LEGACY: Latest releases - Mimecast Mobile

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This article outlines all releases prior to the inception of the new Service Updates space. For all recent updates please visit the space, remember to Follow to receive an email whenever Mimecast announces a new release.

 

Mimecast is pleased to announce a continuous deployment of improvements in Mimecast Mobile, containing the following enhancements and fixes.

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.7

27th July 2015 (iOS, Android & Blackberry OS 10)

New features

  • TouchID is provided as an optional alternative to pinlock with iOS devices.
  • 'Block Sender' is available as an option when selecting a message contact.
  • Multiple email items can now be selected at once in the Personal and Moderated Held views when releasing or blocking.

Enhancements

  • When scrolling to the bottom of the message list additional results will automatically be retrieved. (iOS)
  • Enhancements to the pull to refresh controls. (iOS)
  • A refreshed main menu provides a clearer font and color.

Fixes from previous releases

  • Resolved and issue whereby attachments were not always displayed if the message was plain text (Android and Blackberry OS 10).
  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements.

Platform support

Mimecast Mobile 2.7 is the last version to support Android version 4.2 (Jelly Bean) and below.

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.6.1

14th May 2015 (Android & BlackBerry OS 10 only)

Fixes from previous releases

Bug fixes

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.6

27th April 2015

New features

  • Support for sending HTML email
  • Message detail can now be hidden in the Composer view
  • A loading icon is displayed when message details are being retrieved
  • An alert will be displayed if an error occurred displaying a message

Enhancements

  • Quick Search restricted to 12 months
  • Search results include aliases by default
  • Replying to or forwarding an email will now include the original transmission date and time
  • Updated security best practice guidance
  • Via an API update Mimecast Mobile now returns search results for alias address of delegate mailboxes when using Delegate Mode

Fixes from previous releases

  • Various performance enhancements

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.5.1

10th February 2015 (Android & BlackBerry OS 10 only)

Fixes from previous releases

  • Resolves an intermittent crash with the composer

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.5

26th January 2015

New features

  • Refreshed message preview
    • Subject of an email is now more prominent at the tops of the screen
    • If Mimecast has access to the Avatar of the sender it will be displayed
  • Contacts within an email are now interactive when selected:
    • Full email address is viewable
    • Address can be copied
    • A new email can be created to the address
  • Increased application security:
    • All Mimecast data stored on the device is now encrypted regardless of the general device security settings
    • Mimecast data is always encrypted during transit and is never decrypted on the device
  • Support for iOS 8

Fixes from previous releases

  • Various bug fixes and improvements

Platform retirement

  • Platform retirement and End of Support for Apple iOS 6
  • Platform Retirement and End of Support for Android OS 2 & 3

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.4

New features

  • Support for the 2-Step Authentication BETA
    (For more information please contact your Customer Advocate)

Fixes from previous releases

  General bug fixes and back end improvements have been included.

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.3

New features

  • The application name has been updated to Mimecast Mobile.
  • Search history:
    • Recent and Saved Searches are now available.
    • Saved Searches can be deleted, edited, executed and renamed.
  • Archive Folder search
    • Full content search criteria are now available.
    • The ability to select a new folder from the search criteria has been introduced, with browse and typing options available to match folder names.
  • Delegate functionality has been introduced for Online Inbox, Online Sent Items and Search views.

Enhancements

  • Cloud password expiry messaging has been improved.
  • After 5 failed passcode attempts, all accounts will be logged out on the device.
  • Updates have been applied to the User Interface.

Fixes from previous releases

  • General bug fixes and back end improvements have been included.

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.2.1

Improvements

  • Various security enhancements

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.2

New features

  • Users can now view archived Exchange folders.
  • Users can now reset their passcode.

 

Improvements

  • It is now mandatory to use a passcode. If Applications Settings are configured to ?Never Show Passcode?, the passcode will actually be required after 10 minutes.
  • Smart tags are now displayed hierarchically and have improved controls.
  • A change to the Security Time Out interval in Application Settings will now take effect in the app within 24 hours.
  • Users are now warned when trying to send a message without a subject.
  • Notifications are no longer sent when rejecting an on-hold email.
  • When functions have been disabled via Application Settings, the app will no longer show related screens by default.
  • ?mailto:? links now open in the app itself.
  • ?Docs? has been renamed to ?Files? in the Basic and Advanced search screens.

Fixes from previous releases

  • Improved Unicode support.
  • Users can no longer add the same contact to an email more than once.
  • Many stability enhancements and small UI improvements.

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.1.2

Enhancements

  • On iOS7, to work around a known issue on that platform when composing replies or forwards to emails that are extremely long, only the new text will be displayed. The rest of the original email will be added when the message is sent, which avoids slow responses from the app in these instances.

Fixes from previous releases

  • An issue causing the app to close unexpectedly on some devices when setting a passcode has been resolved.

 

 

 

Mimecast Mobile 2.1.1

** Please note, we are aware of a known issue in iOS7 which can cause performance problems when working with very long, text-based emails. This version of the app improves this performance and the next version will contain a full workaround.

 

Enhancements

  • A number of search terms have been renamed to ensure consistency across Mimecast apps.
  • Users that do not have access to Smart Tags are now prevented from using this search option.
  • Users are now required to specify additional search criteria when searching over a period greater than a year.
  • The Docs search field has been improved.
  • Email aliases are now included in quick and basic searches.
  • Copyright information has been added to the About screen.
  • The background screen is now cleared of content when adding a new account.
  • If the Inbox is disabled within Application Settings, no emails are displayed when the Inbox is selected in the app.
  • The ?Test Connection? feature has been enhanced.
  • App startup performance has been enhanced.
  • The app now checks for changes to Application Settings when it starts and/or every 24 hours.

Fixes from previous releases

  • An issue which could cause a user?s account to be locked following an update if their password had changed has been resolved.
  • The workflow logic for the Passcode screen has been improved.
  • An issue causing the date values in the Archive search to reset to today has been resolved.
  • When composing a new email, all auto complete contacts are now shown alphabetically.
  • Contacts shown when composing a new email are now de-duplicated.
  • An issue preventing an appropriate timeout when a network connection is unavailable has been resolved.
  • Memory usage is now controlled for large plain text emails.
  • The behavior of the app has been improved when a user attempts to reply to a null email address.
  • An issue preventing embedded images from displaying has been resolved.
  • An issue causing the app to crash when it is re-opened, and specific Application Settings are not available, has been resolved.

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