Introducing VMware Boxer 4.9 for iOS

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

What’s New in this App Version

  • BINXI-5301: Support for IBM Notes Traveler
  • BINXI-5609: Pull to show progress on initial sync
  • BINXI-5735: New email search bar UI in the email list view
  • BINXI-5982: Display of warning message for no limit sync
  • BINXI-6243: Automatic GAL search on email compose screen
  • BINXI-5320: Automatic GAL search on contacts view
  • BINXI-4971: Simplify badging process in Boxer
  • BINXI-5838: In-App Feedback for Beta builds
  • BINXI-5544: Implement App Store rating API
  • BINXI-5598: Implement full RTL functionality in Calendar

Bugs Fixed in this App Version

  • BINXI-4546: App fails to enterprise wipe after reaching the max failed attempts when SSO is enabled
  • BINXI-5015: Standalone enrollment flow fails on a distributed console when pointing to CN hostname
  • BINXI-5976: Crash on opening Boxer calendar view from calendar notification and hero card
  • BINXI-5956: Increased battery drain in iOS 4.8.X versions from Boxer v4.7.2 (for some users)
  • BINXI-5947: When there are many recipients in the ‘To’ field, not all of them are showing up
  • BINXI-5866: No authentication required for Boxer when SSO is disabled and Boxer passcode is still enabled
  • BINXI-5830: Receiving a signed and encrypted S/MIME email marks all other signed/encrypted emails in the list as ‘Read’
  • BINXI-5746: Boxer not showing today’s emails until user replies to a thread
  • BINXI-6225: Deleting an email after opening with force touch does not delete the email
  • BINXI-6052: Opening a calendar invite from an ENSv2 notification fails to open the invitation properly
  • BINXI-6020: When reviewing older threads in a conversation, it skips back to the most recent ones
  • BINXI-6047: Changing the device time zone and opening older calendar reminders crashes Boxer
  • BINXI-6033: Boxer emails are not syncing (background/foreground or with pull to refresh) in ENSv2 account
  • BINXI-6025: The ‘fetchUnreadStatus’ operations in Boxer gets stuck in BackendController queue
  • BINXI-5975: Navigating to calendar after force kill and relaunch shows tomorrows events for today
  • BINXI-5178: Appointments are missing or out of sync in calendar
  • BINXI-6269: Boxer crashes due to CFNetwork error
  • BINXI-5831: Boxer takes long time to sync and emails go missing for a few minutes and are then displayed
  • BINXI-5874: Emails are missing and are not syncing correctly
  • BINXI-5773: Contact information is not displayed even when CallKit CallerID is enabled
  • BINXI-3589: Meetings created in Turkey are displayed with incorrect time after April for users in India (UTC+3 Istanbul)
  • BINXI-5165: Unable to create custom weekly events with Japanese language
  • BINXI-5168: Boxer does not show the name for an email alias
  • BINXI-5292: Incorrect translation for Japanese language terms when setting recurring calendar events
  • BINXI-4778: Unable to sync unread folder emails account
  • BINXI-5637: Unread badge count number fluctuates upon receiving a new ENSv2 notification
  • BINXI-5621: CBA welcome screen is not displayed correctly and automatically navigates to passcode screen
  • BINXI-5588: Wrong badge number being assigned after syncing
  • BINXI-5569: Sync not working correctly when sync window is changed to smaller values
  • BINXI-5469: New email list view has blank avatar
  • BINXI-5391: Anchor based links within an email (HTML) opens email compose screen instead of displaying the linked content
  • BINXI-5978: Navigation bar is not displayed correctly on iPhones
  • BINXI-5950: Text pointer in iOS 11 is hidden behind the keypad while entering text in Calendar Notes
  • BINXI-5857: When Caller ID (CallKit) is enabled, a visual indicator should be displayed in settings and the pop up should change to ‘disabled’
  • BINXI-5843: Meeting information is missing or is not displayed when created from the ‘Compose’ page on devices with French as default language
  • BINXI-5804: Event timings are not updated correctly in Calendar invitation mail subject after the time zone is changed
  • BINXI-5799: Boxer is crashing when a custom event frequency is chosen in the Calendar
  • BINXI-6272: Boxer crashes when layout attribute changes occur without invalidating the layout
  • BINXI-6240: All the emails are not syncing when the sync window is set to 1 month
  • BINXI-6039: Search bar animation is not displayed correctly
  • BINXI-6026: Calendar events are missing after changing the time zone from EST to IST
  • BINXI-6050: Assertion crash on reloading calendar view data
  • BINXI-6038: In App Beta Feedback should be available for all test flight users and available via KVP for GA builds
  • BINXI-6019: Ping is not starting
  • BINXI-6022: When user travels to a time zone that is ahead or behind by 30 or 45 minute increments, some meetings are converting to events that span 24+ hours
  • BINXI-5744: 'Save in Boxer' and 'Delete' options are not working correctly when an attachment file name includes some characters in localized language
  • BINXI-5662: Boxer is not restricting open-into for non-whitelisted applications from SDK DLP
  • BINXI-5713: Search Bar placement is incorrect on iPhone and iPad
  • BINXI-5677: When DLP restriction is set in Boxer app and you attempt to share to google drive (when it is restricted) the file attempts to upload for approximately 5 minutes and creates hundreds of dummy files
  • BINXI-5672: App level DLP restriction of whitelisting does not work in iOS 11 when no particular app is whitelisted
  • BINXI-5667: Deleting Boxer after standalone enrollment removes enrollment data
  • BINXI-5878: ‘Error enabling extension, data provided by Boxer’ error is displayed when enabling CallerID (CallKit)
  • BINXI-5908: Unable to toggle HTML enabled setting in the signature view (iOS 11)
  • BINXI-6247: Calendar events are blank (recovers on switching tabs) on iPads running iOS11
  • BINXI-5957: Boxer not syncing new emails
  • BINXI-6075: Boxer crashes when user attempts to refresh a contact with some location data
  • BINXI-5909: Calendar event reminder notification is not working
  • BINXI-5800: When user replies to an email which has an inline image, the reply is not registered on desktop Outlook
  • BINXI-5252: In Combined View, emails are not deleted with the swipe action from the Sent Folder
  • BINXI-6010: Change alert that is displayed upon screenshot capture to only test flight builds
  • BINXI-5974: Characters in Traditional Chinese is not displayed correctly when email source does not have character set

Known Issues

  • BINXI-5827: SSO enabled and standalone enrolled Boxer is not working correctly when Workspace One is configured

Customer Impact

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

Minimum Requirements

  • iOS 9.0 or higher
  • AirWatch Console 8.3 FP5 or higher

How to Download VMware Boxer 4.9 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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