Released December 16, 2019

  • Changed the Backup Now option in the Gear icon menu to Search for Device for increased functionality.
  • Improved reliability of backup engine.
  • A congratulations screen when a person uploads their first backup along with information on keeping monitoring up to date.
  • Increased detail in diagnostic information for any errors or bugs, which will allow us to support our families better.
  • Scanning for devices now displays a spinning circle on the top left of each device on the Bark Desktop App until the scan completes. 
  • 6.0.1 (Released December 17, 2019) hotfix that now includes a component needed on certain versions of Windows to run the app.
  • 6.1.0 (Released January 15, 2020) includes support for monitoring Voice Memos.


Released July 18, 2019

  • Visual improvements, like changing the 3-dot menu icon to a Gear icon.
  • Goes farther back in analysis of older activities.
  • Bug fixes.
  • 5.3.1 (Released July 22, 2019) added monitoring of iOS activities up to two months old.
  • 5.3.2 (Released August 15, 2019) updated Mac toolbar icon to match Windows version. Fixed issue where it was prompting the user with a window when the automated update check ran and there was nothing to update.
  • 5.3.3 (Released September 7, 2019) fixed a crash during compression of a certain type of rare file.


Released June 11, 2019

  • Visual improvements, like making Wi-Fi and USB icons bigger, some text darker.
  • Three-dot menu allowing device-specific "Back up now" option, "Hide device" option, and "Reset Device" option.
  • Bug fixes.


Released May 13, 2019

  • Added iOS Notes app monitoring.
  • Updated support text under "Need help?"
  • Bug fixes.


Released March 25, 2019

  • Built the backup technology into the application -- no need for third party software any longer!
  • Added automatic wireless backup feature for Windows users.
  • Backups can now automatically occur more often -- not just daily.
  • 5.0.1 (released April 2019) added Windows 32-bit version support for older systems.
  • Bug fixes.

4.4 and prior versions

In use until March 24, 2019

  • Used a third party software to create backups in conjunction with the Bark Desktop App
  • Wireless backups occurred daily and automatically for Mac users
  • Wireless backups occurred manually for Windows users

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