The mobile phone spy software installed on your mobile phone can monitor different activities, which are performed on your phone. You will be amazed what these applications can do.
The Mobile Phone Spy – What is it
Most of mobile phone spy software products support the monitoring of the following features:
- Text messages
- Call logs
- GPS tracking
- Web history
Some of them can even monitor more advance features like:
- Call recording
- Recording of phone surroundings
- Remote control of the smartphone
- Monitoring of social networking activities
- Monitoring of Skype
- Monitoring of Viber
- Monitoring of WhatsApp.
Limitations of Mobile phones
Before you buy some of these applications, you need to be aware of the limitations of different kinds of mobile phones.
The mayor limitations for different type of mobile phones are the following:
- iPhones must be Jailbroken.
- Android – some features needs Rooting.
If you are an iPhone user and want to install any version of the mobile phone spy software, your phone will need to be Jailbroken.
It is very easy to install most of the mobile spy features on Android phones. The problem is usually with monitoring of WhatsApp. For be able to monitor WhatsApp logs, you will need to do the rooting of your Android phone.
What is Necessary that the Spy App Works on Your Mobile Phone?
To be able to install the mobile phone spy app and monitor target phone, you need the following:
- Operating system of the target mobile phone must be supported by mobile spy app.
- Target phone needs to have enabled internet connection.
- Physical access to the phone.
- You need to know the passcode or swipe pattern on protected target phone.
To be able to install the spy application on target phone, you need to have the operating system that the application supports. Most of the applications support iOS and Android OS.
It is very important to mention the following. The target mobile phone needs to have active internet connection. This internet connection goes over WiFi or mobile wireless internet. Without active internet connection, the data which is monitored can’t be reached.
More about the mobile internet you can read in the post 4G Wireless Internet – How to get the Mobile Internet Access with 4G.
Find out more about the WiFi and wireless home network check in the post Wireless Home Network – How to Set up WiFi Network that Meets All Your Needs.
You need to have physical access to the target phone to be able to install the spy application. Without physical access to the phone there is no way to install the application.
To be able to have the access and install the spy app on protected phone, you need to know the pin code, passcode or swipe pattern.
Is it Legal?
Is it legal to buy and to use the mobile phone spy software? The answer to this question is yes. You can use spy apps, but in certain conditions.
- You must to have legal authority on the mobile phone.
- You must inform the adult user that they are being monitored.
The following common usage of these kinds of apps is completely legal:
- Monitoring of your children smart phones without informing them.
- Monitoring of your company phones, if you inform the users their phones are being monitored.
If you are using the apps in different circumstances, such as monitoring of your spouse without his or her permission, this is against the law.
How Smartphone Spy App Does Actually Works?
The spy applications work in the following way:
- Application must be installed on the target smartphone.
- All monitored data will be sent via internet connection to the server.
- You can login to the server with your unique account and you can see and download all data you need.