uMobix — The Best New Parental Control App for iOS and Android

April 24, 2020

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If you feel like setting up parental controls on Windows 10 isn’t enough to fully protect your kids, uMobix comes into play.

umobix appuMobix is a parental control app that provides a full suite of features to monitor the daily activities of your kid’s device in real-time.

It is compatible with almost all Android devices and all iOS devices. It gives quick access to the target device activities in real-time (data updates every 15 minutes).

  • Clean design, intuitive to use
  • Compatible with Android/iOS
  • Helpful summary reports
  • Limited features on a basic plan
  • Rooting required for Android

Key features

Almost all activities on the target device can be controlled through the personal User Space. uMobix provides information compiled in detailed reports and charts.

Call Monitoring

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All incoming and outgoing calls displayed in charts with timestamps, duration, and caller info;

SMS

Track SMS (sent, received or deleted) with timestamps & contact info;

GPS Location

Current location of the child on the map. All routes and location history provided;

Web browser history

umobix web browser history

Control which websites are being visited. View all saved bookmarks from the device’s web browser. Get web browser history details with timestamps.

Contact Book

When installed on your child’s phone, uMobix lets you peek at the contact list, so you know who your child communicates with. It gives names and contact info;

Messengers & Social Apps

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Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram activities are tracked, displaying messages, profiles of people from chats, media files exchanged are available. There are also statistical graphs to get useful insights, like what’s the most visited chat on Instagram.

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How do I install uMobix?

Unlike some other similar apps, uMobix has done an exceptional job of walking parents through each step of the installation process. After purchasing, they send detailed instructions in the welcome email letter so anyone can easily navigate.

First, visit their website:

Create an account:

  1. Click “download” and choose the device you want to monitor
  2. Select the subscription plan
  3. Proceed with the payment
  4. Check your inbox for installation instructions

Install and setup:

  1. Download and install the app on the target device
  2. Make the necessary settings

Monitor:

  1. Log in to your personal User Space
  2. View and control activities on the target Android or iOS device

Disclaimer: To monitor Android, you need to physically access their devices. To start monitoring iOS, there is no physical access required but you need to provide iCloud credentials to monitor the device.

Subscription plans and pricing

uMobix app offers basic, full, and family subscription plans.

Basic does not cover browser history, bookmarks, keylogger, and social media & messengers.

The price is within the average on the market. If you choose a yearly plan, you can significantly save on the monthly payments.

Final Verdict

uMobix is an ideal option for Android and iOS, offering most of the top features needed for parental control.

It’s easy to use and provides usage tutorials. You can install it on your child’s iOS device without accessing it. The app provides very detailed reports about children’s online activities with useful statistical charts. It tracks phone calls and captures text messages.

Once installed, it runs fast and does not experience any speed problem at all. It’s cheaper than most of the similar apps and provides an excellent economy for the yearly subscriptions.

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