Bixby is perhaps the most popular and feature-rich intelligent personal assistant available on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. If you rate any such voice assistant based on the commands, then Bixby has certainly challenged Siri and Google Assistant with countless Bixby voice commands. This has inspired other Samsung users to use Bixby on their phones. Well, they can install Bixby on any Samsung device running Android Nougat. But our case is that people now want to disable Bixby button on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
Oops! Why they want to turn off Bixby button on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus phones? Though the feature makes your life easier, it is positioned on the phone in such a way that it creates some problems for users. Users have noticed that they unintentionally open Bixby even as they don’t need the assistance of Bixby. And this is why they want to disable Bixby button completely on S8 and S8 Plus.
How to Disable Bixby Button on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
If you are having latest version 2.0.03.3 of Bixby, then its really easy to disable Bixby button.
Step #1: First of all you need to press Bixby button
Step #2: Here you may receive message box saying update Bixby, Tap on Update to move ahead.
Step #3: Toggle Off Bixby Key.
That’s all!..If you don’t see update message and Bixby key to toggle off then you can disable it directly from settings. Let’s check now how to turn off Bixby voice assistant button from settings on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
How to Turn off Bixby Button on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus from Settings.
Step #1: Press Bixby button.
Step #2: Tap on three vertical dots located on top right corner.
Step #3: Now, simply tap on settings
Step #4: Tap on Bixby Key.
Step #5: Select Don’t Open anything.
Now, if you don’t want Bixby voice assistant to do process then just disable Bixby voice only if it is available in your location.
How to Turn Off Bixby Home from Touchwiz Launcher
Step #1: Press and hold on any empty space until any menu appears on your home screen.
Step #2: Swipe right to access left home panel.
Step #3: Toggle off Bixby home.
That’s it! Now you are completely free from Samsung Bixby Voice assistant on your Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus device.
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