Nintex Mobile Apps - Release Notes

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Access the mobile apps here:

Windows Store

Windows Phone Store

iTunes App Store

Google Play Store


Android: 5.2

iOS: 5.2


Release Date: 23rd November 2017


    • File attachment for Nintex Forms for Nintex Workflow Cloud
    • In app notifications
    • Diagnostic improvements

Bug Fixes

    • General bug fixes and improvements.


Android: 5.1

iOS: 5.1


Release Date: 10th October 2017


    • Introducing Easy Task Approval which allows tasks to be approved without opening them.
    • Additional language support for:
      • Arabic
      • Hebrew
      • Simplified Chinese

Bug Fixes

    • General bug fixes and improvements.


Android: 5.0

iOS: 5.0


Release Date: 19th September 2017


    • Introducing Nintex Forms for Nintex Workflow Cloud; a unified forms platform that brings responsive forms to both web and mobile.

Bug Fixes

    • General bug fixes and improvements.


Android: 4.8

iOS: 4.8


Release Date: 4th August 2017


    • Microsoft account EOL. Beyond 31st October 2017, the Microsoft account option will no longer be supported.


    • Introducing Nilex our in-line feline dispenser of knowledge and insight.
    • Support for the latest Nintex Forms features.

Bug Fixes

    • General bug fixes and improvements.


Android: 4.7

iOS: 4.7


Release Date: 17th May 2017


    • Improved the outbox by adding greater resilience when sending items.
    • Settings have been updated to make it easier to discover options.

Bug Fixes

    • General bug fixes and improvements.

Android: 4.6

iOS: 4.6


Release Date: 15th March 2017


    • Improved performance of the attachment control on iOS.
    • Added support to capture form and task metadata to include geolocation information.

Bug Fixes

    • Resolved an issue with the Outbox counter in the menu may not correctly reflect the true state of the Outbox on Android
    • Resolved an issue with the formatDate runtime function where the date and time may display incorrectly on Android
    • Resolved an issue where the onboarding screen can reappear after adding an account
    • Added support to preserve transparency in form and task form icons
    • General bug fixes and improvements.

Android: 4.5

iOS: 4.5

Windows: 4.4

Windows Phone: 4.4


Release Date: 31st January 2017


    • Added support for Tasks in Nintex Workflow Cloud.
    • Added support to capture form and task metadata.
    • Added greater support for multitasking with iOS Split View and landscape suport.
    • Enhanced profile security with PIN when relaunching the app.
    • Enhanced profile security with Touch ID on iOS.
    • Updated navigation experience.

Bug Fixes

    • General bug fixes and improvements.


Android: 4.3

iOS: 4.3

Windows: 4.3

Windows Phone: 4.3


Release Date: 21st September 2016


    • View sent items
    • Copy sent items
    • Select a color for each account
    • Support for Bar Codes and Geolocations on Nintex Workflow Cloud forms  

Bug Fixes

    • Resolved an issue with Live Account Authentication - User with expired password unable to update profile settings. (51455)
    • Resolved an issue with Deep Linking not showing an error. (52025)
    • Resolved an issue with Deep Linking not populating List Lookup controls. (49932)
    • Resolved an issue with non-printable characters not being encoded correctly to JavaScript . (51321)
    • Resolved an issue with List Lookup. (50033)
    • Resolved an issue with Deep Link on iPad. (52023)


Android: 4.2.1

iOS: 4.2.3

Windows: 4.2

Windows Phone: 4.2


Release Date: 27th July 2016

Feature (Windows & Windows Phone)

    • Introduction of user profile with multiple account sign in
    • Introduction of user PIN
    • Added support for Forms Based Authentication (FBA)

Improvements (iOS)

    • Increase barcode recognition and added support for landscape orientation. (47445, 47597, 48105)
    • General improvements to the Geolocation control. (47445)
    • General improvements to the Signature control. (47445, 47508, 45106)

Bug Fixes

    • Updated the Current Time reference to display device local time. (46324)
    • Resolved an issue with submitting a form with a Repeater Control not containing any child controls. (45096)
    • Resolved an issue Task Forms and displaying certain non-English characters. (44787)
    • Resolved an issue with parsing of dates on certain devices when using date based inline function (e.g. fn-DateDiffDays). (48064)
    • Resolved an issue with the Image control not displaying images. (47137)


