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How to Filter Web Content On iPads And iPhones Using SureMDM?

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Updated: June 2021

SureMDM along with comprehensive mobile management features also offers an in-built option to assist web filtering for iPhones and iPads. Using this Web Content Filter, IT Admins can now remotely:

  • Blocklist URLs – Block specific URLs from being accessed on enrolled iOS devices.
  • Allowlist Bookmarks – Allowlist and allow access to just the selected bookmarks.
  • Auto Filter – Automatically blocks all web pages with adult content or allow browsing of only selected URLs

Steps to blacklist URLs on enrolled iOS devices

1. Login to SureMDM Web Console.

2. On SureMDM Home, click on EMM from the top bar.

3. On the EMM screen, go to iOS tab and click Add.

4. On the iOS MDM Profile screen, tap on Web Content Filter, give a name to the profile and click Configure.

5. On the Web Content Filter screen, go to Blacklist URLs and then click Add.

6. On the Blacklist URLs prompt, enter the URL and click Add.

7. On successful addition, the URL will be added under Blacklist URLs.

8. Click on Save to complete.

Steps to whitelist URLs on enrolled iOS devices

1. Login to SureMDM Web Console.

2. On SureMDM Home, click on EMM from the top bar.

3. On the EMM screen, go to iOS tab and click Add.

4. On the iOS MDM Profile screen, tap Web Content Filter, give a name to the profile and click Configure.

5. On the Web Content Filter screen, go to Allowlist Bookmarks and then click Add.

6. On the Allowlist Bookmark prompt, enter following details and click Add.

  • Title – Name
  • URL – URL of the bookmark
  • Bookmark Path – Path of the bookmark

7. On successful addition, the URL will be added under Allowlist Bookmarks.

8. Click on Save to complete.

Steps to auto filter web contents on enrolled iOS devices

1. Login to SureMDM Web Console.

2. On SureMDM Home, click on EMM from the top bar.

3. On the EMM screen, go to iOS tab and click Add.

4. On the iOS MDM Profile screen, tap Web Content Filter, give a name to the profile and click Configure.

5. On the Web Content Filter screen, go to Auto Filter and then click Add.

6. On the Filtered URL prompt, enter the URL which is to be allowed and click Add.

7. You can also check Enable Auto Filtering to automatically block all webpages with adult content and only allow only allowed URLs.

8. Click Save to complete

A smart and comprehensive web content filter is key to offer device safety and data security on enterprise-owned and BYOD devices without compromising on browsing experience.

Download a trial here and use the latest web content filter for free.

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