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The Knox namespaces are changing

In July 2019, we are phasing out the old Knox namespaces to align with current Android conventions.
To do this, you will need to migrate to the Knox SDK. For more information on how to update your app(s), read our migration guide.


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Can an app using the Knox Standard SDK clear an email signature?
Yes. You can use this API method to set an email signature: setSignature (String signature, long accId) To clear the signature, you can pass an empty string.
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Can fingerprint be used as a substitute for other forms of screen unlock methods, when using the Knox Standard SDK?
Yes, you can use the API method setBiometricAuthenticationEnabled(). It does not turn on the fingerprint lock, but instead enables/disables it from the device lock screen settings.
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Can I add system or pre-installed app packages, using the Knox Standard SDK, to the notification blacklist?
System apps such as Phone, Messaging, and Email can be blacklisted from showing notifications by adding the app package name to ApplicationPolicy.addPackagesToNotificationBlackList().
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Can I call the addNewAccount API to set a device to vibrate when the user receives an email?
No, because the emailNotificationVibrateWhenSilent parameter in the addNewAccount API method is now obsolete. It was removed from the default Samsung Email app. If you use this API method and if the...
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Can I prevent an end user from installing certificates, with the Knox Premium SDK?
There is no API method to prevent end users from manually installing certificates. However, you can use the API method CertificatePolicy.addTrustedCaCertificateList to create a whitelist of...
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Can I use an API to set up forbidden strings and pattern complexity for Knox unlock methods?
The Device Policy Manager does not support restrictions on forbidden strings and pattern complexity for the Knox container unlock method. You can use the API method isActivePasswordSufficient() to...
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Can multi-window mode be disabled through blacklisting, using the Knox Standard SDK?
You cannot block multi-window mode through blacklisting. The reason being it is an application that is already preinstalled on the device firmware, and the blacklisting APIs have no effect on...
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Does the API method enforceMultifactorAuthentication(), in the Knox Premium SDK, come into effect immediately?
No. After setting the API method enforceMultifactorAuthentication() to true, the policy is enforced only after next password change. That is, when the customer opts to change the container password,...
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Does the Remote Desktop API require Knox Premium SDK?
No. The remote desktop API and all its features are available in the Knox Standard SDK.  
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