Does Covenant Eyes monitor Incognito Mode/Private Browsing?

Most internet browsers (like Safari and Firefox) have a feature called Incognito Mode or Private Browsing,  which doesn’t record your website history. This article will cover how Screen Accountability and Incognito Mode/Private Browsing work with:


No, Covenant Eyes can’t screen-capture your browsing activity when Incognito Mode is enabled. However, if the member uses Incognito Mode we notify the ally on the member’s report as Unmonitored Screen Activity.


Our iPhone® app is its own browser, which doesn’t have Incognito Mode. If you use a different browser on your iPhone®, like Safari, we are unable to take screenshots but will monitor and report any concerning websites you access via domain monitoring. For best accountability on your iPhone®:

Mac® and Windows

Yes, Screen Accountability works on computers when Incognito Mode is enabled! This means that our monitoring service, Screen Accountability, still randomly screen-captures and scans your screen for mature content when Incognito Mode is on.


Incognito Mode will not disable your Blocking Level or Custom Website List! On any device, your filter settings should still block explicit websites.

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