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Brandon Hilkert

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  • Easy Directions to Child's Location

    What are Check-Ins? Bark's Check-In feature makes managing your child's location a breeze. There are times when they go to the mall, a friends house, or out to the park and you want to make sure th...

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  • FAQ: Text Messages

      FAQs 1. Does Bark enable us to to monitor text message content on our children's devices? Absolutely! Bark will monitor text message content, including pictures and video on the Android or iOS d...

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  • How to Set Up Bark for Schools

    We're excited to have you join the Bark family!  For setup instructions, choose your platform below:     Need additional help? We have an incredible team behind the scenes here at Bark. For techn...

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  • How do Check-Ins work?

    Check-Ins are a great addition to Bark to minimize the number of text messages we might exchange with our kids.  Rather than a "did you get there?" or "are you there yet?" text, we can rely on a si...

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  • Does Bark work if I have an iPhone and my child has an Android device?

    Yes! Bark works when you have an iPhone and your child has an Android device or vice versa.  Managing a Bark account for your family is independent of the monitoring or filtering we do against your...

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  • Will my child know that Bark is installed?

    Because the child companion app will need to be installed on your child's device for Screen Time and Web filtering, they will be able to see the app is in their installed apps list.  NOTE: If your ...

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  • How do I talk to my child about using Bark?

    We know privacy is a touchy subject for children ⁠— especially teens. How do you convince them that you're looking out for their safety without causing resentment? You have enough to worry about as...

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  • Security

    Absolutely! We use SSL encryption on the website to present data to you and your children, and have been certified in our security standards by third parties. All data analyzed is stored within an ...

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  • The Bark Difference

    Bark’s specialty is looking at everything on your children’s devices whether they’re online or not and analyzing it by looking at the context — not just keywords. This means our system is constantl...

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  • Accuracy

    No parent, child, or software tool is ever perfect. It is possible that something could be missed, or that you'll get an occasional alert from us when no actual issue exists. We are a tool to help ...

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