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Spy On Your Boyfriend, Girlfriend or Children's Text Messages and Emails from a Cellphone

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How to spy on boyfriends phone without needing his phone?

Is there a way for me to spy on my boyfriend and track his messages without having his cellphone?

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The only way to do this is to buy a spy app that can be installed via an email you send him. The email can include a picture of you, he is going to want to download on his phone, or a similar method to encourage him to download the attachment. Unknown to him, it will also invisibly install the spyware app on his phone. This may or may not be legal where you live so check local laws before proceeding. We have a wiki that provides more detail on the legality of secretly installing spy applications on mobile phones, and covers a number of other important considerations too. Read more about secretly spying on someone's cell phone here.

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There are a number of very good spy apps on the market, but you will need to make sure the one you select works on the phone or Tablet you plan to install it on.

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Best way to spy on boyfriend using a free trial?

I want to spy on my boyfriend, but I don't have a lot of money. Is there a free trial I can use to do this?

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There are many excellent paid spy apps and programs in the market for spying on cellphones. Most of them also provide a no obligation trial, which will let you use their application for up to one week, free of charge. In this time you can usually determine whether you need to continue spying on a cellphone, if if you no longer need to worry about tracking text messages and calls.

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View our complete guide to the My Spy (mSpy) cell phone and tablet spy app. You can also select from other spy apps in the list below:

  • Bosspy
  • Mobile Spy
  • SMSSPY
  • Spy to Mobile
  • Stealth Genie
  • Top Spy

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Do you have to have the phone to down load the spyware?

Just wanting to read texts messages. How can I do this?

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Yes, in almost every case you will need to have the phone to be able to track texts and messages on the phone you will be spying on. In addition to that, there are big differences between the Android system iOS devices, which is further complicated by the methods programs use to track Facebook messages, or spy on WhatsApp texts.

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It is also important to note that neither the Apple store nor the Google store support third party apps that install and do not make themselves known on the phone. For example, any spy apps downloaded from the Google Play Store will show up in the notifications panel when they are active.

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This means that, while there are many free cellphone spy programs available, not that many of them are truly useful for real time spying. However, some of them are effective in situations like yours, where you can read deleted text messages from the phone. In this case, you will still need the phone, but you can view messages over a greater period of time, without having previously installed an app to track SMS messages.

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NOTE: Spying on someone without their knowledge may not be legal depending on the country you live in. Check local laws before using a cellphone spy program.

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I need to spy on my girlfriend's texts?

How can I spy on my girlfriends phone activities without installing anything on her phone?

To spy on your girlfriend's cellphone, and track her messages, you will need to install a spy phone application like one of those referenced earlier in this guide. If you absolutely need to install something without her knowledge or access to her phone, you will need to get her to perform the installation herself, either with a program or application that hides the data, or using a third party tool.

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Otherwise, the only other way to gain access to her phone records without installing anything will be to access to her phone records either via her carrier's online site, or by contacting her carrier directly to try to recover her phone records. In most cases, this sort of activity will require the assistance of a lawyer, and is quite costly. You would generally be better off simply purchasing her a new phone, and secretly installing a spy application before you give it to her.

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The above questions are from the following wiki...
Spy On Your Boyfriend, Girlfriend or Children's Text Messages and Emails from a Cellphone

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I need a free and easy cellphone tracking device that my boyfriend won't know about?

Okay girls, I am pretty sure I have a cheating boyfriend, but I need to track his phone too catch him. Can anyone please help me?

You can download SMS Tracker from the Google Play Store. Just keep in mind that it isn't an invisible spy app, as Google does not allow hidden tracking and cellphone spy apps on the Google Play Store. However, if your boyfriend isn't always paying attention to that sort of thing, you can quickly install it by borrowing his phone for a few minutes. Some great excuses are using the camera to fix your make up, and then claiming that you need to use it a little longer, and stepping to the bathroom. An alternative is to have a one of your girlfriends call his phone, when you 'forgot' your phone. Then you can go away for a bit and talk to her, when in reality you are installing the spy app.

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To install SMS Tracker, follow these steps:

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    Visit the Google Play Store, and locate SMS Tracker
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    Download and install SMS Tracker
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    Turn the SMS Tracker application on, and make sure you are registered on their website so that you can spy on his phone.
    • It's that simple, and you're spying on his phone messages. Just be prepared for him to be pretty hurt if he finds out what you did, and he was innocent.
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I need to install surveillance on my cheating husband's iPhone 5, and track his calls and texts

What can I use to spy on my husband? He has been caught, and I want to install a surveillance program on his iPhone 5. I have no money and no access to his phone. What can I do?

