Product Documentation

What’s new in XenMobile Apps

Note:

QuickEdit will remain available as a XenMobile App. We are not applying the End of Life (EOL) status on September 1, 2018 that we had communicated earlier. Instead, we plan to make updates to the content management component of QuickEdit. In future releases, users can update QuickEdit through the public app stores.

XenMobile Apps 10.8.45

The following features are new in XenMobile Apps 10.8.45.

Secure Mail

Folder sync. In Secure mail for iOS and Android, you can tap the Sync icon to refresh all Secure Mail content. The Sync icon is present in Secure Mail slide outs such as Mailboxes, Calendars, Contacts, and Attachments. When you tap the Sync icon, those folders that you have configured to auto refresh such as Mailboxes, Calendars, Contacts are updated. The timestamp of the last sync appears adjacent to the Sync icon.

Photo attachment improvements. In Secure Mail for Android, you can attach photos easily by tapping the new Gallery icon. Tap the Gallery icon and select photos that you want to attach to your email.

photo attachement improvement android

XenMobile Apps 10.8.40

XenMobile Apps 10.8.25 release includes Secure Hub and Secure Mail.

Secure Mail for iOS

Support to search calendar. In Secure Mail for iOS, you can search the calendar for events, attendees, or any other text.

XenMobile Apps 10.8.35

The following features are new in XenMobile Apps 10.8.35. Note that the version for Secure Mail for iOS is 10.8.36.

Secure Hub for Android

  • Support for Android P devices.

Note:

Before upgrading to the Android P platform: Ensure that your server infrastructure is compliant with security certificates that have a matching hostname in the subjectAltName (SAN) extension. To verify a host name, the server must present a certificate with a matching SAN. Certificates that don’t contain a SAN matching the host name are no longer trusted. For details, see the Android Developer site article on Android P behavior changes.

Secure Mail

  • Notification response options. In Secure Mail for iOS, users can respond to meeting notifications, such as Accept, Decline, and Tentative. They can respond to message notifications with Reply and Delete.

    Image of notification response options

  • Secure Mail for Android back button enhancements. In Secure Mail for Android, you can tap the back button on your device to dismiss the expanded options of the Floating Action Button. If the Floating Action Button is in the expanded state, tapping the back button on your device collapses the response options. This action takes you back to the message or event details view.

    Image of Android back button enhancements

  • In Secure Mail for Android, meeting response buttons appear within the email. When you receive an email notification about meeting invites, you can respond to the invite by tapping on one of the following options:

    • Yes
    • Maybe
    • No

    Image of meeting invite options in Secure Mail for Android

Secure Web for Android

  • Pull to refresh. In Secure Web for Android, users can use the pull to refresh feature to update their data on the screen.

XenMobile Apps 10.8.25

XenMobile Apps 10.8.25 release includes Secure Hub and Secure Mail.

Secure Mail for iOS now supports S/MIME for derived credentials: In order for this feature to work, you need to do the following:

  • Select Derived Credential as the S/MIME certificate source. For details, see Derived credentials for iOS.
  • Add the LDAP Attributes client property on XenMobile. Use the following information:
    • Key: SEND_LDAP_ATTRIBUTES
    • Value: userPrincipalName=${user.userprincipalname},sAMAccountNAme=${user.samaccountname},displayName=${user.displayName},mail=${user.mail}

For steps on how to add a client property, for XenMobile Server, see Client properties and for XenMobile Service, see Client properties.

For more information about how devices enroll when using derived credentials, see Enrolling devices by using derived credentials.

  1. On your XenMobile Console, navigate to Configure > Apps.
  2. Select Secure Mail and then click Edit.
  3. Under the iOS platform, for the S/MIME certificate source, select Derived Credential.

    Image of new navigation bar in Secure Mail for iOS

Secure Mail for iOS and Android have a revamped look and feel: We’ve made the user navigation simpler and more efficient. We’ve realigned the Secure Mail menu and action buttons in the form of a navigation bar. For a video demonstrating the user navigation changes, see:

Secure Mail YouTube video icon

The following figure shows the new navigation bar on iOS devices.

Image of new navigation bar in Secure Mail for iOS

The following figure shows the new navigation bar on Android devices.

Image of new navigation bar in Secure Mail for Android

What’s changed:

  • The grabber icon has been removed. Secure Mail features, such as Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Attachments, are now available as buttons in the footer tab bar. The following figure shows this change.

    Image of footer tab bar

    Note:

    On Android devices, the footer tab bar is not available after you open a mail item. For example, as shown in the following figure, if you open an email or a calendar event, the footer tab bar is not available.

    Image of Android devices without footer tab bar

  • The Settings menu is available within all menus, such as Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Attachments. To go to Settings, tap the hamburger icon and then tap the settings button available at the bottom right, as shown in the following figure.

    Image of settings menu in Secure Mail

  • The Search icon replaces the Search bar and is available in the Inbox, Contacts, and Attachments views.

    Image of the Search icon

  • On iOS devices, you can tap and hold on a mail item to select the item.

  • You can tap the Compose floating action button to compose a new email, as shown in the following figure.

    Image of the Compose floating action button

  • The following menu options are now available on the top right of your screen:
    • Sync options: Tap the overflow icon on the top right and navigate to More options > Sync options to change your sync preferences.

      Note:

      This option is available on Android devices only.

    • Search icon: Tap to search for an email.

  • Triage view icon: Tap for triage view of the conversation.

  • Respond floating action button: While viewing an email, tap to Forward, Reply All, or Reply, as shown in the following figure.

