Developer tool

Knox SDK

The Knox SDK extends the capabilities in Android Enterprise to leverage features exclusive to Samsung devices. You can tailor your solution to your specific needs using the Knox customization features.

Get access by joining the Samsung Knox Partner Program. Learn more.

What it does

The Knox SDK provides hundreds of APIs to empower you to develop full-featured applications for Samsung devices. Differentiate your apps from your competitors in the following key areas.

Best-in-class security

At our factories, we build security into our chipsets, firmware, and apps. Our end-to-end security arc provides you with coverage at every stage.

  • Device bootup

  • User authentication

  • Secure certificates

  • DualDAR encryption

Robust Authentication

Our devices lead the way in validating users and devices.

  • Biometrics with fingerprints, irises, and facial recognition

  • Enterprise Active Directory credentials integration

  • Secure certificate management

  • Forced two-factor authentication

Device and app management

We pioneered OS updates for Enterprise Android devices, and support both basic and more flexible device management options.

  • Deploy devices for strict standards like Common Criteria

  • Set more granular device and app policies

Advanced networking

The Knox SDK extends basic VPN setup with advanced VPN options.

  • On-demand VPN

  • HTTP proxy over VPN

  • VPN chaining

  • Instant VPN connection times

Mobile Device customization

Restrict installed apps, disable bloatware, configure Android settings, and customize system settings.

  • ProKiosk mode

  • Booting animation and wallpaper customization

  • Device key remapping

See how Knox SDK leverages the Knox platform on Samsung devices.

Read Knox Platform Whitepaper

Optimized for Android and Tizen

For phones and tablets

Knox SDK (Android)

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For watches

Knox SDK for Wearables (Tizen)

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Who it is for

Join our partner program to start developing

Sign up for the Knox Partner Program

Gain free and immediate access to exclusive Knox development tools.

Please note, you must be a Bronze Partner or higher to access Knox development tools. To gain Bronze partner status, register your company with the Knox Partner Program for free.

Access Knox development tools and start building

Once you're a Partner, log in to download SDKs and get relevant license keys or REST API tokens to start developing.

Browse our documentation for details

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