How to Read Someone’s WhatsApp Messages Without Their Phone

How do you read someone’s WhatsApp messages without having their phone in your hands? Trying to hack WhatsApp directly won’t work – not unless you’re a seasoned hacker.


Getting your hands on their phone when they aren’t looking to read their WhatsApp messages may work. However, this is a risky workaround. If you are found out, it’d cause problems to your relationship with the person. 

What you need is a way to read someone’s WhatsApp messages remotely and secretly. Is there such a solution? 

We show you how to read someone’s WhatsApp messages without their phone – in secret from your PC or smartphone web browser – in this article. Note that Part 1 deals with spying on WhatsApp on iOS, while Part 2 is about Android. 

Part 1: How to Spy on WhatsApp Messages Without Target Phone

So how to spy on WhatsApp remotely, without being found out? It’s simple – you use a phone spy app! Phone spy apps are advanced software programs that can show you what’s happening on someone’s phone, including on their WhatsApp. 

Of course, not all phone spy apps are reliable or work as advertised. We recommend using a tried-and-tested solution such as Minspy!  

1.1 Minspy: The Most Advanced WhatsApp Spy App on the Planet

Have you heard of Minspy before? It has a sizable online presence and has been featured on prominent platforms such as The New York Times, Mashable, Lifewire, and TheVerge. The app is used around the world by over a million people. 

We recommend Minspy because it’s powerful, reliable, and – most importantly – discreet. That means you can spy on someone’s WhatsApp without their phone and in complete secret!

Further, Minspy is a truly private solution. That means it doesn’t save your private details nor are they accessible to anyone. You don’t have that guarantee with other spy apps. 

Minspy works slightly differently depending on the target platform. It works on modern iOS as well as Android devices, including all the latest versions.

The iOS version of Minspy is a completely web-based app. That means you don’t need to download or install anything on the target iPhone or iPad. You’ll be able to spy on their WhatsApp without ever touching their phone. 

Minspy for iOS works with the iCloud account linked to the iPhone or iPad. You get regular updates delivered to your virtual dashboard. As the app is fully web-based, the user can’t detect you, making it super stealthy. 

Interested in spying on someone’s WhatsApp on iOS without touching their phone? Keep reading to learn how to set up the app without a software download! To learn more about and installing the Android version, please skip to part 2. 

1.2 How to Spy WhatsApp Messages Without Installing on Target Phone 

As we mentioned earlier, you can install Minspy on iOS remotely without touching the phone. You will receive monitoring data, including WhatsApp-related information, via your web browser. 

You don’t need any special technical knowledge to install Minspy. You just need your phone or computer. Here are the steps to follow to install the app: 

Step 1: Sign up for a free Minspy account. You will need to use your email ID for the username.


Step 2: Choose the monthly subscription that’s suitable for you. If you want to monitor WhatsApp on a single iPhone or iPad, you will need the Premium version. If you want to monitor WhatsApp on multiple iPhones, choose Business.   

Step 3: You will receive setup instructions by email. Start up the Setup Wizard and choose the target platform as iOS.   

It only takes 10 minutes to monitor an iPhone or iPad. Simply enter the iCloud username and password into the empty form field on your screen. Then follow the on-screen instructions. It takes only a few minutes for Minspy to sync with the device. 


Step 4: You’re now ready to spy on WhatsApp! Log in to the online Minspy dashboard – you should be redirected there automatically. 

In the dashboard, you get an overview of the device activity. The phone monitoring features are to the left. Look for the “Social Apps > WhatsApp” option to start monitoring WhatsApp activity! It’s remote and completely stealthy. 


View the Minspy free live demo to try out the WhatsApp spy feature yourself before you buy a subscription! 

Part 2: How to Read Someone’s WhatsApp Messages Without Them Knowing

In Part 2, we talk about how you can read someone’s WhatsApp messages without them knowing on Android. Note that you need brief physical access to the target device one time for this solution to work. 

2.1 Minspy for Android is ultra stealthy

The Android version of Minspy is a 2MB software app. You need to download and install it on the target phone or tablet once. Afterward, you never have to touch it again. You will get WhatsApp activity data delivered to your virtual dashboard. 

Note that you can hide the Android version of the app after you install it. It runs in the background without the user’s awareness. The app icon disappears from both the installed apps list as well as the app drawer. 

Minspy doesn’t drain the battery and is too small and well-hidden to detect. This makes Minspy for Android the perfect way to spy on someone’s WhatsApp without them knowing.    

**Beware: You can’t spy on WhatsApp on Android without downloading and installing some software on the target phone or tablet first. If a solution claims to work without a software download, it’s a scam or a virus. Don’t be fooled!**

In the following section, we explain how you can read someone’s WhatsApp messages with Minspy on Android. 

2.2 How to Read WhatsApp Messages of Other Number 

You can set up Minspy for Android from your phone or PC. It only takes a handful of minutes. Here are the simple steps to follow:  

Step 1: Sign up for a free Minspy account. Pick your email ID for the username. 