Android: 4.1.0

iOS: 4.1.0

Windows: 3.9.3

Windows Phone: 3.9.3


Release Date: 15th June 2016

Feature (Android & iOS Only)

    • Expanded User Profile to include multiple accounts
      • Supported account types:
        • Corporate
        • Office 365

Bug Fixes

    • Resolved an issue with differences between iOS & Android keyboards (2512)
    • Resolved an issue with the removal of a backslash between domain and user name in the calculated control (2555)
    • Resolved an issue with the default value of the people picker not being populated when deep linking is used (2597)
    • Resolved an issue with the failure of calculated values on O365 that begin with a leading zero (2613)
    • Resolved an issue with French characters not displaying correctly in task forms (2633)

Android: 4.0.4

iOS: 4.0.3

Release Date: 26th May 2016

Bug Fix

    • Resolved an issue with not being able to change password within a profile for a corporate account (44122)


Product version: 4.0

Release Date: 20th April 2016

Features (Android & iOS Only)

    • Support for Forms Based Authentication (FBA):
      • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
      • NT LAN Manager (NTLM)
    • Introduction of User Profile
      • Supported accounts:
        • Corporate
        • Office 365
        • Microsoft
    • Introduction of Security PIN


Product version: 3.9

Release Date: 17th February 2016


    • [Labs Feature] Support for Signature Capture : Ability to configure a multi-line text box control to capture a signature



Product version: 3.8

Release Date: 20th January 2016


    • Support for Range Validation : validation of range parameters on Single Line Textbox and DateTime controls
    • Support for Regular Expression Validation : validation of regular expression parameters on Single Line Textbox controls
    • Enhancements to Form Deep Linking : Ability to pre-populate and auto-submit Forms via a deep link
    • Improvements to Photo Storage : Application setting to prevent photo attachments to a Form from being persisted to the Camera Roll

        Bug fixes for all App Platforms



Product version: 3.7

Release Date: 20th October 2015


    • Image Control Improvements : Ability to zoom embedded images
    • Support for Hyperlink Control : Easily incorporate hyperlink capture
    • Support for iOS 9 devices

        Bug fixes for all App Platforms



Product version: 3.6

Release Date: 19th August 2015


    • Form Deep Linking support, facilitating external app integration to Nintex Mobile
    • Improved support for background syncing on iOS devices
    • Support for Windows 10 devices

        Bug fixes for all App Platforms


Product version: 3.5

Release Date: 18th June 2015


    • New improved white theme to improve readability (iOS Only)
    • Attachment Validation supported for on-premises environments

Product version: 3.4

Release Date: 22nd April 2015


    • Image annotation and editing : Edit and add markup to photos and images (Android, iOS and Windows Phone only)
    • Barcode scanning : Use a mobile device camera to scan barcodes and QR codes for data input
    • Cascading lookups available offline : Filter selections based on a value specified for another control
    • Cascading lookups support for Office 365 environments
    • Geolocation control support for Office 365 environments.


Product version: 3.3.3 (Android)

Release Date: 11th March 2015

Performance improvement release for Android.


Product version: 3.3.2 (Android) and 3.3.1 (Windows Tablet/Desktop)

Release Date: 24th February 2015

Bug fix release for Android and Windows Tablet/Desktop apps


Product version: 3.3.1 (Android only)

Release Date: 17th February 2015

Bug fix release for Android app



Product version: 3.3

Release Date: 16th February 2015


    • List Lookup control in online and offline modes is now supported. At the time of release, this functionality will only work with Nintex Forms for Office 365. Nintex Forms for SharePoint (on-premises) is slated to support this functionality in its upcoming 3-monthly release.
    • Nintex Mobile Apps now allow users to download all attachments on Tasks at the time the device is synchronizing. This is configurable by the user (in Settings) to occur always, only when syncing through Wi-Fi or manually only.



Product version: 3.2.1 (Android only)

Release Date: 29th January 2015

Bug fix release for Android app


Product version: 3.2

Release Date: 21st January 2015


    • This version allows Nintex Forms for Office 365 customers using ADFS with NTLM authentication to log in and use the Nintex Mobile apps. (Available for iOS, Android and Windows Tablet. Windows Phone support is pending.)
    • Validation rules specified in Nintex Forms designer are applied in Nintex Mobile.



