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Manage Texting for the Bark Phone
Block or Allow Texting
To manage your child's current texting settings from your dashboard, click on the Bark Phone tile and then on Text.
A blocked text app results in...
- The Messages app becoming greyed out and inaccessible.
- No notifications for new text messages.
Set Time Limits on Texting
There are two ways to accomplish this:
By default, texts they send or receive cannot be deleted on the Messages app, though you can change that setting at any time.
Things to note:
- This setting applies regardless of the routine scheduled.
- If they download a third-party texting app, they may be able to delete texts outside of your intended rules — consider enabling App Approval to prevent that from happening!
Check out our guide:
Troubleshooting the Texting App
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