does covenant eyes monitor hidden apps

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S U Allen

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Hi there. Thanks for the question. At a really generic level the answer is typically yes. But it really depends on the platform and the type of app about which you're asking. Can you shed some more light?  Are you asking about Android, iOS, Windows, or Mac? Shoot us back some more specifics as you're able, and we'll get back to you with a more detailed response. Sound ok?  
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Ok, thanks for the reply. It would be on an android. I'm really not for certain the app but I had a friend of mine talk to me about hidden apps that look like a calculator but you enter a password. And also what about the secret browsing you can do on an android for the internet? I hope I'm making good sense.
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Alright, that information helps. Thanks. I'll start with the easy one first. We monitor incognito or private browsing on the following: 
  • Dolphin browser
  • Opera browser 
  • Opera mini browser
  • Opera mini beta browser
  • APUS browser 
  • Chrome browser
  • Internet browser
  • Browser
As for the secret looks-like-a-calculator-acts-like-a-browse app...we won't monitor it. However, we have a feature called app locking in our Android app. That allows you to lock all newly installed apps by default. It also affords you the ability to lock the Google Play Store should you so choose. So the short answer is that we can't monitor it once it's on the phone, but we give you the tools to make sure that the app can't get installed on the phone without your (I'm assuming you're the administrator on the account) permission. Does that make sense?
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Oh ok. Thanks so much.!