How to track WhatsApp Messages, calls, text messages and more

As you land on this page it is most probably you are looking to monitor WhatsApp messages, track calls, text messages, emails, track Facebook messages on an Android smartphone or iPhone owned by your kid, family member, loved one or an employee. The question going through everyone’s mind must be Can you Monitor WhatsApp messages? The answer to this is Yes and we are going to let you know exactly how to track WhatsApp messages, call logs, text messages, emails, Facebook Messages, GPS location, Snapchat, Skype, Viber and more on an iPhone or Android Smartphone using mSpy.

Why track WhatsApp messages / Monitor smartphone?

Before proceeding forward we would like to explain the significance of tracking/monitoring Android smartphone or an iPhone.

Kids / Children: 

In today’s world children are given smartphones at a pretty early age. Approximately, 77% of children between age 12-17 years own a cell phone. No one will leave their kids alone with a stranger then why leave them unsupervised online where they are contacting many so called friends(many may be bad) or strangers. Ignoring this aspect may leave children making wrong choices like drugs, alcohol or any other activity which is not good for their future.

To avoid all of this, track/monitor your children smartphones for WhatsApp messages, text messages, calls, GPS location and more.


If your business demands to provide your employee with a smartphone then it may happen that employee is not producing expected results. Therefore, it is necessary to know if the employee is not wasting time on other things like WhatsApp, Facebook, unnecessary calls and text messages.

How to Track WhatsApp Messages?

Now, when you know why is tracking/monitoring of smartphone is so important then let us look at how to achieve it.

In order to track WhatsApp Messages remotely for a smartphone, you can use mSpy which is a #1 monitoring software for all your devices.

mSpy Key Features

  • WhatsApp monitoring – Acts as a WhatsApp spy application and allows access to all  WhatsApp chat remotely from your mSpy Control Panel.
  • Track Call Logs – View all incoming/outgoing calls with their time duration and time stamp. Allows full phone call monitoring.
  • GPS tracking – to ensure that kid, loved one or employee is at the location where he/she is supposed to be.
  • SMS/Email Monitoring 
  • Skype/Snapchat/Viber/Facebook Monitoring
  • Key Logger – Allows viewing all the text entered on the monitored device(phone/tablet) remotely.
  • Geo Fencing  –  This a very useful feature which will alert/notify if the device is out of the zone/area it is supposed to be, also view/track when and how often a zone is visited
  • Access Web History 
How to track WhatsApp messages

mSpy Control Panel showing details of monitored device

Track WhatsApp messages on iPhone, Android

The beauty of mSpy application is that you can even monitor text messages in an iPhone without jailbreak. To monitor an iPhone without jailbreak using mSpy the only thing needed is iCloud credentials of the device to be monitored. However, if the iCloud backup is not enabled on the device to be monitored then mSpy application will have to be installed. Moreover, for without jailbreak iPhone, the monitored features will be limited to the one’s given below:

  • Contacts
  • Call Logs
  • Texts Messages
  • Browser History
  • Events
  • Notes
  • Wi-Fi Networks

Recently monitoring of following Messaging/ Chat Apps is also added to mSpy for iPhone without Jailbreak:

  • Skype
  • Whatsapp

For monitoring jailbreak iPhone or Android smartphone installing the mSpy application on the device to be monitored is mandatory. mSpy features are more for monitoring Jailbreak iPhone and Android smartphone as listed below:

  • Call Logs
  • Emails
  • Geo-Fencing
  • GPS Location Tracking
  • SMS Messages
  • Browser History
  • Calendar Activities
  • Chat Apps: Snapchat, Skype, Social Networks, Viber & WhatsApp
  • Instagram Tracker
  • Call & Website Blocking
  • Device Wipeout
  • & more!

Note: Android device needs to be rooted if you want to spy on instant messengers like WhatsApp, FB Messenger etc using mspy. However, for iPhone mspy can track WhatsApp and Skype messages without Jailbreak.

If you are looking to specifically spy on WhatsApp calls then, unfortunately, mspy cannot track WhatsApp calls(it only tracks WhatsApp messages) but you can use FlexiSpy to spy and get WhatsApp call logs and recordings.

How to Set up mSpy?

To get started Purchase mSpy for Phones by clicking the button below.

Download mSpy

Bonus: mSpy is offering a special 30% discount on all subscriptions for India and Brazil. Take advantage of this amazing offer while it lasts.
Choose your subscription plan according to your desire, fill out your personal details and make sure to provide a valid email address where installation instructions will be sent once payment is made and confirmed.

1. Install and Set up mSpy – For this physical access to the device to be monitored is needed. Login to mSpy Control Panel using credentials sent in the email received after the payment confirmation. Setup Wizard in Control Panel will guide you through installation and setup process.

2. Start Tracking –  Once mSpy is installed and setup on monitored device, you will be able to monitor the activities on the device remotely via Control Panel given by mSpy.

Get more details about mSpy features and live demo on their official website.

We wish that your problem regarding tracking WhatsApp messages was solved by using mSpy and we provided a solution to the question how to track WhatsApp messages, monitor phone calls, emails, web history, GPS location and more.

Based on the comments and queries we have been getting, I have composed a quick FAQ  which should help you to get answers to most of your questions.

mSpy  – FAQ

 Q. Where should the mSpy app be installed?

A. mSpy has to be installed on the target device. The smartphone you want to monitor or spy.

Q. Do you require physical access to the target device?

A. If the target device is Android then you need it physically to install mSpy. Once mSpy is installed then you no longer need to have it with you.

If the smartphone you wish to track is running on iOS then you don’t need physical access as there is no need to install mSpy. All you need is the iCloud credentials of the account used on the target device. This will work only if the iCloud backup is enabled on the iPhone to be monitored.

To spy on advanced features on iPhone you will have to jailbreak the iPhone and in that case, you need to access the device to install mSpy.

Q. Should the Android device be rooted to track WhatsApp messages?

A. Yes, in order to spy on WhatsApp messages you need to root target Android phone.

Q. Is it required to jailbreak iPhone to spy on WhatsApp messages?

A. No, there is no need to jailbreak in order to read target iOS device WhatsApp messages remotely.

Q. How and Where will you see the target smartphone activity?

A. On purchasing mSpy, you will get the credentials for the mSpy dashboard. In your dashboard, you can see all the activities of the target device. This allows you to spy on the smartphone remotely.

Q. Can you hide the mSpy app on the target phone?

A. Yes, you do get the option to keep or hide the mSpy app icon during the installation process. You can always change your decision whenever desired from your mSpy dashboard.

Q. Can mSpy monitor WhatsApp calls?

A. No, mSpy can only monitor WhatsApp messages.
Let us know in case of any further doubts or queries in the comments below. Also, share your experience if you have already used mSpy?

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