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How to Remove your number from Truecaller

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How to Remove your number from Truecaller

Truecaller is mainly known for providing caller ID of unsaved numbers. It gets the details from its users contact list. Even for those who don’t have the application their details can still be found there as the information could be sourced from other users who have saved the number. Truecaller also has some landline addresses which are also fetched from users phonebooks.

Some people consider removing their number from the service. You cannot remove your number from Truecaller if you still have the application. Therefore if you wanted to remove your number from the service and continue seeing the caller ID of other number then you’re not lucky.

The following are the steps you need to take when you’re ready to uninstall the application from your phone. This works for iOS, windows and android phones;

Android

  1. Open the Truecaller application
  2. Click on the people icon on the left corner
  3. Click on settings
  4. Click on the about
  5. Select deactivate account

iPhone

  1. Open the Truecaller application
  2. Click on the gear symbol on the left corner
  3. Then click About
  4. Scroll till you find the deactivate account Truecaller

Windows Phone

  1. Open Truecaller
  2. Click the 3 dots at the bottom right side
  3. Click on help
  4. Select deactivate account

Removing the application from your phone is the first step and you can proceed to unlist your number from the service.

Unlisting your number

  1. Go to the Truecaller unlist page
  2. Input your number including the correct country code
  3. Select the reason for unlisting from the options or you can write your own
  4. A captcha code is generated and you will key it into the space provided
  5. Click on unlist

It may take up to 24 hours for Truecaller to remove the number. Some users say that the number is not removed permanently and it might pop back after some time. Therefore you should keep on rechecking with the Truecaller.

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