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Does disabling and removing Knox solve RMM OEM missing in developer options?

I bought this Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS, Exynos 850, 6000 mAh battery, India version) about 11 days ago. Since then I have been dealing with this RMM state issue, struggled to find a way for OEM ...
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Install software on Android tablets automatically

Our company purchased 100's of Samsung Tablets. We need to install Samsung KNOX on all of them. Right now, we need to power on every device and manually connect to WiFi and download Knox. I'm ...
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Root Samsung device with Qualcomm chipset, without tripping knox?

I currently own a Samsung device with 730g snapdragon processor,I wish to root the device After some research what I have understood is, Exynos processors Have efuse, which can be blown when unsigned ...
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How to clean up knox filesystem

My Samsung galaxy S9 is giving me notifications to say I am using over 90% of my internal storage. This confused me as the built in file manager (and a couple others I downloaded) showed closer to ...
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How to get work profile container working on a rooted device

I want to use work profile container with shelter on a rooted device I have pached most of samsung knox by using smali patcher magisk module and to use shealth changing build.prop entry from ro.config....
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Does Samsung Knox keep a log of every app running on this device?

I was reading the policy of Samsung's Knox and it states that they keep the log of your personal data and apps running on your device. This is like a spyware itself by the company. Is this true?
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G - cellebrite mobile forensics data extractions - locked with pattern

I've got a locked Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (running the latest android 10 and patches) The phone is locked with a pattern (unknown) What are my chances of any data extraction with cellebrite or ...
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is RPMB Fuse Set a factory state?

I bought a Galaxy Tab S6 and I'm going to verify if it is really brand-new. I personally haven't alter the device and the above picture is from this device's Download mode screen immediately after my ...
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How to check Knox Warranty status for Samsung Tab S6 (T865)?

How to check Knox Warranty status for Samsung Tab S6 (T865) if it is tripped or not? I go to recovery screen by Power + Volume Up and from there selecting "Reboot to Bootloader" to go ...
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Are there any issues with allowing the KLMS Agent app (part of Samsung KNOX) to be restricted by Data Saver?

I use the "Data Saver" feature to extend battery life and to prevent/reduce apps from accessing the internet when the phone/tablet is sleeping and when they are not supposed to be running. ...
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In theory can Samsung devices get root without tripping Knox, for example by exploit?

According to Wikipedia article Before booting in the main Kernel, Samsung runs a "pre-boot" environment where it checks for the signature match of all elements of the OS. If a method to ...
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How can I rephrase: adb shell "pm block com.sec.knox.bridge" to work in an Android 10 phone?

Hope I am asking the right kind of question. I recently gained from my father a brand new phone his company gave him shortly before his retirement. They gave it to him knowing he was leaving and were ...
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Do all Samsung devices sold in India after 2014 have e-fuse built-in? When was Samsung e-fuse Knox introduced?

I have Samsung J7 Prime bought in 2017 and Samsung J2 bought in 2016. How can I know if it has e-fuse Knox security built-in? I searched a lot but did not find any answers specifically for the Indian ...
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SELiunix Change in Knox enabled phone

Hello every one I have problem to change my Phone SE from "Enforcing" mode to "Permisive" to use my USB Joystick on my phone, my phone is A72018(Rooted) but with Knox security. I ...
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Samsung A8 KG State prenormal

I have problem with KG State prenormal on my Samsung Galaxy A8. So, I installed TWRP, after I installed SaboorROM, and after connect to WiFi, the device set's the KG state to Prenormal and I was ...
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How to factory reset a SAMSUNG tablet using Odin without tripping KNOX

Almost all of the questions I've asked here are related to the same topic, which is: I've forgot my unlock screen pattern and I am unable to factory reset my tablet to gain access to the tablet again (...
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Will flashing "ADB enable" trigger Knox warranty bit?

I have ghost touch and I am unable to unlock my phone anymore, so I want to flash a file to enable ADB using Odin and then perform a factory reset using ADB... Will it change the KNOX fuse? File is ...
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Bypass Samsung Knox factory reset protection

I have an Android device supplied by my government for students and secured by Samsung Knox. However & unfortunately, I forgot the security pattern of the device and I want to hard reset it to ...
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How to root without triggering Knox?

I wonder, how do I root a Samsung phone without triggering Knox? Because not only the warranty gets voided, also some Samsung apps don't open.
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How to fix: only official released binaries are allowed to be flashed(recovery) on device / FAIL! (Auth) on Odin3 v3.13?

I have Samsung S10 5G(Qualcomm) device. This device has unlocked bootloader but it is not rooted yet. I am trying to learn Unpack-Modify-Pack the ROM images. Currently, I have VZW stock ROM ...
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SELinux temporary set to permissive

I am using a Galaxy s10+, rooted with magisk, no custom ROM, no custom kernel and no custom recovery. The rooting is heavily limited because of the SELinux enforce mode. Actually, no root command in ...
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Removing knox from my phone

I am trying to reuse my samsung galaxy j3 prime phone which i havent used in a while i have some things i want to get off of it as well. My problem is that i have knox on my phone which i hide with my ...
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Error in Galaxy tab a: 'Unable to restart your device. Verification failed' after supersu

I own a Galaxy tab a 10.1 with s pen (2016). I flashed via odin, twrp 3.1.1.0 and the system booted fine. Then I flashed the last version of SuperSU and since then the system doesn't turn on and I get ...
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When was KNOX efuse introduced?

