Release Notes for iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad®

iPhone Version 4.1.0

Released April 4, 2018

  • Removed Yahoo! as a default search engine.
  • Removed the prompt asking to open a copied URL.
  • Changed “Sign Out” option to “Switch User.”
  • Addressed an issue that caused network interruption after prolonged use of the device without launching the Covenant Eyes browser app.
  • Miscellaneous improvements.

iPhone Version 4.0.2

Released January 18, 2018

  • Added more options for the default search engine.
  • Added copy, print, and AirDrop options when sharing a URL.
  • Fixed a bug where tabs would incorrectly display a certificate error or a Sign In page.

iPhone Version 4.0.1

Released December 19, 2017

  • UI improvements, especially for iPhone X.
  • Improvements to the search bar behavior.
  • Added support for inline media playback.
  • Added support for more Apple Wallet items.
  • Internal enhancements for faster browsing.
  • Fixed crashes on app launch.

iPhone Version 4.0.0

Released November 14, 2017

  • BRAND NEW, PATENT-PENDING: Uses the VPN to monitor which top-level domains were accessed across all apps.
  • BRAND NEW: Forced safe search on both Google and Bing across all apps.
  • Parents, take note: If you use the Covenant Eyes Filter, “restricted mode” is enforced in the YouTube app.

iPhone Version 3.3.3

Released September 29, 2017

  • iOS 11 updates.
  • Added iCloud bookmark backup and syncing.

iPhone Version 3.3.2

Released August 22, 2017

  • Now you can add passes to your Apple Wallet.
  • iPad users can now use keyboard shortcuts. Try holding Command.
  • Added support for 1Password and LastPass.
  • Added ability to clear website data.
  • Enhanced user experience.
  • Various bug fixes.

iPhone Version 3.3.1

Released July 18, 2017

  • Variety of stability improvements.
  • Support for more file types that can be viewed in other apps.
  • Various user experience enhancements.

iPhone Version 3.3.0

Released June 13, 2017

  • You can now view PowerPoint, Excel, and e-book files easily.
  • Fixed a crash caused by saving images on the web.
  • Security improvements.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and performance enhancements.

iPhone Version 3.1.4

Released June 2, 2016

  • You can now search for terms on web pages. Look for the button in the sharing menu.
  • We fixed a problem with authentication and alert boxes that was causing the app to crash for some users.
  • We fixed a problem affecting your ability to edit web addresses.
  • We improved reporting accuracy on iOS.

iPhone Version 3.1.3

Released April 19, 2016

  • We fixed a couple of issues that were causing instability for some users.

iPhone Version 3.1.1.0

Released March 24, 2016

  • Fixed a crash that was causing some users to be unable to launch the app.

iPhone Version 3.1.0

Released March 23, 2016

  • Increased speed and reliability for reporting and filtering.
  • Added a new sign in experience.
  • Added a list of “favorites” that appear when the search bar is selected. These favorites are drawn from the most frequently accessed bookmarked sites, as well as the most common items in the user’s history.
  • Added a new feedback tool.
  • Numerous bug fixes.

iPhone Version 3.0.3

Released January 14, 2016

  • Resolved additional issues that were causing instability.

iPhone Version 3.0.2

Released January 8, 2016

  • Resolved several issues that were causing severe instability and other problems.

iPhone Version 3.0.1

Released December 16, 2015

  • Resolved an issue that was causing crashes when accessing pages with certain forms of authentication.

iPhone Version 3.0.0

Released December 8, 2015

  • New Safari-like tab switching.
  • Improved bookmarks experience, with iCloud syncing.
  • More responsive browsing across the board.

iPhone Version 2.7.7

Released October 28, 2015

  • Fixed a crashing issue some users experienced.

iPhone Version 2.7.6

Released October 15, 2015

  • This version is compatible with iOS 8 and above.
  • Added a sharing menu.  
  • Fixed a PDF “Open in…” button affecting all iOS 9 users.
  • Accountability Reports will now show when web content was accessed via iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

iPhone Version 2.7.5

Released October 1, 2015

  • We fixed a couple of problems related to the Filter.
  • We resolved several issues that were causing undesired behavior.

iPhone Version 2.7.4

Released September 16, 2015

  • Improved compatibility with iOS 9.

iPhone Version 2.7.3

Released September 8, 2015

  • Fixed an issue that was causing crashes for some users.

iPhone Version 2.7.2

Released September 1, 2015

  • Say goodbye to inappropriate search results! Our browser has now enabled safe search by default for Google, Bing and Yahoo.

iPhone Version 2.7.1

Released July 28, 2015

  • Stability improvements for users on older iOS versions.

iPhone Version 2.7.0

Released July 8, 2015

  • Improved performance under poor network conditions.
  • Improved filtering and reporting capability.
  • Numerous bug fixes.

iPhone Version 2.6.1

Released April 9, 2015

  • Users who change their password or enable Panic mode, or become deactivated will now be presented with a sign in screen.
  • Fixed a few reporting issues.
  • Fixed a few freezing and crashing issues.
  • Fixed an iOS 7 issue with old links opening in tabs.

iPhone Version 2.6.0

Released February 18, 2015

  • Fixed issue with opening links in new tabs.
  • A new animation provides clarity when opening a link in a new tab.
  • Fixed several minor bugs.
  • Improved security.

iOS 8 users receive the following additional features:

  • Page load progress bar.
  • Massively enhanced page rendering and scrolling performance.
  • Several instability fixes.
  • More accurate reporting of YouTube and other dynamic sites.

