Introducing Workspace ONE Boxer 5.8 for Android

The VMware Workspace ONE team is excited to announce that Workspace ONE Boxer 5.8 for Android is publicly available.


What’s New

  • To standardize the configuration of our productivity applications, In the near future Boxer will be defaulting the key AppForceActivateSSO to true.
    Please make sure to test that your environment still works with this key enabled before we change the default. More information can be found in the Boxer Admin guide
  • BINXA-9297: Spam Reporting
    • To set the email address where Spam emails will be sent to please use the below KVP
      • Key: AppSpamForwardAddress (string)
      • Value:
    • To delete the email from the user’s device after forwarding please use the below KVP
      • Key: PolicyDeleteOnSpamForward (bool)
      • Value: true (default is false)
  • BINXA-9760: Phishing Reporting
    • We are introducing support for phishing reporting to an email address. When reported via swipe gesture or tap on the phishing item in the action menu, the email will be forwarded to the specified email below as a .eml and deleted from the device
    • To enable:
      • Key: AppPhishEmailAddress (string)
      • Value:
  • BINXA-10060: Support for Modern Authentication with dual factor
  • BINXA-7493: Drag and drop recipient between To, CC, BCC fields
  • BINXA-6893: Support for Contact subfolders
  • BINXA-9547 (BETA): Enterprise Content in Boxer
    • This feature brings parts of the Workspace ONE Content app into Boxer for Viewing attachments, attaching to emails and saving from emails to online repositories.
    • If you have Workspace ONE Content setup, the same repositories will show up
    • If you do not have Content setup, please setup the repositories in the Console.
    • Please contact us at for the KVP if you would like to try out enterprise content.


Bugs Fixed

  • BINXA-9875: [SDK] Unable to use Boxer Passcode after OS upgrade
  • BINXA-7819: Issue with SSO breaking on Android Enterprise.
  • BINXA-8542: Email search is slow
  • BINXA-8221: Delay in sending messages
  • BINXA-9991: Attachments are lost when rich text format emails are forwarded
  • BINXA-9519: Word documents are not aligned correctly when using RTL Numbering.
  • BINXA-10022: Email classifications rankings are not displaying correctly when default classification is set
  • BINXA-9138: Boxer asking for passcode after ~4 minutes
  • BINXA-9808: Inline images are not shown correctly when email send from RTF format.
  • BINXA-9740: Chinese characters not displayed correctly with built-in PDF viewer
  • BINXA-9546: Inbox folder appears twice under the Mailboxes section of the navigation drawer
  • BINXA-10121: Crash when deleting Account from Boxer Settings
  • BINXA-10077: Cannot open deleted emails from the combined trash folder
  • BINXA-9983: G Suite not syncing/displaying folders
  • BINXA-9048: Enable storage access dialogue missing while opening insecure (.apk) attachment from calendar view
  • BINXA-9643: Calendar attachment name runs under vertical ellipsis
  • BINXA-9284: Unable to copy address in an event
  • BINXA-9262: App force closes on clicking on Compose shortcut after app is force stopped
  • BINXA-9615: Keyboard is still visible after sending email to contact from Contacts

Customer Impact

Take advantage of these updates by meeting the minimum requirements and downloading Workspace ONE Boxer 5.8 for Android.

Minimum Requirements

  • Android 5.0+
  • Workspace ONE UEM 9.3+

How to Download Workspace ONE Boxer 5.8 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 receive support, either submit a ticket via the My Workspace ONE  portal or call your local support line.


Best Regards,
The VMware Workspace ONE Team

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