Knox on Android

Samsung Android devices provide the most comprehensive implementation of Samsung Knox. Enjoy all IT solutions and features available on Samsung Android devices.

What is new in Knox 3.5

(released Feb 2020)
Improved and secure access to Wi-Fi

Improved and secure access to Wi-Fi

Enterprises can now set Wi-Fi roaming logic according to company needs for better connectivity and less interruption. IT admins can also configure enterprise devices to prevent unauthorized wireless network access.
Expanded customization settings

Expanded customization settings

IT admins can now customize devices with greater control over features such as accessibility and connectivity, with new settings that allow for 2nd SIM control, and settings to show, hide, or gray out UI elements.
VPN over tethering

VPN over tethering

Our defense grade VPN security on mobile devices is now available to use on laptops. Mobile device users can now extend the VPN tunnel to their laptop through tethering, eliminating the need for a separate VPN.

Past Knox release notes

Knox 3.4

(released Aug 2019)

Deep settings customization

Deep settings customization

The Knox Service Plugin now provides zero-day device customization through settings such as biometrics and security, Wi-Fi and NFC control, location tracking, and status notifications.
DeX management

DeX management

The Knox Service Plugin now provides zero-day configuration of DeX settings such as the launcher icon, welcome screen, DeX panel, suggested apps, mouse cursor, keyboard toolbar, and predictive text.
Remote attestation

Remote attestation

Gain better insight into devices that are rooted or running unofficial firmware. Knox 3.4 provides better correlation of device results and enhanced device status diagnostics.

Knox 3.3

(released Feb 2019)

Knox Dual DAR  (Data-At-Rest)

Knox Dual DAR (Data-At-Rest)

Secure enterprise work data with two layers of encryption to provide protection to devices even while powered off or in an unauthenticated state.
Knox on DeX

Knox on DeX

Samsung DeX now includes a new feature to allow or restrict access using the Knox platform for added control and security.
Network Platform Analytics (NPA)

Network Platform Analytics (NPA)

Gather analytics efficiently for long sessions. Configure Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)-based NPA tools to receive network statistics while the network is active.

Knox 3.2.1

(released Dec 2018)

Certificate provisioning

Certificate provisioning

Manage certificates and keystores as an IT admin with updates to the Knox Certificate Provisioning class, where certificate installations no longer requires a user to unlock their device.
Separate input method editory (IME)

Separate input method editory (IME)

Allow for enhanced usability without compromising security with Knox keyboard security framework’s separate IME capabilities.
Reset password with token

Reset password with token

Manage passwords with improvements for the password class, which has new APIs to support Android APIs and token authentication.

Knox 3.2

(released Aug 2018)

DeX management features

DeX management features

We’ve released DeX-specific management features to allow enterprises to organize home screen apps in a preferred order, and set custom web shortcuts to open specific URLs.
Rich Communication Services (RCS) message capture

Rich Communication Services (RCS) message capture

Knox 3.2 allows IT admins to capture RCS messages. For many industries, such as financial services, the ability to audit sent and received messages is required by law.
Improved device enrollment

Improved device enrollment

Device enrollment is now even quicker with a special gesture performed in the setup wizard. Knox Mobile Enrollment provides a streamlined IMEI bulk provisioning service for enterprise devices.

Knox 3.1

(released Mar 2018)

DeX management APIs

DeX management APIs

We've released new DeX-specific APIs, including the ability to add or remove app shortcuts, change the DeX loading screen, prevent certain apps from running, and more.
App Permission Monitor updates

App Permission Monitor updates

App Permission Monitor alerts end users when apps attempt to access a predefined permission while running in the background. The Knox 3.1 SDK includes new management features for this functionality.
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