E-FOTA service

E-FOTA service

Maintain your team’s devices while they’re out doing business, without interruption or delays. Samsung’s Enterprise Firmware Over-the-Air (E-FOTA) lets you remotely test, schedule and push firmware and OS updates, giving you complete control over your team’s software.¹

Maintain your team’s devices while they’re out doing business, without interruption or delays. Samsung’s Enterprise Firmware Over-the-Air (E-FOTA) lets you remotely test, schedule and push firmware and OS updates, giving you complete control over your team’s software.¹

Selectively update firmware over the air

Specify an OS firmware version to deploy with Samsung E-FOTA. Without this service, firmware-over-the-air updates are either blocked, or only allowed for upgrades to the latest version.

Specify an OS firmware version to deploy with Samsung E-FOTA. Without this service, firmware-over-the-air updates are either blocked, or only allowed for upgrades to the latest version.

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Control over OS versions

Select a specific OS version to be pushed to your employees’ devices over the air.

Group management

Group-based OS OTA updates.

OS update without network connection

On-premise server based FOTA update.

No user interaction needed with E-FOTA updates

Update device OS versions without interrupting your team and ensure all employee devices consistently run the same OS version.

Update device OS versions without interrupting your team and ensure all employee devices consistently run the same OS version.

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Forced FOTA updates (silent)

IT admins can force silent OS updates to all of their devices without any user interaction with E-FOTA over-the-air programming. This allows for efficient device management, with all employee devices consistently running the same OS version.

Set date and time for FOTA updates

IT admins can schedule OS updates for a set time and date to prevent business interruptions. If an emergency security issue arises, latest security patches are immediately deployed.

Additional E-FOTA features

  • Cloud
  • 1 Year
  • Devices with Knox v2.5 +
  • Yes
General
Type
License Type
Server Options
Supported Devices
EMM Support
Security
OS Update Without Network Connection Optionally, E-FOTA server can be provided on customer's premise within its firewall.
Management
Silent OS Update If this feature is enabled, users would not notice the OS update in action as the update process takes place in the device background only.
Forced Update Allows admins to update device OS without any user interaction (even when a device is locked in the kiosk mode). In particular, this feature enables the admins to make urgent updates as needed (e.g. security patch).
Selective OS Version Update IT admins can select an OS version to remotely push into employee devices. It also provides a pre-test option to ensure compatibility between apps and the OS before actual deployment.
Set Date Allows admins to specify a date of the OS update. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business days to avoid business interruption.
Group Management Allows admins to set groups of employees for more granular and precise OS version management.
Set Time Allows admins to specify what time the OS update takes place. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business hours to avoid business interruption.
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  • On-Premise
  • 1 Year
  • Devices with Knox v2.5 +
  • Yes
General
Type
License Type
Server Options
Supported Devices
EMM Support
Security
OS Update Without Network Connection Optionally, E-FOTA server can be provided on customer's premise within its firewall.
Management
Silent OS Update If this feature is enabled, users would not notice the OS update in action as the update process takes place in the device background only.
Forced Update Allows admins to update device OS without any user interaction (even when a device is locked in the kiosk mode). In particular, this feature enables the admins to make urgent updates as needed (e.g. security patch).
Selective OS Version Update IT admins can select an OS version to remotely push into employee devices. It also provides a pre-test option to ensure compatibility between apps and the OS before actual deployment.
Set Date Allows admins to specify a date of the OS update. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business days to avoid business interruption.
Group Management Allows admins to set groups of employees for more granular and precise OS version management.
Set Time Allows admins to specify what time the OS update takes place. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business hours to avoid business interruption.
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  • Cloud
  • 2 Years
  • Devices with Knox v2.5 +
  • Yes
General
Type
License Type
Server Options
Supported Devices
EMM Support
Security
OS Update Without Network Connection Optionally, E-FOTA server can be provided on customer's premise within its firewall.
Management
Silent OS Update If this feature is enabled, users would not notice the OS update in action as the update process takes place in the device background only.
Forced Update Allows admins to update device OS without any user interaction (even when a device is locked in the kiosk mode). In particular, this feature enables the admins to make urgent updates as needed (e.g. security patch).
Selective OS Version Update IT admins can select an OS version to remotely push into employee devices. It also provides a pre-test option to ensure compatibility between apps and the OS before actual deployment.
Set Date Allows admins to specify a date of the OS update. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business days to avoid business interruption.
Group Management Allows admins to set groups of employees for more granular and precise OS version management.
Set Time Allows admins to specify what time the OS update takes place. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business hours to avoid business interruption.
SEE ALL FEATURES
HIDE ALL FEATURES
  • On-Premise
  • 2 Years
  • Devices with Knox v2.5 +
  • Yes
General
Type
License Type
Server Options
Supported Devices
EMM Support
Security
OS Update Without Network Connection Optionally, E-FOTA server can be provided on customer's premise within its firewall.
Management
Silent OS Update If this feature is enabled, users would not notice the OS update in action as the update process takes place in the device background only.
Forced Update Allows admins to update device OS without any user interaction (even when a device is locked in the kiosk mode). In particular, this feature enables the admins to make urgent updates as needed (e.g. security patch).
Selective OS Version Update IT admins can select an OS version to remotely push into employee devices. It also provides a pre-test option to ensure compatibility between apps and the OS before actual deployment.
Set Date Allows admins to specify a date of the OS update. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business days to avoid business interruption.
Group Management Allows admins to set groups of employees for more granular and precise OS version management.
Set Time Allows admins to specify what time the OS update takes place. It also adds flexibility with an option to run updates on the non-business hours to avoid business interruption.
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Resources for getting started with E-FOTA

Instructional E-FOTA video

Instructional E-FOTA video

E-FOTA how-to video

E-FOTA how-to video

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Please provide your contact details to get started with a free trial of Samsung E-FOTA or discuss a project with our sales team. Or you can call (855) 581-6892 to talk to an expert now.

Please provide your contact details to get started with a free trial of Samsung E-FOTA or discuss a project with our sales team. Or you can call (855) 581-6892 to talk to an expert now.

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