TrueCaller is one of the most famous mobile app which offers features like free caller ID display, call/SMS blocking, messaging, spam marking and more. However, a good percent of people use the app for unknown caller identification, ie, TrueCaller app helps identify the ones whose details are not saved in their contact list. The app is also very useful in identifying scam calls or messages.
There are some instances when TrueCaller displays the wrong name. If that’s the case, you may want to update the information in the TrueCaller app so the person you are calling can identify you if they haven’t stored your details on their phone. TrueCaller app is available for both Android and iOS smartphones and Windows PC too.
So, let’s check how to change name on TrueCaller app.
Firslty, let us check why TrueCaller might have your wrong name.
Why TrueCaller app display a wrong name?
TrueCaller gathers all the information available regarding an individual’s name and other details based on the phone books of other users registered on the app. In general, the app crowd-sources the available information from all the users who have installed or once used TrueCaller app.
1. Assume that you are a sports trainer and it is possible that some of your students may have saved your name in their contacts list as ‘Trainer’ rather than your original name. And when TrueCaller starts to gather the information from some phone books, it assumes that the phone number already belongs to someone named ‘Trainer’.
2. Another instance where the app displays a wrong name is when someonel acquired a new phone number which had been used before by some other people.
So, let’s check it out…
How To Change Your Name In TrueCaller App:
Now let’s take a look at how you can change your details within the app easily!
Follow the below instructions for Android/iOS devices:
Step 1: Update the Truecaller app first. Click Here To Update (Android Users)
Step 2: Open ‘Menu‘ and then click on ‘Edit Profile‘.
Step 3: Now enter your full name, ie, First Name and Last Name as you would like it to appear on TrueCaller.
OK. You Are Done!! Now TrueCaller database will update your name very soon.
How To Change Your TrueCaller Name ( If You Are Not A TrueCaller App User):
If you’re not a Truecaller app user, you can change your TrueCaller name only by using their website. And you don’t have to Log In to the website.
Step 1: Enter your mobile number in the search bar.(Don’t forget to check Country Code).
Step 2: Click on ‘Suggest a better name’ and enter a new name as you want it to be.
Note that this method takes some time for approval. For faster approval, TrueCaller suggests you to send an e-mail to their team with your phone number including your Name and Country Code.