How to Create Quick Commands for Bixby

Bixby is arguably one of the most intelligent voice assistants created by Samsung, and this is brand’s second attempt to compete with other such voice assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. Earlier Samsung introduced S Voice; and now it is Bixby, which offers predominantly more voice commands than other such assistants. Further to the default commands, you can create quick commands for Bixby.

These commands simplify your Bixby conversations and therefore, users would readily accept this proposition. When you make your own Samsung Bixby voice commands, you are customizing your interaction with Bixby. This way, you can expedite your Bixby communication, which helps you enable or disable certain features without delay. Now, let’s explore this tutorial on how to make new bixby commands.

How to Create Quick Commands for Bixby

Step #1: Press the Bixby button, which is available on left side of your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus phone. This will bring up Bixby home on your smartphone.

You can bring Bixby home by swiping right on the home screen. After this, you can follow the method given below to set up quick commands for Bixby easily.

Step #2: Now you are on Bixby home and you are required to tap on three vertical dots seen at the upper right corner of your phone screen.

Step #3: A drop-down menu appears there, and you need to tap on My Bixby option.

Step #4: Once you are on My Bixby screen, you can create a custom command; simply tap on ‘Simplify your Bixby conversations by adding quick commands’ under QUICK COMMANDS section.

Step #5: Next, tap on ‘Make your own quick command’.

Step #6: Now you need to tap on ‘+ Add quick command’ button to launch Bixby.

Here, you are supposed to speak your command by holding the Bixby button. For example, if you are driving, you can create a command: ‘I am on my way’.

Step #7: If you are happy with this quick command, tap on ‘SAVE’ button to store this custom command. Otherwise, you can tap on TRY AGAIN button.

Step #8: The moment you hit ‘SAVE’ button, you will be landed on Quick commands menu.

Now is the time to add function to your quick command; this function will be performed by Bixby.

Step #9: Tap on ‘+ Add Bixby command’ button.

Step #10: Next, you need to find the functions based on search query history or from the list of all the commands that Bixby gives you.

You can also type in keywords to find the function quickly (if browsing the list is not your cup of tea).

Step #11: Now select the necessary function when you have found one.

You have set up the command: ‘I am on my way’. So you can enable ‘Do not disturb’ mode when you speak ‘I am on my way’.

Step #12: Finally, you need to tap on Done button from upper right corner to save your quick command.

After setting up this quick Bixby command, you can use it whenever you are driving and your Bixby will enable ‘Do not disturb’ mode on your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus.

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Bixby Quick Commands: Customization is the key

Among the stiff competition between leading phone brands, the fittest will survive. And to stay fit, brands resort to customization key. The quick commands feature will surely improve your Bixby conversations and it will inspire other phone brands to improve their voice assistants. Would you like to add new quick commands for Bixby? Share your feedback with us on FacebookTwitter and Google Plus.

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