Knox Guard

Remotely control Samsung devices to reduce financial risks and protect assets

Guard your device enterprise assets or payment plans with ease. Enable protection schemes against theft, loss, or financial default for all devices straight out of the box.


Recommended for:

Device resellers providing financing or subsidy plans

Insurance firms providing theft & loss protection products

Any channels seeking anti-theft solution for logistics or retail display

Organizations that need theft/asset protection for devices


* Depending on your business model, end user consent may be required. Please check with your organization's compliance before deployment.

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Highly secure lock

With hardware-level security built from chip-up, Samsung devices are extra protected against fraud and theft

  • Built-in Knox security ensures devices are protected right from manufacturing, and even after reset/rooting attempts.
  • Block unauthorized firmware or binary editing.
  • IMEI tamper-proof with our own, secure device identifier technology.
  • Network bypass-proof; restrict usage even when devices are offline.
  • Restrict malicious VPN/proxy usage.
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Granular restrictions

Wide range of flexible features to cover and react against every possible threats

  • Send push notifications with customized messages. Make them periodic, dismissable, or non-dismissable based on severity.
  • Various lockdown options for both post-paid and pre-paid models. Supports SIM/connectivity-based lock, total lock, and more flexible lock/unlock options.
  • Dispel malicious users with a wide range of feature restrictions. Block binary flashing, USB/Bluetooth/NFC connection, incoming/outgoing calls, and more.
  • For verified corporate users only, access features to remotely wipe or reset devices to protect confidential data.
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Streamlined user experience

Operate easily with integration options and customization features

  • No development required. Simply access the Knox web console to turn on security features on your devices immediately.
  • Optional server integration with your legacy systems (supported using REST APIs).
  • Customize device UI for a seamless customer experience. Install your payment or service apps out-of-the-box, and set which apps will be accessible from the lock screen.
  • Can be deployed on devices already enrolled to EMM solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

You must purchase a license to use Knox Guard. Contact our sales team or your local Knox license reseller to buy one. Once purchased, access the Knox Guard console and enter your license key. After your devices are uploaded by the device reseller with your Customer ID, the license is applied and activated automatically in the Accept Devices dialog on the console.

Yes. Knox Guard works seamlessly along with other Knox services such as Knox Configure or Knox E-FOTA for customer specific purposes.

Yes. The existing configuration data remains on the tenant that you created during your free trial. Once a commercial license is registered, this commercial license will be used from then on in the Knox Guard portal. For instructions about this process, visit the Manage Knox Guard licenses page.

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After approval, you can try both the:

  • Setup edition — designed for a one-time deployment
  • Dynamic edition — deploy and update policies as many times without a factory reset.
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Try either the Setup edition or Dynamic edition of Knox Configure on up to 30 devices.

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Remotely control Samsung devices to reduce financial risks and protect assets.

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After you get approved, generate your free trial license for 90 days.


Try all the features of Knox Guard on up to 30 devices, including SIM control and device locking.

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Protect your business devices against accidental damage and mechanical breakdowns.

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