Google Play Protect error for Bark Kids app

If you get an alert or error from Google Play Protect saying the Bark Kids app is harmful or dangerous, there is no need to be alarmed. The Bark Kids app is perfectly safe! But your kid's device is on an older version of the app that needs to be updated.

Here's how to update Bark Kids and resolve that message from Play Protect:

  1. On your kid's Android, temporarily turn off Play Protect:
    • Open the Play Store app.
    • Tap your kid's profile icon on the top right.
    • Tap Play Protect.
    • Turn it off for now.
  2. Now open up a browser app (like Chrome) on your kid's Android.
  3. Go to bark.us/android and install the latest version of the Bark Kids app.
  4. After that, you can turn on Play Protect again:
    • Open the Play Store app.
    • Tap your kid's profile icon on the top right.
    • Tap Play Protect.
    • Turn it back on.