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Archived:Installing self-signed SIS files to Nokia Eseries devices not allowed by default (Known Issue)

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Tested with
Devices(s): Nokia E50, Nokia E60, Nokia E61, Nokia E62, Nokia E70
Compatibility
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition
S60 3rd Edition (initial release)
Article
Created: User:Technical writer 1 (20 Aug 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (21 Jun 2012)

Description

By default, some S60 3rd Edition (for example, Nokia Eseries) devices only allow installation of trusted, that is, Symbian Signed applications. To also allow installation of self-signed (untrusted) applications, go to

Application Manager > Options > Settings > Software Installation

Change the setting from "Signed" to "All", if needed.

The error message shown to the end user is: "Certificate error. Contact the application supplier."
The application supplier should instruct the customer to check the settings in case the supplier delivers self-signed applications.

Note that the security settings may also differ in operator variants of S60 3rd Edition devices.

Solution

See detailed description.

This page was last modified on 21 June 2012, at 05:18.
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