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Lockscreen customization policies

Lockscreen customization policies are a group of controls allowing the customization of UI shortcuts available on the device lockscreen. These lockscreen controls are available with a Knox Premium license.

Refer to the following lockscreen policies:

  • Use the Lockscreen shortcuts control to enable the utilization of device lockscreen shortcuts. This control must be enabled before app shortcut customizations are permitted.
    • Enter an App for left shortcut package name string> to specify the app that opens when the device user utilizes the left shortcut on the device lockscreen.
    • Enter an App for right shortcut package name string> to specify the app that opens when the device user utilizes the right shortcut on the device lockscreen.
  • Refer to the Configure values in settings menu controls to configure policies to customize the device settings menu. These settings are part of the Deep settings customization feature available with a KPE Premium license on devices running Knox version 3.4 or above. Support for individual settings varies based on the device model and operating system.
    • Use the Configure a settings menu item controls to set the value for a specified device setting and restrict the device user from modifying these values.
    • Use the Name of the Setting item control to select the device Setting menu item—including Accessibility, Wi-Fi, Language, Fonts (size and style), Sound and Vibration, and Notification setting options— you would like to control, hide, or gray out. Use this control along with the Select value for the setting control to turn a device setting on or off once selected with this Name of the Setting item control.
    • Refer to the Set value for the setting control to turn a selected device setting on or off. For those settings that are not simply turned on or off, select the Specify Value control and set the actual value for a particular setting.
      • Use the Specify Value control when a device setting requires a value other then an on or off definition.
    • Set the Allow end-user modification of this setting control to True to allow the device user to change a configuration setting. If set to False, the impacted setting is grayed out and not available for selection by the device user.
    • Set the Configure to hide settings control to True to hide settings from the device user.

Deep settings for Lockscreen policies

Refer to the following lockscreen configuration controls requiring deep setting customizations:

