Setting up the Bark for Chrome Extension

Reference this video as you follow the text directions included below:

Step 1: Sign in to your child's Google Account

Step 2: Open the Google Chrome Web Browser

It will look like this in your bottom taskbar:

Step 3: Access the Google Chrome Web Store

You may do so via this link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions

  • In the search bar, type in Bark:
  • Find the Bark for Chrome extension:
  • Click the Add to Chrome button:
  • Confirm that you want the extension to be installed:

Step 4: Turn on Bark Monitoring for Incognito Browsing 

  • Click on the Bark for Chrome extension and select Manage Extensions:¬†
  • Toggle Allow in Incognito:

Step 5: Hide the Bark extension from the address bar (optional)

While we encourage parents and kids to have discussions about Bark, we understand the need to keep the Bark extension somewhat hidden.

To do so, click on the Bark extension, and click "Hide in Chrome menu"

Step 6: Breathe!

The Bark for Chrome extension is now installed and actively monitoring regular browsing/searches as well as incognito browsing/searches on Google Chrome. 

Remember, connect your child's Gmail and Google Drive to Bark that is logged in to the Chromebook. To connect your child's Google accounts like Gmail and Google Drive, check out this article.

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