WeChat is a popular messaging app that many people are turning to communicate with friends and co-workers. It is particularly popular with young people who spend a lot of time on the app chatting with friends. If you worry that your child may be spending too much time on the app, how can you make sure they are not engaging in the immoral or unacceptable behavior.
There are a lot of ways you can check up on them, mostly using track or monitoring apps. The following are just some of them and how to use them.
Method One: Using ExactSpy
Price of Premium Plan: $18.99 a month
Although not quite as popular as FlexiSpy, ExactSpy also offers a great alternative to monitor someone's WeChat activity. Here's how it works.
Step 1: Buy ExactSpy from their website.
Step 2: Follow the instructions provided to install the app on the target device.
Step 3: Log in to your ExactSpy account from any other device to monitor the target device's data.
Method Two: Using Highster Mobile
Highster Mobile Spy is a monitoring app that you can use to track someone's WeChat. It can also be useful in tracking other information such as messages and call logs. Here's how to use it to track someone's WeChat.
Step 1: the first step is to purchase the app. You can do that on the Highster Mobile website. When buying you will provide them with an email address where they will send the download link and other information.
Step 2: On the device, you want to track, enter the download link on the device's browser to download the app. Install the app on the device and Highster will begin monitoring the device.
Step 3: With your log-in details, you can then log in to your Highster Mobile dashboard on any browser and get all the WeChat information for that device.
Method Three: Using mSpy
Price: $8.33 a month
Like Highster Mobile, mSpy is a monitoring app that can provide you with a lot of information on the target device including WeChat activity. Here's how to use it.
Step 1: Purchase and mSpy subscription from the mSpy website. Be sure to provide a valid email address when purchasing.
Step 2: mSpy will send you details and instructions to help you install the app on the target device.
Step 3: You can then log in to your mSpy dashboard to view all the data on the device.
Con of Using these Monitoring apps
- You need to have the target device to install an application on it.
- They can be quite expensive to purchase.
- Some of them require a jailbroken device to work.
- You may not be able to get all the information from the device.
How to View WeChat Messages from iTunes or iCloud Backup
Price: $19.95 a year
You can alse view WeChat messages from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iMyFone D-Port iOS Data Viewer. You can also view WeChat messages from iTunes backup and iCloud backup without needing to have access to the device. It supports to access up to 18 different types of data including contacts, call history, SMS, photos, WeChat messages, WhatsApp messages and more. To use it, begin by downloading and installing the program to your computer and then follow these simple steps.
How to View WeChat Messages from an iTunes Backup
To view the WeChat messages from an iTunes backup using D-Port, follow these simple steps.
Step 1: Download and install D-Port to your computer and then launch it. from the Extract Data from Backup tab, choose the iTunes backup with the WeChat messages you want to view and then click "Next" to continue.
Step 2: On the next screen, select "WeChat" and then click "Next." This will reduce the time it takes to extract the data.
Step 3: When the scan is complete, you will see all the WeChat data on that iTunes backup. You can select a few messages and click "Extract" to save them to your computer.
How to View WeChat Messages from iCloud Backup
To view the WeChat messages in an iCloud backup, follow these simple steps.
Step 1: from the "Export Data from Backup" tab, click on "Download iCloud Backup" and then login to the iCloud account in question.
Step 2: Once logged in, choose the iCloud backup file that contains the WeChat messages you want to extract and click "Next" to allow the program to download the backup.
Step 3: Select "WeChat" on the next screen and click "Next." This will reduce the time it takes to download the backup file.
Step 4: Once the program is done scanning the backup file, you should see all the WeChat messages on that backup file. Select the ones you want to extract and click "Extract" to save them to your computer.
Is it Illegal to Track Someone's WeChat an Can the Target Person Find Out?
If you are checking up on your child or ensuring your employees are actually spending time working and not on WeChat all day, it may not be illegal. As long as all parties involved are aware of your activities. Most apps will remain hidden on the target device and therefore it can be difficult for the target device's owner to know they are being spied on.