Introducing VMware Boxer 4.9 for Android

The VMware AirWatch® team is excited to announce that VMware Boxer 4.9 for Android is publicly available.

What’s New in this App Version

  • BINXA-5547: Support for IBM Notes Traveler
  • BINXA-1912: Create contact from GAL, email, calendar
  • BINXA-5160: Show lock or ribbon in list view for S/MIME emails
  • BINXA-5395: In-app beta feedback
  • BINXA-5984: Upgraded Polaris to the latest version

Bugs Fixed in this App Version

  • BINXA-5958: Parser error while parsing email with calendar invite
  • BINXA-5719: Swipe action is not working consistently
  • BINXA-6012: Calendar invites sent from Boxer are taking over a minute to reach the server
  • BINXA-6019: Boxer crashes when the switching flag (required MDM enrollment) is toggled on or off between Boxer and Content Locker
  • BINXA-6041: Meeting updates are out of sync in Boxer
  • BINXA-5667: Boxer with SDK authentication closes indefinitely and requires relaunch after an app wipe due to max passcode attempts
  • BINXA-5668: Boxer with SDK authentication displays ‘Account Removed’ dialog after app wipe due to max passcode attempts
  • BINXA-5666: Recurring All day events are out of sync in Boxer
  • BINXA-5586: IRM button is not displayed after initial sync
  • BINXA-5067: Devices are displaying High CPU usage by Boxer
  • BINXA-5444: Recent email opens when selecting a specific email on the Boxer notifications after SSO passcode timeout
  • BINXA-5369: Boxer displays ‘Personal account restricted’ pop up during enrollment and app closes
  • BINXA-1263: Unstable account settings after adding account
  • BINXA-4095: Attachments are added twice on emails that are sent to self from Gmail
  • BINXA-5270: SDK sign-in screen is displayed during standalone enrollment
  • BINXA-4825: Boxer fails to trigger response email to the organizer when an instance of a recurring event is declined
  • BINXA-4894: Certificates are not renewed automatically
  • BINXA-6017: Boxer is trying to send pending emails when there are no emails in Outbox
  • BINXA-5895: Boxer Contacts Provider displays DeadObjectException
  • BINXA-5828: Boxer sends unsupported ‘.ics’ response email for 'Change only this event' to the organizer
  • BINXA-5832: S/MIME message shows ‘Could not process message: unknown error’ for search results
  • BINXA-5829: Boxer fails to send updated email invite for 'change only this event' to recipient
  • BINXA-5879: Some emails show snippet as ‘This message has no content’
  • BINXA-5792: The extended Unicode character as inline reply is not displayed correctly
  • BINXA-5776: Boxer fails to parse sync requests and displays sync errors
  • BINXA-5756: Boxer crashes when ‘Like’ option is selected for emails
  • BINXA-5690: Boxer displays CC recipient as BCC recipient while forwarding emails on devices with Hebrew as device language
  • BINXA-5687: Boxer displays ‘loading’ and hangs when a .csv file is opened
  • BINXA-5659: BCC email address is not displayed in the Sent email details
  • BINXA-5621: Mail content rendered incorrectly for AirWatch support mails
  • BINXA-5499: Changes to Contacts are not synced to native contacts app through Boxer Contacts when Caller ID is enabled
  • BINXA-3996: Disable the ‘Check’ icon on the Event create page when the Event name is not provided
  • BINXA-2444: Boxer appends ‘@Combined’ string to invalid email addresses
  • BINXA-5096: File name of a ‘.Eml’ file is appended with a duplicate ‘.Eml’ extension
  • BINXA-5445: Boxer email subfolders appear under incorrect folder
  • BINXA-4526: User is able to edit the PDF and PowerPoint files when opened using Polaris viewer
  • BINXA-4494: Emails cannot be sent until sync is completed
  • BINXA-4428: Jira subscription emails with long email body are displayed incorrectly
  • BINXA-4332: Attachment is not displayed on compose screen when device orientation is changed
  • BINXA-5042: Boxer with standalone enrollment fails to wipe CBA account completely
  • BINXA-4763: Default calendar is overridden by ‘PC Sync’ calendars, if they are available
  • BINXA-4764: Copy, share, and select all action prompts are not displayed on long tap of plain text when Copy-Paste Restriction policy is enabled on the AirWatch Console
  • BINXA-4658: Save button in contact edit screen is not responding
  • BINXA-3942: Some emails are displayed with inconsistent font size after the font size is changed
  • BINXA-6189: Notifications are not received when passcode is not configured for Boxer
  • BINXA-5594: DoD Signed emails are displayed as blank emails
  • BINXA-5969: Email sync is not working after configuring Boxer
  • BINXA-5997: Traditional Chinese characters are displayed incorrectly when mail source does not have character set
  • BINXA-5760: Boxer crashes when user taps 'To' on the compose email screen multiple times
  • BINXA-5689: Boxer crashes when the phone icon in ‘Dial-in’ field is tapped
  • BINXA-5660: Boxer is not displaying specific attachment docs correctly
  • BINXA-4128: Date cells for Excel documents are displayed in US format (MM-DD-YYYY) by default

Known Issues

  • BINXA-6252: Cancelled events are not removed from Boxer when configured with IBM Notes
  • BINXA-6244: Calendar ghosting is not working with IBM Notes
  • BINXA-6226: Entire email conversation is deleted from Inbox upon deleting draft email from action grid
  • BINXA-6188: Boxer stops trying to send an email after ‘X’ number of attempts
  • BINXA-5949: Calendar items are missing or not displayed in Boxer
  • BINXA-5726: Boxer hangs at ‘Validating account’ screen during managed account setup with dual-factor authentication
  • BINXA-5496: Calendar description has the characters ‘%20’ injected within most Skype phone numbers
  • BINXA-5481: Wrong unread count in navigation drawer
  • BINXA-5470: Some dates within an email is recognized as Phone number
  • BINXA-5128: Pauses (,,) after ‘#’ in phone numbers are not considered by Boxer
  • BINXA-4842: Hero card is not displayed for the events received in encrypted emails
  • BINXA-3619: Changing reminder as attendee on recurring event assigns organizer status to the attendee and creates duplicate event
  • BINXA-2397: Response email is not saved to Outbox folder when a user responds to an event in offline mode

Customer Impact

Take advantage of these updates by meeting the minimum requirements and downloading VMware Boxer 4.9 for Android. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Android 4.2 or higher
  • AirWatch Console 8.3 FP5 or higher

How to Download VMware Boxer 4.9 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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