Have you ever wondered if you can remotely track your kid’s iPhone? If you have, then you are not the only one, as a lot of parents are asking the same question. In reality, there are several apps out there that help you can track a device’s activity. However, if you don’t want to install a third-party app on your device, we are here to help.
There is a service called mSpy. As the name suggests, mySpy allows you to track a device’s activity like messages and calls, without the need for an additional app to be installed on your device. What sets mSpy apart from other services out there is that it works using iCloud backups. This means you need to know the username and password for the iCloud account associated with the device you wish to remotely track.
This article walks you through the steps to remotely track an iPhone using mySpy. Before we dive in, make sure you have already turned off 2-factor authentication on your device.
How to remotely track an iPhone using mySpy
Step one: First off, open your web browser and head to mySpy website. mySpy is a paid service, with three different plans. You can get the basic plan for $29.99 per month
Step two: Next up, log in to your mySpy account and then you will be taken to the mySpy Setup Wizard
Step three: Select the device’s type and give it a name (note that if your device is jailbroken, you can track a lot more things like communication apps, emails and internet activities)
Step four: On the next page, you will see the list of requirements (make sure you have turned on iCloud backups and 2 factor authentication is now disabled)
Step five: You now need to enter Apple ID and password of the target device into the input field. Once you are done, hit the Verify button and then download the private key
mySpy is now enabled on the target device, so you can monitor things like calls, messages, and more. If you want to disable the tracking feature, use the private key you downloaded earlier.
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