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Top 5 Message Hacking Apps

author_icon Megan Evans time_icon Last updated Feb 21, 2020 05:23 pm tips_icon Phone Hacking

Tracking someone else’s messages can give you much needed insight into the other person’s life. This can help you know what for example, your child or spouse is doing and who they are talking to when you’re not with them. There are a lot of message hacking apps that you can use for this purpose and since sometimes it can be difficult to find the best, this article outlines 5 of the most useful.

1. KidsGuard Pro

Price: 1-month plan: $29.95, 3-month plan: $49.95 and 1-year plan: $99.95

Compatibility:  Android

Supported Data: Messages, Contacts, Location, Browser, Photos, Wi-Fi Logger, Key Logger, Calendar Calls, WhatsApp, Instagram, Tinder, WeChat and so many more

KidsGuard Pro is by far the best Android message hack app in the business. It is supports message tracking as well as many of the other types of data listed above. Once the app is installed on the target device, you can easily track messages without the device owner’s knowledge. It can also track a wide range of other types of data including call logs, locations and social media data like WhatsApp and WeChat among many others.

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  • More supported data types than other competitors.

  • It has a clear and direct user Guide.

  • Has a live demo version that allows you to test the product without having to purchase it.

  • It is relatively cheaper than competitors and offers different payment options.

  • Installation only takes 5 minutes.

  • You don’t have to root the device to use it.

  • Timely customer support that is always available.


  • Doesn’t support iOS devices.

  • Doesn’t offer a free trial version of the program  

2. mSpy

Price: from $29.99 a month to $497 annually depending on the version and number of users.

Compatibility: Android 4 and later, iOS 7-9.1

Supported Data: Call logs, messages, contacts, location, Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Keylogger and more

This is one of the most recognizable message hack tools in the business and there is a reason for its popularity. It is also one of the oldest spy tools and hence had had a larger share of the market than other similar apps. One of the best features about mSpy is that it has a version that requires a jailbreak and another that you can use without a jailbreak.



  • It offers a great balance of features and pricing.

  • It has a great and easy to use online dashboard as well as demo viewing.


  • The basic version has very limited features.

  • The jailbreak version will only work for iOS 6-8.4 and 9-9.1.

  • The non-jailbreak version doesn’t work for iOS devices running iOS 12 or later and devices with two-step authentication enabled.

  • It doesn’t have a clear support guide which can make using it very difficult.

3. XNspy

Price: from 29.99 per month to $99.99 per year depending on the version

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Supported Data: Skype, Calendar, Call history, Messenger, messages, contacts, location, Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Keylogger and more

XNspy is another great way to track messages on another person’s device. Like most of the apps we’ve seen on this list, you also have to install the app on the target device and then easily remotely track the data on the device remotely. Aside from messages, it can also be used to track a myriad of other data types including call history, Skype, Calendar and contacts.



  • It allows for easy and uncomplicated dashboard monitoring.

  • You can use it to retrieve deleted messages.

  • It has a simple to use interface that enhances user experience.


  • The basic version has limited features.

  • Limited features for non-rooted Android device.

  • It lacks clear customer support and user guide.

  • Doesn’t offer a free trial version.

4. TruthSpy

Price: from $21.99 a month to $184.99 a year depending on the version

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Supported Data: Messages, call history and recording, browser, location, Facebook, WhatsApp, and many more

TruthSpy is a professional monitoring app that you can use to track another device’s activities. Once the app is installed on the device, it will remain hidden on the target device allowing you to easily track the data from the monitoring dashboard. Apart from messages it can be used to track calls, browser history and even surrounding recordings.



  • It can remain completely hidden on the target device.

  • At $21.99 a month for the basic version, it is much more affordable than other similar products.

  • Supports both iOS and Android devices.


  • It has too many editions and plans, making it rather difficult to determine the best one to choose.

  • Users have reported problems with the call recording feature.

  • Requires iOS device jailbreak.

  • It lacks a demo version.

  • Customer support is unavailable most of the time.

5. Cocospy

Price: from $39.99 a month to $199.99 a year depending on the version

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Supported Data: Messages, calls, browser, location, Facebook, WhatsApp, contacts, photos and video among others

Cocospy will also remain hidden on the target device, allowing you to track messages and other types of data remotely on a well-laid out dashboard. It can track the most popular types of data including messages, contacts, browser history and social media data like WhatsApp. But it lacks some of the more advanced features like Keylogger tracking and call recording.



  • You don’t need to jailbreak your iOS device or root the Android device to use it.

  • It is relatively easy to use and works in stealth mode.


  • The basic version of Cocospy has very limited features.

  • To get advanced features like Geofencing and Facebook monitoring, you will have to jailbreak or root the device.

  • It can’t be used to export any of the data on the device.

That’s our review of the top 5 message monitoring apps. Choose one that works best for you.


By Megan Evans

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 ( Updated: Feb 21, 2020 )

A certified content marketing specialist with great passion for Internet and online safety. She is bent on educating the audience about cyber safety tips and tricks.