Bixby Voice to Stop Working on January 1 for Older Versions of Android

According to a report, Samsung is going to kill the Bixby Voice on the older versions of Android. All those devices that carry older than Pie versions will not by able to run Bixby. The company is going to bring this change on January 1, 2020. At that point, Samsung will reportedly ends support for older Android versions and the voice assistant will stop working.

Bixby Voice to Stop Working on January 1 for Older Versions of Android

The SamMobile has reported that the Bixby Voice support will no longer be available for the two older Android versions. The company is to kill support for Voice on both Android Nougat and Android Oreo.

Samsung has already upgraded many of its devices to Pie, and Android 10 but still some customers are willing to stay on older versions. The reason behind that some don’t know how to update, or have devices stuck on these older versions of the platform.

According to SamMobile, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, S8, S8+, and S8 Active, as well as the Galaxy Note 8 and A9 2018, are the device which will be affected. Thankfully, the Android Pie is already available for all of these devices, so all the users have option to update before January 1, 2020 in order to retain access to Bixby Voice.

Apparently, the company wants to push users toward the upgraded Bixby Voice that debuted on the Note 9.

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