Prevent Bark Kids from being affected by battery settings on Sony devices

Sony Android devices come with a unique feature called Stamina Mode. For Bark to work properly on your kid's Sony device, you should disable Stamina Mode and make adjustments to their battery settings.

  1. On your kid's Sony device, open the  Settings app.
  2. Tap Battery.
  3. Tap Stamina Mode.
  4. Tap on Never or turn it off.
  5. Then, tap < back until you get to the Battery settings.
  6. Tap the three dots on the top right.
  7. Tap Battery optimization.
  8. Tap Apps.
  9. Tap Bark.
  10. Make sure Bark is not being affected by battery settings.
  11. Next, open the ⚙ Settings app again.
  12. Tap Apps & Notifications.
  13. Tap Advanced.
  14. Tap Special app access.
  15. Tap Power saving feature.
  16. Find Bark and change to Excepted.