iOS (iPad and iPhone) App Update Notes



Release Date


2.6.4 (Regular versions)

25 Nov 2020

  • Fixed UI bugs related to iOS update to 14

2.6.3 (Regular versions)

 1 June 2020

  • Added support for US-GOV Service

2.6.2 (Regular and EMM versions)

1 Apr 2020

  • Fixed a bug that impacted app2app sign in between the Microsoft Office apps and the NetDocuments app

2.6.1 (Regular and EMM versions)

11 Mar 2020

  • Added a new setting for the EMM app to disable the ability to take content offline.  (When offline mode is disabled, content previously taken offline will be removed from offline storage.)
  • Numerous bug fixes

2.6.0 (Regular and EMM versions)

27 Jan 2020

  • Support for Outlook. For the EMM app, a new setting allows an administrator to choose Outlook for users' default email app for emailing copies and links. For the regular app (and the EMM app if no email app has been configured), a user-configurable setting allows users to choose Outlook
  • Users can edit the names of documents during the upload process
  • Documents can be renamed up to 1,000 characters.
  • Version names and descriptions are shown on the versions list page
  • Locked documents are shown with a 'Locked' label and those documents cannot be deleted
  • The default logout period has been increased to 90 minutes
  • Users are encouraged to enable TouchID/FaceID when turning on the passcode setting
  • Updated support for the New Login Viewer in iOS13
  • Enhancements to how the app works within the default Files app
  • A warning is shown after 5 failed passcode attempts
  • For the EMM app only:
    • Users can now copy links and email addresses when the EMM setting restricting copying is applied
    • The Application Configuration Settings page shows if a Security Code has been set (but not its value)
    • The EMM printing controls have been deprecated, as the printing app is no longer supported
    • When a new security code is pushed out to the app, the user is logged out
  • Support for the Germany data center
  • Numerous bug fixes

2.5.5 (Regular and EMM versions)

16 Oct 2019

  • Fixed minor UI issues caused by iOS 13

2.5.4 (Blackberry version)

18 Sept 2019

  • Added support for iOS 13 and updated Blackberry SDK


1 Aug 2019

  • Fixed a bug related to the Open In feature


29 Jul 2019

  • When a document has been checked out, a new "Reset to Checked in" action will be available
  • A passcode need not be provided again until the app has been closed, the user's login session has timed out (or the user logs out manually), the device has been locked, or the device has been powered off
  • If a user enters the wrong passcode 6 consecutive times, any content taken offline will be removed
  • Any type of file can be uploaded from the Gallery
  • The workspace lookup feature will return closed matters
  • Removed the Breezy Print & Fax option from the Share menu
  • Bug fixes and related enhancements


15 May 2019

  • Added support for Face ID


1 Mar 2019

  • Allow users to favorite or unfavorite any content (i.e., added to the NetDocuments Home page)
  • Allow documents to be deleted
  • Allow documents to be renamed
  • The actions menu for documents has been reorganized; actions are now grouped together
  • The actions menu for containers has been reorganized and made consistent regardless of where it is accessed from
  • Added support for app2app signin for the MSFT Office apps. The Office apps will now use the NetDocuments mobile app for authentication purposes by default, when adding NetDocuments as a place in the Office apps
  • Numerous bug fixes


5 Feb 2019

  • Fixed an issue related to opening documents in O365 apps


29 Jan 2019

  • Annotations in PDF files will now be rendered when previewing a PDF file
  • Support for VMware AirWatch Boxer email app for sending email links (EMM version of app only)


28 Nov 2018

  • Fixed a bug related to searching by date
  • Enhanced support for multi-factor authentication


11 Nov 2018

  • Fixed two bugs that might cause the application to close unexpectedly in rare situations


