Installing Website Server Certificate on Android Phone

This section provides a tutorial example on how to install Website server certificate on Android phone by receiving certificate an email attachment.

From previous tutorials, we have learned that Web browsers Chrome on Android phone do not provide any functions to export and install Website server certificate to your system directly.

But you can use the following workaround process to do it.

1. Use a Web browser on your laptop or desktop computer to visit the same https Website like https://login.yahoo.com.

2. Click on the lock logo next to the Website address area. And click view certificate. The server certificate is displayed.

3. Export the server certificate to a file like yahoo.cer.

4. Email the certificate file, yahoo.cer, to yourself as an attachment.

5. Go to you Android phone and open this email. The attachment is displayed.

6. Tap on the attachment icon to save the certificate to phone's storage.

7. Go to "Settings > Security > Install from storage" to install the certificate from storage.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

 Introduction of HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)

 Using HTTPS with Google Chrome

 Using HTTPS with Mozilla Firefox

 HTTPS with Microsoft Edge

 Using HTTPS with Apple Safari

 HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer)

Android and Server Certificate

 Visiting "https" Website with Chrome on Android Phone

 "Your connection is not private" with Chrome on Android Phone

 Viewing Server Certificate with Chrome on Android Phone

 Viewing Server Certificate Path with Chrome on Android Phone

 Trusted Certificate Store on Android phone

 Downloading Trusted Root Certificate on Android phone

 Installing Trusted Root Certificate on Android phone

Installing Website Server Certificate on Android Phone

 iPhone and Server Certificate

 Windows Certificate Stores and Console

 RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and Server Certificate

 macOS Certificate Stores and Keychain Access

 Perl Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 PHP Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Java Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 .NET Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 CAcert.org - Root CA Offering Free Certificates

 PKI CA Administration - Issuing Certificates

 Comodo Free Personal Certificate

 Digital Signature - Microsoft Word

 Digital Signature - OpenOffice.org 3

 S/MIME and Email Security

 PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Terminology

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 Full Version in PDF/EPUB