Introducing VMware AirWatch® Agent 5.6 for iOS

The VMware AirWatch® team is excited to announce that AirWatch Agent 5.6 for iOS is publicly available.

What’s New in this App Version

  • IAGNT-169969: Support for “while in use” changes in iOS 11 location tracking
  • IAGNT-170227: Integration with Apteligent event logging enhancements
  • IAGNT-169994: Deprecation of legacy iOS 8 UI components

Bugs Fixed in this App Version

  • IAGNT-169848: Agent Detects iOS EDU Shared devices as compromised
  • IAGNT-170003: Agent notification prompt is getting displayed too early
  • IAGNT-170018: Agent will crash with QR code enrolment.
  • IAGNT-170143: Unable to view Privacy Policy in Agent
  • IAGNT-170183: Background refresh stops standard location services permanently
  • IAGNT-170239: iOS 11.0.3 Telecom data is not reporting on Agent and Console
  • IAGNT-170242: Agent 5.6 is crashing during certain string checks
  • IAGNT-170249: Touch ID prompt is not seen when user kills and launches agent when in Offline mode

Customer Impact

Take advantage of these updates by meeting the minimum requirements and downloading AirWatch Agent 5.6 for iOS. 

Minimum Requirements

  • iOS 9+

How to Download AirWatch Agent 5.6 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 Apple 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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