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Compatibility List PhoneSheriff

Parental Control Software For Android Smartphones and Tablets.

Mobile Parental Control Compatibility

PLEASE NOTE: The iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry versions have been discontinued.

This page will help you determine whether your device is compatible with PhoneSheriff. PhoneSheriff is currently compatible to monitor Android smartphones and tablets. It is not currently compatible to monitor any other OS such as iOS (iPhone/iPad), Windows Phone or BlackBerry.


When looking at the images below in consideration of having a smartphone that will be compatible with the PhoneSheriff software, please be aware that compatibility means not only the Make / Model of the phone, but also the Firmware / Operating System Version that is running on the phone. All compatible operating system versions are listed below in their appropriate sections.

Don't have a compatible phone?

If you do not see your phone listed below or have a question about compatibility, you can ask us a question at our Helpdesk. Also, you can view our list of compatible major phone carriers and our recommendations.

Phone Operating System Version Requirements

What type of device do you need to monitor?

Click a device type below to view the requirements.

Android OS Requirements

PhoneSheriff is the perfect child monitoring software for the Android. The version for Android includes the ability to monitor text messages, calls, internet activity and GPS locations. PhoneSheriff can also implement filters, such as blocked phone numbers, time restrictions, and whitelists. It is currently compatible with most Android devices.

PhoneSheriff is currently compatible with the following Android OS version(s):
  • 7.1.2
  • 7.1.1
  • 7.1
  • 7.0
  • 6.0.1
  • 6.0
  • 5.1.1
  • 5.1
  • 5.0.2
  • 5.0.1
  • 5.0
  • 4.4.4
  • 4.4.3
  • 4.4.2
  • 4.4.1
  • 4.4
  • 4.3.1
  • 4.3
  • 4.2.2
  • 4.2.1
  • 4.2
  • 4.1.2
  • 4.1.1
  • 4.0.4
  • 4.0.3
  • 4.0.2
  • 4.0.1
  • 4.0.0
  • 3.2
  • 3.1
  • 3.0
  • 2.3.7
  • 2.3.6
  • 2.3.5
  • 2.3.4
  • 2.3.3
  • 2.3.2
  • 2.3.1
  • 2.3
  • 2.2.2
  • 2.2.1
  • 2.2
PhoneSheriff for Android can monitor & restrict the following activities:
Activities Logged
  • Call logs
  • Text messages
  • WhatsApp messages - Rooted Android only
  • Multimedia messages
  • Gmail - Rooted Android only
  • Music files
  • GPS locations
  • Website history
  • Contact lists
  • Calendar Entries
  • Photos (taken by the phone)
  • Applications Installed
  • Mobile Usage
Activities Restricted
  • Call Blacklists
  • Call Whitelists
  • 3rd Party Browsers
  • Adult URLs
  • Device usage
  • Call usage
  • SMS keyword filters
  • SIM change alerts
  • SMS command capability
  • Application Filtering
  • Website Filtering
  • Custom Filtering
  • Time restriction on Browsing, Messaging and Calls
  • Locking and Real-Time Tracking
  • Panic Alert
  • Profanity Alert
  • Custom Alert
  • Intrusion Alert
  • Geo Fencing Alert
  • Watched Content
More Features
  • Backup, Restore information and Factory Reset
  • Anti-Abduction Mode
  • Multiple Device Management

The Android version of PhoneSheriff works with most Android devices. If the app does not work on your device, we will refund your order.

Some other service providers may have restricted the installation of third-party applications on their devices as well. Please check Settings > Applications to make sure you have the Unknown Sources box visible. If you do not see this field, then your device WILL NOT be able to install PhoneSheriff.

Compatible Cell Phone Carriers

  • T mobile

Device Requirements

Compatible Android smartphone or Android tablet. Currently not compatible with iOS or BlackBerry.

GPS tracking requires GPS enabled device. Compatibility Details

What people are saying about us

I love this program it is working great and helping me monitor all the text messages from the monitored cell phone. I am trying to prevent pornography from getting to my child's smartphone. Mike
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