Introducing VMware AirWatch® Agent 5.5 for iOS

The VMware AirWatch® team is excited to announce that AirWatch Agent 5.5 for iOS is publicly available.

New Features

  • Backgrounding enhancements
  • Accessibility enhancements 

Bugs Fixed in this App Version

  • IAGNT-169355 – iOS Agent does not support the visual accessibility setting of larger fonts
  • IAGNT-169191 – When a device language is set to German, the iOS Agent does not display blacklisted apps that violate established Compliance policies
  • IAGNT-169697 – AirWatch Agent crash causing iOS devices to stay in Guided Access mode
  • IAGNT-168720 – iOS Remote View not working on iOS 9+ devices (Agent Changes)
  • IAGNT-169171 – Console Location/GPS time incorrect when device is on 3G cellular connection
  • IAGNT-169228 – MDM sample agent query cannot retrieve the location information when device is locked
  • IAGNT-168892 – Telecom Data reporting is inconsistent 

Customer Impact

Take advantage of these updates by meeting the minimum requirements and downloading AirWatch Agent 5.5 for iOS. Additional information on iOS Remote View can be found in our iOS Remote View KB article.  

Minimum Requirements

  • iOS 8 and higher
  • AirWatch Console 8.1 and higher

How to Download AirWatch Agent 5.5 for iOS

  • 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 App 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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