Certo AntiSpy 5.0.3 is now available

How to update Certo AntiSpy

  1. Log in to your Certo account.
  2. Go to the ‘License & downloads’ page.
  3. Download Certo AntiSpy for Windows or Mac.
  4. Run the downloaded installer to update.

What’s new in 5.0.3

We’re constantly making improvements to our software to ensure our customers have the most secure, reliable and up-to-date experience. This update includes:

  • Improved compatibility with iOS 17.4.
  • Updated UI (User Interface) engine.
  • Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Previous versions


  • Fixed a display issue on the Scan History page.
  • Improved parsing of binary Plist files.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.


  • Fixed an issue that may cause the app to crash during a scan.
  • Other performance improvements and bug fixes.


  • Software updates are now available directly in the application.
  • Dropped support for MacOS High Sierra and Windows 7.
  • Performance improvements and bug fixes.
  • Improved user experience.


  • Added support for iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma.
  • Fixed an issue that may cause a crash when viewing app permissions.


  • Fixed an issue related to a specific version of Windows that would cause a crash when opening the application.
    Fixed an issue that caused PDF report generation to fail for certain devices.


  • Fixed an issue where specific WiFi-only iPads may not be recognized by Certo AntiSpy.
  • Performance improvements.


  • Fixed an issue where an iPhone may not be recognized when connected to a Mac computer running macOS Ventura.


  • Fixed an issue where a scan may fail to complete due to an error when saving scan history.


  • Add loading indicators to several areas of the app.
  • Fixed an issue on Windows where Certo AntiSpy may crash if USB drivers are not active.
  • Improved scanning efficiency and memory allocation.
  • Performance improvements.


  • Fixed an intermittent issue that could lead to a crash when reading system configuration on Windows computers.
  • Improved diagnostic logging.


  • Fixed an issue where temporary files related to a scan may be locked by the operating system on Windows, causing a scan to crash in some cases.
  • Fixed an issue where a crash may occur on the dashboard when launching Certo AntiSpy with a device already connected.
  • Performance improvements.


  • Improved management of scan history.
  • Streamlined scanning process for both live device and backup scans.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the scan to hang when analyzing a device with backup encryption enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where multiple license activations could occur on the same machine.
  • Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements.


  • Added the ability to view a history of previous scans.
  • Scanning iOS device backups is now supported (Max only).
  • PDF report generation (Max only).
  • Performance improvements.


  • Improvements to error reporting.


  • Fixed an issue where scanning an iPhone with backup encryption enabled would fail on certain devices.


  • Fixed an issue where a scan may crash on computers with low available storage space.


  • Improved compatibility for 2022 iPhone and iPad models.


  • Fixed an issue that may cause the app to crash if connecting a device that has been locked for over an hour.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a persistent license error (Error code 1008) for macOS users when upgrading from an older version of the software.


  • Performance improvements.
  • Enhanced diagnostic reporting.
  • Visual improvements and better support for Retina displays.
  • Simplified update process.
  • Bug fixes.