Install Filter-Only on a School Managed iOS Device

Child's device: Apple iPhone or iPad 

Child's School: Uses Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Article type: Fundamental steps

Install Family Zone Filter Only

The Connect App offers Filter Only mode when your Child's School IT installs Mobile Device Management (MDM). You will be able to see reports about your Child's online activity outside of School.

From your Child's iPhone or iPad:

  1. In the App Store, install and open Family Zone Connect
  2. Sign in with your Parent email and password 
  3. At "Who will be using this device?", tap CHILD
  4. Tap on your Child's name   
  5. At Select installation type, tap FILTER ONLY 

 Grant Notifications and Location Permissions

  1. At Notifications, tap ALLOW
  2. At the confirmation window, tap Allow 
  3. At Device location, tap ALLOW
  4. At the confirmation window, tap Allow While Using App 
  5. At the "also use your location when you are not using the app?", tap Change to Always Allow 

Grant VPN Permissions

  1. At VPN, tap ALLOW
  2. At the "Add VPN Configurations" confirmation, tap Allow 
  3. Enter the 6 digit passcode for this phone
  4. At Location, tap ALLOW 
  5. When you see your Child's name, restart the iOS Device to clear out any open connections

Additional Information

Steps for iOS 15 iCloud Private Relay

If your family has a paid subscription to iCloud, verify the Private Relay is turned off. The iCloud Private Relay prevents monitoring of web content on your Child's iPhone or iPad.

On your Child's iPhone or iPad:

  1. In the iOS Settings, tap on your Child's Apple ID 
  2. Tap iCloud 
  3. Go down and tap Private Relay 
  4. Ensure the slider is off (gray)
    Tap the < left arrow at the top of the screen to back out of the iOS Settings
    Restart your Child's iOS Device 

 

Compare Full Install and Filter Only Options

There are some feature differences between the Family Zone, Full Install and Filter Only options.

FeatureFull InstallFilter Only

Install on a Parent's iPhone or iPad

Yes

Yes

Customize the Filtering Rules

Yes

Yes

Change Your Child's Daily Routine

Yes

Yes

Turn On YouTube Restrictions

Yes

Yes

Kids Borrow the Device with a PIN or without a PIN

Yes

Yes

Red Alert: Family Zone App removed

Yes

Yes

Red Alert: Family Zone May Have Been Tampered With

Yes

No

View Installed Apps

Yes

No

See a Child's New App Installs in Recent Activity

Yes

No