3 things to know before downloading Hoverwatch Call Recorder

Part 1: What exactly is Howerwatch?

Hoverwatch is a powerful software which can track phone location, record calls, track Facebook and WhatsApp messages, detect sim change etc. It has different functions. It can be used to track and monitor the activities of up to five devices anywhere in the world. It will be the perfect monitoring app, if a parents need to monitor their kids' activities on devices.

Key features

Hoverwatch is available on Android, MAC and Windows, and its features are different on each. So we will be outlining them one after the other.

For Android:

  • Track phone location
  • Track and record incoming and outgoing calls
  • Track SMS, Facebook and WhatsApp messages
  • Detect SIM card change
  • Save all contacts

For MAC:

  • Save screenshot
  • Record chat messages
  • Stealth mode
  • Keyboard logger
  • Log websites

For Windows:

  • Keyboard logger
  • Stealth mode
  • Record skype
  • Make screenshot
  • Log websites

Pros of Hoverwatch:

  • It can record calls both incoming and outgoing from target device.
  • It records every text type using target device keyboard.
  • Software is hidden in target device, hence target device user cannot see the software and this helps for accurate monitoring.
  • Screenshots of target device can be taken from remote device.

Cons of Hoverwatch:

  • Apps need to be installed on target device to enable monitoring.
  • App cannot record calls on remote device.
  • Could be used for all the wrong reasons if in hands of criminals.

Part 2: How to install and record calls with Hoverwatch.

  1. Type Hoverwatch.com in your internet browser and click "Download free".

install and record calls with Hoverwatch-Download

2. Enter email and password to create Hoverwatch account.

install and record calls with Hoverwatch-Enter email and password

3. Pick windows and click "Download", after downloading, click "run".

click download and run

4. A small window pops out asking for details on who software should monitor.

popped window

5.New window popos out and you should decide to agree or not to agree to conditions, and then select next option.

6. Login user name and password.

Login user name and password

7. Final window as regards installation, click finish option.

installation and click finish option

8. Installation window closes and Hoverwatch starts recording in background.

start recording

User Problem:

Just like every software out there, Hoverwatch has problems faced by its users. They include:

  • Call recording does not work.
  • Logs are not found in dashboard after program installation.

Solutions to users' problems:

Solution to call recording not working. Program might not be able to record voice call on some devices. This should be strictly hardware issue and possible fix will include changing audio source of device. Open user panel and pick appropriate audio source for your device. Screenshot below, if after this problem continues, tell technical support the specification of your device, so they can work on it.

user panel

Solutions to logs not being found in dashboard includes:

  1. Programs should be installed on device that is linked with it.
  2. Device should be connected to internet to enable synchronization of data either through Wi-Fi or Ethernet, any means that work for you. If done properly, logs should appear in dashboard within twenty-four hours.

Part 3: Best alternative of hoverwatch

There are a few software out there that offer similar recording features as Hoverwatch, we will be looking at the features of those apps and analyzing these features to pick that which is the best of them all. Here are two software that serve as alternative to Hoverwatch.

1. Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder

Streaming Audio Recorder is a powerful audio recorder by Wondershare. It is capable of recording streaming music, internet radio, calls etc. it can record any audio that is playing on your computer.

Download Win Version Download Mac Version

Key features:

  • Has an inbuilt CD burner software.
  • Records audio file to iTunes.
  • Records any audio from online streaming services.
  • Records radio and podcast.
  • Records phone calls.
  • Records voice conversation on Skype, WeChat, or Facebook Messenger.
  • Coverts video to audio.


  • Supports legal recording of online music streaming sites like Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play Music, Deezer etc…
  • Supports legal recording of Radio like BBC Radio, Sound Cloud, iTunes Radio etc…
  • Supports call recording
  • Automatic fixing of ID3 tags.
  • Automatic audio recording.
  • Auto filter ads out of recording.
  • Automatically split tracks when recording playlist.


  • Does not monitor devices.

Download link:


Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder

2. Micro keylogger

It is a software that allows remote monitoring of devices. It is important for parents who want to monitor the online activities of their children, or for employers who want to know what their employees are up to during work time. Micro Keylogger is created by Awosoft technology Co., Ltd.


  • Monitoring and recording in stealth mode
  • Records passwords typed target device browsers and applications
  • Records calls made on target device
  • Records IM chats
  • Block unwanted websites on target device
  • Sends log from target device to remote device


  • Does not record typed input on target device.

Download link:


Micro keylogger

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A real-time digital audio recorder that records any audio source that’s automatically detected on your computer.

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