Spying apps have become popular in parenting and employee management for the sake of monitoring. Kids nowadays use smartphones for education and entertainment. Maybe a bit more for entertainment. Excessive use of screens comes with numerous harmful impacts for a child. And for employers, smartphones are a constant source of distraction and wastage of time.
So, both parents and employers want to keep their children and business information safe and resort to using monitoring or spying app, whatever you name it, to be in the know and prevent any mishap from occurring. Today, we bring you some of the apps that are trending on top this year.
Read on below to know about their features and pricing plans:
On number one we have Xnspy. Within a short span, the app has made a repute for itself as a top-ranking spying app. Xnspy is widely popular among parents and employers alike. Although the app comes with a wide range of impressive monitoring features, the best feature of the app is the app’s real-time data tracking on Android.
With Xnspy, you can monitor text messages, email, social media chats, record and monitor calls, and a lot more. The app comes with a surround recording feature that lets you record the conversations around the phone. You can set automated alerts on certain words and locations by adding them to the Watchlist Alerts. This way, whenever a certain word or contact appears in the chat conversations, you would know right away. Similarly, if you want to keep tabs on someone’s whereabouts, the same Watchlist alert uses GPS location tracking with geofencing that lets you know when the phone user enters or exits a particular area. Along with these, the app offers many remote features too that lets you lock/shut down the device, record surroundings, take live screenshots, and wipe off data.
Xnspy is compatible with both Android and iOS. The method of installation varies. For monitoring Android devices, Xnspy has a keylogger and Wi-Fi log feature as well.
Xnspy offers seamless compatibility. It runs smoothly on both Android and iOS versions.
The best part? Xnspy has a no-jailbreak version for iOS devices. Here is the compatibility chart for Xnspy below:
|Android||iPhone (No Jailbreak)|
|OS 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x & 8.x||iOS 6.x, 7.x, 8.x till 11.2.6|
Taking into account the range of basic and advanced monitoring features, Xnspy is an economical option for most. Xnspy has two editions: Basic and Premium. The Basic edition comes with limited functionality and does not let you do much in terms of spying. It costs $8.33/month. As for the Premium edition, it offers advanced features to the user along with full functionality. It is available for $12.49/month.
Ranking 2nd on our list, MobiStealth also offers a wide range of spying features. The app lets you know about the phone activities of the person you want to spy on. MobiStealth lets you view the text messages history, call logs, installed apps, web browsing history, instant messenger chats, multimedia, track locations, and record phone calls. MobiStealth also has a keylogger feature. So, the features are rather similar to Xnspy.
Mobistealth facilitates remote access to all phone activities via your phone and computer. The installation process is not complicated.
MobiStealth works smoothly on both Android and iOS devices.
Here is its compatibility chart:
|Android||iPhone (No Jailbreak)|
|OS up to 6x||iPhone X / 7 Plus / 7 / 6 Plus / 6 and iOS 9 and above.|
MobiStealth is a budget-friendly app. The app offers a wide range of pricing plans for a variety of devices. But, the prices are not bit towards the expensive side. The MobiStealth Pro and Pro X cost $16.66/month and $26.66/month, respectively.
The app offers two editions to the users for iOS devices. The MobiStealth Premium version is available at the cost of $26.66/month, and the Premium Plus version costs $40/month.
MobiStealth has options for LITE and PRO editions for Windows. They cost $13.33/month and $20/month, respectively. MobiStealth also offers a LITE version for MAC users at the price of $13.33/month. The basic editions have basic feature functionality. To enjoy the complete features, the Premium versions are recommended.
Mobicip is a good spying app and comes with a variety of features and compatible with numerous devices. But it is more suitable for parents since most of the features ideally assist parental monitoring.
The app offers one of the most advanced content filtering systems, that come in handy considering the digital dangers of today directed towards kids. The app both identifies keywords and content that is inappropriate and restricts the user from accessing them. You can use the app to monitor your child’s location in real-time. This helps you to make sure that your child is safe. It can also be used to locate a lost device. Parents can view web browsing history and block sites. The same goes for apps. One can view them and restrict/block those apps that are inappropriate. You would know right away if someone tries to bypass that restriction.
Employers can use this app at the workplace too to control wastage of resources that employees do via wasting time on social media, downloading movies, or accessing pornographic content. The app sends a notification first so you can approve or dismiss it if someone tries to access blocked sites or restricted apps. The app also lets you track the location of the phone user.
Mobicip supports Android, iOS, macOS, Chrome OS, Windows, and Kindle’s Fire OS.
Mobicip offers three subscription packages. The Small plan costs $34.99/year while the Medium plan comes in at $54.99/year. The Small Package lets you monitor five devices. And with the medium package, you can monitor up to ten devices. The app also offers a Large version, which costs $99.99 per year, and you can use it to monitor up to 15 devices.
We have ranked Xnspy on number one as one can use plenty of features without burning a hole in the pocket. Compared to the other app on the list, Xnspy is affordable and caters to all aspects of monitoring, be it parents worried for their kids’ digital activities or an employer watchful of his employees.
Xnspy delivers value while performing silently in the background. The customer support is available 24/7 to assist you with any complaint and query. You could take help from the how-to guides and tutorials from the website for further assistance. There is also a demo version on the site for both Android and iOS that lets you get the hang of the app, allowing you easy navigation when you use the app. The app features a user-friendly interface so that anyone can learn their way around the app.
The features of all spying apps are rather similar, but the main difference lies in the performance and price. If you compare Xnspy with the other apps on the list as well as in the market, you would easily spot the difference and find Xnspy as a feasible option.