Beginner's Guides

  • Getting Started with Bark

    NOTE: This article covers the first-time setup under the Bark Premium subscription plan. Bark is an award-w...

    Paola
  • How do I log into my Bark account?

    Families If you are a parent/guardian, you can review your children's alerts by logging in with your accou...

    Paola
  • Finding the Device Code

    What is it? A Device Code is a special six-digit code that you can find on your Bark Dashboard. These codes...

    Paola
  • Reviewing Alerts

    We built Bark to help families work with their children to stay safe online, and we are excited to provide ...

    Paola
  • How To Do a Bark Account Health Check

    We want you to get the most out of Bark, and our popular Premium subscription plan includes all of our feat...

    Paola
  • Getting Started with Bark Jr

    NOTE: This article covers the first-time setup under the Bark Jr subscription plan. Bark is an award-winnin...

    Paola
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FAQs

  • How does Bark help families in a tech world?

    Bark is a comprehensive parental intelligence solution. Below are a few ways we can help keep your family ...

    Beto
  • What is the Bark Phone™️?

    The Bark Phone™️ is the first of its kind. With Bark's Premium features built into the phone and the abilit...

    Beka
  • What Bark Monitors on Different Platforms

    Learn more  Sign up for your free trial! What Bark Monitors on Different Platforms Below we show you what p...

    Paola
  • The Bark Difference

    Bark’s specialty is content monitoring. This feature is available on our Bark Premium plan. When content mo...

    Beto
  • Time to Set Up

    Bark offers layered protection. This means we have different levels of coverage for your child's devices (t...

    Brandon Hilkert
  • Pricing

    We have two subscription tiers available: Bark Premium and Bark Jr. More information, including any specia...

    Beto
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Monitoring

  • How to Monitor Accounts and Devices

    Connecting Accounts and Devices for Monitoring You get an unlimited number of apps and devices you can moni...

    Paola
  • How does monitoring work?

    What is Bark's unique approach to monitoring? Bark was created to offer a better, easier, and more effectiv...

    Brandon Hilkert
  • FAQ: Detecting New Accounts or Apps

    NOTE: Detecting new apps and accounts is available on our Bark Premium plan. If you are not currently on th...

    Paola
  • FAQ: Photos & Videos

    FAQs Does Bark monitor photos and videos? On the Bark Premium subscription plan, Bark analyzes images and ...

    Brandon Hilkert
  • FAQ: Text Messages

      FAQs Does Bark monitor text messages? Absolutely! Customers on the Bark Premium plan can monitor text me...

    Brandon Hilkert
  • Accuracy

    No parent, child, or software tool is ever perfect. It is possible that something could be missed, or that ...

    Brandon Hilkert
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Screen Time & Filtering

  • What is Screen Time & Web Filtering?

    What is Screen Time & Web Filtering? Screen time & filtering, also known as mobile or in-home controls, pro...

    Paola

Location Features

  • Location Alerts

    No more having to open a map app to see where your kid is — we’ll automatically alert you when they arrive ...

    Paola
  • Check-ins

    What are check-ins? Check-ins are a great addition to Bark to minimize the number of text messages we might...

    Paola
  • Directions to Child's Location

    This feature is available on the Bark Premium and Bark Jr subscription plans when you install the Bark for ...

    Brandon Hilkert
  • Calibrate Location

    Check-Ins and location alerts are two of Bark's location features. Both require the Bark Kids app to be ins...

    Paola
  • Calibrate Location on the Bark Phone™

      Bark Phone™ If your child's location alerts or check-ins are showing your child's location as farther awa...

    Paola
  • Calibrate Location on iOS

      iOS (Apple) To calibrate the GPS on your child's iOS device, please see the instructions below: Calibra...

    Paola
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