How do I install Covenant Eyes on an Android™?

Sydney W.
Sydney W.
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Before You Begin

  • Compatibility: The Covenant Eyes app requires Android™ operating system 8 or newer. Covenant Eyes is not compatible with Android Go (Android Lite).

  • Potential Conflicts: On your device, disable the Blue Light filter app, screen dimming apps, and any app locking features. You can turn them back on after you install Covenant Eyes.

Install Covenant Eyes

  1. Tap this link to view Covenant Eyes in the Google Play™ Store and tap the "Install" button.
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  2. Tap "Open."
    Open CE via Play Store.png
  3. Tap "I already have an account" if you already have an an account (subscription). If you don't have an account, tap the "Next" button.
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  4. Type in your Covenant Eyes username and password. Then tap “SIGN IN.”
    Sign into CE on Android.png
  5. [Only members with Android™ operating systems 13 and 14 will see the following two screens about Notifications. If you don't see these screens, skip to step #5.] Tap the green arrow and then tap "Allow" to enable Covenant Eyes to send you notifications.
    Notifications required for CE on Android.png
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  6. Tap the green arrow to agree to our Individual Use Agreement.
    Individual Use Agreement .png
  7. Tap the green arrow to proceed to your device’s Settings app so you can enable Accessibility for Covenant Eyes.
    Accessibility Required.png
  8. Under Downloaded apps (some devices may say Installed apps or Installed services), tap "Covenant Eyes."
    Downloaded apps - CE.png
  9. Move the top toggle switch to the right (the switch will turn blue).

    Leave the Covenant Eyes shortcut off.

    Turn CE on for Accessibility.png
  10. Tap "Allow."
    Allow Accessibility for CE.png
  11. Tap “Activate” to allow Covenant Eyes to secure our app and its uninstall procedures.
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  12. [Only some members will see the following three screens. If you don't see them, skip to step #12.] Tap the green arrow to proceed to your device's Settings app, tap "Private DNS," and then tap "Off."
    Private DNS Conflict.png
    Network & internet - Private DNS.pngSelect Private DNS Mode - Off.png
  13. [Only members subscribing to our filter will see the following two screens. If you don't see them, skip to step #13.] On the VPN Required screen, tap the green arrow to allow Covenant Eyes to run a VPN in the background of your device to filter content. Then tap "OK" on the Connection request screen.
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  14. Success! You installed Covenant Eyes. You’ll see our app menu. You can exit the Covenant Eyes app.
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  15. Please exclude Covenant Eyes from your device’s built-in battery saver or power-saving mode so Covenant Eyes runs smoothly!

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