Pros and cons of using phone spyware

Pros and cons of using phone spyware

What is phone spyware?

Phone spyware app is software which is a form of blessing in disguise for each and every parent who has a child with an android or smartphone. Kids above 5 are easily able to operate android smartphones and also iPhones. Phone spyware is a software which is downloaded and installed in the smartphone you want to access and monitor which is also called as the target device. The best cell phone spyware have the feature where the icon depicting its presence in the device is usually undetectable so the person using the target device is unaware about the working of the app. The phone spyware is enabled to track a many things in the target device like:

  • Access to incoming and outgoing messages
  • Access to incoming and outgoing calls
  • Current GPS location of the device
  • Names of the websites browsed
  • Setting up Parental control on unwanted websites

All the data that is collected is displayed in a user friendly and reliable interface which is remotely monitored by the user. Basically a best cell phone spyware can keep a complete track of all the activities of the target device whether virtual or real. There are many reliable spyware available in the market like mSpy, Flexispy and many more.

This is a type of software that has its benefits and problems. Let us look at the pros and cons of the phone spyware.


  • Accurate and effective best cell phone spyware:
    The best cell phone spyware is effective and accurate in ascertaining the exact location of the smartphone and also the interaction that happens to and fro from the target device. The app is absolutely thoroughly records the communications happening on the target phone.
  • One for all spyware:
    The phone spyware app is available and suitable with all android phones and is delightfully simple to use. These apps has multiple features like sms and call tracking and monitoring, accessing the pictures clicked by the smartphone, access to the applications installed in the smartphone, remotely blocking calls on the target phone etc.
  • Easy to use:
    The app when downloaded in the target as well as the user device is extremely easy to use and has an intuitive as well as a user friendly interface. There are additional features also like GPS locator, email monitoring, phone call logs and sms tracking etc.
  • Easy on battery:
    It has been noticed that some of the complex apps when installed and put into use tend to eat up a lot of battery power of the smartphone. But this is not true with phone spyware. This app has a nominal usage of the battery in the smartphone.


  • Ineffective on some instant messaging apps:
    Not all phone spyware are effective on third party messaging apps like KIK and Whatsapp. It is also ineffectively able to track messages and other communication via emails.
  • A last resort:
    It is a very bad feeling, even as a grown, when you come to know that someone is spying on you. small and innocent kids and impressionable teenagers are very sensitive to such issues. Using such a software on them as a helicopter parent should be avoided.
  • Free cell phone spyware is a myth:
    Some phone spyware are known to allow free downloads of their spyware and when one gets the habit of using it and when the free usage period expires, have to pay for the subscription of the spyware. Hence, I would like to repeat that free cell phone spyware is a myth.

Every good thing is adjoined with a responsibility. If this software is put to responsible use, it has immensely recommended.

Written by Sandeep Likhar

Sandeep Likhar is from India, where he is a blogger, eBook designer, and founder of LetsDnD. He has 6 years of experience in the industry as a Digital Publishing Expert and eBook Converter, providing services to authors, publishers, and distributors worldwide. He is proficient in converting books into various formats, such as HTML, epub, mobi, word, PDF, including all major online platforms like iTunes, Kobo, Kindle, CreateSpace, B&N, Smashwords, and more.

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