Enable Full Trust for Root Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone

This section provides a tutorial example on how to enable full trust for root certificate on iOS 10 iPhone.

If the installed certificate is a root CA certificate, you need to review it and decide to enable it or not.

1. Tap on "Settings > General > About > Certificate Trust Settings". Root certificates are listed below the trust Store information.

2. Tap on the switch next to "GlobalSign Root CA" to enable it. A warning message is displayed.

Root Certificate

Warning: enabling this certificate for websites will allow
third parties to view any private data sent to websites.

3. Tap on "Continue" to ignore the warning. The warning message is not really true. Enabling a root certificate only allow your iPhone to trust other certificates signed by this certificate. Third parties cannot view any private data unless they steal the private keys of websites.

Enable Full Trust for Root Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone
Enable Full Trust for Root Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone

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

iPhone and Server Certificate

 Visiting "https" Website with Safari on iOS 10 iPhone

 "Cannot Verify Server Identity" with Safari on iOS 10

 Visiting "https" Website with Chrome on iOS 10 iPhone

 "Your connection is not private" with Chrome on iOS 10

 Installing Website Server Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone

 Trusted Certificate Store on iOS 10 iPhone

 Install Trusted Root Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone

 View Certificate Profile on iOS 10 iPhone

Enable Full Trust for Root Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone

 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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