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How to Monitor Kik Messages on Your Kids' iPhone -- Top 3 Apps in 2018!

By Zack Morris | Aug 13, 2018 03:37 pm

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Kik is one of the most popular Instant Messaging applications. This application has gained a lot of popularity among teenage kids. As a parent or guardian, it is your duty to always ensure your kids are using their devices responsibly. Kids will not use their devices in a responsible manner unless you provide guidance. They will use Instant messaging applications such as Kik to do what you wouldn't want them to do behind your back. Technology has made it possible to monitor Kik messages. When you monitor Kik, you will be in a better position to offer your kids advice. This article will show you how to monitor Kik messages. But before we show you how to monitor Kik messages, let's see whether it is actually important to monitor Kik messages.

Part 1: Why Is It Necessary to Monitor Your Kids' Kik Messages?

There are numerous reasons why monitoring Kik messages, is extremely important. The first reason is cyberbullying. Cyberbullies are usually other minors trying to hurt your kid using social media and instant messaging apps such as Kik. Cyberbullying is not something you as a parent should ignore. Numerous kids have committed suicide after being forced into depression by cyberbullies.

The second reason is the sex predators. These are usually older men and women looking to abuse your kid sexually. In the majority of the cases, parents who don't monitor their kid's instant messaging apps and social media realize that the kids had been dealing with sex predators after they have been abused sexually.

Finally, you would want to monitor Kik messages in order to make sure your kids aren't sharing inappropriate media. Sharing nudes is quite common among teenagers. You would want to ensure that your daughter is not sending all those nudes to the boys flooding her Kik inbox.

Part 2: Top 3 Parental Control Tools to Monitor Kids' Kik Messages

MoniMaster

With teenagers, you have to tread lightly when you are monitoring their Kik messages. It has to be done remotely. You are not trying to mess your relationship with your kid by monitoring him/her. Therefore, you have to use a remote Kik monitoring tool. MoniMaster is the tool to use to monitor Kik remotely.

MoniMaster, previously named Spymer, allows you to monitor more than 15 apps available on your kid's iOS device without the need to install it on the target device. On top of Kik, MoniMaster allows you to monitor other instant messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, etc. You also get to monitor the frequently contacted list, your kid's location & location history, and every data available on the device including what the kid has already deleted.

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GuestSpy

GuestSpy is a great app you can use to monitor Kik messages on your kid's iPhone. The app lets you view all the Kik Messager conversations and their timestamps. The names of the people your kid has been chatting with will be displayed by GuestSpy. You access videos, photos, and audio files shared via Kik and saved on the kid's device. Other capabilities available in GuestSpy include phone recording, listening to surrounding sounds, viewing multimedia files, tracking your kid's GPS location, and more.

GuestSpy will only allow you to view target device data for free in the first 48 hours only. After that, you will have to upgrade. Also, GuestSpy will have to be installed on the target device and hence it won't be as private as MoniMaster.

GuestSpy

mSpy

mSpy is a tool that does more than just monitor Kik messages. This app will help you monitor calls, track text messages, read your kids emails, geo-fencing, track your kid's current GPS location, monitor the kid's internet usage, monitor multimedia files available on the target device and more.

One drawback any parent will notice in mSpy is that it has to be installed on the target device for it to achieve the guardians tracking goals. While this might appear as if it is not a big issue, you will realize it is when your teenage kid realizes that you installed a monitoring app on his or her device. If you are looking for a tool that maintains 100% privacy when you are tracking your kid's device, MoniMaster is the tool we would advise you to use.

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Summary

Making sure your kids are using their devices correctly is easy. You can use a monitoring app and offer advice. In this article, you learn how to monitor Kik messages. MoniMaster is the best tool to use since it works without you having to install a monitoring app on the target device. When using MoniMaster, you get to keep a great relationship with your kid and also track him/her.

Note: The tools introduced in this post shall be used only with the aim of parental control. Please read the End User License Agreement (EULA) carefully before downloading or installing the software. MoniMaster takes no responsibility for any illegal use of this tool.