mSpy App Review 2018 for Android, iPhone & PC – Real or Fake?
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mSpy ( or MySpy ) is a smartphone and computer monitoring software available for Android, iOS, Windows PC and macOS. It is a London based software developing company and started their journey in 2010 by launching first mobile monitoring product, and after only 2 years they touched the 1 million user mark. But only real users can give its real reviews. So we are here to know the truth whether this app is real or fake? Does it really work on target mobile devices and desktops?, and everything else which buyer should know before buying this app.
First of all we will discuss the requirements, compatibility, features, working, stealthiness and every other positive-negative aspect of mSpy. So let’s start.
mSpy App Reviews 2018 for Android, iPhone, Windows & macOS
We installed mSpy on four devices: iPhone 7, OnePlus 5T, Windows 10 PC and a macOS computer. Our review is totally based on the output of the app on these four devices as well as on customers who contacted us through contact-form and emails.
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Is mSpy Real or Fake?
As we tried it on different devices and watched it while working, it is a genuine app with good performance. You can check it on Wikipedia, faith of customers also increased from time to time. We also got some compatibility related complaints from users, so first make it sure your phone is fully compatible with it or not. This is because mSpy doesn’t support BlackBerry and Nokia mobile phones. We recommend you to read its requirements first, all requirements are given below.
iPhone & iPad: It is fully compatible with almost all Apple iPhone and iPad models. They also offer No-Jailbreak Solution for Apple devices.
Android Devices: It works very good on Android devices of almost all brands. Customer reviews for Android OS are also positive.
Windows PC & macOS: Well, you can also monitor computers running on different operating systems. Computer monitoring is very useful for employers who want to monitor their office computers.
There are some requirements which you should know before purchasing this app. This is not a simple app which you directly download and install from app store. You should have following things cleared in your mind before installing.
Jailbreaking: Jailbreaking is not necessary but to enjoy all of the features you should jailbreak the target iOS device. They offer No-Jailbreak solution for iOS devices in which you don’t need to jailbreak iOS device.
Rooting: In case of target Android devices, rooting is not necessary but to monitor instant messengers ( WhatsApp, BBM, FB Messenger etc. ) target Android device should be rooted.
Physical Access: Physical access is required to install this app on an Android device, iOS device and desktop as well. But in case of No-Jailbreak Solution, you can install it remotely. That means they offer every possible monitoring solution for major operating systems. Let us check its working.
Once you finished installation of mSpy on target device, it automatically starts monitoring that device and you can check all monitored data on your private online mSpy dashboard from anywhere at anytime. This online dashboard is accessible from any smartphone or desktop and you require a continue internet connection to get every update on your dashboard.
We already tested this app on every supported operating system. Its performance on iOS and Android OS is up to the mark. It is the best in class smartphone monitoring solution. In case of desktop, there is no big list of features but all basic requirements have been covered.
Features Offered by mSpy
First basic feature of this app is incoming/outgoing calls spy with call duration and time. Also you can restrict calls from unwanted numbers. Note one thing that mSpy doesn’t offer call recording feature.
This spy program allows you to read all text and multimedia messages received and sent from the target cell phone. This feature is very helpful for needy parents and employers, they can check content of all messages.
You can monitor emails of your kids and employees to protect kids from online predators and to make business more productive respectively.
GPS location also an important feature. If you know the location of your loved ones, they will be more secure and will be under your secure hands. Also this tracking app avails you a unique feature called Geo-fencing.
It also helps you to check history of browser and bookmarks saved. Block websites on target phone and spy on connected WiFi networks. Spy calendar and contacts of the target user as well.
It allows you to track almost all instant messengers including Tinder, Telegram, Line, Skype, Snapchat, Viber, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Skype, iMessages etc.
Spy on apps installed on target cell phone and you can also block any app installed remotely from online dashboard. You can also see all keystrokes made on the target device.
All photos, videos and audios can be spied with the help of this software. It is helpful when you want to check the multimedia files of your kid to know what type of files are present on his/her phone.
You can control the target smartphone with the help of Remote Control features offered by mSpy. You can lock target device, wipe device, check device info from your dashboard remotely.
mSpy also allows you to generate comprehensive reports and this feature is useful when you are tracking many devices at a time.
This app can capture screenshots of the PC you wish to spy on. You can see everything your kid or employee do on the desktop. Everything captured with the screenshots instantly saved on your dashboard and you can easily monitor PC of target person.
You can spy on the keystrokes typed by the person on target desktop. It helps you to monitor your children and to weed out dishonest employees.
It keeps track on the user activities on the target PC, that means it notes the timestamp of user’s login and logout. Also it avails you to generate comprehensive reports on PC usage.
Application usage tracking also a good feature offered by mSpy. You can track how much time has been spent on each app installed and default apps of the computer.
So these are the basic features provided by this monitoring solution and are very useful for office computers as well as for home computers.
Yes, this spy program is completely undetectable from home screen and installed apps. Also it can’t be detected in running programs by the target person, that means it stealthily works on back-end and gives instant reporting for the best experience.
Some low quality monitoring programs can be detected from their malfunctioning with the device. They started to heat device, slow it down and make device to behave abnormally. But mSpy is fully compatible with all supported operating systems. That’s why it can’t be detected by the target person in any way.
They provide 24 hours multi language customer support on voice calls as well as via live chat, emails and ticket request. So you can use any customer support according to your comfortability. Also they provide free initial installation help for their customers. Users who contacted us through emails and Contact Us form gave their customer support ‘4’ out of ‘5’ overall ranking. So this is not a bad rating overall.
Does it Worth the Money?
They offer 3 subscriptions for smartphones namely Basic, Premium and No-jailbreak. In basic subscription you will get near about 15 basic features. Instant messengers spy and some other advanced features are not available in basic subscription and it worth $29.99 per month.
In premium subscription, you will enjoy more than 28 features and this is the recommended subscription because advanced level monitoring only achieved by this. Premium subscription costs $69.99/month.
Third subscription for smartphones is No-jailbreak Solution. It is only available for iOS devices i.e. iPhone and iPad. In this, you don’t require physical access of the target iOS device and can monitor that device remotely. No-jailbreak solution also costs $69.99 per month. If you want to buy mSpy for desktop, it costs $29.99/month.
If you compare mSpy with other spy programs available in the market, it is the best in class in case of cost, working and reliability. After using it on our personal devices, we confidently say that it definitely worth the money.
Excellent customer support on voice as well as on emails or live chat
10 day refund policy and free online initial installation help
Some extraordinary features like Geo-fencing, Tinder spy, Remote control, Keyword alert and No-jailbreak solution are available
Very good compatibility with all supported operating systems without affecting the working of device
Call recording, Live call listening, Surround listening & recording and Remote spy cam features are unavailable in this app. These features are in demand these days but mSpy doesn’t offer them
It is not compatible with Nokia and BlackBerry smartphones
It is designed for the parents and employers to control over their underage kids and employees resp. According to our reviews and customers’ feedback, we concluded that mSpy is the most suitable for the needy parents and businessmen who are in search of a reliable cell phone and PC monitoring app for their children and employees respectively. There is a green signal from our side, but the final decision is always yours. Having any doubt or query?, please comment below.
My name is A Kay and I’m 31 years old . I have 8+ years experience in cell phone spy software industry. My main role in BestMobilePhoneSpy is R&D and writing problem solving tutorials for our readers. For any query related to these spy products please comment below.