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Symantec VIP Access Mobile for iOS (iPhone, iPad) Release Notes

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VIP ACCESS FOR iOS (iPHONE & iPAD)
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VIP Access for iPad and iPhone (4.2.9)

 What's New

    • This release includes a fix for an issue with the display of the security code found in the iOS 16 beta. 

VIP Access for iPad and iPhone (4.2.8)

What’s New

  • Adds FaceID capability for biometrics. 

VIP Access for iPad (4.2.7)

What’s New

  • Bug fixes and technical improvements

 Platform Versions

  • iOS 10.x, 11.x, 12.x, and iPadOS 13.1

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2.7)

What’s New

  • Added support for Firebase Analytics.

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 5S, 6, 6s, 6 Plus, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, and X

 Platform Versions

  • iOS 10.x, 11.x, 12.x, and 13.x

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2.6)

What’s New

  • Added LSItemContentTypes in the plist file to fix ICE issue in iOS 13 Beta.

Tested Devices

  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch, iPad 4th Gen, iPad Mini

 Platform Versions

  • iOS 10.x, 11.x, 12.x, 12.4, and 13 (Beta)

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2.5)

What’s New

  • Provides technical improvements to the ICE Workspace, allowing VIP Access for iOS to read the new ICE V2 file format. The new ICE V2 file format makes ICE-encrypted files fully HTML-compliant, for improved handling by third-party applications and gateways.

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 5S, 6, 6s, 6 plus, 6s plus, 7, 7 plus, 8, 8 plus, X

 Platform Versions

  • iOS 9.x, 10.x , 11.x ,12.x, and 12.4(Beta 2)
  • Apple Watch 42mm

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2.4)

What’s New

  • QR Code Scanning from VIP SSP portal for device registration.
  • One-click device registration through the new VIP SSP page from the mobile device through QR code.
  • Remove Proximity

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, SE, 6, 6S, 6 Plus, 6S Plus, 7 / 7 Plus, 8 / 8 Plus, X / XS
  • iPad / iPad mini
  • Apple Watch 

 Platform Versions

  • iOS 9.x, 10.x, 11.x, 12.x
  • WatchOS 3.x, 4.x, 5.x

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2.3)

What’s New

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Improved HTTP header information

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, SE, 6, 6S, 6 Plus, 6S Plus, 7 and 7 Plus
  • iPad mini (non-touch), iPad mini 4(Touch), iPad 4, iPad Pro
  • Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm

 Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 9.x, 10.x, 11.x
  • Apple Watch OS 3.x 

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2.2)

What’s New

  • Support for iOS 11

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, SE, 6, 6S, 6 Plus, 6S Plus, 7 and 7 Plus
  • iPad mini (non-touch), iPad mini 4(Touch), iPad 4, iPad Pro
  • Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm

 Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 9.x, 10.x, 11.x
  • Apple Watch OS 3.x 

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2.1)

What’s New

  • Security enhancements and bug fixes

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, SE, 6, 6S, 6 Plus, 6S Plus, 7 and 7 Plus
  • Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm

 Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 9.x and 10.x 
  • Apple Watch OS 3.x  

VIP Access for iPhone (4.2)

What’s New

  • VIP Access Information Centric Encryption (ICE) Workspace allows your employees, partners, and trusted individuals to securely share critical files and documents. ICE Workspace decrypts and displays these files only for authorized users. For more details on ICE, see https://www.symantec.com/solutions/information-centric-security

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, SE, 6, 6S, 6 Plus, 6S Plus, 7 and 7 Plus
  • Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm

 Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 8.x, 9.x and 10.x 
  • Apple Watch OS 1.x, 2.x and 3.x

Notes

  • ICE Workspace requires iOS 9.0 or later

VIP Access for iPhone (4.1)

What’s New

  • VIP Access Proximity feature that securely locks and unlocks your computer with your mobile device.
  • Capability to send push notification from mobile device to a paired computer using proximity.
  • Added help page: http://help.symantec.com/home/VIP_ACCESS

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 4, 5, 5C, 5S, SE, 6, 6S, 6 Plus, 6S Plus, 7 and 7 Plus
  • Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm

 Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 7.x, 8.x, 9.x and 10.x
  • Apple Watch OS 1.x, 2.x and 3.x

Notes

  • VIP Access 4.1 is not supported on iOS 6.x and below versions

VIP Access for iPhone (4.0)

