Trusted Certificate Store on Android phone

This section provides a tutorial example on how to locate and view the trusted root certificate store on Android phone: Settings > Security > Trusted credentials.

When your Android phone is connected to the Internet, many apps will use the PKI technology to authenticate service providers and encrypt data exchanged between your Android phone and the providers.

An important component of the PKI technology is the trusted certificate store where Root CA certificates are maintained.

Here is how you can find the location of the trusted certificate store on your Android phone.

1. Tap on "Settings > Security" and scroll down to the "Credential storage" section.

2. Tap on "Trusted credentials - Display trusted CA certificates". The list of trusted certificates is displayed.

3. Scroll down to see the all trusted root CA certificates.

You can turn on and turn off any certificate using the switch icon next to the certificate name.

Trusted Root Certificate Store on Android phone
Trusted Root Certificate Store on Android phone

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

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