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TrueCaller Rolls Out Smart SMS Feature That Filter Text Messages

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Popular Telephone search engine and Caller Identification app, TrueCaller has introduced new state-of-the-art features in efforts to cater to customer’s evolving security needs. The features include Smart SMS, Inbox Cleaner, and Group Voice Calling. According to the Caller ID app, the Smart SMS feature uses an algorithm that filters spam messages, adapts based on a user’s feedback to collect and separate useful information, aiding with important messages from banks, billers, travel companies, delivery services by setting payment reminders among others. The tool will be available in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, and India with Egypt Malaysia, Indonesia, Sweden, and the U.S over time.

The Group voice calling feature allows users identify spam calls, also, allows users add participants to group calls without having their contacts in their phonebooks. The tool which takes up to eight participants simultaneously is secured with symmetric encryption.

The third feature among the new tools is the Inbox Cleaner which allows users free up storage on their phones by discarding unused messages. The feature identifies old One Time Passwords (OTPs) and accumulated SPAM messages.