SKMSAgentService is a client app for Android smartphones to aid eSE-based mobile-NFC services. The SKMS Agent handles the SKMS protocol and forwards SKMS commands to eSE.
SKMS Agent is used for interfaces between client application & SKMS and SKMS & eSE. SKMS is known to be an HTTPS Server, while SKMS Agent is considered as an HTTPS Client.
A client application requests the Regional Trusted Service Manager create Card Content Management. Then, using SKMS Agent features, request a job execution to SKMS Server.
No customer card data, personal financial information, or physical location details is exchanged
In the following sections, you will learn what SKMSAgentService is and what it is used for. To avoid damaging your computer, we always suggest following our guidelines, which we discuss here.
WHAT IS SKMSAGENTSERVICE FOR?
The SKMSAgentService, in general, manages the SKMS protocol and gives SKMS orders to eSE (explained up here). Another way to put it is that SKMS Agent is used for interfaces between client apps and SKMS, as well as between SKMS and eSE.
This concept may be misleading to some people, but in general, this built-in app supports the eSE mobile NFC services.
WHAT ARE THE PERMISSIONS FOR THIS APPLICATION?
To see the app permissions, simply go inside the app and select the permissions option. This app usually has one approval, which is detailed below:
CAN I REMOVE SKMSAGENTSERVICE?
Your device would be unprotected if you uninstall this app. The eSE enables the security of a wide range of applications in any device. It is also valid in certain situations such as payments, transportation, ticketing, access control, and so on.
If you are experiencing problems with this application, uninstalling it is not the right option. Anyway, uninstalling it is a difficult task, and you won’t be able to do it as a normal user. Typically, built-in applications cannot be uninstalled.
In short, do not uninstall SKMSAgentService. This is a very helpful Android app, and your device can experience future disruptions in its basic functions.
IS SKMSAGENTSERVICE A SAFE APPLICATION OR A VIRUS?
If you think SKMSAgentService is a virus or malware, you are completely mistaken. This is an internal application, as you might have guessed if you read the article from the beginning.
Internal applications are not viruses. You might see a message on your device about this file, but it could be due to another software you recently installed.
If you have any doubts, you can perform a suggested anti-malware scan on your device. In any case, we recommend that you first clean or repair your device in order to improve performance and prevent some errors that devices exhibit during normal usage.