From urgent messages to smart SMS experience


Truecaller, the third-party caller ID app, has introduced a set of features to improve the user experience. In a blog post, the company highlighted upcoming features for Android users such as Urgent Messages, revamped Smart SMS, ability to edit sent texts, setting default view and sharing smart cards. Also read – The 5 best Marvel games on Android to play this summer

The update is currently rolling out to users residing in India. “We remain focused on the evolving needs of our users and meet those needs with futuristic solutions. These features bring us closer to our mission: to make communication safer and more efficient for everyone. Truecaller has become a powerful communication hub and for people who want to use the app to its fullest, these features will add immense value. The features are fun and easy to use and can solve many problems that we face in our daily messaging. Mr. Rishit Jhunjhunwala, Chief Product Officer and Managing Director of Truecaller India, commented on the new add-ons. Also Read – Best Android Wallpaper Apps: Tapet, Litwallz, Zedge and More

Here is a brief overview of the new features of Truecaller-

Urgent messages: According to Truecaller, the new feature allows users to send “critical or urgent messages” with a personalized notification. The “urgent message” will display on the recipient’s screen with high visibility, even if another application is open, it will not disappear until the recipient reads it. Read also – Nothing phone (1) smartphone announced, aims to compete with Apple

Edit the chat message sents: With this feature, users will be able to edit/make changes to the chat message even after the recipient has viewed it. If a message is modified, the recipient will see ‘Chat (modified)’. Users can edit chat messages at any time after sending a message. It is worth mentioning that this new editing feature is only available for Truecaller Chat, not for SMS.

Set default launch screen: Following the update, Truecaller users will now be able to choose the app’s default appearance when first launched. With a simple long press on the Calls or Messages tab, it can be set as the default view. The next time the app is opened, it will open by default.

Smart SMS experience: This new feature on Truecaller allows users to keep messages organized, something similar to SMS organizer. It has the visibility of all the important messages which will become much easier with smart filters such as transactions, deliveries, trips, invoices, etc. chronologically, thus ensuring that discovering all important messages will become much easier so that users don’t have to go in and out of different SMS threads to read each new SMS. You can also filter by top senders’.


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