As global positioning systems improves every day, so does the apps that track your every movement, making it tougher than ever to keep a low profile.

Is there still such a thing as privacy anymore? It mostly vanished after the then National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed in 2013 that the U.S. government monitors all calls, emails and texts. But that same technology is now being put to use for other spying purposes like catching cheating spouse, keeping tabs on your kids and employees.

The number of apps that will allow you do these kind of things are growing every day in large numbers.

These apps always raise moral and legal questions, with some having the ability to quietly forward emails and phone calls once downloaded unto a phone. It’s a criminal offense to access any computer or smartphones without authorization. But this law can be circumnavigated if the ownership of the smartphone in question is under someone else’s name maybe, a spouse, or a parent or even an employer.

Of course, many tracking apps present are designed to serve a totally innocent purpose like: keeping tabs on an ailing parent, or to keep children safe from potential danger, or even to help an owner find his lost or stolen phone.

Here are some top apps that allows you to legally keep track of both your friends and family:

1) Connect

This app is created for iPhone or iPad and can go far as following your husband, wife, or children and even your friends on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Contacts and LinkedIn. This app collects most social contacts from different social multimedia platform and puts them all in one place. The apps do not need your friends to install it before you can find them on it.

2) Find My Friends

Find My Friends can be found for both iPhone and Android platforms and allows you to keep track on when your spouse leaves work, or your child leaves school. Friends who share their locations with you automatically appears on a map so you can quickly see where they are and what they’re up to at any time. The app is built to syncs with your phone contacts and phone maps.

3) Glympse

Is totally free on both Android and iOS. The app keeps a tab on the speed your spouse is traveling at and also calculates estimated arrival times. While the app is totally free, it has also received a lot of mixed reviews on the iTunes store. So you might want to check out the reviews before you decide to either download or pass.

4) Phone Tracker

The app gives you a very detailed information about all activities on any phone or tablet you put it on. It makes use of GPS for tracking the phone's location, it also gives you a full log of

all calls sent and received on the device, and even shows you all the text messages and web activities on the phone.

The information gotten from the victim’s phone is available online after you create a free account. You can also monitor multiple gadgets with the same account, all you need to do is just install the app on each of the different gadget, it would all appear in your free online account once you log in. It is also very easy to install and use. You will need to gain access to the phone or tablet you wish to spy on so you can download, install the app and also set it up. It would take about 30 minutes after installing for the app to start sending data to your free tracker account.


If you looking for phone trackers with lots of built in functionality like parental control capabilities, this cell phone tracker is rated as being one of the best. You don't need to install anything on the targeted device, all you need are only just the credentials of the iCloud account registered on the target device.

It can also be compatible with Android and iOS devices, and makes full use of a control panel to add encrypted, extra layer of security to log all cell phone activity.

Installation process of the mspy app is totally easy, uncomplicated and takes only a few minutes to install.

MSpy App Phone Tracker as Features like:

  • Blocking applications
  • Blocking websites
  • Restrict incoming phone calls
  • Blocking and barring of some phone numbers
  • It also has key logging functions for saving all key strokes (only for android)
  • Geofencing for territory specification
  • Sms and social media spying.

It is not totally free but you can try the demo which gives you an opportunity to use and learn more about the functionality of the software, and deciding if it suits your needs.

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