The Funniest, Sneakiest Ways to Mess with Someone's Phone

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Remember the good ol' days before caller ID, when you and your friends thought it was hilarious to call stores and ask whether they had Prince Albert in a can? (If yes: "Then you better let him out!") Well these days, the high-tech world requires a bit more stealth. But if you really want to mess someone's smartphone, it’s far from impossible. In fact, we’ve gathered a collection of some of the most diabolical ways to prank, mess with, and hack your friends' phones.

Got a prankster friend who you'd love to give a taste of his own medicine? Or an overly serious coworker you’d love to see just totally freak out for once? Well if so, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find a list of hilarious and easy smartphone pranks that anyone can pull off. So whether you’re looking to totally embarrass your friend with fart noises or for a simple but brilliant way to make them think they just got the most awkward text ever from their mom, you'll find it.

In no time, you'll be able to hack phones with ease. But remember, if you mess with people too much, they may just find this list and use these tricks to get back at you. You've been warned. Mess with phones at your own (totally worth it) risk.

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  • 1
    637 VOTES

    Sneak into Their Shortcuts and Transform How Common Text Phrases Appear

    637 votes
  • 2
    367 VOTES

    Insert a "Typing" Icon into a Conversation, Then Never Finish It

    367 votes
  • 3
    436 VOTES

    Torment Grammar Lovers by Tweaking Their Auto-Correct

    436 votes
  • 4
    447 VOTES

    Introduce Them to the Mind Numbing Joys of CatFacts

    447 votes
  • 5
    513 VOTES

    Change Their Contacts to Characters from Your Favorite Movie

    513 votes
  • 6
    401 VOTES

    Change Your Contact Name to "Mom" and Send Them Awkward Texts

    401 votes