Find name of unknown caller

Did you missed a phone call from an unknown number? Want to know who is giving you blank calls? Are you harassed by a unknown caller? Using this trick you would no more be. Today we will see, how to find name of unknown caller using a app called True Caller. This will also give you information like service provider and the location(may be incorrect) of the unknown number.

This app is available for iPhone,Android,Nokia,Windows,and Blackberry.

How to find name of unknown caller?

Using PC,Laptop

  1. Visit this website www.truecaller.com
  2. Now select country, enter the unknown number and press enter.
    truecaller w_screenshot
  3. Now it will ask you to sign in. It has various option for signing in like facebook,google,yahoo, and twitter. You can use any of these and sign in.
    Truecaller signup screenshot
  4. Now you will find name of unknown caller written with various scores given by truecaller. Greater the score is, more genuine is the name.

Using Mobile

  1. First go to m.truecaller.com from your mobile and download the application.
    For Android user download directly from here or you can goto playstore.
  2. Launch the app and you will see something like below.
    Find name of unknown caller
  3. Now enter the unknown number you want to search, select the country code and press search. No need to enter any address.
  4. After searching, it will give you the name, service provider and the location (may be incorrect) of the unknown caller.
  5. It also has this caller ID feature, so whenever you get a call from a unknown number, you will have the name displayed on your screen.
    So you will know, who is calling you before you pickup the call.
  6. Now if you want to help them, then there is a option to update, where it updates your phonebook to their database. It all depends on you, if you feel its privacy issue then don’t go for that option.
  7. And obviously you need an Internet Connection to search.

Video Tutorial:

Drawbacks

  • It will display you the name, only if it exist in their database.
  • The name which is stored by some person, and then uploaded by him/her to their database will be shown to you. So it may not be full name.

Inspite of its drawback, I found this app very useful for me, to find name of unknown caller. If you ask for my suggestion, then you should definitely go for this app. Just download it and start tracking the unknown calls, blank calls.

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If you have any doubts or question regarding this method, then do post in the comment section below. I will be happy to help you out.

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Karan Makharia

I have completed IT engineering from Mumbai University. My interest includes networking, electronics, gaming, programming, blogging, building things, watching movies, tv series. I have one goal to contribute in the education sector by spreading knowledge. I work to make a change in this society and encourage others to do the same.

14 thoughts on “Find name of unknown caller

  • July 13, 2014 at 8:50 am
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    For some reason, I can’t download this app on my cell phone, it keeps saying there’s a 919 error. Is there some way to fix this?

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  • August 3, 2014 at 5:29 pm
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    how to find unknown caller without any number in hike

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    • November 12, 2014 at 10:34 pm
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      U dont need to have a number on hike to search on truecaller. U can simply just download the truecaller app and search.

      Reply
  • September 30, 2014 at 3:27 pm
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    I am still helpless. I downloaded true caller, but I am still unable to get any info of unknown calls.

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    • November 4, 2014 at 8:40 pm
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      You will get information of the numbers which are registered in the true caller database.

      Reply
  • November 17, 2014 at 2:11 am
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    Hi,
    I wanted one help, I am getting anamyous call from one number : 3321267657654895.
    Is it possible to know the caller location and other details.

    Please let us know

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    • November 17, 2014 at 10:58 pm
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      I have never seen such a number. I tried searching but didnt found any info. Can u recheck the number.

      Reply
  • December 4, 2014 at 2:54 pm
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    I need the full information about +918641900683,plz help

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    • December 5, 2014 at 12:00 am
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      I didnt found info on truecaller. So he/she may have removed it from there.

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  • November 5, 2016 at 1:18 pm
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    What if the the number is just bringing the location and the service provider of the network. No name and data of the caller. It’s on Q5 I check though.

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  • June 23, 2017 at 7:45 pm
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    Can I have info about this number, +27646022209

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    • July 3, 2017 at 3:46 pm
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      You can just check on truecaller. else try searching on google or other people search engine.

      Reply

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