Truecaller.