How to Connect an AOL Email Account


Bark is able to monitor emails sent and received (including attachments) on connected email accounts like AOL.

Due to AOL's security policies, you will need to follow the steps below to monitor an AOL account.

Get Started

STEP 1: Log in to your child's AOL email account.


STEP 2: Select Options on the top right, and in the menu that appears, select Account Info.

 STEP 3: Select Account Security on the left-hand column.

STEP 4: Select Generate app password at the bottom of the page:

STEP 5: On the screen that pops up, select Other App

STEP 6: Input Bark as the name of that app and click Generate:

STEP 7: Copy the password on the next pop up.


STEP 8:  Paste the password within the Bark password field for connecting to an AOL account:


That's it! You'll see the message below, indicating it has been successfully connected for monitoring.

You will also see it on your child's profile, along with all of your child's other connected accounts:


Need additional assistance?

If you are still having trouble connecting an AOL email account, don't hesitate to reach out to us!