Native iPad Restriction Options in iOS 7

Due to the recent iOS 7 update, now would be a good time to take another look at the native restriction settings available on every iPad. These restrictions can be used in conjunction with Meraki, but Meraki's settings take precedence. At our school, we try to inform parents about the options they have in restricting their children's iPads. We encourage them to utilize these native settings to increase the control over the iPads beyond the school's default settings.

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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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