Truecaller is the most used true search service all around the world and is the best caller id app for android and ios. Today we are going to discuss Truecaller Unlist Feature and how to remove a number from true caller number search. Each and every smartphone user, either it is an Android or IOS device uses Truecaller application on their mobile. Now a day, it is more useful to filter unknown calls and even to block spam calls that might disturb users all the time.
There as some cases in which you may wish to remove your mobile or landline number from Truecaller, so that the number will not be listed in the Truecaller search list. Here we will check how we can unlist a number from Truecaller.
Before proceeding, you should know that, once the number is deleted from the Truecaller database, it will not be shown to others while you call and the number will not be available once searched.
Steps to remove or delete phone number from Truecaller Database
The first thing to be done is to deactivate the Truecaller account for the number which you are going to unlist. If the number you are looking to be removed or unlisted from Truecaller is already registered with Truecaller. Then first you need to deactivate it. To do so, follow the steps.
- Step 1: Open the Truecaller application.
- Step 2: Click on the menu on the top left.
- Step 3: Click on the settings option from the list.
- Step 4: Then, click on the Privacy Center.
- Step 5: From the new page, click on the ‘Deactivate’ option. Now a new window will appear for the confirmation. Click on ‘Yes’. Now, your Truecaller account will be deleted.
Once the Truecaller account is deleted, you can move forward to the next step. Open the browser on your mobile or desktop and go to the Truecaller website (https://www.truecaller.com/unlisting)
On the webpage, first, you need to select the country (country of mobile number). In the next field, provide the number that you are going to unlist with the country code.
For eg: if you are unlisting an Indian number, say 9012345678, then enter the number as +919012345678
Then click on “I am not a robot” option and finally click on the “UNLIST PHONE NUMBER” button.
Now, a confirmation window will appear asking for permission. Click on “UNLIST PHONE NUMBER” and done. Now the number will be removed from the Truecaller database.
Note: Once you unlist a number, it will take some time to reflect. The number will be still visible in the search for a few hours and most probably within one day, it will be completely removed.