Yes. You can shift to the iOS App.
All you need to do is remove the previous PAC file and install the new profile and then install the App via your MDM. Getting started with the Filter by Securly is a seamless process that takes no more than 10 mins.
Furthermore, you would not need to change any firewall settings when using this App. It uses network extensions keeping in mind Apple’s recommendations for content filtering.
And once the student logs in, he doesn’t need to do that every time he uses his device. The app gives you a one-time login experience.
Note that we currently support only iOS 10. Compatibility with other versions will be available in subsequent releases.
To learn about how to install the Filter, click here