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Sharing contacts from Knox Secure Workspace with car via bluetooth


New member
Jun 26, 2019
Hello everyone,

we recently started testing Samsung Knox Secure Workspace at our company.

The tests went well so far, but a question has come up, for which I haven't found an answer yet. Maybe someone here has experience with it.

We are currently using Sophos Mobile Control to push the Exchange-Account of the users into the Knox-Container. That way we can also transfer the Exchange-Contacts to the Knox-Container.

When you recieve a call, the name of the contact form the workspace is displayed, but it isn't possible to access the contact details from outside the Knox-Container.

Our sales representatives are all using the hands free calling in their cars and they currently can transfer their contacts from their iPhones to the car using Bluetooth. That way they can access their contacts to start a call using the car stereo.

Is it possible to share the contacts from the Knox-Container to the car using Bluetooth?
I haven't yet found an option inside Sophos Mobile Control.


Retired Moderator
Feb 12, 2012
It's not possible to share anything protected by Knox, that's the whole idea of Knox.

If you want to share your contacts with your car head unit, get them all out of Knox-protected space. (The reason iPhones don't have that problem, of course, is that iPhones don't use Knox, that's a Samsung thing.)