Unfortunately without you having the ability to access the target phone, you will not be able to install any free tracking and monitoring software. The software that is used by most people to track messages and calls on a phone or Tablet has to be manually installed. The more expensive programs and applications all have costs associated with them, and so will not be something you can use to spy on your husband.

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With that in mind, there are free software programs that you can install, if you are able to get access to his iPhone 5. They do not take long to install, and will enable you to track your husband's phone. Some examples are Bosspy, or My Spy (mSpy), which were discussed earlier in this Q&A.

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Be very careful of any free programs or downloads that require you to fill out surveys before you get a free code. They are almost always scams that will either waste your time, or take your money, but never actually allow you to get the code for downloading the software.

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How can I spy on my boyfriend's phone without installing any application? I want to track his messages.

I need an application that won't need to be installed on my boyfriend's phone. Tell me how can I put a spy program on my boyfriend's phone without any installing to track his cellphone?

The only way you can install an application to your boyfriend's phone without him knowing and without having access to his phone is with very sophisticated and expensive hardware and software. This is beyond the reach of most consumers, and in some cases it is illegal for civilians to have it.

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In order to track his text messages and spy on his phone, an application needs to actually be on the phone, so that it can record what is happening. Otherwise, any information sent from his phone is only relevant to the program or application he is using when that information is being sent. For example, his WhatsApp messages will only be able to be read and understood by the WhatsApp program. That means that even if you had all of the information sent from his phone, you would not be able to decipher the WhatsApp data. Therefore, you could not read his WhatsApp messages, unless you had a spy app secretly installed on his phone.

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There are many ways you can gain access to a phone, though. However, if you find that no matter what you do, you still can not gain access to his phone, you can always surprise him with the gift of a phone that has a pre-installed spy phone app on it. This way he will never know, and technically you won't have to install anything onto his phone.

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How can I find out who my girlfriend is texting for free?

I'm pretty sure my girlfriend is cheating, but I want to be sure.

While there are some apps on the market that will let you spy on your girlfriend and track her text messages for free, most of them don't work that well. The best free spy app for Android devices is SMS Tracker, which we discussed earlier in the Q&A. However, the only good and untraceable cellphone spy apps you will find are all paid apps.

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One great example is called My Spy (mSpy). It can monitor installed apps, track calls and text messages, view WhatsApp and Facebook chats, and even record device surroundings. We've provided instructions on downloading this app in a separate guide, which is linked to in the beginning of this guide.

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What app on the Google Play Store can I use to spy on the web history of an iPhone using my WiFi?

I want to install a tracking app on an Android phone so that I can look at the web history and spy on it from my iPhone. What can I use to do this?

There is no way that you will be able to spy on a persons web history without having a spy application downloaded to his device in order to be able to spy on his web history. In order for you to be able to do this you are going to need to get his device so that you will be able to download the app directly to his device.

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I will be giving you the link you can use in order to be able to download the app so his phone to spy on his web history:

-Open his browser

-Go to the link http://www.mspy.com/

-Click on download to download the app to his phone

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How can I track my boyfriends phone with no access to download anything?

Is there any way for me to track my boyfriend when I don't have his phone?

If you want to be able to track his device without being able to get into his device then understand that this is not possible because in order to be able to track his device you are going to need to download an application or software directly to his device for use.

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The only other option you will have in order to be able to get his phone information will be if you were to log into his online account through his carrier to view his information. This will require you to need his username/password to his account in order to log in but this is the only alternate way of knowing his phones information without being able to get into his device to be able to download tracking software.

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What is the best way to track someone's location without them knowing, and without having their phone physically?

I need help on how to track a cellphone without them knowing. Can you tell me what to do?

If the person you want to spy on is using an Android phone, you can track their text messages and location with a free application, such as SMS Tracker, which will let you read SMS messages, and see their location. If, however, you want to monitor their location in real time, you will want to have a more powerful application, such as the My Spy (mSpy) program, or Top Spy, among others.

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The catch is that you will only receive location information while the person's phone is able to transmit data. So, as an example, if you were tracking your child, and he or she was in an area where they had no cell signal, the spy app would try to send location tracking data over a WiFi signal. If there was also no WiFi signal, then the spy application would just store activity records, and later send them when it was able to connect.

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For some people, especially those on a lower cost data plan, this can present a problem, as many times they will regain a cell signal long before they have a WiFi connection, resulting in large data charges as their phone secretly uploads tracking information from the spy app. To work around this, you can set a spy app to only upload tracking data when it has a WiFi connection. Another alternative is to limit the information it uploads, such as SMS tracking, or another data type you define.

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Hello, I really need help?

I have a laptop, I have had for a few months so it isn't that old. However it is a Hewlett Packard so I don't have the Apple App Store. I have the Windows Store. So is there a FREE app for the Windows store that I can have on my laptop so I can look at my boy's texts? All the one's I look at either cost money (which I have none of) or don't show up when they download because it's made for mobile devices. Do you know of any?

