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The Best Call and SMS Tracker Apps in 2019

author_icon Cody Walsh time_icon Last updated Mar 06, 2019 02:17 pm tips_icon Track

There are lots of different apps available on the internet capable of tracking a call or even a text message, providing the users with all the details of the person who is calling or sending all the messages. These apps are very useful! Simply by tracking these call or texts on the target device you will get to know who the kids are talking to.

But as said before there are a lot of them and it is very difficult to choose which one to use, because getting the wrong app can get really frustrating when you need to use it and the program is not working properly. So, some of the best call and SMS tracker apps of 2019 are detailed below to help you with your search.


KidsGuard Pro Qustodio FoneMonitor FamiSafe TheTruthSpy Highster Mobile iKeyMonitor
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Tracking & Monitoring Features

Features KidsGuard Pro Qustodio FoneMonitor FamiSafe TheTruthSpy Highster Mobile iKeyMonitor
Call tracking
SMS tracing
Location tracking
Chat Activity
Browser History
Text Alerts
Summary Reports
Time Management
Social Media Monitoring(All major platforms)


KidsGuard Pro Qustodio FoneMonitor FamiSafe TheTruthSpy Highster Mobile iKeyMonitor

1. KidsGuard Pro

KidsGuard Pro is one of the best call and message trackerapps available. You can easily get it for a very reasonable price (minimum $8.32 per month). It comes with a 3-day trial period where you can check out the app and its features before purchasing it.

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The app comes with features like call and SMS monitoring. After you have installed the app on the target device you can easily track any incoming or outgoing text messages or calls. The KidsGuard Pro app alsoprovides a lot of features like trackinglocations, call logs, browser history, multimedia files, app activities, notes etc. even a keylogger recording feature is also available. This is one of the few apps that are capable of even monitoring independent messaging apps like WhatsApp, Kik, Line, QQ, We Chat etc. So, the KidsGuard Pro app comes packed with various advanced options.

2. Qustodio

Qustodio functions very similar to the previous app and it is also capable of tracking calls and text messages very easily.


It is one of the most popular apps capable of tracking SMS and calls. It supports both iOS and Android devices, so its user base is huge.Qustodio app also come with other pretty exciting features like monitoring social media activities, maintaining screen time, controlling apps and even games, blocking vulgar contents on the internet, location tracking and panic button.

Qustodio costs $54.95 every year for 5 devices, which can be extended up to 10 or 15 devices, increasing the cost to $96.95 and $137.95.

3. FoneMonitor

It is a very popular call & message tracker that is designed for iOS and Android devices. The monitoring and tracking capabilities are excellent. It is also easy to handle and you can get all sorts of information using this app.


There are lots of features associated with this app, like you can get the exact GPS details of the target device very quickly. Also the texts can be read remotely. So, basically with the FoneMonitor app you will be able to screen every received or sent messages, there are also other stuff that you can monitor like calls, social media activity etc. You can also browse through the history of the target device and make the most out of the GPS tracking feature. Unfortunately, this app does not have an incognito mode, the owner of the target device can find out immediately that the device is being tracked.

Prices starts at $29.99 per month for the Premium and 39.99$ per month for the Ultimate version! The Ultimate version should be the preferred choice here.

4. FamiSafe

FamiSafe is one of the most reliable apps designed. It helps parents to keep an eye on their kids and surely it is an excellent SMS and call tracker. The performance is great and comes with some excellent features.


The app is equipped with tracking capabilities and Geo-fencing is also available. You can easily track calls and texts, and an additional web-filtering feature is also available. This app will simply provide the location of the target device very precisely, you can also block unwanted apps while your kid is studying or preparing for exams. You can set a time limit for the device and most of the features are customizable.

It will cost you $9.99 per month for a single device but if want it for a year then it will be only $59.99 and for 3 month package it will come at $19.99.

5. TheTruthSpy

Another addition to this list is TruthSpy. It is a great app with lots of tracking features. You cantrack calls and text messages and also monitor independent messaging apps like WhatsApp, Linkedin etc.


You can get the app very easily from its website, a free version is available but if you purchase the premium version then you will be able use all of its features. It is very safe to install this app as it is 100 % undetectable. You can read the contact history and even viewing the multimedia files. Even iMessage can be traced after it has been deleted.

The standard plan is $21.99, the premium plan will cost a bit more like $25.99 and finally the Gold plan will cost you $30.99.

6. Highster Mobile

This app works on both Android and iOS devices, and it is a proper phone call and SMS tracker. This app was designed very delicately. It is easy to use and comes with a simple installation process.

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Highster Mobile app is capable of getting remote access to the target device. You will be able to get access to the messages, calls, GPS locations, Facebook messages etc. You will also get updates all the time along with a live Control Panel. It will keep you up to date! There are no monthly payments for the app, you just have to pay $69.99 for a single time.

7. iKeyMonitor

iKeyMonitor is also a call SMS tracker, you can even get access to the voice messages, and both received and sent ones. But this app is specifically designed for Android and iOS devices and that too, rooted or jailbroken as well!


Other than simple call and SMS tracking you can also get access to the voice messages. Call recording is available and GPS tracking is also featured. It comes with a rare keylogger feature, so one way or the other you will be able to figure out what is going on with the target device. But the app is a bit on the expensive side and provides faulty translation.

There is a free version available but the full version costs $49.99. If you take the yearly package then you will get discounts.


All these apps are great for tracking call and text messages from any target devices. But as you can see the KidsGuard Pro is on the top of the list and there are valid reasons for it. The app comes at a very reasonable price and a 3 day trial period is available for free to get the user acquainted with the app. Go for it!


  • Track the real time location and view location history

  • Check all incoming and outgoing calls & SMS

  • Monitor app activities and know which app is frequently used.

  • Remotely access the files on kid's phone, like contacts, notes, photos, keylogger, etc.


By Cody Walsh

Posted on Mar 06, 2019 ( Updated: Mar 06, 2019 )

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