Best Caller ID applications for Smartphones

December 23, 2014 Posted by communicator

The world of smartphones has changed the way we communicate in this world, it has reduced distances among people and now communicating with people across continents has become easier and more pocket friendly. But it has also influenced the privacy of the people in a significant way. There was a time when finding phone numbers was a difficult task and tracing a mobile number back to its owner was considered a task only for government officials, but the age of smartphones and modern applications have changed all that in a revolutionary way. Today, smartphone applications are able to tell you the location and name of the person calling you even before you pick up the phone, this helps a lot of people in avoiding unwanted calls. Looking up for a number has also become easy, hence finding your friends is a step easier than it was earlier. Here is the list of some of the best iphone caller id app that will help you identify unknown contacts:

Truecaller:

Undoubtedly True caller is the most popular caller ID application in the world. It has been extensively used across platforms and provides a simple solution of identifying the caller on the other end of the phone very easily. It is available on a variety of platforms such as apple’s ios, android, blackberry and Symbian. It’s unique collaborative database feature makes it one of the largest digital phone directory in the world. On the top of that, this application has a very simple user interface which makes it easy to use, and you are able to view the identity of the caller regardless of his/her current location. This application is available free on the app market which makes it even more popular.

Number Guru:

This is another application that has been topping charts for being one of the best free caller ID applications. This relatively new application has grown a lot in recent months and now claims to cover 50 per cent mobile devices and 100 per cent landline devices. This makes it a useful app in identifying unknown callers. But apart from identifying unknown numbers, this application has a block feature which makes it stand apart from the crowd. This feature helps you block unwanted calls from telemarketers, insurance agents and spammers, which is a major problem nowadays. But despite these features, this application is not able to look up Verizon wireless numbers which is a major disadvantage of this app. Apart from that, it is easy to use, free to download and helps you identify unknown callers.