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How to Read Someone’s Text Messages without Their Phone for Free

author_icon Megan Evans time_icon Last updated Feb 21, 2020 05:23 pm tips_icon Device Monitoring

Monitoring someone’s text messages may very well alter the relationship you have with the person, but at the same time it will give you an insight into something that this person is hiding. It is the easiest way to know who they are talking to and what they are saying.

There are a lot of tracking programs in the market, each claiming the best tool for the job. But many are ineffective and unsafe. In this article we are going to be looking at the free and paid methods you can use to monitor someone’s text messages and how effective they are.  

When you use a free way to monitor messages, you need to own the device and login information of the carrier’s online platform. You will also only be able to read text messages and call logs.

Free Ways to Read Someone’s Text Messages without Their Phone

Some of the free methods to read someone’s text messages include the following;

Check Verizon Message Online

Verizon customers can use the Message + App to sync text messages across all their devices. Using this app, users and send a receive messages even without the phone or even if the phone is turned off. The app is available for iOS, Android and Windows. With this app installed on one of your devices, you can view the messages on the Verizon website.

verizon Message + App

Check AT&T Message Online

AT&T wireless customers can easily backup all their text messages in the cloud for up to 90 days. This enables users to easily sync messages across all devices. You can also easily view the messages on the AT&T app or online at 

verizon Message + App

Check  T-Mobile  Text Messages Online

T-Mobile subscribers can view a complete log of their text messages from the Usage section on their online accounts. You can see the messages that show the date, time, geographical destination and the phone number for both incoming and outgoing messages.

Check My Text Messages Online with T-Mobile

View Sprint Message Logs

Sprint customers can also access their messages on their online accounts. You only need to login to your Sprint account to see the details of the messages including the date and time as well as the phone numbers for both incoming and outgoing numbers.

View Sprint Message Logs

Paid Ways to Read Someone’s Text Messages without Them Knowing

The paid methods allows you more leeway, where you can get access to a lot more than just text messages and call logs easily without the device’s owner knowing. One of the best paid solutions to help you monitor someone’s messages without them knowing is KidsGuard Pro. This tool is as easy to use as it effective and allows you to view text messages, call logs, locations, keyloggers, photos, social Apps such as Facebook, Snapchat, Tinder, Telgeram and more from the target device.The following are the simple steps to use the program to monitor someone else’s text messages;

Step 1: Create a KidsGuard Pro account

The first step in this process is to create a KidsGuard Pro account. To do this, click on the “Sign Up” button. Provide a valid email address and any other information required to create the account. At the same time, you will need to purchase a premium plan to access all the program’s features.

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Step 2: Install KidsGuard Pro assistant on the target device

Go to on the target device to download the KidsGuard Pro assistant. Tap on the APK files you downloaded and when prompted, allow the device to install apps from unknown sources. When the installation is complete, launch the app and follow the prompts to complete the set-up process.   When the app is properly set up on the device, it will not appear on the home screen. But will continue to work in the background, without the device owner’s knowledge. It takes about 5 mintues to finish the whole process.

Install KidsGuard Pro assistant on the target device

Step 3: View text messages online without phone

Once the app is fully set-up on the target device, you will not need the device again. If you need to check the messages of the target device, you can do that by simply logging in to the KidsGuard Pro web control panel. Once logged in, you will see the different types of data on the left side of the panel. If you want to see the details on the SMS, simply click on one of the messages to get all the details on the message such as the date and time the message was sent.

View text messages online without phone


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.