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Most cellphone to laptop spy apps require payment, especially if they are reliable because they are marketed more towards companies that want to track their employees on company phones or parents monitoring their children. Sometimes you can find a free trial that may be beneficial if you want to see what the person is doing as a spot check, however those spy apps usually are for a short time and then require a one time fee or monthly payment.

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Here are some suggestions:

  • Auto Forward-One time fee
  • Highster Mobile Spy-One time fee
  • Cell Phone Spy-Currently offers a free trial at the time this was posted.
  • The Truth Spy- Currently offers a free trial at the time this was posted.
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With the apps listed above you will log in from your computer and be able to see the data from a cellphone just like you would when you log into other accounts that are synced to show data real time such as your account history of your credit card activity.

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How to track husband's iPhone, want to know where he is at?

He is cheating, want to know stuff he does on his phone and where he is at

Please refer to options that have been posted in this wiki on how to see information from your boyfriend's phone.

Is it possible to spy on a cellphone without ever physically touching it?

Can someone see texts and know your location through your phone without ever physically installing a spyware on your phone? I believe a friend's ex girlfriend is trying to pin this on a new girlfriend and saying she is harassing her. I believe it is the old girlfriend doing all this, as she had access to his phone in the past

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There are spy apps that can be downloaded on a remote device using a method for example like sending a link with an attachment that the user downloads. If your friend left his phone around it is quite possible that the ex girlfriend could have physically downloaded spy software directly on his phone. To check if your friend has a spy app on his phone he can use an app such as Anti Spy Mobile which will detect and remove any spyware on a phone.

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Hi, my fiance use very strange movements and pressing buttons all the time on his iPhone 4S. I think he is hiding something. On screen notification center I saw a private icon but window shape hidden. How can I see all hidden conversations?

Hi, my fiance use very strange movements and pressing buttons all the time on his iPhone 4S. I think he is hiding something. On screen notification center I saw a private icon but window shape hidden. How can I see all hidden conversations?

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SIM readers are becoming very popular for situations like this. If you can gain access to your boyfriends cellphone you can insert a USB SIM reader on his cellphone which downloads the information stored on a cell SIM card. Be aware that there are may SIM reader options out there in different price ranges and some offer better coverage of a phone, SIM Reader Professional and Dekart SIM reader have the ability to also read the smart card of a cellphone.

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I need help look up text and photo details from a phone number?

I paid for a 3 month membership with instant check mate and it won't give any info on the phone number. Only carrier and location info. What do I do? I want to find out who he has been texting and calling without having to pay for another membership

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Instant Checkmate only provides information that is provided in a basic background check. They do not offer spy options on mobile devices. For options on how to download a spy app to someone's cellphone please refer to options that have been posted above in this wiki.

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I am in a relationship and after being lied to so many times and him being shady about living with his ex and them not still being involved I need the truth.

Is there a way to listen to the calls made and received as well as all text SMS/multimedia and snapchat... I have tried: Checked his phone text found some things but I know he deletes them no because he was caught in a lie.. I think it was caused by: His lying

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Apps like FlexiSPY and mSPY offer the feature of listening to a cellphone conversation, however there are many locations where monitoring a cellphone call must have one or more parties consent.

Sending an email with a pic of me that he wants as an attachment?

If I send him a pic will the app I need to spy on his cellphone be attached, will he know I sent this app

Apps that work using the attachment method can still be detected if he uses an anti spy detection software or if the app updates and he has his phone setting to only update apps with manual permission. Some phones show all updates to apps installed in which the spy app could be detected.

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I need to locate my grandson mom, we live in the same town?

We are supposed to know her address at all times, we are going to court for my grandson. She is a child abuser, she is suppose to let us know her address at all times and vice versa, so can you PLEASE help me and my son, she moved and didn't let us know the court order

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Anywho and Spokeo are services that are popular for free. That is them is beneficial in that you can input even an email address of the person you are looking for and if there are public records attached to the email holder you will see details to help you find the person. I am not sure of your custody arrangements with the mother or if you reside in a state where it is a law to report locations in custody situations but you may be able to contact your local law enforcement for help or ask a judge to issue a bench warrant of appearance for the mother. Most courts require both parties to be present whether by phone or in person during a preceding or the party that is present will be awarded their request by default.

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Is it possible to really do that and how?

We are interested to know if it is possible to do that.

Yes it is possible to spy on a cellphone using remote access. Refer to the information posted above in this wiki for explanations on how to remotely spy.

How can I see what he is up to?

I'm trying to see if he is cheating on me, how can I do that. I have tried: I have tried everything. I think it was caused by: He won't tell me he loves me

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