KLMS agent or KNOX is a security system introduced to Samsung Android phones is an advanced security layer to protect the user’s privacy and data. If you are confused about KLMS agent or KNOX security system, here is the complete Knox guide book you can read to understand all about KLMS.
All the ELM, Knox and KLMS apps can be frozen if your company doesn’t require you to use them (which means most companies – since they don’t have any idea what Knox is, wouldn’t pay to use it if they did [and they have to pay monthly] and only Samsung phones are capable of it).
What is KLMS Agent on Samsung Mobiles?
KLMS agent is a part of the Samsung security system implemented for Android phones to ensure the data and privacy protection of the user. The main role of KLMS agent is to restrict unauthorized access to user data on Samsung Android phones.
It ensures the protection of your file system, protection, privacy, and productivity for all the work-related files on your mobile.
Is KLMS Agent An App?
You might be wondering that how can you get the KLMS agent on your Android. Is it available on the Play store?
Well, the KLMS agent is something like bloatware that is integrated with the default OS. This means you don’t need a KLMS app to install on your Android to get KNOX security.
If you are using the latest Samsung Android phone, then possibly there is KLMS agent installed on your Android.
Dig to your Android app drawer and find the app.
Read more: How safe is Bloatware on Android?
Role of KLMS Agent (KNOX)
KLMS agent is integrated with Samsung security system that handles the security and privacy of user data from unauthorized access by blocking some adware, trojan, keylogger, and other spy agents.
This ensures the data and system access is allowed to authorized users only.
It is useful to access all files and systems securely including media files, login credentials, email accounts, private work files, workspace, screencast etc.
In a nutshell, KNOX on Samsung is part of a security ecosystem that is responsible for the safety and security of user data.
And KLMS agent works as a framework by providing essential support to run the KNOX.
This can help you to protect your data from unauthorized apps and in case of a lost or stolen phone.
The data secured using KLMS agent on Android can only be access by authorization measures like password, fingerprint, or pattern.
KLMS Agent Features(Samsung KNOX)
As you know that the KLMS agent is a framework that supports Samsung KNOX’s combination of modules to handle data security and privacy on Samsung Android.
Here is the list of some privacy features supported by KLMS agent.
There are several other apps and agents including bloatware and system apps are installed along with Android OS on your smartphone. Sadly, these pre-installed apps are always been on the radar of imposters and hackers.
These apps are hard to remove and remain unnoticed, and this all a hacker needs to access your data on Android phone.
In such security agents like KNOX, ensures the security of your Android devices by locking down such attempts and detect any temper to these essential apps.
Some security apps on Android like screen recorder, antiviruses and others need some extra permissions on Android as compared to normal apps. The security agent plays an important role here by ensuring the limited permission to such an app. All the access allowed to such apps is monitored by KNOX agent.
Data Storage Protection
Data protection is the USP of KLMS agents. The module ensures all the important data stored on ANodir storage like contacts, emails, media files and others.
However, if you are using external storage on Android, you are still vulnerable to data breaches and your privacy might get compromised. As KNOX is liable to protect data stored on internal storage only.
Data received and send over wireless networks including cellular, Bluetooth, Wifi and others are also monitored by the KNOX(KLMS agent) to protect them from a data breach by encrypting them while sending.
As, the data sent over networks is easily accessible by hackers. KNOX encrypts the sent data over networks to prevent
Including the data privacy protection, KNOX also provides you data safety from data theft in case of lost/stolen devices.
The data encrypted using KNOX agent can only be accessed by a valid pattern or pin lock. This makes your data most secure as it cannot be accessed even in case of forced access via USB and other access.
Find my Device
Find my Device is a feature available with KNOX that can be super helpful for you to find and locate your stolen Samsung Android.
All yuo need is a registered account with Samsung which is free.
Disable KLMS Agent on Android
Uninstalling KLMS Agent on Samsung Android is not possible without rooting. In fact, I wonder why would you want to uninstall or disable KLMS agent on your Samsung phone?
Still, you can disable/uninstall KLMS agent from your Android completely. Follow the steps here to disable KNOX from Samsung device. Uninstalling KNOX from Galaxy will also disable KLMS agent from Galaxy mobile.
KLMS Agent plays a vital role to run a security module called KNOX on Samsung Android phones. This ensures the data and privacy protection stored on mobile. That includes email, contacts, media, outgoing connection and network as well.