Whether you are a professional Paranormal Investigator, a hobbyist or just want to have some fun, this app works like a “Spirit Box” which converts energy into spoken words.
Reached No.1 in the App Store Chart!
(Ghostalker, Ireland, Lifestyle section, 23rd Feb 2020)


Ghostalker is designed to detect the smallest amounts of vibration and movement (along with lots of other sensor readings) and convert those changes into spoken words. This is why it is important that you DO NOT to tap, shake or move your device while using the app or it will see that movement as a trigger. If you insist on moving your device or cannot place it on a solid flat surface, tap on the “Sensors” button (under “Settings” in the full app) to turn off the movement sensor, GPS sensor, Gyroscope sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor and rotation sensor – but you will be severely limiting which sensors Ghostalker can use.

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Quick Instructions

  1. Run the Ghostalker app
  2. Place your device on a solid, flat surface.
  3. When prompted, tap the screen and stand back while it calibrates.
  4. Watch and listen for it to detect changes in energy readings.


With a database of over a thousand commonly used words, Ghostalker will use all of the sensors it can find in your device to pick up changes in energy. This includes sensors for the tiniest amount of vibration, rotation, GPS, gyroscope, light, magnetic fields, proximity etc. and convert them to words which it will display and speak. This app uses the actual data from the sensors to determine what to say, rather than picking one at random (like some other apps).

LOGGING (full version only): The full version of the app logs the words spoken for you to view, save, email, delete etc. at a later time. There is also a built-in log viewer. The date and time is logged, along with the combined change in sensor readings (so you can see how much energy was picked up) and the word. The log files are in CSV format so you can import them into your favourite spreadsheet (e.g. MS Excel or Google Sheets).

CUSTOM DICTIONARY (full version only): You can also manage your own custom dictionary of up to 10,000 words so you can make your own special list of replies. You can flick between the in-built dictionary and your own custom dictionary at any time. From version 5 you can now use a combined dictionary of both the built-in word list and your own custom word list.

This app is not designed to form complete sentences so it is up to you to interpret what it says in your own way. Top end phones and tablets tend to have more sensors than low end ones but the app is designed to work with whatever it can find. The sensitivity of sensors will also vary between devices.


Important Guidelines

There are a few things you need to bear in mind when using this app. It is not like other available apps which may appear to be similar but do not make proper use of the sensors available.

  • Do NOT try and use the app while holding your device in your hand. It must be placed on a steady surface to prevent it picking up unwanted movement and vibration.
  • Do NOT lean over your device if it has proximity or light sensors. Your close proximity can cause those sensors to trigger continuously.
  • Do NOT place your device near electrical devices (e.g. televisions or other mobile phones) or mains cables if possible – including those running inside walls. They can interfere with electromagnetic sensors.
  • Place your phone or tablet on a fixed, stable surface before tapping the start screen. It will count down as it calibrates against background sensor readings.
  • Move away from your device once you have started it monitoring. The app is designed to be left alone, some distance from any people. You should still be able to hear any words being said, and the full Ghostalker app will log all entries which you can always look at later.


TIP 1 (full version only): Using the custom dictionary you can have it reply with special limited words, for example ‘yes’, ‘no’ and ‘maybe’ when you ask it questions. Or add a series of digits and get the spirits to pick your lottery numbers. Or add the letters of the alphabet so it can work like a Ouija board.

TIP 2: Paranormal investigators believe that leaving such devices running for as long as possible will allow spirits to learn what energy is required to trigger certain words.

TIP 3: If it starts to trigger words constantly you may be getting interference from something close by. Try moving the device somewhere else or tap the ‘Calibrate’ button to get it to tune out background variance (although you will lose some sensitivity).

TIP 4: If you get a lot of interference causing sensor readings to jump around and trigger words, you can try switching your device into ‘flight’ mode. This will disable all networking features (which Ghostalker does not require) but should leave local sensors enabled.

TIP 5: Save word lists in text files, Apple Notes or Google Keep etc. to copy into your clipboard. Each word should be on its own line or separated with a space. Then you can paste them into Ghostalker’s custom word list (full version only) whenever you need them.

