This tutorial is going to help you know how to download Truecaller for PC and how you can use this phone number finding applications on the computer or laptop system you already own.
The need to know the name and other details of an unknown number is increasing with the number of newly coming mobile phone users. To help you achieve the same, apps like Truecaller (Android | iOS | BlackBerry OS | Windows Phone) are available which scan the number in its database to flash the related details at your screen.
You don’t have to pay for anything in order to use Truecaller app on computer, rather simply follow the instructions I have come up with. Officially, the application is developed for smartphone platform only, but need to use it on the computer is arising these days.
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No matter whether we are using our smartphone or laptop or desktop, we need a quick search of a phone number to know the details. So, to help you in a complete way, I am writing this guide. Let me know if you find it helpful or not.
About Truecaller PC app
Table of Contents
This first part is truly meant for an informational purpose and you can skip it if you already know everything about the application. I am going to start with the app’s review followed by certain facts you should be aware of.
It is a global directory of phone numbers and their name and other details like social profiles, location, etc. Once installed on a phone, it access every contact detail and store it on its global server. Every contact is well scanned and stored in a primary mode.
If a contact is duplicated, then it is further scanned with an intelligent algorithm, which finally makes out only the best result possible for that particular contact. Everything is automatic for the user, which is another pleasant feature.
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When a person calls onto a phone having Truecaller installed, the application scans that number through its global database and reflects the contact details with a profile picture as well. Thus, if a number is existing in the database, you will be always aware of its details.
The free version offers all these basic features while the premium one can be bought as well. It is meant to help the app developer and in return you get an ad-free application with a premium badge at your profile.
Officially, there is no Truecaller PC app version developed yet. That’s because PCs can’t receive or do phone calls, as they are never meant to. But, still I’m sharing one working method that will help you avail the facilities online. You will be able to use the basic features for sure, promise.
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Although you can access the website version of the application and still use its basic phone number search. You can find Truecaller website application over here. Yes, it is officially available and you have to login with an account to get access.
This is the part which will ensure that you don’t find any issues while dealing with this installation procedure. For complete information, I had already shared a dedicated guide on the perfect configuration of a system to run Android apps on PC.
You should check that guide first and will clearly get the required information. BlueStacks will be the software we will be using in this guide because that’s the super powerful and super easy to use Android emulator. If you want, you can also check out BlueStacks best alternatives.
You can ignore this step if the system you own is with the 2015 standards of a personal computer. Otherwise, you should check the guide I had attached or else you may find issues.
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So, ready to go? Following is the final part consisting of the instructions you need to go through.
How to Download Truecaller for PC
The part consisting the process is here and you have to go along following steps, as it is.
Step 1 – The very first step includes installation of an Android emulator which will create a base for the Truecaller application. I recommend using BlueStacks app player as it is free, genuine and very simple to use. So get the installer file of software downloaded from its official website.
Step 2 – Once BlueStacks is downloaded, you have to double click on the same installer file and go through its screen instructions for the installation. It is very simple, but still if you need help, then check out the BlueStacks installation part and help yourself with a particular guide matching your system configuration.
Step 3 – Its time to start the software now and your first task is to begin using its search tool, which is placed on the top left corner. Click on the same and enter ‘Truecaller’ as the search term.
Step 4 – Before you can see any search results, a pop-up will appear asking to setup sync feature. It needs to be done and only a Google account can be used. It is a one-time setup and you can’t skip it if you wish to continue using services ahead.
Step 5 – You will be redirected back to search results where you have to click on a link that will take you to the search results among Google play store. Click on the application again in the search results and finally click on ‘Install’ option ahead.
The process is over from your side and you will be watching Truecaller getting downloaded and then installed on its own. A proper notification will be offered at the success of the process and then you can launch the app anytime you wish to access its services.
Benefits of Using Truecaller on Computer/Laptop
The only benefit of using Truecaller on laptop or computer system is that you don’t need to pick your smartphone anymore. If you don’t have any phone, then you need not buy any. Because, now each and every feature of Truecaller application are accessible from the PC system you own.
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It works just like on a smartphone and thus, you don’t need any third-party extension or add-on. Also, the free version of the app stays for the same price tag. Everything looks similar and easy to understand.
You can enter a phone number and hit enter or click on the Search icon. It will scan the number for you and will bring in the results. Since, a computer or laptop can’t receive a phone call, so the instant search feature won’t be available.
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I hope everything regarding running of Truecaller on computer is clear. Also, it was worth going through this process.
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