Changing Your Incorrect Name In Truecaller

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Truecaller is one of the top 10 apps I’ll install on every smartphone I use. This app helps me a lot to avoid unwanted marketing and nonsense calls. Also, I don’t really have the habit of saving not-so-close contact phone numbers. But sometimes I see incorrect names in Truecaller, like my friend’s name, has spelling mistakes or has some funny nicknames. They felt bad about it and used this option to fix it. It took some time, still, it was the direct official way to change your incorrect name in Truecaller.

Change Incorrect Name In Truecaller

First and foremost, if you are not sure whether your name is displayed incorrectly on the Truecaller database, then you can simply head to truecaller.com (login) and search for your mobile number. If the number is in the database, it’ll show these details below.

Truecaller Verified Badge

If your name is correct in this search result, then well and good, if not you need to change them immediately to avoid further name issues. If you look closely at the screenshot above you can see a verified badge icon, it helps a lot to increase trust and keep the correct name. Learn more about that here.

Now to change your incorrect name, go to their “Name Suggestion” page. Enter all the correct details on this page and submit. Truecaller will manually review your submission and change it as soon as their verification is over.

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Incorrect Name In Truecaller

Alternative Method – Installing Truecaller App

You can also fix this by directly installing the Truecaller app and verifying your number. This is the simplest method but then you have to install the app. You can enter your name and other details into this app, so this will override your existing details in their database.

Truecaller App Verification

Truecaller is a complicated tool, it is more like a fire I would say, you can either use to warm or burn you. So just be careful whenever you use this. Heard that Cyanogen and Truecaller are teaming up to provide an advanced dialer, looking forward to seeing that.

If you have any issues with the steps mentioned or if you want to ask any other queries, do let us know in the comments below.

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7 Comments on Changing Your Incorrect Name In Truecaller


  1. Nov 17, 2015 / SYED AHMED BASHA:
    MY NAME IS SYED AHMED BASHA. IN TRUE CALLER IT IS BUCHANNA BASHA. PLEASE CHANGE IT IS AS SYED AHMED BASHA .MY CELL NO IS 9642106632 Reply
  2. Feb 03, 2016 / Rahul Agarwal:
    Thanks for sharing! Now I can help my friend who wanted to change his name in Truecaller. Reply
  3. Apr 15, 2016 / nikhil sanghvi:
    i am not able to change the caller id of my landline number , plz suggest suitable steps on priority Reply
  4. Apr 13, 2017 / Sunny:
    Pls tell me that after how much time the name will be changed in the search results. Coz i changed my no. In the morning but in true caller still the name is showing differently... Tell me in how many hrs it will get changed. As soon as possible... Reply
  5. Apr 30, 2017 / Dheeraj Singh:
    Thanks Bro just searching for this article. Now I can change Incorrect name on Truecaller Reply
  6. Jul 18, 2017 / Rahul Das:
    Very good post sir. I was searching a way to change the truecaller name and you solved the issue. Thanks a lot. Reply
  7. Nov 06, 2017 / Debesh Rijal:
    some one had changed my name in truecaller with some worst things. how can i know whom had change my name? Reply

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