TIP 6: Some Android device manufacturers may have made changes to the default text-to-speech system. If you are not getting the words spoken on an Android device, you can check and install the default Google text-to-speech system on Google Play here. You can also adjust it’s settings by going into “Settings“, then “Accessibility” and choosing “Text-to-speech output” (or something similar if your device differs from standard Android). You can set the preferred engine in there – which should be “Speech Recognition and Synthesis from Google“. You can also choose the language – which is normally “Use system language” or you can choose “English (United Kingdom)” or “English (United States)” as a test.

TIP 7: If you find the text-to-speech system on Apple iOS devices is not working, you can access it’s settings by going into “Settings”, then “Accessibility” and then “Spoken Content”. This can be a good way to test it is working on your device. There was also a bug reported in the operating system which indicated that turning on “battery saver” mode fixed the TTS system (but we cannot confirm this).

If the app does not do what you were expecting, or there is an issue with it running on your device, please contact me for help.

Word Lists

The full version of Ghostalker allows you to switch between the built-in dictionary of over a 1000 commonly used English words, or your own custom word list of up to 10,000 words. With version 5 you can use a combined dictionary of both the built-in words and your own custom word list if you desire. You can also paste words from your clipboard into Ghostalker and it will use those. Plus, you can copy your custom word list into the clipboard so you can paste it into your favourite text editor, notes app or even email to save and use later.

To help get you started we have prepared some custom word lists for you. Choose a list from the drop-down menu below and it will automatically copy the words into your clipboard*.

*Tested with modern versions of Android Chrome and Apple iOS Safari


“This is a awesome app I recommend it”
– slayyyuuuuuu (iOS version)

“Best experience with a paranormal oriented app ever…”
– Cody R (Android version)

“The best one I’ve found yet.”
– Eric B (Android version)

“I really want to say that this device is so awesome. I have had full conversations by putting the words together and the spirits communicating . I will stick with this one”
– Ghost Angel (iOS version)

“I downloaded this app with a skeptical but open mind. I was greatly overwhelmed and I am no longer skeptical.”
– Quinnambrosiamom (iOS version)

“I’m a paranormal investigator in Connecticut I’m also a evp freak and Gettysburg buff I believe i was talking to a injured solider and a nurse I love this app wicked cool good job guys”
– Robert S (Android version)

“I downloaded this app expecting to be disappointed and ultimately uninstall. I find myself to be an expert on apps that are fake or capable of providing legitimate results. This one is legit. Yes, some words are not relevant and will pop up just due to a surge in emf. Use airplane mode, then place on a solid surface and calibrate. Using airplane mode will eliminate false positive results.”
– Mrs Anonymous (Android version)

“Awesome app!!!! Really works guys!!! Great job dev/devs”
Amanda S (Android version)

“This is one of my best paranormal tools in my collection. I was a complete skeptic but after asking appropriate questions in areas there I suspected to have high activity, I got intelligent one word responses.”
– TerranDBZ (iOS version)

“Very impressed. I have had many disappointing aps in this paranormal genre but this did not disappoint. Keep it on something hard flat the whole time for best results.”
– Tracy S (Android version)

“Love this app its free and easy to use even better it works off inbuild sensors in both my ipad mini and S9 and the opition to turn them on and off is ideal. I desided to go outside to start, I placed my S9 on the ground away from any inside distractions and had only the Magnetic sensor on and the results blew me away…”
– Nadine F (Android version)

“I turn off everything but the magnetic and it makes it work just like a ovulus”
– Marty G (Android version)

“Amazing. First i didn’t believe an app could be a good Spirit box but when the box say my grand mother name and answer correctly to différents questions, i was much more surprise. It’s very strange to ear something like that.”
– Arnaud D (iOS version)

“I downloaded this app while staying in a haunted room at The Stanley Hotel. It kept saying doctor, which we thought was weird. We spoke to a tour guide about our room and he said a doctor is known the check in on guests there! Totally believe this works!”
– Brittany W (Android version)

“Very effective communication tool.. interestingly enough when black quartz, Carnelian and a lit dragons blood candle were placed next to my phone… I highly recommend this app for spirit communication”
– Greg P (Android version)

“I have multiple of these apps downloaded on both ios n Android and this far the most accurate… This app has been very comforting to me and has helped me when I need that extra connection.”
– beardedkeith2017 (iOS version)

“Excellent ! Actually you could call it “Spirit Cellular Phone Service” because once you define the use of common terms by a Spirit’s repeated usage and context you will begin to recognize real time, spot on communication.”
– Jack R (Android version)

“I’ve used my share of ‘EVP’ applications before, but none have given me such accurate readings as this one…”
– TheSexyNerdyGirl (iOS version)

