Top 5 WhatsApp Sniffer and Spy Tools on iPhone and Android

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-09-04 / Update for  Mobile Tracker

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging applications on both iOS and Android platforms for reasons such as ease of use and high-quality audio and video calling services among others. With its end to end encryption, it is impossible to know the contents of each message. Parents find this a bit limiting since they want to protect their children from persons with malicious intent. This article outlines the best WhatsApp sniffer for iPhone/ Android platforms. These tools enable the users, particularly parents, to spy WhatsApp messages on whichever device they wish to.

1. mSpy

Top of the list is mSpy a great snipper and spy tool that allows users to monitor WhatsApp messages of iOS and Android users. It can also be installed on Windows and Mac operating systems. It is easy to use, beautifully designed and is packed with features.


  • Monitor messages from WhatsApp and other messaging apps such as Viber, Line, Tinder, Snapchat, iMessage, and Skype among others.
  • Simple 3 -step set-up process.
  • User-friendly.
  • Monitor web browser history, SMSs and emails.
  • Has a geo-fencing feature, GPS location and a keylogger for detailed monitoring.
  • View all installed apps and calls.
  • Access calendar events and activities.
  • No-jailbreak is required.


  • Is susceptible to privacy issues for certain people.


2. Highster Mobile

Highster Mobile comes in second. It is user friendly and is available for both iOS and Android operating systems.


  • Track WhatsApp messages and messages from other messaging apps such as iMessage.
  • Listen to live calls and access media such as videos and pictures.
  • GPS location tracking feature.
  • Logs data of social media services such as Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram etc.
  • Can be used on multiple devices.
  • Easy to use and simple 3 -step set-up process.
  • Has a 30-day money back guarantee just in case it doesn't hold up to its promise.
  • Remotely access all the data.
  • Works with all Android and iOS devices.


  • Not entirely efficient in monitoring WhatsApp messages; it failed to track 10% of WhatsApp messages.
  • It is not available on Mac and Windows.

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3. Flexispy

Available on iOS, Android, Windows and Mac operating systems, Flexispy ranks in third for reasons such as user friendliness and functionalities.


  • Monitor all WhatsApp messages and messages from other messaging apps such as Skype, Facebook Messenger, Viber, BBM, WeChat and Line among others.
  • Monitor and intercept phone calls.
  • Record VoIP calls.
  • Track phones using GPS tracking system.
  • Has a keylogger and takes screenshots of phones.
  • Is packed with over 150 different features.
  • Has a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the product.


  • It is highly priced.


4. Spyzie

Spyzie is a great tool that allows users to remotely monitor mobile devices. It is also beautifully designed and user-friendly.


  • Monitor all WhatsApp messages, SMS, calls, and messages from other messaging apps.
  • Remotely track any smartphone either on your computer or on their website.
  • Installs without rooting.
  • Works on both iOS and Android devices.


  • Video preview doesn't allow you to watch or download the videos.
  • Causes lagging in some smartphones after installation.


5. Underspy

Underspy is a user-friendly monitoring and tracking software that is packed with features that makes it easy to monitor WhatsApp messages.


  • Monitor WhatsApp messages and messages on other messaging platforms.
  • Record and monitor calls.
  • Using GPS and geofencing, users can easily track a phone's location.
  • Monitor internet use.


  • Android devices have to be rooted.



The best WhatsApp spy app free should be one that goes above and beyond monitoring WhatsApp messages by delivering different functionalities. Such functionalities include tracking messages from other messaging apps such as WeChat, Viber, Line, etc, geofencing and GPS location tracking, tracking of media files, web browser history, emails, history, keylogger, viewing of installed apps, and access to calendar events among others. All these should be done stealthily without notifying the owner of the device. Having them on PC and Mac is but icing on the cake. All the tools listed above tick all the required boxes.

However, if you are concern whether your WhatsApp is being spied, a regular cleanup is necessary. Always remember to delete your WhatsApp chat history and attachments and you can save a lot of trouble. iOS users many take Tenorshare iCareFone into consideration, as it can quickly remove all junk files apps attachments you cannot find.