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Have you ever wondered what someone does or where they go when you're not looking? Have you ever found yourself wondering why your spouse comes back from work so late, or why your children return from school so late? These are common concerns that most people face at least sometimes in their lives. However, instead of just sitting on your doubts you should do something about it.

Below you'll find two different methods to track someone's cell phone without them knowing. You no longer have to wonder, you can find out for real.

How to Track Someone's Cell Phone without Them Knowing

You may find several phone tracking apps and services by which you can track someone's cell phone without them knowing, both for Android and iPhone. However, it is not easy to say which one is best. Considering prices, supported features and setup process, SpyMyFone is a pretty recommendable solution to track a cell phone.

SpyMyFone is a simple and reliable web-based monitoring solution to track a cell phone. After you install it on the target phone, it can work in stealth mode so that the owner will not know. You can view the monitored data from any of your own devices at any time.

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Why should I use SpyMyFone?

  1. It is non-traceable. After it's installed and activated on the target phone, there will be no icon or trace left. You don't need to root the monitored device so you don't risk the targeted person getting suspicious.
  2. It has a very diverse set of features, such as GPS tracking, message logging, browser history viewing, call monitoring, social apps spy, capturing screenshot, keylogging, etc. It is quite affordable to track a cell phone. It provides basic packages with as low as $7.5 per month for the 1-year subscription.

How to track someone's cell phone without them knowing via SpyMyFone:

So how to track a cell phone? It is easy to use SpyMyFone to track an iPhone or Android phone. Simply speaking there are steps to follow:

  1. Create a SpyMyFone account. In order to use all the advanced features, you may purchase the ultimate subscription plan after registration to track a cell phone.
  2. Install the phone tracker app and also make necessary settings on the target android phone. The phone tracker app download link and detailed setup instructions are put on the Setup Wizard page that shows up after registration. After installation the app icon will be deleted automatically. The SpyMyFone service will track a cell phone in stealth mode.
  3. Log into control panel and view monitored data. You can access to control panel on any of your own devices including computers, smartphones or tablet pcs. But make sure that you have access to internet connection.

ou may read this SpyMyFone user guide to learn more details about how to track someone's cell phone without them knowing.

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A lot of people feel that some of the app's features are too invasive in nature. If you have any such concerns then please do read about the legality of SpyMyFone in the FAQ section.

How to secretly track someone's iPhone without them knowing

If you want to track someone's cell phone without them knowing using a legit Apple app, you can use Find my Friends. This isn't supposed to be a spy app, but if you're tricky enough it can function as one. It's meant to share your location with all your friends so you can be connected at a Fest, or a Mall, or simply keep tabs on each other. The app relies on the mutual assent of both parties, that is, you need to share your location with someone for them to be able to track your cell phone.

However, if you have access to someone's iPhone for even a minute or so, you can actually activate their location yourself and send your phone an invite. This is completely undetectable, the person wouldn't even get a notification saying that they're being tracked.

So if you want to track someone's cell phone location without them knowing using Find My Friends, read on.

How to secretly track someone's iPhone without them knowing using Find My Friends:

Step 1: "Share My Location" should be enabled.

Access Find My Friends app from their iPhone. Go down and tap the contact image at the bottom of the screen. Then toggle On "Share My Location."

Step 2: Share their Location with yourself.

First you need to make yourself available to 'everyone' on your own iPhone. Then use their iPhone, tap on 'Add'. Then tap on your contact image, and finally tap on "Share Indefinitely." So now you have complete access to their phone for as long as you want!

Step 3: Accept their Location.

In your iPhone, you'll get a message that they're trying to share location with you. Accept it. Then you'll be asked if you want to share your own location. Select "don't share." If you share your own location, they'll start receiving updates from your iPhone, you don't want that!

Step 4: Track their cell phone without them knowing.

You'll get real-time updates about where they are and where they have been. You can set up certain locations so that you are notified if they enter or exit them.

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Step 5: Hide "Find My Friends" from the dock.

Most people don't often use the Find my Friends app, and even when they do they don't bother checking who they're sharing the location with. So you're pretty safe. However, if you want to be extra careful, you can simply hide the app icon from their dock so they don't even think about accessing it. So in this way, you can easily track your friend's cell phone without them knowing

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If you have any further questions about spy apps in general or SpyMyFone or anything at all, read on to the next Part where we answer a couple of Frequently Asked Questions.

