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Version: 12.7

What's new in BlackBerry UEM version 12.7 MR1

Android

Support for Android 8: BlackBerry UEM is now compatible with devices running Android 8 software.

iOS

Support for iOS 11: BlackBerry UEM is now compatible with devices running iOS 11 software.

AirPrint

AirPrint profile update : The AirPrint profile has been updated to include a checkbox that allows the administrator to force the use of TLS, and a field for specifying a port number.

Good Control to BlackBerry UEM synchronization

Improved synchronization: When upgrading from Good Control to BlackBerry UEM, Good Control can communicate with BlackBerry Dynamics containers during the synchronization process, which helps to remove the risk of downtime for end users.

Google Play and the Samsung KNOX Workspace

Support installing specific apps from Google Play in Samsung KNOX Workspace: Administrators can now specify a list of apps from the Google Play Store that users can install in the Samsung KNOX Workspace.

Table 1. New IT Policy rules
Device type Type Description
iOS Allow AirPrint (supervised only) Specify whether users can use AirPrint on the device.
iOS Allow AirPrint credentials storage (supervised only) Specify whether users can store AirPrint credentials using iCloud Keychain.
iOS Force trusted certificates for TLS (supervised only) Specify whether the device must use trusted certificates with TLS to connect to printers using AirPrint.
iOS Allow AirPrint iBeacon discovery (supervised only) Specify whether the AirPrint app can use iBeacons to discover nearby printers.
iOS Allow users to configure Wi-Fi settings (supervised only) Specify whether users can configure Wi-Fi settings. If this rule is not selected, devices can only connect to Wi-Fi networks if the settings have been sent to the device by a configuration profile, for example a UEM Wi-Fi profile or using the Apple Configurator.
iOS Allow dictation (supervised only) Specify whether users can use dictation on the device.
iOS Allow user-configured VPN (supervised only) Specify whether a user can add a VPN configuration to the device.
iOS Allow system app removal (supervised only) Specify whether a user can remove system apps from the device.
Android Default app permissions Specify whether app permission requests are granted or denied by default. If you select "Prompt user" the user is asked to grant or deny permissions. If you select "Always grant" the user is not prompted and permission requests are always granted. If you select "Always deny" the user is not prompted and permissions requests are always denied.
Android Allow lock screen features Specify whether special features can be enabled on the device lock screen.
Android Allow camera on lock screen Specify whether users can access the device camera on lock screen.
Android Allow notifications Specify whether the device can display notifications on the lock screen.
Android Allow all notification content Specify whether all notification content can appear on the lock screen or only the notification type.
Android Allow fingerprint authentication Specify whether the user can unlock the device using a fingerprint.
Android Allow notification responses Specify whether the user can type a response to a notification on the lock screen.
Android Allow trust agents Specify whether trust agents can unlock the device.