A lot of people have been asking us “if it’s possible to prevent someone from tracking their text messages? Well, the answer is yes. And I will teach you how to stop someone from tracking your text messages on iPhone, iPad or android.
It’s now obvious that so many people are using malware to track someone’s text messages remotely. Some will go as far as injecting a text message forwarding code to your phone, so as to receive all the text sent to you.
And if you’re not vigilant or security consious, you may end up not knowing that’ someone is tracking your text messages from their phone.
Though, in some occasions’ parents use this means to monitor the kind of text messages friends send to their kids, and prevent them from sensitive information. While some use it to track their spouses text.
But the truth remains that’ no one has the right to track your text messages without your consent. Unless you’re still a teenager and your parents are watching your activities over the phone.
Anyways, you have absolutely nothing to worry about over this issue. In as much as there’s a means to track someone’s text messages. There’s also means to block someone from tracking your text messages.
How To Stop Someone From Tracking Your Text Messages
Do you know that’ using a very strong passcode to lock your cell phone doesn’t stop it from being tracked? Yes, that’s the pure truth. Well, I will be pointing out different ways to stop someone from tracking your text messages. You have to read the below paragraphs properly and follow instructions as stated here;
Install Anti-malware App
There are hundreds of powerful spyware apps to install in your phone and block intruders from tracking your text messages or calls. And most of them are free, but if you can afford to upgrade to a premium version” then do it and prevent your cell phone from hackers.
It’s available for both android and iOS users, you just have to go to Google play store or apple store and install the one with a very good review.
After the installation processes, follow any steps provided by the developer to enable its function. This will eliminate any form of malware used to track your text messages.
Turn Off Share My Location
This is more effective to iPhone and iPad users, excluding from tracking your location whenever you enable or share your location with friends. Cyber warriors can even use your GPS and track your text messages without your consent.
Recall few days ago, we shared a tutorial on how to stop someone from tracking your iPhone without them knowing. And turning off share My Location is the ultimate solution to it.
So, if you want to prevent your cell phone from hackers” make sure you turn off your location or remove anyone you wouldn’t want him or her to see your location. Follow this steps to turn it off;
Open your iPhone settings App, > navigate and open Location Services. Click on Share My Location and you will be taken to another page, toggle on it to turn it off.
Or, go to settings, tap your profile and select “Find my and turn off Share My Location. It’s very simple, and the person won’t be able to track you again
Use A Private Network
Even after installing anti-spyware app, and turn off your location, make sure you stop from using public network like Wi-Fi.
Your cell phone can easily be track or hack through that means. I can practically say that’ public WiFi and using unauthorized apps is the easiest way hackers penetrate on mobile devices.
I urge you to be very careful and try as much as you can to stay away from public network, so as to make it very difficult for intruders to track your phone.
Factory Reset Your Phone
Another step to take whenever you notice that someone is tracking your text messages is to factory reset your device. Though after doing that, it’s advisable to install anti-virus or spyware blocker App.
Before you proceed to factory resetting your phone, make sure you back up files or data that you wouldn’t want to lose. Then’ go ahead and follow the below steps to do it;
- Go to your Phone Settings App.
- Tap on System and “Select Reset
- After that, click on “Erase all data” or Factory Reset.
- After that, walk-around and locate ‘Reset phone‘.
- You will be asked to confirm the action” go ahead and click ” Erase Everything
- Wait for some minutes for your android phone factory resetting and reboot.
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I will be dropping my pen here, and I hope you have learnt how to stop someone from tracking your text messages on iPhone, iPad or android? I’m glad I was able to provide you with a very helpful information.
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