Police recently arrested two men for allegedly recording a couple’s private moments in a hotel room. Police say the defendant’s modus operandi was to plant cameras in hotel rooms and later extort money by threatening to release the footage. The cameras were installed in such a way that the cleaning staff did not notice them. In 2019, Maharashtra police seized a set of LED lights from a budget hotel in Mahabaleshwar after suspecting it contained a hidden camera. The camera secretly filmed the guests staying in the room. If you’re staying in a hotel room, it’s always a good idea to check out hidden cameras and audio recording devices before you settle in. Here are 10 Android and iPhone apps you can use to find hidden cameras.
Hidden Device Detection Camera (Android)
Available for Android users, the hidden camera app is easy to install and use. The app allows users to find any spy camera or mic anywhere. This cam detector or spy detector uses a magnetic sensor to find the intensity of radiation emitted by electronic devices.
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The app claims to protect users from all hidden cameras and microphones. Users just need to move the camera close to the suspicious object and the app will detect the hidden camera. It also has a magnetometer that can detect any magnetic activity from speakers and cameras. There is also a survey meter that can detect infrared cameras.
Hidden Camera Detector (Android)
Available only on Android, the app can help users find any spy camera. It has a clean user interface and is quite easy to use as well. The app comes with a magnetometer which uses the magnetic sensor available on your smartphone to recognize any magnetic activity from a camera. The app also has an infrared camera finder that allows users to find infrared cameras.
Hidden spy camera detector (Android and iOS)
Available on Android and iOS, the app is designed to help users spot a spy camera. The app has an all-in-one network scanner that can easily spot hidden cameras and GPS trackers. The app is free to download, but it comes with in-app purchases for the premium version.
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Hidden Camera Detector is designed to protect users from any spy or hidden camera in their environment. The app can also find a hidden microphone. It also claims to be able to spot an infrared camera and offers users tips and tricks to stay protected.
Not hidden – spy camera finder (Android)
This Android app claims to detect all types of secret cameras, hidden cameras and hidden devices. It promises to quickly locate and identify freebies in your hotel room. The app can also find an infrared camera and comes with advanced scanning modes.
Hidden Spy Camera Detector (Android)
This Android app claims to detect all spy cameras and hidden bugs using the mobile sensor. The app can help find all hidden cameras around. It can also locate an infrared camera.
Camera Detector: Find Spy Cam (Apple iOS)
The app can search for suspicious devices in the current network. It also claims to be able to scan and detect any Bluetooth device available on the network. The apps also offer a detailed anti-sneak shooting guide.
Hidden Pinhole Camera Detector (Apple iOS)
This camera app claims to detect any hidden camera with just one click. It comes with an anti-stealth shooting policy that alerts users to suspicious places that are easy to infiltrate.
Hidden Camera and Device Finder (Apple iOS)
Available on iOS, the app promises to detect suspicious devices under the current network. The app claims to find all hidden cameras easily and quickly. It has a WiFi and Bluetooth scanner that helps locate any hidden camera.