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How To Turn OFF Bixby On Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+ Plus

The newest Samsung flagships happen to be one of the best in the current market and the latest of these projects is the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8+ Plus smartphone. These two smartphones have been designed with some of the coolest features ever witnessed in the Android smartphone market. You will be happy to know that with these two Samsung devices, you get to choose which features to use and the ones you would like to disable. In this post we shall give you a guide on how to disable the Bixby on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone.

The Bixby is similar to the iOS Siri and works as a virtual assistant. This feature allows you to speak commands and ask questions like “What is the weather for today?” cool, huh! But if you are not such a big fan of virtual assistants, you might want to turn off this feature.


Turning off the Bixby on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Plus

For those that want to disable and turn off Bixby on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus, you can do this by following the steps below:

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Tap on Applications.
  4. Select All Applications.
  5. Browse and tap on Bixby application.
  6. Select the Disable option, a new message will pop up saying “Disabling built-in apps, may cause errors in other apps” so, tap Disable.


You may also choose to turn off the Bixby feature entirely by following the steps provided below:

It’s possible to disable Bixby using the home buttons. This means that Bixby won’t launch when using the home button on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus. Follow the steps below to learn how to disable Bixby:

  1. Turn on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
  2. Press the home screen for several seconds.
  3. Then swipe left side and tap the toggle to turn off Bixby.
  4. Next go back to the home screen and you’ll be finished.


The Bixby app is now completely disabled but if you do change your views on using it you can also enable it at any time. To enable it, just go to the Settings menu and locate the Applications. From the Applications, look for and click on the Application Manager then swipe to the Disabled tab where you will find the Bixby. Click on the Bixby and enable it, it is as easy as that.



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