Does Covenant Eyes monitor Incognito Mode/Private Browsing?

Most internet browsers (like Safari and Firefox) have a feature called Incognito Mode or Private Browsing, that 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 a member uses Incognito Mode, we inform the ally. Allies using the Victory app will see a note in the Summary section when they open the app. Allies using email reports will see an Unmonitored Screen Activity message on the report.


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, Covenant Eyes 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/used.


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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