How do I refresh Covenant Eyes?

After making changes to the Covenant Eyes Filter, the Covenant Eyes software needs to be refreshed to make the changes effective.

Refreshing on Windows

To access the Covenant Eyes icon, open the System Tray. Click the white arrow (^) symbol in the bottom, right-hand corner of the screen. Next, click on the Covenant Eyes icon. Then select “Refresh Covenant Eyes.”

  

Refreshing on Mac

Click on the Covenant Eyes icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen near battery status, date, and time.

  

Refreshing on iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch®

Open the Covenant Eyes app and click the Actions icon (it looks like a little box with an arrow shooting up). Under “Settings,” select “Refresh Covenant Eyes,” and your new Filter settings will be applied to the Covenant Eyes browser.

Also, Filter Guardians can enable YouTube Restricted Mode, which limits inappropriate videos on YouTube. After enabling YouTube Restricted Mode (either through My Account at covenanteyes.com or with the Customer Support Team) you will need to refresh Covenant Eyes.

    

Refreshing on Android™ Tablets and Phones

Covenant Eyes partnered with Clean Browsing to provide Covenant Eyes Android users a filtering experience. If you desire to change your third party filtering provider, you can do so by editing DNS Settings. For more information on editing or using DNS Settings, read How Do I Set Up Android App Locking?  You will need to refresh Covenant Eyes after editing DNS Settings.

Also, Filter Guardians can enable YouTube Restricted Mode, which limits inappropriate videos on YouTube. After enabling YouTube Restricted Mode (either through My Account at covenanteyes.com or with the Customer Support Team) you will need to refresh Covenant Eyes.

To refresh the Covenant Eyes Android app, open the Covenant Eyes app. In the list of actions you will see the option to “Refresh Covenant Eyes.” A message will populate on your screen to inform you the refresh was successful.