Samsung Knox is a leading mobile security solution that provides a secure environment for corporate data and apps for all Galaxy devices. It protects your business and personal privacy from one device without the need for third party IT protection. It comes for free with Samsung devices.
Is Samsung Knox an antivirus?
The Knox mobile security platform consists of overlapping defence and security mechanisms that protect against intrusion, malware, and more malicious threats. Although it may sound similar to antivirus software, it is not a program, but rather a platform built into device hardware. It is the best.
Is Knox good for Android?
The app is compatible with all Samsung smart phones with Android 7.0 Nougat or higher. The Secure Folder is based on “defence-grade” Samsung Knox security platform and creates a private, encrypted space on your Smart phone that you can use to store apps and data that are for your eyes only.
Are Samsung phones secure?
Yes it is. Much of the security of an Android device depends on the hardware. Simply put, some manufacturers are better at making sure Android's built-in security features work correctly. The Samsung Knox security solution comes pre-installed in all of the company's phones, tablets, and wearable devices.
What happens if you trip Knox?
If you root your device, you trip the Knox Warranty bit. Knox services do not run on devices that have tripped the Warranty bit, because this indicates a device is rooted and flashed with an unofficial Android build. This security risk means that Knox can no longer ensure your data is protected.
How to check whether the Warranty Bit has tripped, follow these steps:
1. Power off your device.
2. Once off, simultaneously press the volume down, home, and power button.
3. When warning screen is displayed, press the volume up button.
4. The Warranty Bit status is displayed in upper left hand corner.