Installation and Setup Procedures for Microsoft Azure Information Protection (AIP) App on Android devices


Microsoft AIP app is required to view protected files that others have shared with you.


RMS sharing app, requires an Android 4.4 or later.

Installation and Setup Procedures

Note: this user guide is prepared using Android 4.4.2.

  1. Go to Google Play.
  2. Google play store icon
  3. In the search box, type “azure information protection”.
  4. Search Azure information protection
  5. Tap Install.
  6. Install app
  7. Tap Accept.
  8. Accept permission
  9. After installation, tap the icon AIP View to open the app and swipe through the introduction. Tap Done.
  10. Open the App
  11. The installation of the AIP View in completed.
  12. App setup completed
  13. Open a protected file or email. You will be prompted to sign in for the AIP viewer.
  14. Prompt to sign in for protected file or email
  15. Click Accept.
  16. Accept the protection
  17. Login the AIP viewer with the username
  18. Login AIP viewer
  19. Input your HKU Portal PIN and click Sign in to complete.
  20. Sign in HKU Portal


Multi-Factor Authentication

February 2024
February 2024

Mandatory for all staff accounts

May 2024
May 2024

Mandatory for all student accounts