May 31, 2021

Knox Release Highlights - May 2021

Samsung Knox Team

We are excited to share the past month's release highlights, upcoming releases and features, and content highlights of May 2021.


Release highlights

  1. [Knox Service Plugin] Knox Service Plugin 1.2.84 was released on May 21, 2021. Details available here
  2. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage v21.6 release planned on June 16, 2021
  3. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage Product Update Webinar: June 9 at 10:00am CEST. To join our session you need to register in advance by following this link
  4. [Knox Cloud Services] Knox Cloud Services v1.39 release planned on June 16, 2021


Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product



Release Date

Knox Manage


The major features* of this release include:

Android Enterprise

  • Shared Device for Multi Users
  • Action on Work Profile in Compliance Violation
  • Wi-Fi Password Input Limit Extension
  • How to Deal with MGP Account Issue

Knox Service Integration

  • Add Secondary Admin by E-mail Invitation
  • Azure AD based SSO Login


  • Application Deployment Scheduling


  • Selected alerts can be sent to IT admins by email
  • Support Additional MDM Policies


  • Cookie Policy for KM Console


  • Limited Enrollment UI Improvement
  • Limited Enrollment OpenAPI
  • Push Notification Message Length Limit Extension
  • 'Last Connection Date' Field in Device Detail Report 

June. 16, 2021*

Knox Service Plugin


The major features of this release include:

  • Peripheral plug and play - This release introduces peripheral devices such as barcode readers, to help enterprises collect inventory data, track delivery status, and identify Point-of-Sales (POS) transactions
  • Peripheral Configuration — Barcode Scanner, The IT admin can configure options while setting up a barcode scanner
  • Deep Settings Customization — Side key long press, The IT admin can configure the side key to perform multiple actions, such as, wake Bixby or power off the device on long press
  • Device key mapping — Samsung Intent, IT admins can now enable or disable a Samsung intent for the Push-To-Talk (PTT) and Top keys for PO as well as DO
  • Device key mapping — application auto launch, A specific application can be set to launch automatically after installation
  • Device settings — power saving mode, The IT admin can now save power in power saving mode by two new ways


Full Release Notes 1.2.84 here.

May 21, 2021

Knox Cloud Services


Major changes* are:

  • Knox Configure: Samsung Kids integration, Commercial license activation on EE devices
  • Knox E-FOTA: Device Enrollment regardless Google Push, Local Campaign Improvement, unified Knox Admin Portal Integration
  • Managed Service Provider: Knox Manage support, Multiple licensing
  • Knox Mobile Enrollment: New APIs development for Knox Mobile Enrollment
  • Knox Manage Integration, Alphabetical sorting in the available profile list on Device Detail
  • Unified Knox Admin Portal: On-boarding process improvement, Consolidate Knox Cloud Services into unified Knox Admin Portal: Knox Mobile Enrollment/Knox Configure/Knox E-FOTA/Samsung Care+ for Business / Knox Asset Intelligence and Knox Manage

June 16, 2021*

*Subject to change without prior notice


Content highlights


[Knox Manage]

Pradeo and Samsung join forces to better protect their customers’ mobile devices

[Knox Manage]

Knox: Troubleshooting made stress-free with Knox Manage remote support tool

[Knox E-FOTA]

Knox E-FOTA on MDM to Knox E-FOTA One Migration Guide for VMware Workspace ONE