5 Best Spy Apps to Spy on a Phone 2022

Spy Apps

Spy apps are used to monitor the activities of an individual without his/her knowledge. Though it may sound unethical and perhaps it is illegal, but sometimes the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.  You might need to use a spy app to monitor your child’s online activities or to catch a cheating spouse or monitor your employees.

One of the most trending spy apps is Telenitrox, but its legitimacy is questionable. You can check out its detail in our previous post Is Telenitrox App Legit? Does it really work?

Here we enlist top 5 spy apps that are legitimate and have positive and genuine user reviews.

Mobistealth

Mobistealth is one of the best spy apps to monitor someone’s phone. It is reliable and a budget-friendly option suitable for monitoring your employees’ activities and keeping an eye on your children, so you can ensure their safety online and track their location. It is user-friendly, has excellent customer support with readily available customer support staff to guide their clients.

Compatibility

MobiStealth is compatible with iPhones, Android Phones, Windows Mobile Phones and the Symbian OS Phones.

Features

Mobistealth gives you access to the call history, messages and chats, GPS tracking, e-mails, pictures and can even record the incoming and outgoing calls. The best part is, it doesn’t leave any trace behind. The target person will not have a hunch he/she is being spied upon. To install this app on the target phone you need to have physical access to that phone. Once it is installed you can monitor it remotely.

Download and Pricing

You can download Mobistealth from its official website. You can purchase the best package according to your requirements after which you will receive an email with the download link. It has two very affordable packages available for monitoring cellphones:

  • Pro From $16.66/month
  • Pro X From $26.66/month

mSpy

If you suspect your spouse or partner is cheating on you, mSpy claim to ‘Bust a cheater in few clicks’. Yes, you heard it right, it’s time to unveil the truth, and confirm all your suspicions. With mSpy, you can also keep a check on you children’s online activities. It has good user-rating and very professional 24/7 customer support. Once installed, it is invisible, and you can monitor the target phone remotely. The information updates every 5 minutes.

Compatibility

It is compatible with iOS and Android devices.

Features

mSpy gives you access to call history, media, browser history, messages, and all social apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype, tinder etc. It has GPS tracking capability, screen recorder and keylogger to log all the keystrokes and generate an alert if a specified word has been typed.

Download and Pricing

It takes about 5 minutes to setup the app and its easy on your pocket too, as it costs less than $1 a day. For first time subscription you can avail their discounted packages that come with moneyback guarantee.

  • 1 month subscription at $48.99 /month
  • 3 months subscription at $27.99/month
  • 12 months subscription at $11.66/month

eyeZy

eyeZy is a monitoring app specially designed for parental control.  Its bank grade encryption keeps your data secure. It works seamlessly with modern social media apps and gives access to pretty much all your child’s digital world. It is very simple to use and install and has a 24/7 customer service to assist you if you get stuck somewhere.

Compatibility

It is compatible with iOS and Android devices.

Features

Using eyeZy you can monitor all the social media apps, text messages including deleted text messages, chats, media, browser and call history, location tracking and history. It also has a keylogger and screen recorder. One feature that sets this app apart from others is employing Artificial Intelligence to generate alert if a pre-defined boundary is crossed. You don’t need to spend minutes or hours every day to keep your child safe. You can set boundaries or danger zones, and you will be alerted if that boundary is breached. For instance, you can specify locations where your child is not supposed to be or specify keywords he/she is not supposed to browse.

Download and Pricing

You can avail eyeZy’s special discounted package for first time subscription as per 1, 3 or 12-month subscription plan.

  • 1 month subscription at $47.99 /month
  • 3 months subscription at $27.99/month
  • 12 months subscription at $9.99/month

You can either download the app on your pc from its official website or from App Store or Google Play. For installation you need to have access to their phone for the first time, and then you can monitor their activities remotely. It can be installed using three different methods:

  • Local sync over Wi-Fi
  • Jailbreak method
  • iCloud sync (you’ll need your kids’ iCloud credentials)
  • Download and install directly from Google Play or App Store

uMobix

Another app that makes it to our top 5 list is uMobix. It is currently one of the best cell phone monitoring apps. It claims to track more data than any other spy apps in the market. Unlike other apps, it provides advanced features without rooting or jail-breaking the target phone. It also has the best customer support service that is available 24/7. Their customer support representatives are very professional in achieving customer satisfaction by diligently resolving all the issues you might encounter during the installation and usage of the app.

Compatibility

It is compatible with most of the iOS and Android devices.

Features

uMobix can track and log calls, text messages, keystrokes, location and almost all social media apps including WhatsApp, Facebook, tinder, Instagram, TikTok. Its current version for iOS cannot capture data from snapchat, though snapchat monitoring works perfectly on Android devices.

One of its unique features, which none of other apps on this list offer, is native Facebook account monitoring, allowing you to do pretty much anything with the target’s Facebook account just like an owner could do. I It also allows you to access deleted messages, calls, and contacts. Another feature that makes it shine on the list is its ability to remotely activate the microphone or camera of the target device enabling you to monitor not only the target phone but also its surroundings. Its Android version can monitor YouTube watch history, comments, and likes as well. It takes a screenshot every few seconds so you can know what the target is watching on his/her phone.

Download and Pricing

uMobix also has monthly subscription plans. It a little costlier but offers a lot more than other spy apps in almost the same price. It has a transparent Refund policy, offering customers 100% return in case they are not satisfied.

  • 1 month subscription at $49.99 /month
  • 3 months subscription at $27.99/month
  • 12 months subscription at $11.66/month

uMobix is very easy to install and download. You can download it from its official website. For iPhones, you can install it by either having physical access of the target device or you must have iCloud credentials of the target person. For installation on Android devices, physical access to the device is required.

Hoverwatch

Hoverwatch is another option that can help you monitor your child’s online activities and their location or spy on your spouse. This app, like all the others on the list, works in invisible mode and helps you remotely spy on the target device.  This app has good user rating for use on Android devices, but its iOS version has a lot of bugs and errors, therefore, we do not recommend it for use on iPhones.

Compatibility

Though it is compatible with most of the iOS and Android devices, but it fails to deliver in case of iOS.

Features

Hoverwatch offers all the basic tracking features like other spy apps like recording calls, SMS, keystrokes, location and monitoring social media apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Telegram, Snapchat. One advantage of using this app is that it is frequently upgraded with new features. Hoverwatch also allows recording of WhatsApp, Telegram and Viber voice messages. It’s another unique feature is automatic front camera photo capture. Every time a user unlocks the screen, a photo is taken using the front camera so you can know who is actually using the phone.

Download and Pricing

It has three plans, based on the number of devices you want to monitor. It has a 3-days free trial as well.  For one device the subscription fee is:

  • 1 month subscription at $24.95 /month
  • 3 months subscription at $59.95/month
  • 12 months subscription at $99.95/month

To download hoverwatch, you simply need to sign up on their official website, download and install the app from your account on the target device and start getting all the tracked data in your online account which you can access from anywhere.

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