The following features matrix compares the differences between the Android, iOS, Windows Desktop, and Windows Phone versions supported by AirWatch Inbox.

Features and Functionality





Remote Management

Configure email accounts remotely

Wipe all data and settings

Clear passcode

Online compliance checks (MEM)

Trigger passcode lock

Deployment Methods

Application Container Only

x x

Device MDM Add-on

Core Feature Support

Manage Email

Manage Calendar

Manage Contacts

Authentication and Passcode
Require Active Directory username and password

Enforce minimum length

Require complex passcode

Require special characters

Set timeout for passcode lock

Set maximum passcode age

Enforce passcode history

Set maximum failed attempts

Auto-lock on device lock

x x

TouchID/Fingerprint Integration

x x x

Share passcode for multiple apps

x x
Data Loss Prevention

AES 256-bit SSL encryption (without SMIME) in transit

AES 256-bit encryption (without SMIME) at rest

FIPS 140-2 Compliant

x x x

Enable/Disable adding multiple accounts

x x x x
Offline compliance checks (Compromised Detection)

Enable/Disable copy/paste outside the container

Enable/Disable screenshots


Enable/Disable downloading attachments

Restrict which apps can open attachments

x x

Restrict attachments to VMware Content Locker only

Force attachment encryption (Requires VMware Content Locker)

x x

Prevent sending to blacklisted domains


Restrict sending to whitelisted domains


Support for attachment stripping through the Secure Email Gateway

x x

Open links in VMware Browser

Enable/Disable exporting contacts to native

x x
Enforce Exchange ActiveSync Provisioning Policies x x x x
IT Policies

Set past days of mail to sync

Set past days of calendar to sync

Ignore SSL errors



Enable/Disable calendar access

Enable/Disable contacts access

Authenticate account using a certificate

Authenticate account using credentials

Authenticate account using smart card credentials x x x x

Enable S/MIME using smart card certificates

x x x x

Support two factor account authentication

x x x

Enable/Disable HTML Email

Configure default email signature

Enable/Disable signature editing

Configure email subject classification rules

x x x x
Application Settings

Configure contacts sort order


Modify account sync intervals

Configure new message notification preferences

Email Functionality

Filter by flagged/starred

Filter by unread emails

Mark as read/unread/flagged

View email by conversations (threads)

x x x x

Bulk actions for emails

Search by To, Subject

View email sub-folders

Automatically sync email sub-folders

x x x

Add/Edit/Delete custom email folders


Add contacts in bulk to new messages

Add contacts from recent/suggested contacts list

Search contacts in global address list

Save email to drafts

Configure Out of Office automatic replies

Calendar Functionality

Search by Title, Organizer


Accept/Decline/Tentative calendar invites

Create events and send event invitations

Decline with response to organizer

Send message to event attendees

x x x

Forward calendar events

One click conference call dialing

x x

Lookup Free/Busy recipient information

x x

View events by day

View events by month


View a list of events


Pending Event Invitations View


Add event attendees as required or optional

x x x x

View meeting room location availability

x x x x

Mark meeting as private

Configure availability for meeting

Edit recurring event schedule

Respond to event invitation with comments

Contacts Functionality

Automatically sync all users' contacts

Search contacts from global address list

Call and send messages to contacts

Create/edit/delete contacts

Export contact names and phone numbers to native app x x
Exchange ActiveSync Support
Exchange 2016

Exchange 2013

Exchange 2010

Office 365

Google Apps


x x

IBM Lotus Notes 9.0

x x
Information Rights Management

Read rights managed email messages

x x

Add rights management to composed email messages

x x

Restrict copy-paste (extract allowed)

x x

Restrict printing

x x

Restrict forward

x x

Restrict reply

x x

Restrict reply all

x x
Prevent removing rights management on reply/forward x x x x

Restrict modifying recipients on reply/forward

x x

Prevent programmatic access


Enforce email message content expiration

x x x x
Restrict editing message contents (on reply/forward) x x x x
Preview rights management protected attachments x x x x
Allow silencing work email notifications on-demand x x x

Push real-time email notifications


Display notifications for calendar events

Display banner notifications for events on lock screen

Set sync preferences while roaming

x x x

Set email truncation size

x x x x

Set maximum attachment size


Modify account sync intervals

Configure new message notification preferences x
S/MIME Functionality

Send S/MIME signed messages

Send S/MIME encrypted messages

Automatically fetch encryption certificates from GAL

Configure S/MIME options per email message

Decrypt S/MIME encrypted messages

View validity of S/MIME signed messages

Attachment Functionality

Built-in attachment viewing


Add links to files from Content Solutions

Add files from Document Providers

x x
Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
View device's MDM and email connectivity status
Server Protocol Support

Exchange ActiveSync


x x x x