How to secretly track someone's Android phone without them knowing

With the fast pace in this computerized world, it is now very easy to hack any Android device without them knowing. Earlier days, hacking is only possible by one who has special hacking skills. But now, anyone with some basic computer knowledge can easily hack any device with the help of spying tools like SpyMyFone, Google Maps, and others.

Google Maps is a GPS navigation service that allows the user to explore the nearby places. It is the great way to keep an eye on the target device activities. Engaging with Google Maps location sharing feature, you can easily view target device location, location history, and much more. There is a wide range of functions available in Google Maps that makes spying easier and convenient than ever before. With the help of this monitoring tool, you can know about your kid whereabouts easily. This service is available for both Android and iOS device users. You just have to follow the given steps below to start tracking your kid, spouse, employee, or anyone else.

How to secretly track someone’s Android phone without them knowing using Google Maps?

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit Google Play Store on the target device and download Google Maps. If already installed, make sure the installed version of Google Maps is latest one.

Step 2: Now, you have to open the app by tapping on its icon.

Step 3: On the top left corner of the Google Maps screen you will find hamburger icon, tap on it to open the menu. You can also open the menu by swipe right from the right corner of the screen.

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Step 4: After that, tap on the “Share Location” and hit on “Get Started”.

Step 5: Then, choose the time your location is shared with people. You can adjust the time by tapping on the “+” or “-” button. One can also choose “until you turn this off” to deactivate manually.

Step 6: Now, tap on “People” and enter your Google account email ID to share the location of the target device with your account.

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Step 7: After that hit on the “Share” button and tap on “Turn On”.

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Now, you can switch back to your device and open Google Maps to see the live location of the target device on the map.

Frequently Asked Questions about SpyMyFone Phone Tracker App

1. How does SpyMyFone Work?

After you register a SpyMyFone account and install it on a target phone, you'll then view the monitored data from the SpyMyFone contorl panel. All the information will be transferred from the target device to the Control Panel, from which you'll be able to access everything in the device remotely.

2. Does SpyMyFone work anywhere around the world?

As long as you have a decent internet connection to transfer information from cell phone to the Control Panel, you can access SSpyMyFone from any corner of the world.

3. Will the SpyMyFone logo be visible in the phone I install it in?

No, there is no logo in the monitored phone.

4. How to install SpyMyFone to track a cell phone?

You can find out how to instSpyMyFone.

5. What does the Control Panel look like?

You can check out a demo of the Control Panel here.

6. What happens after I make the required payment?

After you make the payment the following would happen:

  • You'll get the confirmation email.
  • You'll get a Welcome email with the login details to your Control Panel.
  • The Control Panel would reveal a detailed instruction manual on how to install the app to the target phone.

7. How many devices can I monitor under one subscription?

You can monitor as many devices as you want, however you can't monitor them all at the same time. Under one subscription you can monitor one device at a time. If you want to monitor several simultaneously, you'll have to get several subscriptions.

8. Does rooting an android phone void the warranty?

Yes, rooting an android device would void the warranty. However, you can simply perform a factory reset or update the android to reverse the void.

9. Does rooting an android phone adversely affect the performance?

No, rooting doesn't affect the performance of the android phone at all. In fact in some cases the battery backup even increases. However, there are several other drawbacks of rooting an android phone, such as:

  • The warranty becomes void.
  • You can't accept any of the system updates as that would reverse the jailbreak. Thus you'll have to remain stuck to an outdated system version.
  • System updates are often made to deal with bugs or threats of malware. Hence, if you don't update the android phone then you'll be under a major security threat from malware.

10. Can I track a phone by providing its phone number or IMEI number?

No. SpyMyFone only tracks cell phones through the app. You can't track it using a phone number or an IMEI number.

Well, those are some of the most frequently asked questions in relation to SpyMyFone. If you have any other questions, feel free to have them answered here. Otherwise, you can also leave a comment down below and we'll get back to you with an answer!

So now you know how to track someone's cell phone without them knowing using both SpyMyFone, Find My Friends and Google Maps. Both methods come with their benefits, however our recommendation would be that you use SpyMyFone as it is an official spy software. If you install it into a phone and remove the icon, no one would know it is there as no one would be looking for it. Using Find My Friends is still a little risky, even if you take the necessary precautions, because if the person were to use the app frequently, they might realise that you're tracking them.

Whatever you decide, do let us know about your experience tracking someone's cell phone without them knowing. We're here to help any way we can! 

Reminders: All apps or tools introduced in this article shall be for legal use only. Please follow the Terms & Use and End User License Agreement (EULA) before trying any of them. Any consequences of improper use should be borne by users.
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