MAY 20, 2016
FlexiSPY vs. Mobile Spy Android Which Is The Best For Spying on Skype?
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Mobile Spy recently updated their spyphone software for Android to version 6.6 which, according to an article on their blog, brings much needed improvements such as capturing for many more IM services. This included Skype but, when we tested it we found that no Skype data was captured and Mobile Spy support confirmed that they have an issue with the new version and that none of the new features are working.
So this means that Mobile Spy still does not offer Skype IM capturing. In fact, when you compare Mobile Spy against FlexiSPY in terms of the number of IM services captured (12 for FlexiSPY and 10 for Mobile Spy) FlexiSPY is the clear winner because not only does it capture more IM services than Mobile Spy or any other competitor but FlexiSPY also captures the very latest IM services such as Snapchat for example instead of old or obsolete services such as ChatOn or AOL like Mobile Spy does.
Because we are looking at Android IM services that are captured Mobile Spy’s number of supported IM services drops from 10 to 3 which is a massive drop whereas FlexiSPY simply drops from 13 IM services to 8 IM services captured specifically on Android. So again, FlexiSPY not only captures the most IM services but also the most IM service on Android against Mobile Spy and any other spyphone competitor.
This article will look at just how well Mobile Spy and FlexiSPY capture Skype IM conversations on an Android phone. Because we have already stated that Mobile Spy has no Skype capturing you may think that this review is unfair but remember that Mobile Spy do support Skype capturing – it just does not work yet. So, we will instead look at just how well Skype IM conversations are captured in terms of rich media and text. Many spyphone software when it comes to IM capturing just captures the text only and not the rich media (pictures, videos, movies etc.) but when it comes to offering the highest level of IM capturing you need quality and quantity. FlexiSPY already has the quantity but does it have the quality?
Mobile Spy advertises Skype capturing but it currently does not work
At the time of writing Mobile Spy do not really advertise that they capture new IM services and you must specifically know where to look to find the new information. It may be the fact that they are trying to resolve issues with the new IM capturing that has led Mobile Spy to remain low key about the new features instead of advertising them all over their website.
Once the issues have been resolved, and this will take ‘a few weeks’ according to Mobile Spy support we are sure they will push the new.
Features more and it will also mean that Mobile Spy captures more IM services than any other spyphone software – except for FlexiSPY.
Because we have already identified that Mobile Spy does not capture Skype and found the reason why it is time to see just how well FlexiSPY captures Skype.
FlexiSPY gives you all the Skype IM conversation
As you can see from the picture FlexiSPY successfully captured not only the text of the Skype conversation but also the profile information of all parties and the rich media that was sent as part of the conversation.
Not only that but FlexiSPY allows you to easily see the IM conversation in a format that is as close as you can get to having the TARGET phone in front of you which means that you do not have to waste time searching for specific pieces of conversation to try to understand it all.
Furthermore, FlexiSPY allows you to save any of the rich media sent in an IM conversation to your computer for analysis later. When you couple this with the powerful search ability that only FlexiSPY offers – to allow you to truly mine the captured IM service data – you can quickly and easy find the heart of every captured IM conversation and sometimes that can only be really conveyed through rich media as text alone may be out of context and therefore FlexiSPY is the only spyphone software to really capture rich media from not only Skype but all other IM services that FlexiSPY supports.
FlexiSPY provides the best coverage for spying on Skype
Because Mobile Spy’s Skype capturing does not actually work it already means FlexiSPY has the distinct advantage. But FlexiSPY not only successfully captures Skype conversation text but it also captures the rich media which is just as important, if not more so, than just the text itself which is what other spyphone software is happy with when it comes to IM capturing.
To see why FlexiSPY offers the best features and compatibility for IM capturing look at the table below which shows which IM services are captured by FlexiSPY on which platforms versus that captured by competitors.