I realy want to root my samsung j7 (2016) phone and flash custom roms on it. I know it has knox but i am not sure is it the one that can be reversed by triangle away app or it is efuse that can not go ...
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Cheating KNOX by cracking stock ROM certificate

I had some thoughts about KNOX and the fact that flashing stock ROM doesn't trip my KNOX flag. I did some research about the topic and I learned that KNOX checks ROM file's certificate or something ...
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How can I verify my phone's Bootloader, OS, and ROM haven't been tampered with?

I just purchased a Galaxy S7 for a really cheap rate... and it makes me wonder if the phone has been hacked in some way. I know the phone supports Samsung Knox, and am new-ish to Android overall. ...
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Remove apps from Samsung Knox

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB. Recently I found out that out of the 32GB, at least 8GB is being used by apps inside Samsung Knox. Not Knox itself, but apps inside it. I'd like to keep Knox for ...
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Will Samsung Pay still work on the Gear S3 if you root your Samsung phone?

Specifically on a Note 5 5.1.1. Knox IS tripped, but I'm hoping I'll still be able to use Samsung pay on the watch since you install it as an applet using the gear app rather than the actual Samsung ...
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Removing Knox and SElinux

I am having problems setting the kernel to permissive (SElinux). I have already tried the setenforce 0 command with terminal but it immediately goes back to enforcing as soon as I set the setenforce 0 ...
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Google Keyboard settings occasionally reset to defaults

From time to time, Google Keyboard settings are reset to default with no apparent reason. It is frustrating and time consuming to set those settings again and again. Especially if you use device for ...
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Will Samsung Pay still work on the Gear S3 if you root your Galaxy phone?

I currently own a Galaxy Note 7 which is running the stock ROM (from T-Mobile) and has not been rooted, yet. The only major reason I have not rooted the device is that doing so will consequently ...
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Verifying device integrity. Galaxy Tab S2 9.7"

I wanted to root my Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" LTE (SM-T815Y) and I have spent the better part of my night doing the following. (I have never rooted anything before) Got a img of autoroot from some site and ...
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Trouble accessing Samsung Knox & resetting the password

I seem to have locked myself out of Samsung Knox (on a Galaxy Tab S2 - I've used samsung-galaxy-tab because there doesn't appear to be a tag for the S2 tablet yet). I hadn't used my tablet for awhile....
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Android for work with KNOX 0x1

I have a device supported by Android for Work (Samsung Note 4, Android 6.0.1) but the security policy will not install saying "there is a custom OS installed". Device security status is "Official", ...
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Reset Knox password

I had installed Samsung Knox on my Galaxy Note 3 and now I have forgotten its password. It is not very clear what should I do, in order to reset the password. From the login page, when I click on the ...
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How to recover the files in KNOX mode after I have rooted the device ?

Samung S4, Android 4.4.4 I rooted my device, and now can't access the files in KNOX mode. Should i unroot it or what ?
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What is the point of having KNOX?

I'm about to use Odin to root my S4 running 5.0.1, but I'd just like to know, what is the point of KNOX and is it really important? I know it's not just the software I'm not authorized to use, and it'...
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Is there any downsides to rooting the tab s?

I was recently given this stunning tablet from my company I work for, in the hopes that it could be turned into an offline development platform. I have been looking at alternatives to gain this setup ...
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Root vs USB ADB

As root is triggering knox, I would like to ask: Can I do everything root does through USB and ADB terminal? What are the things I won't be able to do that root gives me?
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How to root the SM-G900F Android 5.0 without tripping KNOX?

I know the Galaxy S5 can be rooted without tripping knox on Android 4.4. but that "bug" has been fixed by Samsung, and the developer of TowelRoot won't fix it because he works by Google now. So ...
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What are the current rooting options for Galaxy S6?

I've sort of been following the development scene for the A6, enough to know that there are multiple rooting options, each with their own pros and cons. What are the current ways people are rooting ...
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Samsung 6 edge stuck

When I plugged in my edge it made a couple of funny noices as if the charger doesn't make proper contact, then it just freezed on a blue screen with a down arrow, underneath it says "Downloading Do ...
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Can 'Triangle Away' reset knox counter to 0×0?

I have a galaxy s5 duos (SM-G900FD) and my knox counter olis triggered to 0×1 (4) (due to some rooting and blah blah..) is it possible to reset knox to 0×0 with triangle away of any other method?
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How to see if Knox is tripped on Samsung S6 Edge?

I would like to check whether the Knox counter is now 0x1 on my phone. I booted into download mode, but I see nothing there to tell me. How can you check the state of your Knox counter on a Samsung ...
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Samsung KNOX is not working

I'm having a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT - I9500, it isn't rooted and has the official Lollipop ROM. Whenever I open KNOX and select setup and press next, it closes and displays the error: ...
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Knox official warranty statement from Samsung

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (N9005), and it has a problem with GPS. It's definitely a hardware problem, as I changed the software and did everything, software-wise, to fix it, but no use. I would ...
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What are the advantages of enabling or disabling Samsung KNOX

I've rooted my Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo Android device by following this XDA Developers link. I would like to know what Samsung KNOX is, and what the advantages of enabling it / disabling it are (as ...
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Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 root knox?

I see directions for carrier based versions of the galaxy tablet, but none seem to mention the particular one that I have(a wifi only sm-t230nu). they also mention Knox, but I cannot tell if it is ...
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Can Microsoft Exchange Activesync in Knox container still wipe my device

I set up my work email account (which uses Microsoft Exchange Activesync) on my personal galaxy s4 (gt-I9505 running 4.4.2) under the Knox container (version 2.0). If the Admin tries to remote ...
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Will rooting through Kingo brick the device?

If you have Knox installed in your Samsung device and you try to root the device using the Kingo root app, will it brick your device?
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