phpBB Extension - PM Spy

Show PMs of your members, delete them if you want.

forumhulp, phpbb, extension, add user, pb

Authors of extension

  • John Peskens John Peskens
    Role: Developer
    E-Mail: info (at)

Install Extension

Install in ACP

Use our Install tool to install this Extension. Navigate to "CUSTOMISE - Install extensions" in the ACP of your forum and search for PM Spy and click the install button.

Manual install

Download the archive of the extension from here and unpack it. Copy then the entire contents of the archive to your phpBB forum to /ext/forumhulp/pmspy, maybe you need to remove "_master" from the extracted folder. Now go into the admin area of the forum and chose the tab Customize, in the area Manage extensions is you now the extension PM Spy displayed under the disable extensions. Click behind the extension on the link Enable to activate the extension. After you have confirmed the action the extension is available in your forum.

Read me


PM Spy manages PMs of your members. You can read or delete PMs of all members. In compose PM a message appears to let members know you are able to read their PMs.

Build Status


  • phpBB 3.1-dev or higher
  • PHP 5.3 or higher


You can install this on the latest copy of the develop branch (phpBB 3.1-dev) by doing the following:

  1. Copy the entire contents of this repo to to FORUM_DIRECTORY/ext/forumhulp/pmspy/
  2. Navigate in the ACP to Customise -> Extension Management -> Extensions.
  3. Click PM Spy => Enable.

Note: This extension is in development. Installation is only recommended for testing purposes and is not supported on live boards. This extension will be officially released following phpBB 3.1.0. Extension depends on two core changes.


Navigate in the ACP to Customise -> Extension Management -> Extensions and click PM Spy => Disable.

To permanently uninstall, click Delete Data and then you can safely delete the /ext/forumhulp/pmspy/ folder.

We feel sorry as our answers on phpbb sites are removed, so use github or our forum for answers.


GNU General Public License v2

© 2016 - John Peskens (


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Last updated: 29. July 2018 04:16:59

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