Truecaller lands pre-install deal with Huawei as it crosses 90M monthly users


Truecaller has landed a partnership with Huawei which will see its caller ID and smart phone book app pre-loaded on the fast-growing Chinese company’s overseas smartphones.

The deal represents the most significant tie-up to date for Stockholm-based Truecaller, which offers social features inside the caller app and uses a crowdsourced directory to help identify spam calls. The deal will initially apply to the Honor 8, Huawei’s latest flagship, when it launches next month, but a Truecaller representative told TechCrunch that the app will be pre-bundled on future Huawei phones sold across the U.S., Middle East, North Africa, South East Asia and India.

The companies confirmed that there is no financial element to this deal, rather it is a strategic deal to help both sides…

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