Install Trusted Root Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone

This section provides a tutorial example on how to install a trusted root certificate on iOS 10 iPhone.

Sometimes you may need to add a trusted root certificate on your iPhone. For example, a Website is using a new root certificate, which is not included the current trusted root certificate store on your iPhone.

If you think the new root certificate can be trusted, you can install it on your iPhone as a trusted certificate. Here is an example of installing the "GlobalSign Root R1":

1. Open Safari Web browser and go to GlobalSign Support website at support.globalsign.com.

2. Enter "GlobalSign Root R1" in the search box and select "GlobalSign Root Certificates" from the search result. The list of root certificates is displayed.

3. Scroll down to see the "GlobalSign Root R1" certificate.

4. Tap on "Download Root-R1". A warning message is displayed.

This website is trying to open Settings to show you
a configuration profile. Do you want to allow this?

5. Tap on "Allow". The "Install Profile" screen is displayed.

6. Tap on "Install". And enter your iPhone passcode, if it is asked. Another warning message is displayed.

UNMANAGED ROOT CERTIFICATE
Installing the certificate "GlobalSign Root CA"
will add it to the list of trusted certificates on
your iPhone...

UNVERIFIED PROFILE
The authenticity of "GlobalSign Root CA"
cannot be verified.

7. Tap on "Install". "GlobalSign Root R1" certificate will be installed in two places:

Install Trusted Root Certificate on iOS 10 iPhone
Install Trusted 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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