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Truecaller Launches New Feature “Truecaller Voice” for Users to Make Free, High Quality Internet Voice Call

The company had quietly started rolling out this feature to Android users from earlier this month

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Truecaller, which recently introduced loans as a part of its Truecaller Pay feature, also dismissed validity of reports that it reads user SMSs to create a credit scoring without users’ consent. Wikimedia Commons

To facilitate high quality Internet calls, communication app Truecaller on Tuesday launched a new feature called “Truecaller Voice” for its 140 million daily active users globally, the company said in a statement.

The in-app voice over Internet protocol (VoIP)-based feature would let users make free, high quality, low latency and quick to connect audio calls through Wi-Fi or mobile data connectivity.

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The in-app voice over Internet protocol (VoIP)-based feature would let users make free, high quality, low latency and quick to connect audio calls through Wi-Fi or mobile data connectivity. Pixabay

“We are looking forward to effectively provide an end-to-end communication experience, where users can call, text, chat, filter messages, block spam and even make digital payments, all in one app,” said Rishit Jhunjhunwala, Vice President, Product, Truecaller. The company had quietly started rolling out this feature to Android users from earlier this month.

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“We are also planning to expand this feature to iOS in a few weeks,” Jhunjhunwala added. In February, the app crossed 100 million daily users mark in India, from where the company attracts over 60 per cent of its global user base. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the company was founded in 2009 by Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam. (IANS)

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Truecaller Launches Group Chat Feature for Android, iOS

Truecaller Group Chat feature lets users share messages, photos and videos within a closed group of participants

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Truecaller Group Chat feature lets users share messages, photos and videos within a closed group of participants created on the app's instant messaging platform and will be available as an update for Android and iOS users from Friday. Pixabay

Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Friday launched its group chat feature that is aimed to facilitate efficient communication for its community.

“Truecaller Group Chat” feature lets users share messages, photos and videos within a closed group of participants created on the app’s instant messaging platform and will be available as an update for Android and iOS users from Friday.

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Truecaller on Friday launched its group chat feature that is aimed to facilitate efficient communication for its community on iOS and Android. Pixabay

“In line with our mission to provide secure and spam-free communication, the new feature is built with a unique invitation-based mechanism, wherein users will receive an invite to ‘accept’ or ‘decline’ their participation in the group,” the company said in a statement.

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In the new feature, contact numbers are automatically hidden in group chats unless other members have the number saved in their phone book, or they send a contact request to ask permission to see the user’s phone number. (IANS)