mSpy App Review & Free Trial: Legit or Scam?

mSpy App Review & Free Trial: Legit or Scam? {2020 Update}

What Is mSpy?

mSpy (also called My Spy) is a mobile spy software that can be downloaded and installed directly on a tablet or a compatible smartphone. Once it has been installed, it starts recording all the activities and uploads the data into an online account. You can then log in to your account at any location provided that there is an internet connection. You can sign in and view all the activities recorded at anytime.

Note: If you're in a hurry and don't have much time for reviews…

{Do not use this software for INVASION OF PRIVACY. Doing so is ILLEGAL. Your best option to know its legality is to consult a lawyer.}

Does mSpy Work?

This software works on both phones and tablets. You should always ensure it matches the operating system (OS) version of the device. Some of the devices that can use this application include:

  1. Phones and tablets running Android
  2. iPad and iPhone (both running iOS)
  3. BlackBerry

Why mSpy?

These are what makes them stand out from the rest of their competition:

  • No-Jailbreak solution (hence, device-no-physical-access solution – only for iOS devices)
  • All-in-one solution from single panel (both for mobile and desktop products)
  • Automatic prompt updates (new features plus adjustments)
  • Comprehensive customer support (24/7 chat, email, phone – all multilingual)
  • Advanced technical support (such as remote installation and remote rooting/jailbreak performed by technical support manager)

How Does mSpy Work?

mSpy has greatly advanced with time. Initially, it only forwarded the text messages to a one number allowing you to read them. Thanks to technology, it has advanced and can now offer many tracking options to the user.

This video shows its features. And then there's explanation below it.

1. Read Text Messages

smsThis application records the contents of both the incoming and outgoing text (SMS) messages every time they are generated/received. This gives you the ability to view the messages, the sender’s phone number as well as the time when the message(s) was sent even if they have been deleted.

2. Tracking Location Via GPS

gpsThis cell phone tracking software has the ability to show you the tracked phone’s exact location all the time on Google Maps.

3. Call History

callsThe mSpy app lets you view all the incoming and outgoing calls, the number of calls received/made, the time when the calls took place, the contact numbers and even the length of time that each call lasted.

4. Internet Activities

historyThis application provides you with all URLs of all the websites visited. It will also monitor all the activities on Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, SnapChat, and also Facebook Messenger. It also gives you the chance to read all the sent or received mails.

5. View Videos & Photos

historymSpy also enables you to retrieve and view all the photos and videos. The software downloads all the photos and videos taken with the target phone and uploads them into your account.

6. Geo-fencing


You'll be able to set alarms for when the target phone enters or goes to a specific location. When your child or employee goes to a prohibited or dangerous location (that you've preset), you'll immediately know.

7. Incoming Call Restriction & Website Blocking

callsThis application allows you to restrict any incoming call from a predefined number. You can also view any installed app and even block them at the same time you can block access to any predefined website.

8. Keylogger

keyloggerThis is what enables you to capture any typed text. With this, you can collect all the login details, messages, search phrases and any other data that will clearly help you to find out what your target is up to. This is a new feature that is currently available for Android devices only.

9. Access Address Book & Calendar

historyThis software enables you to view all the numbers recorded on the phone memory of the tracked phone together with the names assigned to them.

10. Management & Security Features

historyIt allows you to decide on how the reporting is set up. Its security features also allow you to wipe the phone data, lock the phone, delete the app, etc.

11. Email Checking


Communications do not only happen through, texts, calls, or messages, they also happen through email. With mSpy, you can also check the emails that go to the inbox of the target device. Even if these emails get deleted on the device, you'll still be able to view them on your dashboard.

How To Install & Set Up mSpy

To install the software, you need to have the mobile device in your hand and after that you can do your monitoring remotely. Installation only takes 10 minutes maximum. These are steps:

  • Open the confirmation email from your computer. A link will be given there.
  • The link will direct you to mSpy's control panel where you will have to login and then follow the instructions.
  • Once you have followed all the steps, the installation is complete and the software will immediately start monitoring the device.

How To Buy mSpy

This software can be bought directly from and three (3) editions are available (i.e. the home, the premium, and the no-jailbreak editions). A valid email address is required so that you can receive the instructions through it. The prices range from as low as $16.66/month to $69.99/month and you can also get a discount if your timing is right.

Note that this is a digital product and will therefore be delivered to you electronically. Immediately after you complete the purchase of this product, you will receive a mail that contains all the download instructions. This mail also has a link (also available in the control panel) that you need to type on the web browser of the monitored device. You simply go to the link, download the app, and install it.

Is There An mSpy Free Trial?

Be careful of people who tell you that there is a free trial or coupon codes for mSpy. There are none. Running this software costs money and the creators need that money to continue maintaining and developing the software – so that it continues to work.

Luckily though, there is a 10-day money-back guarantee. You can securely make your payments through credit and debit cards or also through PayPal. If you are not satisfied with the product, you can get a refund. Please note that there are certain criteria for them to grant a refund.

Company Reliability/Reputation

mSpy is sold by MTechnology Limited which has offices in the UK and also in the US. It is a reputable compay who prioritize its customers. Their customer support is very reliable and well-trained. You can either have live chats & email support or talk to them through the toll-free hotlines. They are on for 24 hours.

Other mSpy Customer Reviews & Testimonials From Real Users (Updated for 2020)

In Conclusion…

To end this 2020 mSpy review, I would highly recommend this phone tracker app because aside from its effectiveness, the company also offers excellent customer support. It is also very affordable and in case you are not satisfied with it, you can get your money back within 10 days after purchase provided your purchase is under the “refundable” criteria.