June 30, 2020

Knox Release Highlights - June 2020

Samsung Knox Team

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

Release highlights

  1. [Knox Suite & Enterprise Edition] Enterprise Edition devices to have Knox Suite as the Software bundle was released successfully. Existing software bundle of Knox Configure & Knox E-FOTA on MDM will still be an option. More information in the following blog post
  2. [Knox Manage] Samsung Knox Manage v20.6 was released on June 25, 2020; release note available here
  3. [Knox Manage] Knox Platform for Enterprise premium license is supported for Android Enterprise Knox Service Plugin from Knox Manage v20.6
  4. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage Latest EMM agent version:
    • Android: 20.6 (
    • iOS: 20.06
  5. [Managed Service Provider] Knox Managed Service Provider Portal launched with Knox Cloud Service 1.28 release and refreshed with 1.30 update
  6. [Knox Cloud Service] Update 1.30 released on April 22, 2020 (Knox Configure, Managed Service Provider, Knox Guard)
    • Included in 1.29: Knox E-FOTA, Knox Deployment Program
  7. [Knox E-FOTA Advanced] End of Sales effective 17:00 (KST) Oct. 30, 2020
  8. [Knox E-FOTA Advanced] Client token expiration affecting clients between
  9. [Knox Premium] Final notice issued of EOS (End of Service) on June 30, 2020 for Knox Premium, the predecessor to Knox Manage


Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product



Release Date

Knox E-FOTA Advanced



End of Sales Notice

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

Oct. 30, 2020

Knox Manage


Knox Service Plugin enhancement

  • Knox Service Plugin Dynamic UI support (Zero day support)

Remote Support for Samsung DeX

Kiosk Enhancement

  • Launcher based Single Kiosk
  • Offline unenrollment support

Event-based Management

  • Geo-fencing Advanced

Aug. 20, 2020

Knox Mobile Enrollment


  • Root and intermediate certificate installation
  • Customer now able to let EMM access their data using Knox Mobile Enrollment API
  • Proget and Chimpa added to list of supported EMMs in the KME-DO dropdown list 
  • South Korea added as a Knox Mobile Enrollment supported country
  • Block device assistant menu to restrict un-approved app installs

June 24, 2020

Knox Configure


  • KC Super Admin API access permissions
  • Disable Wi-Fi blacklisting
  • Third party device keyboard support

June 24, 2020

Knox Platform for Enterprise




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

Feb. 01, 2020

Q3 2020

Q4 2020

Knox Service Plugin



  • Push-To-Talk key configuration
  • Language usage configuration
  • Numeric font size setting
  • APN settings enhancement
  • Device settings eg. Hide WiFi
  • USB connection type setting
  • Clipboard data restrictions
  • Password visibility control

May 2020


Knox E-FOTA One


  • Support for Blackberry and SOTI
  • Automatically pushing the latest firmware version of a particular OS
  • Monitor active campaigns through the Dashboard
  • Sharing a commercial license key between US and EU tenants
  • Preventing accidental unenrollment when syncing from an EMM
  • Change in number of seats in the Knox E-FOTA One trial license
  • Improvement in firmware download speed
  • Firmware notification emails temporarily stopped
  • UX improvements

June 24, 2020

Knox Managed Provider Portal


  • Administration management

June 24, 2020

Reseller Portal


  • Auto-assign rules for profile alias via KDP API
  • New logged in event added to activity log

June 24, 2020


Content highlights

[Knox Manage}

Knox Manage achieves Android Enterprise validation


Do rugged devices save you money in the long run?

[Knox E-FOTA]

Knox E-FOTA and sequential updates

[Knox Platform for Enterprise]

Samsung products approved as independent cryptographic layers for DAR CP

[Knox Manage/Knox Suite]

Knox Manage Remote Support Tool: Helping provide business continuity and effective bedside support during the COVID-19 pandemic