Trusted Certificate Store on iOS 10 iPhone

This section provides a tutorial example on how to locate and view the trusted root certificate store in iOS 10 on iPhone: Settings > General > About > Certificate Trust Settings.

When your iPhone is connected to the Internet, many apps will use the PKI technology to authenticate service providers and encrypt data exchanged between your iPhone 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 iPhone running iOS 10.

1. Tap on "Settings > General > About > Certificate Trust Settings". The trusted certificate store information is displayed. For example:

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Learn more about trusted certificates

2. Tap on "Learn more about trusted certificates". List of available trusted root certificates is displayed with some current alert message.

3. Scroll down to see the list of iOS Trust Stores.

4. Tap on "List of available trusted root certificates in iOS 10". A list of root certificates is displayed with some explanations.

5. Scroll down to review each root certificate.

6. Note that the trusted root certificate store on iOS 10 is read-only. You can not add or remove any certificates.

Trusted Root Certificate Store on iOS 10 iPhone
Trusted Root Certificate Store 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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