Use My Spy to Track Text and SMS Messages on Any Mobile Phone

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This article is part of our series of guides on how to use the My Spy Cell Phone Spy App.

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2 Steps to Block, Track, or Read Text Messages with mSpy

Tracking text messages and viewing deleted messages, is easy. If someone you love is sending secret text or SMS messages, and their phone always has no message history when you manage to sneak a look, the My Spy (mSpy) mobile spy app will help you. It can show you messages in real time, even if they're deleted or removed from the phone. The app costs money to purchase but you can try to request a 7-day trial.

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    See Sent and Received SMS or Text Messages:
    With this installed, you'll be able to easily view any text or SMS messages sent or received from the phone you're watching. This even works for messages they delete, as you'll get their full message history from the time the app is installed. You'll see what each message says, whether it was sent or received, who sent it, who received it, and when it all happened. Knowing when an employee has been asked to leak sensitive information can help you protect your company. Learning that your child has been invited to a party can let you make sure they aren't sneaking out. Discovering that a loved one has been invited to cheat can let you stop them before any permanent damage has been done.
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    Use the mSpy Control Panel to read any messages of interest:
    Using the control panel, you can click the 'Text Messages' field, and view all messages, or click a message for more details. You can also search messages across dates and times, by person, or for particular keywords.
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Tips and Suggestions on Call Tracking with mSpy

For the latest information, check directly with the software provider. Here are some useful tips and suggestions for using the mSpy App. These are constantly being updated, and you should always confirm any information with the manufacturer before purchasing cellphone spying programs.

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  • Make sure you use this application in accordance with local and regional laws and abide by the terms of use published on the mSpy developer site, which are subject to change.
  • Shows all carrier supported SMS and Text Messages (such as AT&T Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile).
  • The mSpy Mobile Phone Spying App is not free. Packages start from $39.99 per month.
  • Supported phones and tablets include the Apple iPhone, HTC One, Nexus 5, and Samsung Galaxy S5. Other devices are also supported.
  • Not all features work on all supported devices. Note that feature information is constantly changing. Check with mSpy directly for details on specific features or device support if you are unsure.

Questions and Answers

Do I need my husband's iPhone to install the App. The account is under my name?

Do I need my husband's iPhone to install the App. The account is under my name. You will need access to his phone for about ten minutes, while you install the spy phone application. Once that's done, you will then log into the phone remotely, from your own iPhone or Android phone or tablet, or any computer where you have internet access.

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Need to install a spy app on my tablet and read all my husband's text and voice mails?

I need to spy on my husband's phone with just his phone number Unfortunately, without installing an application on your husband's phone, you will be unable to track his text messages and voice mails. However, if you are able to get his phone for about ten minutes, you can install the My Spy application on his phone. You can also use other applications to track his SMS messages, like Stealth Genie, or FlexiSpy. Any of these applications can be installed to his phone, and then you can log into your account from any web browser and track his messages. If cost is a concern for you, when you talk to My Spy, they will usually give you a seven day free trial.

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Do you have a link to the app?

I would really like to have this for my current situation

The mSpy link is here.

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How do I download the program/app?

To start off, I'm not sure if its an app on my device or a program on my laptop. I searched the app store and can't find any app under the name: mSpy and I can't find any download link anywhere on this site. Help

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The links have been posted above. You need to go the mSpy directly online.

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How do I download this spy thing?

I would like to try this, but I can't find a link or anything.

There are links posted above.

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Is this app free, I have no money?

Is this app free, I have no money

The app is not free but if you contact mSpy, they may give you a free seven day trial.

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Don't have access to the target phone?

I think my wife is cheating on me and I would like to read her text messages. Unfortunately, I never have access to her iPhone 4S, so will be unable to install any software on it. Can it be done remotely? I obviously know her number and I also know her apple account ID and password

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FlexiSpy and Auto Forward can both monitor an iPhone. It does help that you have her apple ID and password but you will be able to monitor her phone with these apps.

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Is there any software to retrieve messages from mobile phone?

Hi, one of my friends, old classmate, she lives in India and her husband is in the Gulf country, I am in UK. We used to chat and now one of his friends said to him in the Gulf that there is a software by which we can know who she was chatting with or who she has sent the message to. So I want to know whether is that possible. Now she is worried that in this way he comes to know then she will be in trouble.