“Used recently in the cemetery at night in Laidley.Qld.Australia. I was quiet impressed with how it responded with what I was asking. The responses were slightly delayed and that’s to be expected. Impressive Tool.”
– knamice (iOS version)

“I think this app is so amazing. Thank you for making this it’s definitely interesting to me.. and I want to thank you I would love to give you more then 5 stars though…”
– Melody F (Android version)

“Actually amazing. This is the first time where in over 20 years a spirit box of any sorts said my mums name fully. It says words very specifically to situations happening. Yes it says random words however there are words between the common words that are specifically relevant. I looked at some purple crystals and about a minute later it said purple. I asked for my mums name, and about 2 to 3 minutes later it said my mums name. It didn’t say any other names at all. Just my mums. Truly amazed.”
– Darklight (Android version)

“It is my pleasure to say that I love this app! I bought the full version. Every phone I get I add it. I have no even using this since 2018 and it works. It allowed the spirits to give me heads up on situations. They told me personal things that I just experienced. I was Freaking out about what it said. You made a great app it’s my go to when I get the feeling something is happening around me. High5!”
– Derreck B (Android version)

“This app is definitely legit I’ve realized. Don’t be like me, read the full info page and follow their advice. It’s important to the success of your experience! This app is for sure gonna go up in price once it really catches on so get it now…”
– Ryan (Android version)

“I never write reviews but this app needs recognition! It’s legit. Don’t know how but it’s only app that’s gave words that impossible to be coincidental!!”
– Chelsea S (Android version)

“This app is truly amazing I know that my house is haunted but didn’t realize how haunted it was until I used this app”
– Amber W (Android version)

“I do recommend. It is somewhat accurate. But for best result and an accurate result, turn phone on airplane mode and lay on flat surface like the directions tell you. If you hold it or slightly bump it it will go off. It’s plain common sense as do all other paranormal professional tools.”
– Josh F (Android version)

Worldwide App Rankings

No.1 – Ireland (App Store, Lifestyle section) 23rd Feb 2020
No.2 – UK (App Store, Lifestyle section) 27th Feb 2023
– USA (Google Play, Lifestyle section) 3rd Feb 2020
No.2 – Canada (App Store, Lifestyle section) 10th May 2019
No.2 – Pakistan (App Store, Lifestyle section) 17th Mar 2023
– Denmark (App Store, Lifestyle section) 16th Apr 2023
– Portugal (App Store, Lifestyle section) 22nd Jan 2021
No.3 – Norway (App Store, Lifestyle section) 26th Jun 2022
No.3 – Luxembourg (App Store, Lifestyle section) 21st Oct 2022
No.4 – Italy (Google Play, Lifestyle section) 24th May 2020
No.4 – Netherlands (App Store, Lifestyle section) 2nd Aug 2022
No.4 – Mexico (App Store, Lifestyle section) 4th Oct 2022
No.5 – Indonesia (App Store, Lifestyle section) 25th Nov 2020
No.5 – Greece (App Store, Lifestyle section) 25th Aug 2022
No.5 – UK (Google Play, Lifestyle section) 21st Mar 2020
No.5 – United Arab Emirates (App Store, Lifestyle section) 7th Oct 2022
No.5 – Czech Republic (App Store, Lifestyle section) 20th Jun 2023
– Denmark (App Store, Lifestyle section) 5th Aug 2021
No.6 – Romania (App Store, Lifestyle section) 28th Aug 2023
– Australia (App Store, Lifestyle section) 5th Dec 2021
No.7 – Belgium (App Store, Lifestyle section) 2nd Apr 2023
No.7 – Canada (Google Play, Lifestyle section) 10th Jul 2023
– Israel (App Store, Lifestyle section) 26th Aug 2023
– USA (App Store, Lifestyle section) 2nd Jan 2021
No.9 – Australia (Google Play, Lifestyle section) 1st Jun 2023
– Poland (App Store, Lifestyle section) 19th Mar 2023
No.10 – New Zealand (App Store, Lifestyle section) 16th Jun 2023


Ghostalker LITE: FREE – but does not contain logging, the log viewer, or custom dictionary features.

Ghostalker: £2.39 (UKP or your local equivalent)

Both versions have NO adverts, NO in-app purchases, do NOT require an internet connection to work, and require NO unnecessary permissions.

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