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How to Take Secret Pictures on Android without Opening Camera

author_icon Cody Walsh time_icon Last updated Feb 21, 2020 05:23 pm tips_icon Mobile Spy

It is not always a bad thing to take photos anonymously. If you stay inside legal boundaries and taking pictures for monitoring purposes, then all is fine. Mostly, you will be able to keep a close eye on your kids or paly a highly elaborated prank on a friend. But rest assured, taking an anonymous picture is not a difficult task as there are applications available online, capable of such advanced task. So, if you were asking "How to take secret pictures with Android?" Check out the content below.

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The Best Way for Secretly Taking Pictures of Someone

The only feasible way to take a picture without someone knowing is using spy apps. Yes, you heard that right. There are many programs available designed for monitoring Android mobiles. Though, taking photos anonymously is a very rare function that gets featured on these monitoring programs. So, it will be difficult for the users to find an eligible monitoring software that is also capable of taking anonymous pictures.

After shortlisting such few apps, we have found the best one in the market. The app is called KidsGuard Pro. It is one of the best Android phone monitoring applications, capable of secretly taking pictures of someone. This app also offers other powerful features like call recording, location tracking, social media monitoring and more.

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KidsGuard Pro stands out from the crowd for the following reasons:

  • You will be able to take photos remotely and secretly. This is because the app works in stealth mode and you are operating this feature online. In other words, this feature can be triggered remotely.

  • The app won't make any sound while taking the photo on someone's phone. Besides, the camera app won't suddenly launch and let the target individual discover it. Everything is done in the background.

  • You will be able to see the photos and videos stored on the target Android phone. If new iamges are generated, you can check them at the first time.

  • Except for taking a photo of the surroundings, you can capture the screenshot of the target phone to know what is happening.

  • The data is synced in real-time so you won't miss any important information.

  • Furthermore, KidsGuard Pro allows you to spy on WhatsApp/Facebook/Snapchat, track the GPS location, record phone calls, view call history and more.

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How to Take Picture without Opening Camera

Most of user may think secretly taking pictures of someone is a hard task. What if I tell you it can be done within 3 simple steps? KidsGuard Pro is an advanced application designed with accuracy while keeping in mind the ease of use.

There is no difficulty in taking pictures without opening camera on Android programmatically with KidsGuard Pro. While the operation of the app is pretty simple, we are still discussing it below for the convenience of the users.

Step 1: Simply, create an account with KidsGuard Pro. Then, make the purchase and select the operating system of the target device.

select the operating system you want to monitor

Step 2: After that, take the target device and download KidsGuard Pro Assistant app. When the app is installed, log in to your account and set it up following the app's instructions.

download and set up kidsguard pro

Step 3: Now, go back to KidsGuard Pro website and go to dashboard. Under "Remote Control" option, select "Take Photos" and there you go. If you want to check other data, simply click on other features.

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The setup process takes less than 5 mins. The first syncing will take significantly longer but after that, you can expect timely data uploading. KidsGuard Pro is by far the easiest way to monitor and access the camera of others remotely. There is a free demo available for worried users. Take the chance to give it a try!

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What Else to Look for in KidsGuard Pro Hidden Camera App

Actually, KidsGuard Pro is far more powerful than you think. Except to take picture without opening camera, is also a wide range of features that comes with this app. These functions are based on completely device monitoring. This app will be worth every penny you pay. Let's check them out.

  1. You will be able to track the target device's accurate GPS co-ordinates.

  2. You will have access to messages, contacts, call history, browser history, photos, and calendar of the target phone.

  3. You can also monitor social media platforms like WhatsApp. Facebook, Messenger, Snapchat, Instagram, WeChat, Viber, Kik, LINE, QQ, Tinder, etc.

  4. Geofencing and alerting are also available.

  5. The app is also equipped with a Wi-Fi logger, which will give you a insight understanding of the indoor location.

  6. Automatically record all the incoming and outgoing phone calls.

Matters Need Attention When Taking A Picture Without Someone Knowing

As effective KidsGuard Pro is, there are a few limitations you need to know if you want this app to stay effectively and successfully take photos using the target device camera. Here's the list.

  1. Better not to use this feature when the camera is already occupied by other programs.

  2. Better not to use this feature when the target phone is facing up on a flat object, or when it is in a pocket or a bag, otherwise you will see a completely black image.

  3. This feature won't work when the target device is powered off.

So, in the said situations, taking a picture without someone knowing doesn't work very well.

Final Words

Therefore, it is possible to access the camera of the target device without the knowledge of the user. As we said, there are apps available for it, but as far as our research, we found KidsGuard Pro to be the best and convenient among all. It is extremely lightweight and you can simply use any browser to monitor the activities and take sneaky photos.


By Cody Walsh

Posted on Jan 15, 2020 ( Updated: Feb 21, 2020 )

An experienced technology blogger and editor who has spent more than a decade writing about software, gadgets, and computing etc all over the Internet.