How to Set Up In-Home Screen Time Controls



When you purchase and activate Bark In-Home Filtering, it detects all of the devices connected to your home network and automatically drops them under the Unmanaged list. We have empowered you with tools to assign devices to different profiles, so you can customize the screen time rules and schedule for groups of phones, tablets, computers, gaming consoles, etc. 

Customize Rules

First, let's click Bark Home at the top and then select Unmanaged.

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Then, assign all device(s) in the Unmanaged list to a profile. 


Don't see a device? Make sure the device you're looking for is powered on and connected to your home Wi-Fi. Then, refresh your Bark dashboard. If still no luck, click here for help on identifying devices.

Lastly, schedule rules for each profile. These rules will apply to all devices assigned to each profile. 

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Have a new router?

If you've already activated the Bark Home with another router and you've gotten a new router for your home, you can simply disconnect the Bark Home from the old router and plug it into the new router. Verify your new router isn't listed as incompatible on this article as well. 


Need help or have additional questions?

We are happy to assist! Reach out to Bark Support, and we'll help every step of the way.