The question going through everyone’s mind must be “Can you monitor or track WhatsApp messages and calls”? The answer to this is Yes. We are going to let you know exactly how to track WhatsApp messages, call logs, text messages, and more on an iPhone or Android Smartphone.
Why Track WhatsApp Messages And Calls?
It is very important for you to know the significance of tracking or monitoring WhatsApp on smartphone. Here are the reasons to learn you why you need to track WhatsApp messages and calls.
It is usefull when you want to know if your employee is not wasting time on other things like WhatsApp. The importance of tracking amplifies when your business demands to provide your employee with a smartphone. Then it may happen that the employee is not producing expected results.
Nowadays, most of children (approximately 77%) are given smartphones at their early age. They own a cellphone between age of 12-17. As you know non of us like to leave our kids alone with a stranger. If you ignore this issue, it may leave children making wrong choices for themselves. Also, they may indulge in activities that are not good for their future.
If you want to prevent all of this, track or monitor your children smartphones for WhatsApp messages, text messages, calls, and more.
How To Track WhatsApp Messages?
I think you have got the significance of tracking WhatsApp till now. So it’s time for you to learn how to achieve it.
Installation And Setup mSpy on the Target Device
By using mSpy you are able to track WhatsApp chat remotely for a smartphone. mSpy is a monitoring software for all your devices. You can get it from their official site.
You will receive your mSpy account details on your provided Email id. It will happen after you purchase the desired subscription.
- Now click on Login.
- Next, enter your credentials and click Login.
- When you log into your mSpy account for the first time you will have to add a target device (smartphone whose activity you want to monitor). Even though mSpy has mentioned the method for setting up the target phone clearly in your account. Still you can go through the following few steps for more understanding before you buy the mSpy license.
- Here’s a quick overview. First, type the name of the child and age. Most importantly, select the type of smartphone – Android or iPhone/iPad (No Jailbreak or Jailbreak) and click on Proceed.
Your next steps will vary depending on the device type selected above.
For Android devices you need to take the following steps:
- You need to enable installation of apps from Unknown Sources. Go to Settings >> Security >> Enable Unknown Sources.
- Also, you will have to disable Google Play Protect on the target device. You can do that by going to Settings >> Security >> Disable Google Play Protect or Settings >> Google >> Security >> Turn Off Google Play Protect.
- After that, click on Proceed in your mSpy account.
- The next screen in your mSpy account will show you a URL. You need to type that URL in your target Android phone Chrome browser. Note: Using the Chrome browser is forcible. After typing the URL tap on “Go”.
- When the URL loads, it will ask you to enter the security code. Verify it and tap on Download.
- After that, the APK file will start downloading. After you complete the download, tap on the notification in notification bar. Tap on Next to start the installation.
- When successful installation, open the app. Select the checkbox next to “Accept license agreement”. You will also find an option to “hide or show the mSpy app icon” on the target device. Select as desired.
- Next, you need to enter a registration code. You can get it from your mSpy account and type it on the target device. Tap on “Complete Installation”.
- Now, come back to your mSpy account and select the checkbox for: “I understand the importance of this information and want to”. Click on Proceed.
- The next screen will let you know that mSpy has been installed successfully on the target device. It ask you to restart the target phone. Click on “Finish” to go to your mSpy dashboard.
Be patient after completing the setup process. Because it took approximately 90 minutes for the smartphone data like call logs, text Messages and contacts information to be fetched and shown in the mSpy account.
You need to consider the following steps to track iPhone without jailbreak by using mSpy.
- You should enable iCloud backup on the target device. Check this by going to Settings >> Tap on the name of the owner at the top >> iCloud >> iCloud Backup should be enabled. Moreover, the device should be backed up on iCloud.
- You should have the target iOS device Apple ID and password.
- Physical access is required if the target device has activated two-factor authentication.
- Click on “Proceed” in your mSpy account.
- Next, enter the target iPhone/iPad Apple ID and password. Click on “Verify” and wait for the verification to complete.
- If two-factor authentication is enabled on the target iPhone you will see a pop-up in your mSpy account. Click on “Send code”.
- Tap on “Allow” on the target device to get the verification code.
- Next, type the code shown on the target phone in your mSpy account and click “Verify”.
- Now, mSpy will fetch and show you the iCloud backup of the target device. Click on “Proceed”. Please note that, if it is the first time iPhone has been backed up to iCloud then it will take up to 24 hours (from the time it was backed up) for mSpy to detect it.
- Now, wait for mSpy to process the iCloud backup and show the target iPhone/iPad data in your account. It took approximately 24 hours for the mSpy account to show the information.
- Here’s what dashboard will look like in case of non-jailbreak iOS device.
Track WhatsApp Messages On iPhone & Android
Click on WhatsApp on the left sidebar, once you get the data in your mSpy dashboard. You will be able to see all the WhatsApp conversations backed up to iCloud. Now you can click on the desired chat to see the conversations inside them.
It is very valuable that with mSpy application you can track WhatsApp messages in an iPhone without jailbreak. On top of that, you can track WhatsApp messages of others without target phone. To monitor an iPhone without jailbreak using mSpy all you need is iCloud credentials of the device to be monitored. And it can be tracked without installing mSpy software/app.
However, if the iCloud backup is not enabled on the device to be monitored then you will need physical access to turn it on.
For monitoring jailbreak iPhone, installing the mSpy application on the device to be monitored is necessary. mSpy has more advanced features for monitoring Jailbreak iPhone as listed below.
- GPS Location Tracking
- Browser History
- Calendar Activities
- Chat Apps: Snapchat, Skype, Social Networks, Viber
- Instagram Tracker – Direct Messages
- Call & Website Blocking
- Device Wipeout
You need to toot your Android device if you want to spy on instant messengers like WhatsApp, FB Messenger etc. After rooting the target Android device select WhatsApp on the left sidebar in the mSpy account to spy on WhatsApp messages.
If you want to spy on WhatsApp calls, you will have to root or jailbreak target Android/iOS device. After that, you will be able to see all the incoming (made) and outgoing (received) WhatsApp call logs or history on the target phone remotely from your dashboard.
To conclude, we should say there are many ways beside mSpy for you to track WhatsApp calls or messages. But the thing which is important is that you need to learn to use them in constructive ways.
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