April 30, 2020

Knox Release Highlights - April 2020

Samsung Knox Team

We are excited to share the past month's release highlights, upcoming releases and features, and content highlights of April 2020.

Release highlights

  1. [Knox Suite] Launched successfully on April 23, 2020, to include Knox Mobile Enrollment, Knox Manage, Knox Platform for Enterprise and Knox E-FOTA. Knox Configure functionality available through Knox Manage & Knox Service Plugin over time
  2. [Knox Suite & Enterprise Edition] Enterprise Edition devices to have Knox Suite as the Software bundle by end June 2020. Existing software bundle of Knox Configure & Knox E-FOTA on MDM will still be an option
  3. [Knox Manage] Samsung Knox Manage v20.4 was released on April 23, 2020; release note available here
  4. [Knox Manage] Knox Platform for Enterprise Premium license will be supported for Android Enterprise Knox Service Plugin from Knox Manage v20.6; June 25th
  5. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage Latest EMM agent version:
    • Android: 20.4 (
    • iOS: 20.04
  6. [Managed Service Provider] Knox Managed Service Provider Portal launched with Knox Cloud Services 1.28 release and refreshed with 1.30 update
  7. [Knox Cloud Services] Update 1.30 released on April 22, 2020 (Knox Configure, Managed Service Provider)
    • Included in 1.29: Knox E-FOTA, Knox Deployment Program
  8. [E-FOTA Advanced] End of Sales effective 17:00 (KST) Oct. 30, 2020
  9. [E-FOTA Advanced] Client token expiration affecting clients between


Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product



Release Date

E-FOTA Advanced


End of Sales Notice

  • Announced on April 20, 2020, Knox E-FOTA Advanced will be EOS from 17:00 (KST) on Oct. 30, 2020

Oct. 30, 2020

Knox Manage


KSP (Knox Service Plugin) support

  • KSP Dynamc UI (TBC)

Event-based Management

  • Geo-fencing Advanced

iOS VPP enhancement

  • Device based license assignment

June 25, 2020

Knox Suite


  • License Integration in Knox Manage
  • SSO Login through Samsung Account

Apr. 23, 2020

Knox Mobile Enrollment


  • Unchanged

Apr. 22, 2020

Knox Configure


  • MS Teams hot key mapping template customizations
  • Remaining license seat display optimizations
  • Improved Enterprise Edition (EE) device differentiation

Knox Deployment Program enhancements:


Apr. 22, 2020

Knox Platform for Enterprise




  • Android 10 release for S20 device
  • Next Note flagship
  • Android 11 (R) release

Feb. 01, 2020

Q3 2020

Q4 2020

Knox Service Plugin


  • Deep settings: Access Manageability
  • Firmware update (FOTA)
  • Delay configuration
  • Restrictions in work profile BT and video recording policy
  • Device settings hiding
  • Application stopping policy
  • Lockscreen control
  • KSP version determination

Apr. 22, 2020

Knox E-FOTA One


  • Managed Google Play support
  • Admin Portal enhancements:
    • Install postpone duration: 1-24 hours
    • Auto-install timer: 5-60 minutes
  • Client enhancements:
    • The device now shows the remaining time in the timer (in seconds) before the firmware update begins. If they click Later, they see how long (in hours) before they'll be reminded again
  • Knox Suite enabled

Apr. 22, 2020

Knox Managed Service Provider Portal


  • Existing Knox Configure customer onboarding enhancements
  • Dashboard notification improvements
  • Dashboard notification improvements
  • Limit available Trial license seats to 5

Apr. 22, 2020


Content highlights


[Managed Service Provider]

Samsung Knox for Managed Services Providers

[Knox Suite]

Introducing Knox Suite

[Knox Platform for Enterprise]

Knox partner solution highlight: Zimperium’s zIPS with Samsung Knox

[Knox Platform for Enterprise]

What are the risks of sideloaded Android applications?