|WebWatcher for Android Installation Instructions (Approx. 5 Minutes)
Please note: The Android operating system has subtle differences in appearance and layout across different devices. If the installation process on your device is not consistent with our instructions, and you need assistance, please access our LiveChat now (by clicking the button below) to have a technician walk you through installation. We are here 24/7 to help you.
If you selected WebWatcher for Android, please follow the installation instructions below:
||From the Android device you wish to monitor enter the URL below into the device's browser (Google Chrome):
Once the page loads click the download link.
*If prompted at the bottom of the screen, click “OK” to continue installation and then click OPEN to launch the App. Please note, if you miss the window to click “Open” on the screen you can find it by swiping down from the top to open the notification drawer (see image on right).
||If prompted, select Settings and toggle Unknown Sources to ON from the Lock Screen And Security page. Click OK at the prompt to allow installation of the App. If you get lost, go to My Files > Installation Files > click on a.apk to continue the install process.
||Select "Install" and then select "Open" to install the App (WARNING: DO NOT CLICK “DONE”). If you get lost, go to your App list and locate WAndSec and select to open it to continue the install process.
||Select "Child's" device when prompted.
||You’ll be prompted to enter the WebWatcher username (full email address) and password. Please accept the terms and conditions and select “Submit”.
||On the "Activate App Supervision" page click "Activate Now" and then select WAndSec and toggle Allow usage tracking to ON.
||On the "Activate Web Supervision" page click "Activate Now" and then select WAndSec and toggle this to ON. Click OK at the prompt.
||On the "Activate Uninstall Protection" page click "Activate Now" and then select Activate for WAndSec.
||On the "Viewing Recorded Data" page click OK Got it! after reading the page.
||Click "Hide App" to hide the App icon on the device.
|VERY IMPORTANT: Locate the a.apk file in My Files and remove it from the device. Select My Files > Installation Files > Long Press a.apk and select "Remove".
If you are not concerned with your child finding and removing the app, then uninstall now and follow the instructions here for an easier install experience from the Google Play store (this app is visible on the child's phone): Play Store Install
||In order to see recorded data you will login to https://login.webwatcher.com.
||NOTE: Typically after installation it may take up to 15 minutes initially before data will appear in your login.webwatcher.com account.
||NOTE: In order for WebWatcher to run in stealth, you must remove or disable Lookout Security. To determine if Lookout is installed and then to disable it please click the link below and follow the instructions: How to Disable or Uninstall Lookout Security