The apps let users send text messages and even make calls . But the receiver doesn't recognize who is contacting them, because the apps assign random phone numbers to the calls and texts. But users can't remain anonymous during criminal investigations. Both apps allow police to access records.2018-05-23
Can TextNow number be traced?
Can anonymous texting app be traced?
It is. Police say when it comes to crime, an app won't stop them from figuring out who you are. ... Many apps keep track of your info, including texts and pictures from the burn number. And that anonymous number can be traced back to you with a simple search warrant.2018-02-06