Yahoo requires specific settings to connection an email account to Bark:

STEP 1: Log in to your child's Yahoo email account 

STEP 2: Go to Yahoo security settings

STEP 3: Ensure Two-Step Verification is enabled

STEP 4: Select "Generate app password" at the bottom of the page:

STEP 5: On the screen that pops up, select "Other App"


STEP 6: Input "Bark" as the name of that app:

STEP 7: Copy the password on the next pop up and paste it within the Bark password field for connecting to a Yahoo account:

NOTE: If you receive a "wrong username/password" error when attempting to connect your child's Yahoo email account to Bark, please follow these instructions:

  1. Log in to your child's Yahoo email account 
  2. Check for an email with the subject "Sign in attempt prevented"
  3. Open that email and click the first link in the email (https://login.yahoo.com/account/security#other-apps)
  4. On the following page, please enable "allow apps that use less secure sign-in"
  5. After this, please retry connecting your child's Yahoo email account to Bark

Need additional assistance?

If you are still having trouble connecting a Yahoo email account, don't hesitate to reach out to us!

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