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Knox Service Plugin 22.11 release notes

Last updated July 26th, 2023

November 2022

App version 1.3.71

New policies for setting device names

IT admins can now remotely edit the device name that is displayed in connections — for example Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

IT admins can also specify whether users are allowed to edit the setting (available through Settings > About phone > Edit ).

License Type — Standard

Supported Deployment — DO (WP-C device side is not supported)

KPE version required:

  • Set Device Name — no KPE version requirements

  • Allow Device Name Change by End User — Knox 3.9+

Additional notes

  • Set Device Name — no Android version requirements.

  • Allow Device Name Change by End User — Minimum supported OS version is Android 13.

  • These policies belong to the Device and Settings customization profile > Enable Device Name in Settings policy group.

New policies for controlling 3rd-party apps on the Samsung keyboard toolbar.

IT admins can now control whether these 3rd-party apps are available on the Samsung keyboard toolbar:

  • Search
  • Spotify
  • YouTube
  • AdjustSize
  • ARemoji
  • Bitmoji
  • Expression
  • Mojitok
  • SamsungPass
  • Translation

License Type — Premium

Supported Deployment — Work profile on a company-owned device (WP-C), DO

KPE version required — Knox 3.9+

Additional notes

  • Minimum supported OS version is Android 13.

  • These policies belong to the Device and Settings customization profile > Samsung keyboard controls > Samsung Keyboard Toolbar Controls policy group.

Policies to control device power-on state

IT admins can control the behavior of devices when they are connected or disconnected from the power source. For details, see Device power setting based on power source connection.

License Type — Standard

Supported Deployment — DO, WP-C (device side)

KPE version required — Knox 3.7+

Additional notes

  • Minimum supported OS version is Android 11.

  • These policies belong to the Device-wide policies > Device Settings policy group.

  • To enable these policies, you need to also enable Enable device-wide policies.

Policy updated to change default value

The Allow moving files from personal space to work profile policy is now disabled by default. This policy is used to control whether users can move files from a personal profile to a work profile.

License Type — Premium

Supported Deployment — PO, WP-C (PO)

KPE version required — Knox 3.9+

Additional notes

  • This change affects only devices using Android 13 and later.

  • This policy belongs to the Work profile policies > RCP Policy policy group.

  • To enable this policy, you need to also enable the Enable work profile policies policy.

New policy to allow setting a device’s screen brightness {#new-policy-allow-setting-device’s-screen-brightness}

As an IT admin, you can set a device’s screen brightness to a specific value between 0 and 255. For details, see Setting screen brightness to a specific value.

License Type — Premium

Supported Deployment — DO, WP-C (device side)

KPE version required — Knox 3.8+

Additional notes

  • Minimum supported OS version is Android 12.

  • Supported devices: Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+.

  • Kiosk Browser mode is required in your UEM.

  • This policy belongs to the Device and Settings customization profile > Configure values in settings menu > Configure a setting menu item > Display > Adaptive brightness policy group.

  • To enable these policies, you need to also enable the following:

    • Under Device-wide policies, enable Enable device-wide policies.

    • Under Device-wide policies > Device customization controls, enable Enable device customization.

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