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Copy and paste from Personal space to Work profile is not blocked after applying UEM policy

Environment

  • Android Enterprise (AE) - Profile Owner (PO), Corporate Owned Personal Enabled (COPE), Work Profile on Company-owned Device (WPCOD - OS 11)
  • Samsung devices running Android OS 9, 10, 11

Overview

On Samsung Android devices provisioned with a work profile, copy and paste functionality is not blocked from the personal space to work profile even though the IT administrator has applied a policy to block this functionality.

Cause

The policy, DISALLOW_SHARE_INTO_MANAGED_PROFILE, is not fully supported. Note that sharing files from personal space to work profile is blocked with this policy.

Resolution

The engineering team is working on fully supporting DISALLOW_SHARE_INTO_MANAGED_PROFILE in a future OS update.

Additional information

If you require further support, please submit a ticket through your Samsung Knox dashboard.

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