Product version: 3.1

Release Date: 29th October 2014


    • This version includes support for offline images. Where images are included in your form and are accessible from the app (authentication withstanding) these will be cached with the form and will appear offline. Publicly accessible image assets will always be downloaded. Assets behind firewalls or in O365 environments may not be accessible at this stage.
    • iOS and Android only: Major improvements to the attachment control allowing easy addition of multiple photos or gallery items in a single action.


Product version: 3.0

Release Date: 28th August 2014



    • Version 3.0 of Nintex Mobile introduces support for list forms created in Office 365 using Nintex Forms for Office 365.


Product version: 2.3

Release Date: 16th April 2014


The new version of Nintex Mobile 2.3 enhances support for controls available in Nintex Forms for SharePoint:

      • Border Control: Paint borders around other controls to create visual separations.
      • Panel Control: Group controlstogether and apply rules to those groups.
      • Page Viewer Control: Show external web sites in a frame within the form.
      • Attachment Control: Display multiple attachment controls on a form.


To enable support for Multiple Attachments in Nintex Mobile, the minimum requirement is a SharePoint instance with Nintex Forms 2013 v2.3 or Nintex Forms 2010 v1.5.


If a previous version is detected, Nintex Mobile will display only one Attachment control.


There is no minimum requirement of Nintex Forms for the other controls.

border.pngBorder Control

Border control is used to create a visual separation of controls to areas of a form.


Nintex Mobile supports the following properties of the Border control:

      • Border: Top, Bottom, Left, Right
      • Border Style: None, Dotted, Dashed, Solid, Double, Groove, Ridge, Inset, Outset
      • Border Width
      • Border Color


The Panel control is a convenient way of grouping controls together and applying rules to a group of controls.


Nintex Mobile supports the following properties of the Panel control:

      • Title
      • Background image


page_viewer.pngPage Viewer

Page Viewer is used to embed enternal web pages inside a form.


Nintex Mobile supports the following properties of the Page Viewer control:

      • Source



Multiple Attachment controls can be added into a form separately, each of them supporting multiple files.


The Attachment control cannot be added to a Repeating Section.



Product version: 2.2



      • Enhanced support for iOS 7 (iPhone and iPad).
      • Added support for the following Nintex Forms controls:
        • Choice control: Support for horizontal layout
        • Calculated Value
        • Rules


Product version: 2.1


No functionality changes. Added support for the following languages, besides English:

      • French
      • German
      • Japanese
      • Italian
      • Spanish
      • Chinese (Traditional)
      • Portuguese (Brazilian)
      • Russian

Product version: 2.0



      • Introduced Nintex Mobile for Microsoft Windows Phone 8 platform.
      • Enhanced support for iOS 6 (iPhone and iPad).
      • Added support for the following Nintex Forms controls:
        • Geolocation
        • Repeating Section
        • People
      • Introduced data encryption on iOS devices using the Data Protection API.
      • Enabled form preview on a mobile device directly from within Nintex Forms with no need to publish the form.


Product version: 1.1


The following improvements have been introduced in version 1.1:

      • Improved support for authentication over HTTPS
      • User-friendly messages during sign in

Product version: 1.0


Initial version of Nintex Mobile app available for the following platforms:

      • iOS 5 (iPhone and iPad)
      • Windows 8
      • Windows RT

Nintex Mobile support native rendering of forms designed with Nintex Forms for SharePoint and display of tasks resulting of workflow actions created with Nintex Workflow.


The apps work offline, allowing data entry also when not connected not a network.


Authentication is implemented using a corporate account with a direct connection to a SharePoint server, or with a Microsoft account when Nintex Live is used as a gateway to expose a SharePoint server to the mobile apps without opening the server to internet.


The following Nintex Forms controls are supported when designing mobile forms:

      • Choice (only vertical display)
      • Date/Time
      • Label
      • Multi Line Textbox
      • Single Line
      • Yes/No

Features (Android & iOS Only)

·        Expanded User Profile to include multiple accounts

o   Supported account types:

§  Corporate

§  Office 365