Ad Blockers and Covenant Eyes

In addition to using the Covenant Eyes filter, which blocks explicit websites, you can also use an ad blocker extension on your computer!

This article will cover how Covenant Eyes works with ad blockers and cite some popular ad blockers that are compatible with Covenant Eyes on Mac® and Windows computers.


What is an ad blocker?

An ad blocker is like a mini-program for your browser (Safari, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, etc.) that blocks pop-ups and advertisements.

Most ad blockers are free, but you can also purchase and/or subscribe to some ad blockers to unlock special features and content.

How do ad blockers work with Covenant Eyes?

The Covenant Eyes filter, which blocks pornographic content, is website-based. This means that our filter’s primary function is blocking explicit websites, not ads.

For this reason, it may be helpful to install an ad blocker, so that it can stop inappropriate, spammy advertisements and links from popping up while you browse the internet.

What ad blockers are compatible with Covenant Eyes?

We tested the most popular, desktop ad blockers extensions and their compatibility with our Screen Accountability service and filter service! We did not test how well the blockers performed. Here are some compatible ad blockers:

Compatible Ad BlockerAvailable on Google ChromeAvailable on Microsoft EdgeAvailable on FirefoxAvailable on Safari
AdBlock
Adblock Plus
AdGuard
Ghostery
uBlock Origin

How do I install an ad blocker?

To install an ad blocker extension, navigate to the browser’s online extension store:

  • Google Chrome: search for the desired ad blocker in the Chrome Web Store and click the “Add to Chrome” button.
  • Microsoft Edge: search for the desired ad blocker in the Microsoft Edge Add-ons page and click the “Get” button.
  • Firefox: search for the desired ad blocker in the Firefox Browser Add-Ons page and click the “+ Add to Firefox” button.
  • Safari: search for the desired ad blocker in the App Store and click the “GET” button.

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