Today’s technological world has seen the advent of a plethora of devices. More and more people are also seeing the need to monitor and spy on another person’s phone activities. The perceived needs for such stealth monitoring are diverse:
- Checking up on an employee’s possible misuse of office cell phones
- Keeping track of a partner and his or her fidelity
- Tracking the cell phone’s and the user’s location
- Monitoring a child’s phone usage to keep him or her safe
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One of the most advanced technologies available in the market today as far as phone spying software goes is Mobile Spy.
What is Mobile Spy?
Mobile Spy is the next generation of spy software for smartphones. It represents cutting edge technology as far as spy software for telephone goes. The software is a product of the team at Retina X Studio which was created in 1997. The company has earned itself the reputation of being market leaders in spy software and has had favorable reviews in leading technology magazines. Mobile Spy can help in recording and listening in on calls, track location, scan logs related to calls, video calls, emails and text messages and can also deliver SIM change notifications.
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How does Mobile Spy work?
In one word – silently! This cell surveillance technology can be installed on any smartphone and will ceaselessly log all activity related to calls, net usage and messages. Such activity is then uploaded to a private account which can be monitored by the person doing the spying using any web browser. Mobile Spy works on diverse platforms including iPhone, Blackberry and Android Phones.
Installing Mobile Spy on Android Phones:
Mobile Spy has positioned itself as the first spy software for the Android OS and with a few simple steps; one can install the software and use its powerful features to find out the truth about relevant issues.
Step 1 – Check and note the version of Android OS that is running on the phone. Mobile Spy needs version 1.x or 2.x. Preparatory checks also include the presence of an internet connection which allows GPRS. The SIM card of the phone must also have internet access. You will also have to change the settings on the phone to install non-market apps.
Step 2 – Purchase or order Mobile Spy by accessing their website – http://www.mobile-spy.com/ which will also generate a registration code to your email id. Using this registration code, you will need to create an account with your username and password and the registration code.
Step 3 – Installation on the phone – after the account has been created and registered, you can then download and install Mobile Spy on the phone directly. The phone in question here is the one you intend to monitor. There is a specific set of instructions meant for Android phones. Choose the version of Mobile Spy and then tap ‘Go’. Mobile Spy will download and start running on your phone.
Two important points to keep in mind:
- Mobile Spy is a software that assumes you have the permission to monitor the cell phone.
- There are different versions of Mobile Spy so depending on the version needed by you and the Android OS version; you can choose which is more suitable for your Android phone.
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