  • Set the Roaming clock control to True to optionally hide roaming clock settings from the user on the device lockscreen.
    • Set the Roaming clock > Home time zone control to True to set the geographic time zone string> where the device is deployed. Valid value strings could include America/New_York, Asia/Seoul, etc.
    • Set the Roaming clock > Show on Always On Display control to True and set 0 (off) or 1 (on) to view device clock, battery and missed call messages and notifications when the screen is turned off. Keep in mind this setting consumes additional battery power when enabled.
  • Set the FaceWidgets control to True to optionally hide FaceWidget settings (Music, Today's schedule, Next alarm etc.) from the device user on the device lockscreen. Enter a FaceWidget as a string> listing the FaceWidget.
    • Set the FaceWidgets > Show on Always On Display control to True and set 0 (off) or 1 (on) to view listed FaceWidgets when the screen is turned off. Keep in mind this setting consumes additional battery power when enabled.
    • Set the FaceWidgets > Music control to 0 (off) or 1 (on) to view the music controller on the device lockscreen.
    • Set the FaceWidgets > Today's Schedule control to 0 (off) or 1 (on) to view today's schedule on the device lockscreen.
    • Set the FaceWidgets > Next alarm control to 0 (off) or 1 (on) to view when the next alarm has been scheduled on the device lockscreen.
  • Set the Notifications control to True to optionally hide notifications from the user on the device lockscreen. Notifications can then be set to set 0 (off) or 1 (on) on the lockscreen.
    • Set the Notifications > Hide content control to True to optionally hide notification content, 0 (off) or 1 (on), on the device lockscreen.
    • Set the Notifications > View style control to either 0— Detailed, 1— Icons only, or 2— Brief to define how notifications display on the lockscreen.
    • Set the Notifications > Transparency control to True to define a notification message transparency setting from 0— 75, with zero (0) being the highest transparency setting and 75 being the lowest transparency setting.
    • Set the Notifications > Auto-reverse text color control to True and set 0 (off) or 1 (on) to reverse the color of the notification text automatically based on the screen's current background color. Consider keeping Auto-reverse text color enabled to improve the readability of the lockscreen notification text.
  • Refer to the following General Management > Language and Input controls and settings to define a unique device text-to-speech and screen keyboard display configuration:
    • Set the General Management > Language and Input > Text-to-speech > PreferredEngine control to True to define either com.samsung.SMT (the Samsung text-to-speech engine) or com.google.android.tts (the Google Text-to-speech engine conversion engine). The selected option determines how text is read aloud on the device.
    • Set the General Management > Language and Input > Text-to-speech > Pitch control to True to configure the slider used to configure the pitch from 25 (lowest) to 400 (fastest).
    • Set the General Management > Language and Input > Text-to-speech > Speech rate control to True to configure the slider used to define the rate of speech read aloud from 10 (slowest) to 600 (fastest).
    • Set the General Management > Language and Input > On-screen keyboard > Show keyboard button control to True and set 0 (off) or 1 (on) to display the On-screen keyboard button the device.
    • Set the General Management > Language and Input > On-screen keyboard > Default keyboard control to True to utilize the default virtual keyboard on the device. Keyboard settings can be managed from Language and Input > Virtual keyboard > Manage keyboards.
  • Set the Sounds and vibration > Language and Input control to True to define how notifications are managed for single and dual SIM devices. SIM2 settings are ignored on single SIM devices.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > Notification sounds > SIM1 control to a supported ringtone <string> title. Supported ringtone examples include Aurora, Beep Once, Carnival, etc. SIM2 settings are ignored on single SIM devices.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > Notification sounds > SIM2 control to a supported ringtone <string> title. Supported ringtone examples include Aurora, Beep Once, Carnival, etc.
  • Refer to the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration controls to define the following device system sound settings:
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration > Charging sound control to True to define whether a sound is emitted 0 (off) or 1 (on) when the device is connected to a charging resource.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration > Dialing keypad tone control to True to define whether dialing keypad touch tones are emitted 0 (off) or 1 (on) when entering a phone number on the device. Consider setting to off to conserve the battery or avoid disrupting others in close proximity.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration > Keyboard sound control to True to define whether sounds are emitted 0 (off) or 1 (on) when using the device virtual keyboard. Consider setting to off to conserve the battery or avoid disrupting others in close proximity.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration > Keyboard vibration control to True to define whether vibrations are emitted 0 (off) or 1 (on) when using the device virtual keyboard. Consider setting to off to conserve the battery or avoid disrupting others in close proximity.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration > Screen lock sound control to True to define whether a sound is emitted 0 (off) or 1 (on) when locking or unlocking the device screen.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration > Touch sound control to True to define whether a clicking sound is emitted 0 (off) or 1 (on) each time the device screen is tapped. Consider setting to off to conserve the battery or avoid disrupting others in close proximity.
    • Set the Sounds and Vibration > System sounds and vibration > Touch vibration control to True to define whether vibrations are emitted 0 (off) or 1 (on) when interacting with the device, like tapping navigation buttons or going to the app drawer. Consider setting to off to conserve the battery or avoid disrupting others in close proximity.
  • Refer to the Sounds and Vibration > Use volume key for media control and set to True to define whether the device can use its volume keys 0 (off) or 1 (on) to control media volume levels. Enabling this setting allows the user to control media volume quickly if a particular link destination is either to loud or quiet.
  • Set the Sounds and Vibration > Vibration pattern control to True to configure the <string> defining the device vibration pattern. Options include Basic call— 1, HeartBeat- 2, etc.
  • Set the Sounds and Vibration > Vibration while ringing control to True to define whether the device vibrates 0 (off) or 1 (on) upon receipt of an incoming call.
  • Set the Display > Adaptive brightness control to True to define whether the device 0 (off) or 1 (on) automatically increases or decreases display brightness depending on the illumination of current device environment.
  • Set the Display > Accidental touch protection control to True to define whether the device 0 (off) or 1 (on) is protected from accidental touches in dark places. Enabling this feature is recommended to ensure the device is not accidentally locked or unintended messages sent.
  • Refer to the Display > Blue light filter control and set to True to configure whether the device 0 (off) or 1 (on) can control the intensity of the blue light (night mode) emitting from the screen if too bright in the dark. Once enabled, refer to the following blue light configuration controls:
    • Set the Display > Blue light filter > Opacity control to True to define the density (or tint) of the blue light display in the range of 1— 10.
    • Set the Display > Blue light filter > Turn on now control to True to invoke the blue light filter at the present time without scheduling an anticipated time to invoke the filter based on dark conditions.
    • When wanting to use the blue light filter at a specific time, set the Display > Blue light filter > Turn on as scheduled control to True and configure 0 (off) or 1 (on) for the following display schedule options.
      • Set the Display > Blue light filter > Turn on as scheduled > Sunset to sunrise / Custom schedule control to True and define a schedule option of 2— sunset to sunrise or 1 custom schedule.
        • Set the Display > Blue light filter > Turn on as scheduled > Custom schedule > Start time to True and define a start time from 1-1440 daily minutes.
        • Set the Display > Blue light filter > Turn on as scheduled > Custom schedule > End time to True and define an end time from 1-1440 daily minutes.
  • Set the Display > Screen timeout control to True to configure a timeout <integer> in milliseconds for the time it takes for the screen to turn off after no user input.
  • Set the Display > Screen zoom control to True to define a screen magnification increase from 0— 5.
  • Set the Display > Navigation bar control to True to display the device navigation menu on the bottom of the screen. Setting this value to False frees up the entire display space if needed. The navigation bar buttons control the left/right and up/down screen navigation.
    • Set the Display > Navigation bar > Button order control to True to set the button order as either 0— normal or 1— reverse.
  • Set the Font size and style > Font Size (Accessibility / Display) control to True to define the font size from 0-7, with zero (0) being the smallest font size displayed on the device and seven (7) the largest. 0-7 are the only valid font size range values.
  • Set the Font size and style > Font Style (Accessibility / Display) control to True to configure the Font Style as either SamsungOneUI-Regular.xml (SamsungOne), or Foundation.xml (Gothic bold).
  • Set the Special access > Picture-in-Picture control to True to optionally enable videos while using other device apps at the same time. Setting this control to False prevents the user from viewing potentially disruptive videos while using other apps. This control can be located by selecting Settings > Apps > tap on menu (...) > Special access.
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