SMS tracker is an application that can remotely access your phone. It can monitor text messages, pictures sent via text messages; phone calls, places recently visited, and browsed sites. They can be used by parents in order to monitor the activity of their child through the child’s mobile phone. This app is sometimes called a spy app because you can install this secretly to the device and no icon will show so the owner will not know he or she is being monitored. The activity of the phone will be logged and can be viewed through a web interface that only you have access to.
You have to log-in into the web interface then upon opening you will see the main information which are, the SMS log and breadcrumbs. In the SMS log you can review the outgoing or incoming messages, calls and websites recently visited of the device. On the other hand, breadcrumbs display information regarding the physical locations visited by the owner. This is done through the GPS of the phone. You can also view the real-time location of the device. There is a map that will be displayed and if the owner of the device is on the move, you can track him or her immediately. This application is a very straight-forward app that is very easy to use.
There are many advantages of using the SMS tracker one of which is being able to monitor the information being accessed by your child, his or her location, and recent activities. This can be a form of assurance to any parent that their child will always be safe and no harmful information and activities are being accessed or done. You can also use this to track people so if there is an elderly in your house and you wish to monitor his or her movement in case he or she gets lost. You can also use this to monitor your own device and as a data backup if there is an unexpected data loss. Tracking and monitoring phone misuse is also another advantage of SMS trackers.
The information that can be taken from the SMS trackers are also very accurate and up to date and the web interface where you can access these data from is very user-friendly, so you will not have a hard time navigating the site. Lastly, this app has little battery use so the device owner will not be able to notice any suspicious activity being done.
All spy apps, which SMS tracker is an example of, have one main issue and that is the privacy issue. There are many parents who is in favor of this type of app. However, the children or the other people being monitored experiences a lack of privacy or invasion of privacy since this application is highly intrusive. So the feelings of the one to be monitored must also be taken into consideration prior to the installation of the app.