Introducing VMware Content Locker 3.1 for Android

The VMware AirWatch® team is excited to announce that VMware Content Locker 3.1 for Android is publicly available.

What’s New in this App Version

  • ASCL-172991: PDF Forms support
  • ASCL-172992: Password-protected file editing support
  • Security improvements

Bugs Fixed in this App Version

  • ASCL-173521: Watermark for managed content is not showing on Android devices
  • ASCL-173512: App is crashing when opening .csv files - OS 7 (Nougat)
  • ASCL-173258: App is showing Simplified Chinese font instead of Japanese font
  • ASCL-173221: The ‘Use Login Credentials’ option for repositories is greyed out
  • ASCL-173087: App is crashing every time Bluetooth input device status changes - OS 4.4.4
  • ASCL-173395: App is crashing when attempting to open a PowerPoint file with numbers in the footnote
  • ASCL-173317: App is crashing when changing date format in excel files - Affects Samsung Tablet A
  • ASCL-173467: App is unable to open document with password in Hebrew
  • ASCL-173462: Illegible characters for Traditional Chinese Document
  • ASCL-173463: App is crashing when opening certain PPTX file
  • ASCL-173459: Excel sheet is showing an invalid date when opened through the app
  • ASCL-173031: After saving a Word document, original styles are lost and there are new styles applied in the Word file
  • ASCL-172993: Rendering of Excel Pie Charts is illegible when zooming in and out
  • ASCL-172945: App may show incorrect colors for some PDF documents
  • ASCL-172677: App may not render Chinese characters correctly in RTF files

Known Issues in this App Version

  • ASCL-172848: App does not show drop-down lists in Excel files
  • ASCL-172910: Does not support copy paste for text files
  • ASCL-173108: App displays Japanese file name in .zip file incorrectly
  • ASCL-173426: Second import of .zip file into the app does not work
  • ASCL-173469: Japanese characters are garbled only when opening some specific PDF files in the app on Android 6.0 and above
  • ASCL-173518: Date cells for Excel documents are default to US format (MM-DD-YYYY)
  • ASCL-173551: App is unable to render password-protected documents when these are received as an attachment via email
  • ASCL-173573: App is unable to save password-protected .xlsx files that are downloaded through email

Customer Impact

Take advantage of these updates by meeting the minimum requirements and downloading VMware Content Locker 3.1 for Android. 

Minimum Requirements

  • AirWatch Console 8.0+
  • Android version 4.0+

How to Download VMware Content Locker 3.1 for Android

  • Prior Version is Installed – Direct end users to update the app when prompted. The application seamlessly updates over the existing application version without disrupting device enterprise functionality.
  • Prior Version is Not Installed – Direct end users to download it from the Google Play Store.

Support Contact Information

To open a Support Request, please call your local AirWatch support line or submit a Support Request via myAirWatch.

Best Regards,

The AirWatch Team

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