How Cell Phone Monitoring Software Works, and How it Stays Stealthy

Mobile Monitoring software for mobile phones lets suspicious spouses, parents, and employers to monitor their smartphone in real time. These software packages record the parameters of anyone using your phones.

The phone’s owner installs a small app into the mobile phone. The application starts up automatically when the phone is booted up, and remains hidden in the background. After the application is setup on the cellphone, it will log an plethora of phone parameters, and then silently transfer this data to a private internet account via GPRS. In order to view the data, you login to the software service’s panel from any internet enabled computer and read the log reports.

In order to install the application, the purchaser needs to have access to the desired cellphone. The phone must be on the software provider’s list of list of compatible phones. The application is then either copied or downloaded to the phone via an sync connection. After installation, the phone will need to rebooted, and then the user will enter the account information on the phone applications setup page. This account information configures the phone so that it can log into the providers website and transfer the log files.

Once the application is verified, it will populate a options screen on the phone. This options screens allows the user to adjust the monitoring parameters, such as GPS update intervals. After the option page settings are saved, you can hide the ‘spy’ application. There should be no indication that the application is enabled on the phone. If the software installer wants to update the settings, entering an 11 digit code on the target phone will bring up the application’s options page.

While the phone is used, a log file is maintained on the phones file directory, which will uploaded real-time to the software providers secure website. The phone’s owner can then view the phones use logs from any internet enabled computer.


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