1 Nov 2018

  • The list view for documents and other content has been redesigned to provide more information, like whether the content has been favorited. Also, access to actions in the list view has been moved from a slide-out menu to an action sheet
  • When switching between the NetDocuments mobile app and other apps on the device, the contents of the NetDocuments mobile app will be covered
  • Added an option to search all of the cabinets the user has access to, in addition to searching one cabinet at a time
  • A new “Login Viewer” setting has been added to support organizations that use certificates for federated authentication.  This setting can be enabled manually or, if the EMM app is installed, using an EMM setting
  • For the EMM app, use the EMM setting that governs sending emails, emails can be configured to be sent via the MaaS360 Secure Mail app
  • For the EMM app, there is a new setting to allow a firm to disable the "What's New" dialog from appearing when a new version is installed

2.3.2 (Regular)/2.3.3 (EMM)

8 June 2018

  • Fixed a bug related to lookups
  • Fixed a bug related to Federated ID login (EMM only)

2.3.1 (148.2472)

17 May 2018

  • Added support for new document link formats (Universal Links)


16 Feb 2018

  • The user can choose to set the passcode at 4, 6, or 8 digits.  In the EMM version of the app, the EMM platform can select the length, which the user cannot change.  Also, certain passcode values will be disallowed, and the user will be logged out of the app after 6 consecutive passcode failures
  • The options to open a Microsoft Office document in the associated Office app are now dynamic, based on the user's access rights and the status of the document
  • A link to a workspace, folder, and other containers can be copied or emailed

In the EMM version of the app, these additional enhancements have been added:

  • The EMM configuration settings applied to a device can be viewed from the Settings tab
  • Several new EMM configuration settings have been added, including control over:  the passcode length, direct access to the Federated Identity login page, defaulting auto login, and configuring a security code to be used to restrict access to a specific repository


22 Nov 2017

  • A new setting to hide the "Open in [Office]" button for users who do not have access to an Office365 acccount
  • Email attachments can be viewed
  • In the File Picker dialog, the “Go to Workspace” feature has been added, we well as links to Recent Documents and the Home Page
  • The container icons (workspaces, filters and folders) have been updated to be consistent with the new icons used in version 17.2 of NetDocuments


18 July 2017

  • Support for TouchID as an alternative to using a passcode
  • Users can now access unofficial versions of a document when selecting a document from the file picker
  • The version indicator now appears next to the document name in list views and versions can be accessed from the document preview pane
  • Offline content, both individual documents and containers, can be fully updated by pulling down on the content inside the Offline tab
  • When adding a document, users will now have an option to save the document as a new version of an existing document or asked to confirm replacing the official version
  • To locate the destination for a newly added documents, users can select Recent Documents or the Home Page , or use the Go to Workspace lookup feature
  • The ability to add a folder to a workspace
  • Infinite scrolling applies when viewing the contents of a filter or folder and there are more than 100 documents
  • When navigating through a cabinet, the full name of the current container is displayed at the top, and a pull down menu makes available any ancestor container
  • For created and modified dates, the time is shown in addition to date on the document information pane
  • The “Go to Workspace” action has been moved from the ellipses next to the cabinet name and instead will appear in the list view above the Recent Workspaces heading
  • The order of the repositories and cabinets in the pull-down menu on the Cabinets tab now matches the order on ndWeb. The format of the repository and cabinet names has also been changed to make the hierarchical relationship clearer. The default behavior regarding expanding the list of repositories and cabinets has been changed
  • Format of Email Link and Email Copy emails matches the format of the same emails sent via ndWeb
  • All Email Link and Email Copy actions are logged to the document history and consolidated activity log
  • Full support for links to specific versions of a document (supporting a feature that will be included in version 17.2 of NetDocuments)
  • When accessing the Home Page and Recent Documents tabs, any changes will be included on every access


18 March 2017

  • Users can now create and edit new versions with Microsoft Office apps
  • iOS 10 users can now upload photos from the Photos app


10 February 2017

  • Minor bug fixes


13 January 2017

  • Minor bug fixes


9 January 2017

  • Users with an Microsoft Office 365 account can now quickly edit documents in the Microsoft Office apps by selecting the “Edit Document” icon while viewing a document.  They can also create a new document by going to a filing location, selecting the options menu, and then selecting "Create New File”


30 June 2016

  • Users can now open NetDocuments links into the iOS app from Mail, Safari, or anywhere else with Universal Links


23 April 2016

  • Minor bug fixes