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Knox Platform for Enterprise

Last updated December 22nd, 2023

Samsung Knox Platform for Enterprise brings defense-grade security on the most popular consumer devices to all enterprises.

The Knox Platform provides best-in-class hardware-based security, policy management, and compliance capabilities beyond the standard features commonplace in the mobile device market. The Knox Platform is the cornerstone of a strong mobile security strategy supporting a wide variety of Samsung devices.

Two Galaxy phones secured by Knox.


This document is intended for:

  • System Security Architects — Understand how Knox works, and learn more about what sets Knox apart.
  • IT Admins — Manage Knox licenses, deploy Knox devices, and set up in the enterprise.

Try the solution

Use the Knox Platform to deploy Knox devices while providing best-in-class hardware-based security, policy management, and compliance capabilities.

Minimum requirements

There are only a few requirements you need to meet to take advantage of the Knox Platform for Enterprise:

  1. An MDM and a Samsung device that is compatible with Knox Platform for Enterprise.

    • Knox Platform for Enterprise is supported on select Samsung Android Devices. Contact your operator to verify that your devices are compatible.

    • Our MDM partners support many Knox features and comprehensive policy levels.

  2. A valid Knox License.

  3. A Samsung Knox account (optional). This allows you to manage your license keys, submit support tickets and access other Knox related assets.

To find out what version of the Knox platform your device is running, go to: Settings > About Device > Software Information > Knox Version. To identify the SDK version that corresponds with the Knox API Level of your target devices, see the Knox version mapping table in Samsung Knox Developer documentation.

The Software Information screen on a Galaxy device.

  1. If you don’t have an MDM, consider Knox Manage, which is a cross-platform, cloud-based device management solution.
  2. If you would like to bulk-enroll devices through your MDM, sign up for the free Knox Mobile Enrollment service.

About KPE

To learn more about Samsung Knox Platform for Enterprise, go to the Knox white paper.

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