Remove my phone number from truecaller app database [tutorial]
The truecaller is an application which finds the contact details of the unknown person calling to your phone number. Just like this your contact details could be displayed on strangers phone also. This can happen if someone other saved your contact detail on his/her phone book. This way many peoples number will be saved on truecaller database, even if you not tried it yourself.
For some landline numbers, it not only shows the phone number of the person but also the address of him. Truecaller gets this details from public phone book or some other data sources. Thus your details will go public and arises some privacy concerns. This is the reason why you should remove your number from truecaller database.
If you want to unlist your number just follow the below steps. Note that you can’t remove your number, while using it. First you have to deactivate truecaller app before you remove your number from truecaller database.
Steps to Remove My Number From Truecaller
You can skip this step if you never tried truecaller app before.
For deactivating truecaller on Android
Open the app >> tap the people icon in the upper left corner> > Settings > About > Deactivate account.
For deactivating truecaller on iOS
Open the app >> tap the gear icon in the top right corner >> About Truecaller >> Scroll down >> Deactivate Truecaller.
For deactivating truecaller on Windows Mobile
Open the app >> tap the three dots in the bottom right corner >> Settings >> Help >> Deactivate account.
When you deactivated your trucaller account, you are able to remove your number from truecaller app.
How to Remove Number from Truecaller App Database
- Open truecaller unlist page.
- Enter your number with country code in the phone number field. (i.e. +918888888888)
- Mark the reasons for unlisting your mobile number.
- Enter the captcha verification.
- Click Unlist.
That’s all you need to do to remove number from truecaller. Truecaller says it may take upto 24 hours to remove your contact details from their database. Check after this period to know whether its removed else request again for unlist.