Espionage time people! For one reason or another, some people want to keep track of what others are doing. Could be their spouse, children or untrusted co-workers, after all, knowledge is power right? Turns out, spy apps for Android can make that happen in 2017.
We won’t be judging you, but we do not endorse unethical uses of Android spy apps and tracking technology. That being said, this list features some of the most creative uses of smart Android devices from sending secret messages or calls to secretly recording calls, taking pictures or tracking down someone’s location.
First, on our list is the iKey Monitor, an iPhone-only app before it was brought to Android that helps protect your kids, trading transactions, business and more from the dangers of the internet. It offers different layers of reliability, security and efficiency in order to safeguard against potential internet dangers.
You can also use the iKeyMonitor to effortlessly spy on your kids Android phones as the app allows parents to monitor browsing and online activities which can help prevent illegal activities.
The spy app also keeps a record of SMS, call history, GPS, chats, websites, passwords and even screenshots and delivers the information to you by email.
Check it out and get it from their website. There are a free version and a paid one, go to their website to choose your download.
#2. MobiStealth Android Monitoring Software
MobiStealth Android Monitoring Software is a professional parental control app for Android with which you can monitor children’s activity, and it can help you protect your kids from porn, online criminals, cyber bullying etc.
It brings a good number of features like listening to call recordings, browsing history, remotely viewing all pictures, viewing details of all incoming and outgoing messages and getting the location of target Android phone even if the GPS is turned off.
You can purchase the MobiStealth app on their website where you can select your payment plan.
Also another paid Android spy app, M-Spy is a simplistic audio app which allows you to secretly listen in on conversations from a place where you kept the phone. All you have to do is install the app and set a set a PIN, then put the phone in silent mode and hide the phone where you want to spy. If you forget where you kept the phone send an SMS to the phone and it will call you back.
Head on to their website to see payment details or before that, you can test it for free by getting the demo app from the PlayStore.
#4. Track It-Call,SMS,Data Monitor
This is another good spy app for Android with which you can remotely monitor SMS, Photo, Location, call logs and many more. It has features to get the exact location of the targeted device even if GPS is disabled on it and to get an email notification for every incoming call or text message.
The app comes with three-day free trial option and you can try it out for free.
Our last paid app is arguably the most popularly used spy app and that comes to us as no surprise. The application works by tracking all activity in the background of the monitored phone or tablet including calls, GPS location, messages, web history, images, videos, audio, Viber photos and much more like recording your surroundings.
All you have to do is install it on the Android device you want to monitor. It has a sleek UI and a 24/7 live customer support. Its secure encryption method is indeed a powerful solution for keeping your children safe and workers productive. Check out their website for pricing details.
#6. Spy Message
Our first free spy app comes in at number 6 and with it, you can send confidential messages to your business partner without worrying about the messages remaining on his/her phone. It has the feature to set a time at which your message will be automatically deleted without leaving a trace.
If you want to get closer to being a real spy with no history of your messages then grab the app from the PlayStore.
#7. Automatic Call Recorder
This app is specifically for you if all you want is to know what your kids are up to. It silently records calls (because you select which calls should be recorded) and allows you to upload them to the cloud using a Dropbox account.
Like many free Android apps this app contains ads, but hey, that shouldn’t stop you from grabbing it from the PlayStore. You can opt to purchase a paid version if you’re happy with its functionality.
#8. Secret Agent Fake Call
If you want to create a fake call that comes at an opportune time, this app is for you. Secret Agent Fake Call ‘calls’ you and prepares pre-recorded conversations, customized messages and you can even schedule when the call can come in.
Complete the illusion by selecting the secret agent identity you want to be, and use it to prank your friends.
#9. Ear Spy: Super Hearing
Coming in at number 9 is the nicknamed “super hearing” app which lets you pretend to be immersed in music playing on your phone but secretly amplifies the sounds around you via your device’s microphone all the way to your earphones.
To use it just put your earphones in your ears and under your hoody and leave your smartphone bare to pick up conversations in its surroundings. Its audio quality depends highly on your device’s specs but it still features an equalizer to enhance the listening conditions of your surroundings.
Ear spy can work without earphones but the audio would be messy, so take your earphones everywhere you plan on using the app. You can opt for a paid version to gain access to premium equalizer and spy features.
#10. Secret Calls – Hide Calls Automatically
Wrapping up our list is the Hide Calls Automatically app, and with it, you can protect your contacts and keep your call activities safe by easily hiding your phonebook contact icon to prevent anyone from seeing them, and automatically deleting all outgoing and incoming call logs so no one can trace them even if they have your android device.
So there you have it guys, our top 10 Spy Apps on Android in 2017 for tracking and monitoring. Have you used any of them, or do you think we left some good ones out? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to subscribe for more updates.