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How To Stop Bixby On Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

If you own the new Samsung phone, it’s a good idea to know how to stop Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. The main reasoning behind is this is because in most cases there’s no need to have two virtual assistants, Google’s “OK Google” and Samsung’s Bixby as both of these are about the same thing and one will do just fine. If you would like to use Google’s “OK Google” on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus instead of Bixby, this guide will help you learn how to do this.

Also, some have said that they prefer not to a virtual assistants on their smartphone and want to stop Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. If this is the case for you, the following is a guide on how to stop Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.


How to stop Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus

It’s fairly simple to stop Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus, as you can disable it from working with the home button. The steps below will explain how to stop Bixby on Galaxy S8:

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus.
  2. Press on the home screen for a few seconds.
  3. Now on your screen go ahead and swipe left.
  4. Tap on the toggle to disable Bixby.
  5. Go back to the home screen and Bixby will be disabled.

 

Turn off Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus for good

For those that want to disable and stop Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus permanently, below are steps on how you can do this:

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus.
  2. Tap on Settings.
  3. Tap on Applications.
  4. Select on All Applications.
  5. Browse and choose on the Bixby application.
  6. Select Disable, and wait for a pop up to show up saying “Disabling built-in apps, may cause errors in other apps” and tap on Disable.

 

Once you’ve disabled and stopped Bixby on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus, some apps may work incorrectly as parts of the app require it to be synced with Bixby. If this becomes a big issue for you, it’s very easy to turn Bixby back on by follow the steps above again.

After reading the steps above, you should know how to stop Bixby on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.

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