What’s New

  • Re-designed user interface
  • Tap and hold on security code to copy to clipboard
  • QR/App Code that generates site-specific security codes that you can use to log in to your favorite websites
  • New SYMC credential prefix on new installs
  • Bug fixes 

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 4, 5, 5C, 5S, SE, 6, 6S, 6 plus, 6S Plus, and 7
  • Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm

 Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 7.x, 8.x, 9.x and 10.x
  • Apple Watch OS 1.x, 2.x and 3.x

Notes

VIP Access for iPhone (3.1)

What’s New

  • Full support for Apple Watch, including:
  • Ability to obtain security codes on the watch
  • style="margin-left: 40px;"Ability to view, and approve or deny, VIP Access push transactions on the watch
  • Interactive notification support
  • Optional, darker theme for the VIP Access app (enable in Settings)
  • Multiple usability and accessibility fixes .

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and 6 Plus
  • Apple watch 38 and 42 MM

Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 7.x, 8.0 , 8.1, 8.2 ,8.3 ,8.4 and 8.4.1
  • Apple Watch OS 1.x and 2.x

Notes

  • VIP Access 3.1 is not supported for iOS 6.x and below versions

VIP Access for iPhone (3.0.2)

What’s New

  • Bug fixes related to VIP Access Push

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and 6 Plus

Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 7.x, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.4.1 and 9.0

Notes

  • VIP Access 3.0.2 is not supported on iOS 6.x or earlier.

VIP Access for iPhone (3.0.1)

What’s New

  • Fixes an issue that caused security code not being accessed with VoiceOver · Bug fixes for usability issues

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and 6 Plus

Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 7.x, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4 and 8.4.1
  • VIP Access 3.0.1 is not supported on iOS 6.x or earlier.

VIP Access for iPhone (3.0)

What’s New

  • New UX Design for all the screens
  • Touch ID and PIN-based Push Authentication flow
  • Bug fixes. 

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and 6 Plus

Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 7.x, 8.0, 8.1 and 8.2

Notes

  • VIP Access 3.0 is not supported for iOS 6.x and below versions  

VIP Access for iPhone (2.3)

What’s New

  • Improvements to performance of VIP Access Push. · Minor bug fixes

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and 6 Plus

Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 6.x, 7.x, 8.0 and 8.1

Notes

  • VIP Access 2.3 is not supported for iOS 5.x and below versions

VIP Access for iPhone(2.2)

What’s New

  • Security and Bug fixes
  • Support for iOS 8

Tested Devices

  • iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S,5, 5S and 5C

Platform Versions

  • iOS versions 6.x, 7.x, and 8.0

Notes

  • VIP Access 2.2 is not supported for iOS 5.x and below. This is due to a limitation with iPhone devices running iOS 8.0 that causes VIP Access Push notifications to not reach the VIP Access for iPhone 2.2 app after upgrading the app from a previous version. To resolve, launch VIP Access for iPhone 2.2 after the app is upgraded.

VIP Access for iPhone 2.1 (Released on 22nd January 2014)

What's New

  • VIP Access Push Authentication
  • Support for the following languages: English · Spanish · French · German · Italian · Portuguese · Japanese · Korean · Greek · Chinese (Traditional) · Chinese (Simplified)

Tested Device/Platform Versions

  • iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, 5, 5S and 5C
  • iOS versions 5, 6, 7

Devices and OS versions no longer supported:

  • The following device and OS versions which were supported by VIP Access for iPhone 2.0.6 are no longer supported: iPhone (first generation), iPhone 3G · iOS 4.2.x or earlier

Known Issues

  • VIP Access user interface always appears in the portrait mode irrespective of the device position and configuration. · VIP Access Push notification may not be received when the devices running iOS versions 6.x or higher, are in the Wi-Fi network and are in the sleep mode. This discussion in the Apple website can be referred to for a detailed understanding of the problem and suggested resolutions.

VIP Access for iPhone 2.0.6 (Released on 19th Dec 2011)

What’s New

  • New Symantec-branded design Improved display of VIP credential · Qualified with iPhone 4, 4s and 5

Tested iOS Versions

  • iOS 5, iOS 6 and iOS7

Known Issues

  • Does not fill complete screen · Switching to VIP access during a call causes the app to becomes unresponsive in iOS 7