Filter internet on iPads ANYWHERE they go! Even offsite!

Here is my sanity helper as of late. While the students are at school they are under our umbrella of web filtering but what about when they leave school… Here’s what you can do.


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iOn iOff Daily enabling and disabling iMessage for students with Meraki MDM.

I have requested an automated way to do this from Meraki, like, every M-F between 8-3, disable iMessage but nothing yet. That would also introduce problems with holidays and summers. So, I have a reminder set to tell me to turn it on and off every weekday and using the Mercury Browser on my iPad a Bookmark Bar link to quickly get in and out. (Mercury is good at saving passwords).

Opening the right set of settings.

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Content Filtering for Free, OpenDNS

First things first. There is no 100% filter. You should have seen the stuff I got while trying to research slavery in America. Well maybe not see… Anyway, there are always going to be images that get by and what some consider inappropriate others call culture or art so… Good Luck.

OpenDNS has been around for years. I use it at the school for the quick no thinking behind it. After setting up an account, you just add their DNS address to your server or firewall and… Done. (Sort of…)

You can see here you have lots of categories to choose from. I found using the built in Low, Moderate or High, caused a lot of stuff through or simply not enough.

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