iPhone Version 2.5.4

Released October 29, 2014

  • Fixed a visual issue that was occurring on some iPads.

iPhone Version 2.5.2

Released October 23, 2014

  • Improved stability throughout the app.
  • Fixed several visual issues in iOS 8.
  • Improved compatibility with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

iPhone Version 2.5.0

Released September 11, 2014

  • Updated the Covenant Eyes App to be more visually appealing.
  • The Search bar has been integrated into the navigation bar.
  • Implemented search suggestions from bookmarks and history.

iPhone Version 2.4.1

Released August 21, 2014

  • Fixed an issue that was causing delays when opening the app.
  • Fixed an issue with certain users being unable to sign in.

iPhone Version 2.4.0

Released August 19, 2014

  • Added the ability to open PDFs in external applications.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing some forms to be submitted twice.
  • Accountability Reports will now include more detailed information.

iPhone Version 2.3.5

Released July 10, 2014

  • Fixed several issues with device rotation.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the keyboard to cover certain text fields.
  • The “Sign in” popup on secured pages now presents proper username and password fields.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented certain links from opening.

iPhone Version 2.3.4

Released June 26, 2014

  • Fixed several issues with device rotation.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the keyboard to cover certain text fields.
  • Users can once again authenticate with secured pages.

iPhone Version 2.3.3

Released April 1, 2014

  • Fixed an issue that was causing navigation bars on web pages to float below the top of the screen.
  • Fixed an issue that made the bookmark edit button unresponsive.

iPhone Version 2.3.2

Released February 25, 2014

  • Fixed an issue which was causing the bottom bookmark to be hidden.

iPhone Version 2.3.1

Released January 9, 2014

  • Better compatibility with iOS 7
  • Improved reporting for https searches

iPhone Version 2.2.0

Released September 5, 2013

  • iOS versions prior to 6.0 are no longer supported
  • The page title is now displayed when switching tabs
  • Audio can now be played and controlled in the background
  • A new menu icon provides easier access to commonly used functions
  • Entering an invalid URL in the address bar will automatically trigger a search for the invalid term
  • Fixes to the sign in screen
  • Fixes for several rotation issues
  • Improved tab functionality

iPhone Version 2.1.4

Released July 16, 2013

  • Fix for issues some users had if their username or password contained special characters

iPhone Version 2.1.2

Released June 27, 2013

  • Fixed an issue causing users to not be able to browse if there are malformed URLs in their allow or block list

iPhone Version 2.1.1

Released June 19, 2013

Added Internet Filtering service to the browser app

  • Filter URLs based on block/allow list
  • Filter URLs based on sensitivity level of page and user
  • Blocked URLs displayed in Blocked Sites module on Accountability Reports
  • Blocked URLs displayed in the URL Log window

iPhone Version 1.6.2

Released February 25, 2013

  • Several bug fixes for crashing issues
  • Page load speed has been improved

iPhone Version 1.6.1

Released October 31, 2012

  • Fixed an issue that prevented some users from logging in
  • Fixed an issue that caused a crash when importing bookmarks

iPhone Version 1.6.0

Released October 26, 2012

  • Added support for multiple search engines
  • Added fullscreen browsing mode
  • Added the ability to authenticate with secure servers and servers with invalid certificates
  • Navigation bar will now scroll out of sight
  • New sign in and sign out functionality
  • URL and Search bars now expand when selected
  • Added the option to clear cookies and history
  • Added the ability to import bookmarks through iTunes
  • Several bug fixes
  • Support for iPhone 5 and iOS 6

iPhone Version 1.5.3

Released July 24, 2012

  • Fixed an issue causing crashes when trying to open the tabs view

iPhone Version 1.5.2

Released July 20, 2012

  • Fixed bug preventing some users from entering a password in the login form
  • All screens now function properly in landscape mode
  • Improved stability
  • The reload and the stop loading button which appear in the url text field now function
  • Phone number, mail, map links now function correctly
  • Open new tab and remove tab behavior improved
  • Added the ability to save images from web pages to the photo library
  • Added AirPrint support
  • Added a feature that checks the pasteboard when the app is opened to see if a url is present and offers to open it if one is found
  • Added a menu item to e-mail a link to the current page being viewed
  • Added a menu item to tweet a link to the current page being viewed

iPhone Version 1.4.6

Released April 4, 2011

  • Fixed bugs causing the reported crashing issue.
  • Fixed bugs causing valid sign-ins to fail.

iPhone Version 1.4.1

Released December 15, 2010

Enhancements and Fixes

  • Significantly improved stability
  • Updated Google search box to use mobile optimized search results
  • Fixed a bug preventing Search box from accepting an “&” character
  • Increased frequency of saving user’s data

Known Issues

  • Cannot open links from e-mail
  • Cannot add links to the home screen
  • Cannot sync bookmarks
  • Cannot view secure sites with an untrusted/invalid certificate

iPhone Version 1.3.0

Released September 21, 2010

Enhancements and Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that prevented bookmarks from being saved on any multitasking device
  • Converted to Universal app to run native on both the iPhone® and the iPad®
  • Added new high resolution graphics and icons for iPhone 4 and 4th gen iPod touch®
  • Resized app for the iPad
  • Improved stability in tabbed browsing
  • Improved performance of some landscape views

Known Issues

  • Cannot open links from e-mail
  • Cannot add links to the home screen
  • Cannot sync bookmarks

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