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Yes, several of the reputable spy apps can now be used internationally. Auto Forward, for instance, can be purchased in the Gulf and he would just need her cell number in India or yours to monitor you two talking with each other. It does not matter to a spy app if people are from other countries. The app will still show the data on the target phone.

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Want to know the message received in my old mobile number?

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SMS Forwarder is an app that can help you. You put in the old mobile number and sign in with your apple or Google account and it will forward those messages to you through email or your new phone.

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No SMS message appear in Mspy control panel?

Just installed Mspy. I'm not impressed. Its been 12 hrs and no SMS messages appeared. The phone I have is a Galaxy 6 Edge (5.0.2). Any ideas?

Make sure that you installed the spy app directly from their website and instructions. If you did not root the target phone there can be issues with the app until you root the phone.

Can I get 2 years old text messages of my mobile?

I was using an Indian reliance mob SIM card, but because of some problem associated with my mobile, I lost all my messages and after that I didn't try to take them back. So can I get those text messages history. I have tried: I tried to repair my mobile and then tried to take my messages by many tracking apps

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If you did not back up the messages, they are gone forever. Some recovery message apps will possibly give you a few days worth of messages but two years worth are definitely gone.

Need mobile no details of my girlfriend call details SMS?

I have a doubt that my girlfriend is chatting with others and having contact with other persons. I have tried: I want to know about my girlfriend. I think it was caused by: She is telling lies

A spy app will be able to give you her SMS and call logs. Just because she is speaking with other people does not mean that she is cheating and she may just be talking with friends but you are making an issue that she is hiding whom she speaks with.

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I am living in Africa Libya, how can spy one another phone?

How can spy on another calls and messages from my laptop

Many of the spy apps are internationally compatible now. Make sure to check for compatibility which all of the good apps have a page for that on their website.

How to trace cheating partner?

My partner is cheating so I want to spy on messages she sends & receives. I have tried: I tried to ask her but she lied. I think it was caused by: I think she is not truthful with me

SMS sending and receiving are monitored with a spy app. You will see what was said and the other contact number. There will also be timestamps so that you can try to determine if she was out of the room at the time.

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Hi, how it works 1st I have to installed this on the device for which I want to see the SMS then what next?

Hi, how it works 1st I have to installed this on the device for which I want to see the SMS then what next. I have tried: No. I think it was caused by: No

The next step would be to log into the control panel and see the data from the phone.

Want to track a number without the person knowing and also for free?

Want to know how to track a number

All of the reputable spy apps are not free. Some may offer free trials from time to time but be careful of ones that ask for you to complete surveys for an activation code. Many of those are clone sites that just are phishing for data and the activation code will be bogus.

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Can I track my boyfriend SMS log (incoming & outgoing)?

I need to know whether my boyfriend is having an affair or not.. I have tried: No. Because I trust him.. I think it was caused by: He didn't let me touch his phone.

Some people are just super territorial of their phone. It does not mean that they are cheating but rather to them their phone is a super private item much like some women feel if someone looks through their purse. If you trust him I would wait on a spy app but do look for other signs and you can find some more info on the signs of cheating here:

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Is it finished the installation?

Is it finished the installation?

Once the installation is finished you can log into the control panel and begin receiving data from the target phone.

I was blocked by someone in WhatsApp, how to unblock myself?

I sent an SMS to him, how should I know he read it or not. I have tried: Yes. I think it was caused by: Yes

To unblock yourself you will bring the app up on your phone and hit delete my account. Then uninstall the app from your device and re install it. Add in your phone number associated with the account and log in details and you will be unblocked from him. You may or may not see if he read your previous message but you will be able to begin contacting him again.

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Hi, I need I see smsbox in my girlfriend, please help me?

Hi, I need I see smsbox in my girlfriend, please help me

To view your girlfriend's SMS, you will have to have access to her device. You will need at least 15 minutes to install a spy app so make sure you can get her device for that long without her noticing. There should be a very good reason for installing a spy app on her phone and to justify the expense of a spy app.

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If you suspect cheating, the only thing the text messages will do is show you some very painful to read messages. What you should do is speak to her about your doubts and ask for her to give you better reasons to trust her. Be careful because this can seem to be a form of control and put her on the defensive even if she is not cheating.

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