Is my child's iOS device compatible with Bark?

Bark is able to monitor devices with Apple's iOS 10 or later.

Unsure which version your child's device is on? 

Tap on their Settings app > General > Software Update. If the version is 10+, then Bark can monitor your child's device!

NOTE: At this time, Bark is not compatible with Beta versions of iOS or jailbroken iOS devices.

Is my child's Android device compatible with Bark?

Bark is able to monitor devices with Android version 4.4 or later.

Unsure which version your child's device is on? 

Tap on their Settings app > System > Advanced > System update.
NOTE: If you don't see Advanced, tap About phone.

There, you can see the Android version, and if the version is 4.4.+, then Bark can monitor your child's device!

Is my computer compatible with the Bark Desktop App?

The Bark Desktop App is only necessary if you are monitoring your child's iOS device. If your child uses an Android device, you don't need it!

The Bark Desktop App is compatible with Mac Operating System versions 10.9 or later and Windows Operating System versions 7, 8, or 10.

Is my child's computer compatible with the Bark for Chrome extension? 

The Bark for Chrome extension monitors your child's Google Chrome web browsing, web searches, and even Incognito Mode on computers. 

The Bark for Chrome extension is compatible with any Windows, Mac, or Chromebook computer that has the Google Chrome web browser installed.

NOTE: Bark is able to monitor the Chrome app automatically on connected Android or iOS phones and tablets.

Is my child's Chromebook compatible with the Bark for Chromebooks Android app?

The Bark for Chromebooks app monitors your child's saved photos and videos on their Chromebook as well as Android apps like Instagram and Snapchat. 

Not all Chromebooks are able to download Android apps, and to check to see if your child's Chromebook can, check out this resource!

Is my child's Amazon Fire tablet compatible with Bark?

Bark is able to monitor any Amazon Fire tablet that can download the Bark for Kids app from the Amazon App Store.

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