Android™ 11 Battery Settings

The Covenant Eyes app runs 24/7 to monitor your device. Your device’s built-in battery optimizer may flag it and try to shut it down to preserve battery life. This article will help you exclude Covenant Eyes from the battery optimizer on your Android™ phone or tablet.

If you’re unsure which version of Android™ is on your device, read How do I find my device’s operating system?


If your device is using Android™ 11, select your device’s manufacturer:

For Samsung devices:

  1. Open the “Settings” app
  2. In Settings, scroll down and tap “Apps.”
  3. In Apps, scroll down and tap “Covenant Eyes.”
  4. On the App info page, tap “Battery.”
  5. On the Use details page, tap “Optimize battery usage.”
  6. On the Optimize battery usage page, tap the arrow next to “Apps not optimized.”
  7. On the drop down menu, tap “All.”
  8. On the Optimize battery usage page, scroll through the list of apps to find Covenant Eyes, and turn the toggle switch for Covenant Eyes off.

Huawei and Xiaomi

Huawei, Xiaomi, and some Samsung devices have unchangeable battery-saver processes that “turn off” Covenant Eyes without the user’s knowledge or consent. Therefore, Covenant Eyes does not work well on these devices, and there is no way to keep the device from “turning off” Covenant Eyes. To learn more, check out the website don’t kill my app.

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