    Image of the respond floating action button

  • While viewing an email, the following menu options are available from the top right of your screen:
    • Flag: Tap to flag the email.
    • Mark As Unread: Tap to mark email as unread.
    • Delete: Tap to delete the email.
    • More options: Tap the overflow icon to view other available actions, such as Move.

Calendar changes

  • From the calendar, you can tap an event floating action button to create an event, as shown in the following figure.

    Image of the calendar floating action button

  • The following menu options are now available from the top right of your screen:

    • Today: Tap to view today’s events.
    • Search: Tap to search for an event.
    • Respond floating action button: While viewing an event, tap to Forward, Reply All, or Reply.

    Image of the calendar response options

When you view an event, the event response actions such as Yes, Maybe, and No are realigned and available below the event details.

Contacts changes

  • You can tap a Create New Contact floating action button, as shown in the following figure.

    Image of the Create New Contact image

  • The Search menu option is now available from the top right of the screen. You can tap the option to search for a contact.
  • While viewing a contact, the following menu options are available from the top right of your screen:

    On Android devices:

    • Edit: Tap to edit the contact.
    • More options: Tap the edit icon to view other available actions, such as Attach to Mail, Share, and Delete.

    Image of the overflow icon for Android

    On iOS devices:

    • Edit: Tap to edit the contact.
    • Share: Tap the share icon to view other available actions, such as Share contact and Attach to Mail.

    Image of the share icon for iOS

    Note:

    To delete a contact on iOS devices, select the contact, tap Edit and then tap Delete at the bottom of the screen, as shown in the following figure.

    Image of delete contact option on iOS devices

Attachments changes

The following menu options for attachments are now available from the top right of your screen:

  • Sort: Tap the Sort icon and choose appropriate filters to sort attachments.
  • Search: Tap to search for an attachment.

XenMobile Apps 10.8.20

The following features are new in XenMobile Apps 10.8.20.

Secure Mail for iOS

  • Secure Mail for iOS now supports the use of derived credentials for enrollment and authentication. For more information on derived credentials, see Derived Credentials for iOS.
  • Secure Mail for iOS supports rich push notifications. Rich notifications ensure that you receive lock screen notifications for your inbox even when Secure Mail is not running in the background. This feature is supported on password-based authentication and client-based authentication setups. For details, see Rich push notifications.

    Note: Due to the change in architecture to support the rich push notifications feature, the VIP Only mail notifications is no longer available.

Secure Mail for Android

Secure Mail for Android now supports rich text signatures. You can use images or links in your email signature. For details, see Rich text signatures.

XenMobile Apps 10.8.15

The following features are new in XenMobile Apps 10.8.15.

Secure Mail for iOS

Secure Mail for iOS now supports rich text signatures. You can use images or links in your email signature. For details, see Rich text signatures.

Secure Mail for Android

  • Secure Mail supports Android Enterprise, formerly known as Android for Work. You can create a separate work profile by using Android enterprise apps in Secure Mail. For details, see Android for Work in Secure Mail.
  • Secure Mail renders embedded resources while viewing an email. If the resources are present in your internal network, such as mails with image URLs that are actually internal links, Secure Mail connects to the internal network to fetch the content and render it.
  • Secure Mail supports modern authentication. Modern authentication is OAuth token-based authentication with user name and password. This support includes support for Office 365 for internal and external Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) or identity provider (IdP).
  • Performance enhancements to the Attachments repository. You can scroll through your Attachments repository much faster.

Secure Web for Android

Secure Web supports Android Enterprise, formerly known as Android for Work. You can create a separate work profile by using Android enterprise apps in Secure Mail. For details, see Android for Work in Secure Mail.

Secure Web for Android can render web pages in desktop mode. From the overflow menu, select Request desktop site. Secure Web displays the desktop version of the web site.

XenMobile Apps 10.8.10

The following features are new in XenMobile Apps 10.8.10.

Secure Web for iOS

Secure Web for iOS can render web pages in desktop mode. From the hamburger menu, select Request Desktop Site and Secure Web displays the desktop version of the web site.

Image of Secure Web for iOS Request desktop site option

Secure Mail for iOS

  • Support to print email attachments. Secure Mail for iOS supports printing email attachments.
  • Modern authentication with Microsoft Office 365. Secure Mail for iOS supports modern authentication. Modern authentication is OAuth token-based authentication with user name and password. This support includes support for Office 365 for external and internal Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), as well as identity provider (IdP).

Note:

This release does not support modern authentication with XenMobile integration with Microsoft Intune/EMS.

Secure Mail for Android

Modern authentication with Office 365. Secure Mail for Android supports modern authentication. Modern authentication is OAuth token-based authentication with user name and password. This support includes support for Office 365 for external and internal AD FS, as well as IdP.

For details, see Modern authentication using Microsoft office 365.

Note:

This release includes modern authentication in a scenario where AD FS is accessible externally.

Secure Hub for iOS update on March 19, 2018: Secure Hub version 10.8.6 for iOS is available to fix an issue with the VPP app policy. For details, see this Citrix Knowledge Center article.

XenMobile Apps 10.8.5

The following features are new in XenMobile Apps 10.8.5.

Secure Hub for Android

Support for COSU mode for Android Work (Android for Work). For details, see the XenMobile Service documentation.

Secure Mail and Secure Web for iOS and Android have revamped fonts, colors, and other UI improvements. This facelift gives you an enriched user experience while closely aligning with Citrix brand aesthetics across our full suite of apps.

Image of the new UI improvements

Image of the new UI improvements

Secure Mail for iOS supports modern authentication. OAuth token-based authentication with User name and password with Microsoft Office 365. For details, see Modern authentication using Microsoft office 365.