This is the configuration page for Mobile Spy version 7 for your iPhone or iPad device. This guide assumes you have already installed Mobile Spy and made your user account with Mobile Spy as described in the User Guide.
Access the Software
1. Open the Interface
After installation is complete, the App icon will show on the iPhone.
Tap the App icon.
Then tap the Administrator Login button to bring up the interface.
The First Time You Bring Up the Interface
The first time you bring up the interface it asks you for your username and password. Enter the user name and password that you used to register your Mobile Spy account.
While Mobile Spy is logging you in the very first time, you will be prompted to give "Location" permission to use your GPS.
This is Mobile Spy's GPS logging feature. Please tap OK to allow Mobile Spy access to the device's GPS signal. Additionally, you MUST have the GPS logging feature turned ON inside of the Mobile Spy interface as well to receive GPS locations. If you select Don't Allow, you will not be able to track the GPS positions of the phone or use any of Mobile Spy's GPS-related features.
The Next Time You Bring Up the Interface
Once you have entered your user name and password on the interface, you will not need to do so again until you are ready to uninstall Mobile Spy.
Tap the App icon and wait for the app to load.
Then tap the Administrator Login icon in the top right corner to bring up the interface.
Enter your account's password
If you change your password inside your online account you would use the new password anytime you need to login on your child's device.
Now that you have logged in successfully, you can configure Mobile Spy to log the options you want it to. After logging in, tap the Logging field at the bottom of the screen. This will bring up the options menu where you can select which options you want Mobile Spy to log.
1. To turn a specific function On or Off, just swipe your finger over the switch to turn the function On or Off.
2. To adjust the GPS tracking feature, scroll down to the Location Logging section.
Here, you can select to turn this feature On or Off and what type of tracking you wish to use.
There are 2 separate options for GPS tracking:
Basic: The GPS positions are captured when the Cell ID or WiFi SSID changes
Advanced: You can select the what interval GPS positions are captured, by default is 1 hour
To enable the Social Network Logging option, go to Social option now toggle ON or OFF desired chat services.
3. Next, tap on the Alerts field at the bottom to configure your alert preferences.
Geofencing: This features gives you the ability to create a zone around a primary location where if the monitored devices crosses into or out of, you will be alerted.
All you would need to do is set the Home Location to where the central point will be.
Then input the distance, in miles, from how far outward from this point the zone will be. Anytime the device crosses into or out of this area, you will be alerted on your online control panel.
Alert Areas: This features gives you the ability to create additional zones where if the monitored devices crosses into or out of, you will be alerted.
Simply tap on the + icon and use the map to add additional alert areas.
Alert Contact: This option allows you to view all specific correspondence with any phone number or email address you wish. These would include phone calls, text messages, email, etc. These activities will be logged and displayed in your online control panel.
To add a specific contact, tap on the + icon and enter in the phone number or email address of the desired contact.
Custom Keyword Alert: This gives you the ability to select any specific keyword(s) and anytime a text message , iMessage or email containing the selected keyword is sent or received by the device, it will be captured and displayed in your online control panel.
To add a desired keyword, tap on the + icon and enter in the keyword(s) you desire.
To configure Mobile Spy® premium features:
• Go to the Mobile Spy® home screen.
• Tap Premium Features.
• Toggle ON the desired logging options.
• Enter email address to receive logs report.
• Slide the time slider to set the email alerts frequency.
• Tap Save in the top-right corner to save changes.
Follow the screenshots below in the sequence shown:
Upgrade to Premium Features
Once you tap Premium Features, an "Activate" button will appear, now tap the Activate button and press send Details. You will receive an email at the address you used to register for Mobile Spy®. This email contains information on how to upgrade the Standard license to Premium license.
4. Now you can choose to adjust settings like Remove Account, Restrict Apps, etc. Read about settings below and adjust as shown.
Here, you can change the number sequence you dial to bring up the interface and your login information of your Mobile Spy online account. Tap Save to save any changes.
To restrict an application, first tap on Restrict Applications from the Settings menu. Then the following menu will appear.
Simply scroll through the list and tap on any application or feature you want to block access to on the device. A checkmark will appear to the right of any application or feature selected to be blocked. Tap Done when completed.
5. Activate SMS Commands
These commands are sent just like texting from any mobile phone number to the monitored mobile device. For example if you want to remotely lock the monitored device, type .bolt. and send this SMS to the monitored iPhone.This will instantly lock the iPhone. By default, all the SMS commands are turned on. In case you only want a few of the features logged to be notified, just turn OFF those toggle buttons. Note: Unless you activate them here, they won't work when sent from the Mobile Spy® online Control Panel.
This menu gives you the option to input your phone number into Mobile Spy so if the SIM card of the monitored phone is changed, your phone will receive an SMS alert showing that the SIM card has been changed. Also, you can select which remote SMS commands you wish to enable or disable and to allow remote removal of the program via SMS command. Simply move the switch to ON to enable a feature or OFF to disable. Tap Save to save any changes.
iPhone SMS Commands:
.bolt. - Remotely lock the phone to restrict usage.
.letfree. - Remotely unlock the phone to allow usage.
.scene. - Retrieve the current GPS position of the monitored phone. The phone you send the command from will receive an SMS message containing this position and a link to it on a map.
.bringitup. - Retrieve the current information on the SIM card currently in the device. The phone you send the command from will receive an SMS message containing this information.
.getridof. - Remotely remove Mobile Spy from the monitored device.
When sending an SMS command, only include the command code itself (no other info in the message).
6. Once you have configured Mobile Spy to fit your needs, press the Home button to return back to the springboard.
Within 4-8 seconds, the springboard will reset again back to its original view. POWER OFF THE DEVICE, wait 30 seconds, and then POWER IT BACK ON so that Mobile Spy will now enable with your desired settings. Now Mobile Spy is ready to monitor!
Uninstalling Mobile Spy
The instructions to uninstall the any previous version of Mobile Spy from your iPhone can be found on this page: