*Advanced features require the Unlimited Updates Package
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WebWatcher sets the bar with its award-winning parental monitoring software. WebWatcher records features listed below and sends data to a secure web-based account allowing parents to monitor their kids on the go from any device. To ensure proper use, we require that the user has both physical and password access.
1. Do I have to Jailbreak the target device?
NO - WebWatcher does not require you to "jailbreak" the target iPhone or iPad. Jailbreaking is no only complicated, but also voids the devices warranty, and if the device upgrades to a newer version of iOS in the future, the jailbreak will be wiped out. With WebWatcher, all you need is the Apple ID and Password (same username and password used to download a new app from the Apple App Store) for the iCloud account of the target iPhone or iPad you are authorized to monitor. Beware of competitors that require you to "jailbreak" the target device.
2. Is the device I want to monitor compatible with WebWatcher?
WebWatcher for iOS is compatible with devices running iOS 6.0 or later.
While we make every effort to upgrade to be compatible with new operating systems, WebWatcher cannot guarantee compatibility with future operating systems. Refunds will not be issued if the target device uses an unsupported operating system that is NOT listed above. See Refund Policy
3. Do I need to download anything to the target device?
NO - As long as iCloud Backup is turned on (which it is by default). All you need is the Apple ID and Password of the target device you are authorized to monitor.
*If iCloud Backup is turned off at any point, you will need to re-enable iCloud Backup on the target device by following these steps:
4. How long does it take for recorded data to display in my account?
Recorded data will begin to display in your WebWatcher account once every 24 hours after the last iCloud Backup (iOS 9 data is available on demand once every 24 hours). Automatic iCloud backups occur when the following scenarios occur simultaneously on the target iOS device:
5. What do I have to do for iCloud to back up?
An iCloud Backup occurs once every 24 hours if iCloud Backup is enable (which it is by default) and if the device is plugged into a power source, home screen is locked, is connected to WiFi, and if there is available iCloud Storage*.
How to determine if iCloud Backup is enabled:
Settings > iCloud > Backup > ON
How to determine the last iCloud Backup:
Settings > iCloud > Backup > Last Backup Time
How to verify if the device is connected to WiFi:
Settings > WiFi > ON (green)
5GB of iCloud Storage is default on an iOS device (Apple offers 50GB of storage for $0.99/month). WebWatcher will stop working if iCloud Storage reaches 0GB on the target iOS device.
How to determine available storage:
Settings > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage
6. Do I have to buy WebWatcher from the same device I want to monitor?
NO - WebWatcher can be purchased from any device. All you need is the Apple ID and Password of the target device you are authorized to monitor.
7. Does WebWatcher record Deleted Text Messages?
WebWatcher records most deleted SMS text messages and iMessages on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. These deleted text messages include those that have been removed prior to the latest iCloud backup.
*WebWatcher captures both the content and the time-stamp of deleted text messages (sender and recipient data is not currently captured.
8. Does WebWatcher work on Tablets?
YES - WebWatcher for iOS is compatible with all iOS devices (including iPads) running iOS 6.0 or later. WebWatcher is also compatible with Android tablets running Android 2.1 or later.
9. Does WebWatcher record Website History in Safari Private Browsing mode?
NO - Website History cannot be captured if Private Browsing is enabled in Safari.
10. If I want to monitor more than one device, do I need to buy another license?
YES - An individual license is required for every device (computer or phone) that you are authorized to monitor. Volume discounts are available on orders of 3 or more licenses.
After purchasing multiple license, recorded data for all can be viewed together in the same secure online account.
Windows 8 & 8.1
WebWatcher is guaranteed to be compatible with all operating systems listed above
*While we make every effort to upgrade to be compatible with new operating systems, WebWatcher cannot guarantee compatibility with future operating systems
**Refunds will not be issued if the target device uses an unsupported operating system that is NOT listed above. See Refund Policy
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View Activity Remotely
Compatible with iOS 6.0 or later
See SMS text messages send and received on an iOS device. Protect against reputation damaging content like "sexting".
See websites visits and searches through Safari on an iOS device. Know exactly what your kids are looking at online.
Track and follow all locations visited by the iOS device. Easily connect the dots using the WebWatcher user-friendly mapping interface.
View incoming messages on the iOS device. 40% of US teens use Kik Messenger.
Get notifications of inbound messages on the iOS device. Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps among teens.
OS X 10.12 Sierra
OS X 10.11 El Capitan
OS X 10.10 Yosemite
OS X 10.9 Mavericks
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Android Version 2.1 or later
View photos taken and saved to the camera roll on an iOS device including photos saved to the camera roll that are not taken by the target device's camera.
Call Log History
Monitor when calls are made, received and missed by the iOS device. See call duration, time of call and phone numbers.
See incoming messages on the iOS device. WhatsApp is one of the most popular international messaging apps.
See incoming messages on the iOS device. Viber is another popular international messaging app.
View a list of apps used on the iOS device. With WebWatcher, you can now know every app used on the iOS device!
Log into your WebWatcher account from any computer to see all recorded data in an easy to use online interface. See all activity including texts, photos, website history and more, all organized in your secure online account.
Photos (cameral roll)
Call Log History
iOS 8.0 or later
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