Step 2: Buy a monthly subscription to Minspy. You can spy on WhatsApp on a single device with Premium and multiple devices with the Family plan. Choose whatever options suits you best. 

Step 3: You will receive installation instructions by email. Fire up the Setup Wizard and then follow the on-screen instructions, starting with choosing Android as the target platform.   

Download and install the Android version of Minspy to the target phone. After the app has been downloaded, you can hide it. Wait for a few minutes until the app syncs with the phone and sends you data to the dashboard. 


Step 4: Congratulations! You are now ready to spy on the user’s WhatsApp. Just log in to the dashboard to get started.   

The dashboard is where you get an overview of the device activity.  Look for the WhatsApp spy option in the selection menu on the left. 


Check the Minspy free live Android demo before you purchase the subscription!

Also Read: How to View Someone’s Facebook Inbox Messages

Part 3: Minspy Offers Premium WhatsApp Monitoring Features

What kind of WhatsApp monitoring features does Minspy support? You see almost everything they’re doing on their WhatsApp account: 

  • Spy on WhatsApp messages: You can spy on WhatsApp private as well as group conversations using Minspy. Even the deleted messages are available to read on your online dashboard. Every message comes with a time and date entry.  
  • Spy on WhatsApp media files: You can spy on their WhatsApp pictures as well as videos. You have the option to download any picture or video to your device for later viewing. 
  • Spy on WhatsApp contacts: Minspy allows you to view someone’s WhatsApp contacts information. You can check usernames, display pictures, and much more.


3.1 Minspy is a Powerful, Rock Solid App

Minspy is a market-leading WhatsApp spy app for several reasons:

  1. Minspy is as safe as it gets

The security of your personal data is important. Minspy never stores your personal data on its servers. The data isn’t accessible to either the developers or the staff. You have full control of your data and your privacy is guaranteed. 

  1. Minspy is a trusted brand

Minspy is a well-known brand globally. Over a million people in 190+ countries from all over the world make use of the app at the moment. Users include parents, employers, and people in relationships. You can trust Minspy to work right. 

  1. Minspy works without root or jailbreak

You won’t need to root or jailbreak the target Android or iOS device. Minspy is a root-free and jailbreak-free solution. This makes it easy to install and use, not to mention safe and stealthy. Very few other apps in the market offer this feature. 

  1. It offers multiple powerful features

Minspy is much more than a spy app for WhatsApp. The app can monitor almost everything that happens on the target phone or tablet. You can check calls, messages, media files, emails, notes, locations, and much, much more! 

  1. It’s available at an economical price

WhatsApp spy apps are generally very expensive. The price goes up the more the devices you want to monitor. With Minspy, though, you only pay a reasonable amount of money each month to monitor a single device. And there’s a discount if you monitor multiple devices. 

Minspy is affordable, powerful, and works like a charm, making it an excellent WhatsApp and general-purpose phone spy solution. 

Part 4: How to Read Someone’s WhatsApp Messages Without Their Phone

Next, we discuss how you can read someone’s WhatsApp messages without their phone via an alternate spy solution: Spyier!

What is Spyier? Spyier is a top-rated spy app for iPhones and Android smartphones. It comes with a powerful WhatsApp spy feature that lets you monitor the app in secret, without having the user’s phone with you. 

4.1 Monitor WhatsApp on Their Phone Remotely

Spyier allows you to monitor WhatsApp on their phone remotely. How? The iOS version of Spyier is a web-based solution that works with the iCloud account. You just need to link the iCloud account to the app. 

After the iCloud account is linked, it will send you WhatsApp data to your online dashboard. You can access this data from any PC or smartphone web browser. 

The Android version of Spyier is a small app that you can install and hide on the user’s phone. You receive data in your online account, without needing to touch the user’s phone. 

What kind of data can you get? You get full access to their WhatsApp use: 

  • You can check their WhatsApp private and group chats. 
  • You can monitor their photos and videos. 
  • You can check their WhatsApp contacts, including names, pictures, and other details. 

Part 5: How to Hack Into Someone’s WhatsApp and Read Their Messages 

In part 5, we explain how you can hack into someone’s WhatsApp and read their messages. 

Have you heard of the WhatsApp web spy method? You can create a WhatsApp web spy session if you have the user’s unlocked phone in your hands. You can then scan a QR code online and open a WhatsApp web session. 

But this method puts you at risk of discovery. Also, you need to always have the phone in your hands when you want to use this solution.  

It’s simpler to use Minspy or Spyier to hack into someone’s WhatsApp directly instead. You can spy on WhatsApp conversations without fear of discovery with Minspy or Spyier. Both apps offer amazing features and are stealthy to use. 

You just need to install both apps first, which is possible from your phone or PC web browser. You can access WhatsApp activity in near-real-time. 

By default, both Minspy and Spyier bring you WhatsApp activity data every few hours. But you can manually refresh the app data and watch conversations as they happen in real-time. 


That concludes our guide on how to spy on WhatsApp without the phone in question. You can use either Minspy or Spyier for it. Both apps offer a good number of WhatsApp spy features and are available to download at an affordable price!

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