Introducing VMware Content Locker 3.9 for Android

The VMware AirWatch® team is excited to announce that VMware Content Locker 3.9 for Android is publicly available.

What’s New in this App Version

  • ASCL-173805: OAuth implementation for Office 365 and SharePoint Online repositories.
  • ASCL-173788: Added additional options for sending logs.
  • ASCL-173721: Added Apteligent analytics.

Bugs Fixed in this App Version

  • ASCL-173925: Unable to download files in 0365 repositories.
  • ASCL-173884: Special characters are displayed in place of quotation marks in end user license agreement.
  • ASCL-173883: Unable to open a file from Content Locker into a third-party app.
  • ASCL-173882: Supports importing of macro files via attachments or SD card.
  • ASCL-173870: Opening of content in third party apps feature fails for personal content on Android 7.x devices.
  • ASCL-173803: Content is not deleted from the device even after deleting it from the console.
  • ASCL-173783: Content Locker does not render generated PDF files.
  • ASCL-173782: Links in PDF files does not display the correct page in Content Locker.
  • ASCL-173629: Content Locker crashes on launch when the database is offline.
  • ASCL-173478: The initial view of Google Drive shows the number of folders and files as 0.
  • ASCL-173106: UI issues with the File sharing option in Personal Content.

Known Issues

  • ASCL-173932: Hebrew letters in PDF are not displayed correctly.
  • ASCL-173928: App crashes when an attachment is viewed in Content Locker and shared using Boxer.
  • ASCL-173924: Redirect to MS Azure RMS for repository authentication instead of customer’s internal RMS.
  • ASCL-173914: Unable to upload picture in user hub using camera or by importing from library.
  • ASCL-173913: Blank screen is displayed while tapping on the back button on SharePoint app authentication screen.
  • ASCL-173917: Watermarked PDF does not display watermark.
  • ASCL-173904: App crashes while clicking the drop down option in xlsm files.
  • ASCL-173900: App crashes while opening an office IRM file from SD card in android O device.
  • ASCL-173877: File in the list disappears while switching between Pause/Resume in downloads tab.
  • ASCL-173758: Attachments with context in Thai Language is not shown correctly.
  • ASCL-173733: Standalone enrollment does not support compliance policy.
  • ASCL-173715: Unable to access IRM files and Google drive when proxy is enabled.
  • ASCL-173713: Content Locker cannot extract the contents of a file with Japanese file name in a zip file, when the zip file contains multiple files.
  • ASCL-173660: Displays reversed Hebrew Text.
  • ASCL-173653: Unable to view non-office IRM files in N device.
  • ASCL-173601: Blank screen is observed when the OSL file is scrolled up fast on Pixel and S4.
  • ASCL-173586: Runtime exception in SDKBaseActivity.
  • ASCL-173575: New mix panel events.
  • ASCL-173524: On killing and relaunching Content Locker, a file download that was interrupted begins downloading from the start instead of resuming.
  • ASCL-173498: Content Locker crashes when geo-location is enabled.
  • ASCL-173370: Camera preview of the Pixel phone appears as pinched.
  • ASCL-173367: Email is allowed when email is not whitelisted.
  • ASCL-173366: Google drive does not display an error message while trying to save a file with a name similar to an existing file.
  • ASCL-173362: AWSEC files cannot be saved without whitelisting a third-party app that supports the file type EPUB.
  • ASCL-173346: Updates are not deleted from the updates tab though the updates are deleted.
  • ASCL-173326: Only few extracted files of a zip file are visible in the extracted folder.

Customer Impact

Take advantage of these updates by meeting the minimum requirements and downloading VMware Content Locker 3.9 for Android. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Android version 4.0+

Note: This version of Content Locker utilizes additional permissions. If you have deployed this app using Android for Work, please review and approve the updated permissions at


How to Download VMware Content Locker 3.9 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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