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Summary of Cato Android Client Releases

  • Updated

This article summarizes features, enhancements, of Android Client version 5.0.1 to 5.0.

In addition, it also lists the known limitations.

Admins and SDP users can easily download the Client from the Client download portal without requiring authentication.

For more information about the requirements to implement Cato's remote access in your organization, see Installing the Cato Client.

Android SDP Clients

This section summarizes the features and enhancements of Android Client version 5.0.1 to 5.0.

Android Client v5.0.1

Android Client version 5.0.1 was uploaded to the Google Play Store on November 13th, 2022, and includes:

  • Bug fixes and enhancements


Note: Android Client version is was uploaded to the Google Play Store on July 23rd, 2023. This version contains infrastructure improvements for future versions.



Android Client v5.0

Android Client version 5.0 was uploaded to the Google Play Store in September 2022, and includes:

  • Support for Always On and SSO (read more)

  • Support for Device Authentication with certificates (read more)

  • Support for the following Client Access features:

    • Split Tunnel

    • External browser

  • Install the Client with an MDM

  • Improved tunnel resiliency

  • Improved look and feel

  • Bug fixes and enhancements


Known Limitations for Android Client v5.0:

This section lists known limitations that apply to all the Android Clients version 5.0.

  • For Split Tunnel - only Include Mode is supported for Android devices v12.x and lower. Exclude Mode is supported for Android OS devices v13.0 and higher.

  • When the Android Client uses a Bypass Code, events are not generated. Events are still generated for other Client OS.

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