Branding the mobile phones and tablets your employees use — from the splash screen to the home screen — creates a customized enterprise experience and reinforces your company’s identity not only to your employees but to any customers or clients they are talking to.

Using a powerful tool like Knox Configure, enterprises can ensure that from the minute their employees boot up their mobile device, the company’s identity is seen and heard. IT administrators can leverage the power of Knox Configure — part of the Galaxy Note8 and Galaxy S9 Enterprise Edition bundles.

Customizing Multiple Screens

Knox Configure allows IT administrators to customize the splash screen, the screen seen when the smartphone boots up or powers down, with a customized image or the company logo. It also allows them to change the sound played when the device boots up.

This level of customization means that the smartphone users are aware from the minute they turn on their phone that they are using a device designed for work.

Admins are also able to change home screen images or graphics so that the company logo can be seen at all times. This is a great way for companies to easily reinforce their brand identity without having to spend a lot of money on advertising or promotion, especially if the device is used in a consumer-facing role.

Apps are the heart of any smartphone experience today and with Knox Configure administrators have a huge level of control over what apps are deployed, used and protected from being uninstalled. This includes disabling bloatware. The level of control even extends to how apps look and when they launch.

Providing Easy Access to Information

Prior to deploying new smartphones or tablets, admins can create profiles for different types of devices. These configurations are applied when the device is turned on. These profiles can contain multiple settings but also include branded business apps. New apps and settings can be remotely configured, giving administrators granular control over the apps being used to access their networks or information held by the company.

Knox Configure will also allow you to create easy-to-access shortcuts to corporate services and other information. For example, these shortcuts could provide salespeople who are on the road with a quick way to access the company’s directory, making sure they can find the person they need to when they need to. It could also provide access to company information that employees may need to access most often.

Again, given this granular ability to customize the device, these shortcuts and where they direct users to, can be updated or changed dynamically, meaning the information is always up-to-date.

Investing in smartphone hardware — especially for an entire enterprise — is not something that is done lightly, and needs to be thoughtfully considered. However, when you do make that investment and deploy these devices to your employees, you need to make the most of that investment.

Customizing the smartphone experience to leverage your brand identity is a key way of taking full advantage of your investment. Not only does it give your employees a sense of identity, it is also a way to put your company’s best foot forward.

Learn how Samsung’s Enterprise Edition mobile devices, including the Knox Configure solution, can drive your business forward.