Mobile Encryption 2.0.x for iOS System Requirements

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Mobile Encryption for iOS

Issue/Introduction

Mobile Encryption for iOS allows you to send and receive encrypted email from devices running Apple iOS™ software. You can create new encrypted messages, reply/reply all/forward encrypted messages received, or forward encrypted messages with or without attachments.

If you have been using PGP Viewer version 1.x, you can upgrade to this version of Mobile Encryption.

Please note that Mobile Encryption for iOS reaches EOS (End of Service) on 31 December 2020 and EOL (End of Life) on 31 March 2021.

Resolution

As documented in the Mobile Encryption 2.0.0 for iOS User's Guide, Mobile Encryption for iOS supports the following devices:

  • Apple iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Apple iPad 2, iPad (3rd generation, also known as iPad HD), iPad (4th generation), iPad (5th generation, also known as iPad Air), iPad Air 2, and iPad Mini (1st generation, 2nd generation, and 3rd generation)
  • Apple iPod Touch (4th generation and 5th generation)

Mobile Encryption for iOS runs on the following operating systems:

  • iOS 6.x
  • iOS 7
  • iOS 8, 8.1, 8.3

Mobile Encryption for iOS supports all resolutions of these devices in both portrait and landscape orientations, including 4" screens.

Mobile Encryption for iOS requires a managed account on a Symantec Encryption Management Server (version 3.3 or later) with the LDAP Directory Synchronization feature enabled. If you do not have an account on the server, an account is created for you when you enroll.

Note: You can install Symantec Mobile Encryption for iOS on an iOS device without having a managed account on a Symantec Encryption Management Server. However, you cannot configure or use Symantec Mobile Encryption for iOS without such an account.

Mobile Encryption for iOS supports the following PGP key modes:

  • CKM - Client Key Mode (support for this key mode is missing in the Symantec Mobile Encryption for iOS User's Guide, but documented in the Symantec Encryption Management Server Administrator's Guide)
  • GKM - Guarded Key Mode
  • SKM - Server Key Mode