What is Screen Time & Web Filtering?


What is Screen Time & Web Filtering?

Screen time & web filtering, also known as on-the-go controls or in-home controls, prohibit or allow access to particular websites, apps, and internet services. When set up, you can...

If your subscription plan also includes content monitoring, you also get monitoring of 30+ of the most popular apps and social media platforms.

What is the difference between "content monitoring" and "Screen Time & Web Filtering"?

Click here to learn about how both content monitoring and web filtering can help keep kids safer on their devices.

What devices are compatible?

If your children have older devices, you may wish to verify they are compatible here.

Content monitoring is available for Android, iOS, Amazon Fire, and computers on the Bark Premium subscription plan. Learn more about content monitoring.

On-the-go screen time controls are available for Android, iOS, and Chromebook devices on the Bark Jr and Bark Premium subscription plans

In-home screen time controls are available for any device connected to your home Wi-Fi network when you purchase and activate Bark Home. Learn more about Bark Home.

How do I set up on-the-go screen time controls?

Android Instructions for Android Devices

Ios Instructions for iOS Devices

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How do I set up in-home screen time controls?

You can filter all of the devices on your home Wi-Fi network (including computers, gaming consoles, and Smart TVs) if you also have our Bark Home device set up.

For the first-time activation of the Bark Home device, see here: How to Set Up Bark Home

After you've activated the Bark Home with your account, see here for setup instructions for your in-home devices (phones, tablets, computers, gaming consoles, etc.): How to Set Up In-Home Screen Time Controls

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How do I manage the Screen Time & Filtering rules?

You can use the website or the parent / guardian app to adjust your children's schedules, rules, and more. For more information, see Manage Screen Time Rules

Where can I find troubleshooting solutions for Screen Time & Web Filtering?

We're sorry to hear you're running into trouble with your child's screen time and web filtering! Check out this guide for help with common questions.


Need additional assistance?

Check out our Screen Time Troubleshooting Guide. We're also happy to help. Don't hesitate to reach out to us!