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Configure notification icons on the status bar

Last updated December 15th, 2023



  • Knox Service Plugin
  • Knox Platform for Enterprise Premium license
  • Devices running Knox 3.7 and higher
  • Company-owned device with a work profile or fully managed device


With Knox Service Plugin, you can configure how notification icons are displayed on the status bar of a device.

How to configure notification icons on the status bar

To configure notification icons:

  1. On your EMM console, go to the Knox Service Plugin configuration.

  2. Modify the following policies:

    Policy Value
    Device-wide policies > Enable device policy controls True
    Device-wide policies > Device customization controls (Premium) > Enable device customization True
  3. Under Device and Settings customization profile (Premium) > Configure values and settings menu, create the following configuration. By default, the first configuration is called Configuration 1.

    Field Value
    Name of the Setting item Notifications > Status bar > Show icons
    Set value for the setting Use specified value
    Specify value Enter one of the following values:
    0 — All notifications are displayed
    1 — the 3 most recent notifications are displayed
    2 — No notifications are displayed
    3 — the number of notifications is displayed
    Allow end-user modification of this setting False
    Configure to hide settings True
  4. Save the profile and apply the changes to your devices.

After you push these changes to your devices, the device user can view the updated behavior for notification icons on the status bar of their device.

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