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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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What is the backwards compatible key?
It is a commercial key that you need to use in conjunction with the  Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE) key on devices running Knox v2.7.1 or earlier. You can generate a single backwards...
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What licenses do I need and how do I activate them?
Your app activates two types of licenses: Enterprise License Management (ELM) key: This key identifies the developer of an app. An app must activate this license before it can...
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Who is Samsung Knox Standard SDK targeted towards?
At the moment, the Samsung Knox Standard SDK is only provided to partners developing MDM solutions.
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Do I need to become an ISV Partner to obtain the Knox SDK?
You do not need to become an ISV Partner to have access to the Knox SDK. If you wish to obtain the Knox SDK, you must join our MDM program.
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Is there a license or fee needed to use a W-MDM?
No fee or license is required.
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What are license permissions?
Permissions are the rights to use specific features of a Knox product. For a full list, see Full list of license permissions.
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What is W-MDM?
W-MDM (Wireless Mobile Device Management) is an MDM framework applied to wearable devices. W-MDM APIs provide control over the Samsung Gear S2 by Bluetooth pairing with an Android device.
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Can Google Play used to deploy Knox apps?
Yes, Google Play – along with Samsung Apps or private app stores – can be used to deploy Knox apps.
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Can I upload a Samsung - Signed APK into the Google Play Store?
Yes, you can upload it to Google Play Store.
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Can I use the Knox Standard SDK to encrypt the SD card?
Yes. Use the API method SecurityPolicy.setExternalStorageEncryption (boolean isEncrypt) for SD card encryption. Set the boolean isEncrypt to true if encryption is required, or false if decryption is...
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