Anybody know of software that will record Text messages sent from my step daughter's cell phone??

Hello all! So my wife and I are having multiple issues with her 16 yr old daughter... Suspected drug use, gang involvement, dating older guys....! Ugh! We're at the end of our ropes! She's already on probation. We both work long hours, so its necessary for her to have a cell phone. One idea that we had was installing some type of software on her phone (one she wouldn't be aware of if possible) that would record her text messages sent and received since she mostly texts rather than talks. Anybody know of any reputable software out there that will do this? I know we could do a thousand other things, but we'd really like to catch her red handed to eliminate her being able to lie her way out of things for the thousanth time.
MisfitDevil99Asked:
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MisfitDevil99Author Commented:
My step daughter has a Motorola Razor V3.
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lherrouCommented:
MisfitDevil99,

My best recommendation is to allow her little unsupervised time alone... for a period of time when my older child was a teen and still in the house, we even had an open door policy - the door to the bedrooms were supposed to be open except when changing clothes, etc. (and computer screen turned so it could be seen from doorway).

A service which provides what you describe above is My Mobile Watchdog (http://www.mymobilewatchdog.com/). However, I will caution you that if she finds it, further damage to your relationship is likely.

Also, it seems you've asked a couple of other cell phone related questions - have you been straight with us in all of these questions?

Cheers,
LHerrou

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MisfitDevil99Author Commented:
LOL!!! Just looked at my question history, lol! Yeah, geuss i'm showing a pattern here! So here's the whole story... had the girl, broke up with the girl (recovered deleted cell phone pics to help win back the girl.. i.e. pulled on some heart strings), got the girl back, married the girl, now... dealing with the main reason the relationship ended in the first place! My step daughter is something you cant even imagine! But, i love my wife and her problems are now mine. Long story short, the relationship between us and my step daughter is pretty much at its worst! Cant really get any worse. Geuss we're just grsping at straws now. Thanks for the concern LHerrou! As well as the info. Only problem with the software you recommended is that you have to have an internet plan with that phone for the logs to be up loaded. Befroe we add that to her phone (which frankly sounds like a bad idea lol) is there any other options as far as this type of software goes?
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MisfitDevil99Author Commented:
And yeah, if she knew we were monitoring her phone (as the watchdog software states she will) that wouldnt be helpful at this point.
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lherrouCommented:
Well, first of all, have you checked to see what's available through your provider? Some have parental controls that can even do things like notify you if she leaves school during school hours, etc.

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MisfitDevil99Author Commented:
Thanks!! Totally unnecessary now, the step daughter went to live with her father in Houston. There is a God! lol
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