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Identify Incoming Calls on Your BlackBerry with an App

written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/24/2011

Use the following BlackBerry caller ID apps to find out who is calling. You can assign pictures to specific incoming calls or listen to a message that tells you who is calling with these apps.

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    Mr. Number Caller ID and Contact Backup

    Mr. Number Caller ID and Contact Backup BlackBerry App Find out who is on the other end of a call with the Mr. Number Caller ID and Contact Backup app. This app is designed to identify incoming calls by searching through your contacts and by looking up contacts from other users of this app. The contact information is stored online. You can also look up phone numbers for telemarketers and debt collectors. This is a free app that is available at the BlackBerry App Store.

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    Privus Caller ID

    Privus Caller ID BlackBerry App Privus Caller ID is a BlackBerry caller ID app that goes beyond the contact list. This app is designed to display the name and phone number of the incoming caller before the phone is answered. If you are away from the phone and happen to miss the call, the app has an option to redial the missed call. You can also look up numbers with this app. The 10 day free trial lets you try the app before purchasing. Privus Caller ID is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $13.99.

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    Caller ID Reader Pro

    Caller ID Reader Pro BlackBerry App If you receive frequent calls while driving and don't want to constantly look down at the screen to see who is calling, then the Caller ID Reader Pro app is for you. This caller ID app for BlackBerry is designed to announce the name of the caller. After hearing the name, you can decide to answer or not. The app is compatible with most Bluetooth devices. The Caller ID Reader Pro app is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $3.99.

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    Photo Caller ID Deluxe

    Photo Caller ID Deluxe BlackBerry App Photo Caller ID Deluxe is an app that assigns various pictures for each contact. As calls come in, the app will display a picture representing the caller. Images can be selected from the SD card or taken with the BlackBerry camera. You can also assign ringtones for each contact. For more information, read the detailed review of Photo Caller ID Deluxe. Download the app from the BlackBerry App Store for $4.99.

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    PictureID 2

    Picture ID 2 BlackBerry App Another caller ID app for BlackBerry that assigns images to contacts is the PictureID 2 app. Along with the picture, you can have the name and number of the caller displayed on the home screen. You can assign custom pictures for unknown callers and block any nuisance callers. There is an option to pick up and hang up on unwanted callers in order to avoid voice messages from them. The app is available at the BlackBerry App Store for $2.99.

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    For more information, read tips on fixing BlackBerry caller ID.

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    References

    Image Credit - Each image courtesy of the respective app developer.