How To Disable KNOX Security Service on Samsung Galaxy Line Up

After the rolled out of Galaxy S4 and Note 3, we heard several complain about KNOX and now after the various new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update on Galaxy S3 and Note 2 devices it become chaos. And, people searching a way to disable it.

What is KNOX?

Samsung KNOX is an enterprise mobile security solution that addresses the needs of enterprise IT without invading its employees' privacy. The service, first released on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 mobile device, provides security features that enable business and personal content to coexist on the same mobile device. Samsung Knox is an Android-based platform that uses container technology, among other features, to allow for separation of work and personal life on mobile devices. – Wikipedia

Here is Few Facts About Knox Enabled firmware:


Once you rooted your device, it comes with various KNOX notifications. That’s why you require to disable KNOX to avoid those notifications. There are few legitimate ways to do that in rooted Galaxy devices. We discussed it below:

1. Using Terminal Emulator: Install Terminal Emulator on your rooted Galaxy device and then open it and input below commands one after other:


pm disable com.sec.knox.seandroid

2. KNOX Disabler App: This is a simple app that will disable KNOX notifications in the statusbar. KNOX notifications will remain disabled until you flash a new ROM. Download KNOXDisablerFree_v1.0.1.apk

3. Using Titanium Backup: Install Titanium Backup and then open the app and freeze the following apps:

For now, these are those quick ways through which you can disable KNOX security on Samsung Galaxy devices. We will update this page once we found a new way to deal with it.