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Sim Card Spy Lets You Read Deleted Text Messages

Have You Ever Snuck a Peek Into Your Boyfriend's Messages?

From the way this clip is titled and conducted, it sounds like they're pushing this SIM Card Spy device as a good thing, but I can't help but be anything but horrified. You insert anyone's SIM card from their cell phone into the SIM Spy, and every single text message — including deleted ones — shows up when you plug the SIM Spy's USB into your computer.

Even if you have nothing to hide, this product seems completely violating. Has anyone ever read your journal? It's an icky feeling. That said, I know there's verrry few people who have never been curious about what's in their significant other's texts, MySpace, or email. And I know many people who have logged in, signed on, and picked up their loved one's phone to see what, if anything, is goin' on. Have you?

likethedirection likethedirection 6 years
I've read my boyfriend/fiance's texts but not because I'm expecting to find anything terrible...I just like to occassionally see what he's texting to his friends and stuff. Maybe it's just a residual habit from when I did snoop to find other-girl stuff. Now I just snoop because it's a habit?? I don't know, but either way, it's very nice to snoop and NOT expect to find anything bad. It's fun to read some of the goofy texts he and his friends send back and forth.
BellaVida12 BellaVida12 7 years
If you have that feeling and you snoop, before you do so prepare yourself to leave/break up. Because after you see something wrong you will never be the same again. Unless you both work it out the trust issues down the line some how
spaghetina spaghetina 8 years
No, I never have. My ex kept his phone pretty much on or near him at all times, and I'm pretty sure I only held it longer than a second and a half once, and that was so he could show me a youtube video, and then snatch it back out of my hand as soon as it was finished. He didn't trust me for 2 seconds with that thing, and it always made me wonder why. If there wasn't anything to hide, there wouldn't have been any reason to hide anything. He said it was because I could potentially see something that pissed me off.... and my thought was, "Well, then maybe it shouldn't have been happening."

But then, he said the same thing about his Facebook account, in regards to why he wouldn't add me. Yeah, because people who've been dating for 3 years would be INSANE to add each other...

Ah, it's nice to remember the reasons why ex's are ex's, from time to time. It's too easy to forget.

glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
He tells me to look at his texts when he gets funny jokes from friends.
manga manga 9 years
my boyfriend and I steal each others phones all the time and go through the txts. usually they are from each other.
Blackwidowchick Blackwidowchick 9 years
I will read him his text if he is in the shower or something and someone Txt msgs him. But...I wouldnt want him seeing EVERY single text from my phone and I wouldnt want to see every one from his. Snooping is bad because you uncover things that could hurt you and might have just been said out of anger.
kaenai kaenai 9 years
I have. And with good reason, too. I would never violate the privacy of anyone who didn't clearly deserve it.
Jewels2080 Jewels2080 9 years
Yes, that is how I found out my husband was cheating. He kept leaving his Cell phone on silent so checked it out and then I figured out his email password and found more evidence. If I hadn't found the texts on his phone I never would have known. We are now divorced.
tigerfire21 tigerfire21 9 years
no way! I trust my boyfriend. Besides, I'd be mad if he spied on me.
wiciltd wiciltd 9 years
I think this is a huge invasion of privacy I am a very private person, and if I found out my other half snooped through my stuff he'd be gone.. I would never be able to trust him again... If you suspect something talk to him about it..don't be a douchebag and snoop through his crap..
bransugar79 bransugar79 9 years
The SIM card spy thing is a little ... make that A LOT much. I am a super duper nosy person and I just like to feel like a spy on a TV show or something, so I have looked in my fiance's phone, but I haven't ever found anything and I don't do it because I don't trust him it's more like some sort of game to me. I know this probably means I have deep seeded psychological issues but what can I say it's just me. I should also note that my fiance is just as nosey but not a sneeky. It's not a skill he's picked up.
gspencer gspencer 9 years
Oh, I should add (to my earlier comment) that IF a family was to have this, it should be something that everyone knows about. For instance, Mom says, I will check your SIM card at my leisure and if you don't like it then (options here - like pay for your own phone, etc). I was wondering though... what if someone who steals other people's cell phones had this device. They could get quite a bit of info on someone. That's a bit scary.
gspencer gspencer 9 years
No (but then again my "boyfriend" is my husband and he doesn't even have a cell phone). But I could see concerned parents using this feature. Then again, maybe teens don't need cell phones glued to them 24/7.
Marci Marci 9 years
I have enormous issues with privacy so would never do that without being asked - which happens alot. But I wouldn't do that on my own,no.
aoitenshi aoitenshi 9 years
I completely trust my guy, so I would never spy on him. Besides, he shows me his phone and e-mail all the time anyway.
caroline_1 caroline_1 9 years
but as far as that SIM card spy thingy.. i think its wrong. if its parents spying on their kids, thats touchy, cuz its the parents paying for it, so theres no real expectation of privacy.. if the police start using it, thats a whole new thing... but hey, i have verizon.. we dont have SIM cards :)
caroline_1 caroline_1 9 years
yeah ive done it.. i trust him but a few of his friends dont exactly care for me, and i don't trust him to tell me if theyre talking sh*t about me :) and he's about to deploy, so i'll have his sidekick3 with me all the time, so it will be basically my job to see his texts and emails
julieulie julieulie 9 years
Sure, but neither of us care. If my phone gets a text and he's closer I'll have him read it first, and vice versa if it's his phone. Plus, when we travel and only bring one computer, or if he's lazy in bed in the morning, he'll ask me to check his e-mail for him. Since I can access his information if I wanted to (having his email password, etc) I don't feel the need to snoop since I presume if he WERE cheating or something he would change his password. I'd be a lot more inclined to try to snoop around if I wasn't able to access his info -- I feel like neither of us should have anything to hide.
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 9 years
I chose other because I've done it and I would do it again. This is how I found out that my exhusband wanted a divorce. I wouldn't want to have found out any other way.
potc-crazyy potc-crazyy 9 years
Well, I've played with his iPod touch which means yes, I see his emails, but it's with permission! xD
isleofbeauty isleofbeauty 9 years
My boyfriend left his myspace page open on my computer once. i must say i was curious and went through it. i was happy to see a picture of us both as his main photo and many others of just me. i have snooped at other times and nothing has changed. his phone i dont mess with. besides, its locked. i have had numerous opportunities to check his emails but who wants to see something they really dont.I trust him.
kitkatherine kitkatherine 9 years
yes. and there is no problem. in fact, we check each others email often like at home if he's drawing i will check it for him or if i am cooking he will check mine. also, all of our ebay stuff goes to his email so i check his when we are bidding on an item. and i read his texts because half o them are to me anyway - his sister texts me on his phone because i am on a different network and she doesnt get free texts to me. we have nothing to hide from each other : we literally see almost every email one another gets. trust is great
MissMeow MissMeow 9 years
I've never done it, but I've never felt that I needed to. I would only do it if I was in a serious relationship and I felt that there was something going on behind my back that I needed to know about. Aside from that, I really hate the thought of snooping on somebody who you're supposed to trust.
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