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wakesurfin
Paper Tape
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎02-01-2019
Location: US
Views: 619
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best caller ID app?

I've uesd hiya since they were called white pages and its always been pretty good, but lately I keep seeing the "Name available" label trying to get me to buy premium? is there another option out there that's still decent and free? i d/l truecaller or something then immediatley uninstalled when it said it needed to be the "phone" app - somehow that put me off thinking that all calls would go through it, and since Hiya is kinda slow and sometimes doesn't even work, i didn't want that happening to all my inbound calls.. suggestions? I'll buy premium if necessary but was sure used to a decent quality product for free... 

Porphyrius
Bit Torrent
Posts: 1,037
Registered: ‎10-16-2018
Location: GB
Views: 605
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Re: best caller ID app?

All of these apps need permisions to operate as they need to know what to block and what to let through.I use,"Should I Answer",

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.mistergroup.muzutozvednout&hl=en_GB

 

and if I get a caller that doesn't come up on the Database but I find to be bogus I report it to the SIA server to help others.

 

HTH Smiley Happy

 

Crcostel
Punch Card
Posts: 21
Registered: ‎06-23-2018
Location: US
Views: 243
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Re: best caller ID app?

I use Drupe now - I even like the dialer better than stock

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobi.drupe.app

L_ARN
Fanfold Paper
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-07-2011
Location: US
Views: 211
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Re: best caller ID app?

I use "Hiya" in combination with "Should I Answer"  -- both of them, I'm using the free versions.

Between the two of them...they get the job done.

"Should I Answer" was irritating for a while because in order to block a number I had to fill out a questionnaire each time.

But I soon figured out that there is a toggle button for private and if I just choose private it goes ahead and blocks the number. 

 

Good Luck!

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