Now Galaxy S8 Users can Disable Bixby Button


Now Galaxy S8 Users can Disable Bixby Button. Samsung’s lates flagship phones such as Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8 have a dedicated button that can be used to launch Samsung’s smart assistant Bixby. After many months of delay, Samsung Bixby Voice Assistant was finally launched for S8 and S8 plus Owners.

Also Read: Samsung Digital Assistant Bixby for S8 is Delayed Again

However Bixby voice assistant for S8 and S8 Plus was only launched for US users and not globally .It is globally launched in August.

Now Galaxy S8 Users can Disable Bixby Button

As many people were getting annoyed with Bixby, Samsung has made it possible to disable the button to an extent. This button cannot be reassigned the button to a different function.

Samsung is rolling this functionality to users in the form of Bixby update. When you install it, you will get a toggle at the top of Bixby home that let you turn the button on and off.

However this button is not totally useless. One can press and hold it to activate Bixby Voice. Still, I bet that many users would welcome the ability to assign it to a completely different function. However toggle does not kill Bixby on your phone. One can still access it by swiping left on the home screen.

Also Read: Samsung Bixby Voice Assistant is Finally Available to S8 and S8 Plus Owners

Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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