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How to use Samsung Knox features in SureLock?

SureLock for Samsung Devices with Android OS Lollipop and above now is powered by Samsung KNOX. This means, that Samsung devices will not need Enterprise Agent to be installed on the devices to enable advanced lockdown features. Below is the list of features:

  • Disable Other Home Screen
  • Disable Safe Mode
  • Disable Factory Reset
  • Disable Multi Window
  • Disable to USB
  • Wipe Recent Apps
  • Disable S Voice
  • NFC mode
  • Disable Air view Mode
  • Disable Air command mode
  • Disable Smart clip mode
  • Allow multiple users
  • Disable OTA Updates
  • Disable SD card
  • Disable Hardware Keys
  • Disable Custom Hardware Keys
  • Disable Power Off
  • Disable Application Installation
  • Disable Application Uninstallation
  • Disable Edge Screen Functionality

With an inbuilt option – Enable Samsung Knox, you can enable the following lockdown features easily on the device:

Disable other Home ScreenDisables all other installed Home Screen along with the device’s Default Home Screen.
Disable Safe ModeDisables users from entering Safe Mode using hardware keys on the device.
Disable Factory ResetDisables users from resetting the device to factory settings. This is much helpful if you have allowed Settings as an allowed application and do not want the users to factory reset the device to come out of lockdown. Once this option is enabled, the Factory Reset option gets grayed out.
Disable Multi WindowDisables multi-window multitasking option on the devices.
Disable USBDisables USB usage of the device for the following two uses:
Mass Storage – restricts access to stored files on the device
USB Debugging – restricts access to the device using Command Prompt
Wipe Recent AppsOn the launch of SureLock, the recent applications accessed by the user on the device get auto wiped.
Disable S VoiceDisables S Voice feature on Samsung devices.
NFC ModeDisables the use of NFC mode on the device
Disable Air View ModeDisables that Air View Mode using which users can control the device by just hovering over the device screen.
Disable Air Command Mode Disables the usage of S Pen features on the device
Disable Smart clip mode Disables Smart clip feature on the device
Allow Multiple userBlocks the end-user from accessing the device using multiple users
Disable OTA updatesDisables the installation of OTA updates on the device.
Disable SD cardDisables the access of SD card to the end-user
Disable Hardware Keys Disables the hardware keys of the device.
Disable Custom Hardware Keys Disables the custom hardware keys of the device.
Disable Power OffDisables powering off of the device when the power button is long pressed.
Disables Application installationDisables the installation of applications on the device from any source
Disables Application uninstallation Disables uninstallation of applications on the device by an end-user
Disables Edge Screen functionalityDisables edge panel functionalities that appear on the device when the edges are swiped.

NoteHide Bottom Bar is also one of the functions that are available for devices with Samsung Knox devices. This feature will completely hide the bottom bar of the device which has options to go to Home, go Back, and access Recent Apps. This option is available under SureLock Settings.

To access Samsung Knox options in SureLock follow the below-mentioned steps:

1. Access SureLock Settings

2. On the SureLock Admin Settings screen, tap on Samsung KNOX settings and Enable Samsung Knox option to enable the lockdown options

To know more about Samsung Knoxclick here.

To download a trial version of SureLock, click here.

If you need further assistance, please submit a ticket here

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Updated on August 2021