How to Monitor an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

You have two ways to monitor your kid's iOS device — using your home computer or using the Bark Home. Once set up, you'll get alerts in your parent app if we find issues in their texts, iMessages, pictures, videos, WhatsApp messages, and more.

Monitor iOS with your computer

Kid's iPhone with a dotted horizontal line going from the phone to a computer that has the Bark Desktop App running.

Use your Windows or Mac to run the Bark Desktop App in the background. It scans your kid's iPhone or iPad while they're at home. Set it up once, and then view alerts and settings on your phone through the parent app

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Monitor iOS with the Bark Home

Kid's iPhone with a dotted horizontal line going from the phone to a Bark Home device that looks like a square box with the Bark logo on it.

If you don't have a home computer, don't worry. You can use the Bark Home instead!

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