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Samsung Note 8 And Note 9: Bixby Voice Not Working – Fixed

For those that have bought the new Samsung smartphone, it’s possible that Bixby not working on Samsung Note 9 or Note 8. This happens to some as it might be an issue with your phone’s settings or with your wireless provider. Not matter the issue, we’ll be explain below a few different ways that you can fix Samsung Note 8 and Note 9 Bixby voice not working.

Voice commands are the major issue for most Note 8 and Note 9 owners as Bixby won’t work when you tell it something. Few solutions would be to add a Samsung account or by clearing cache to have Bixby work again. We’ll explain how you can do this below.


How To Bixby Not Working On Samsung Note 9 And Note 8

Method 1: Add Samsung account

To be able to use some of the extra features that are provided by Samsung like Samsung Drive, Samsung Apps and other types of Samsung services you’ll need to create a Samsung account. The same thing will be needed to be done to use Bixby correctly. Follow the steps below to learn how to do this:

  1. Power on your Note 8 or Note 9
  2. Open Settings
  3. Browse and select on “Cloud and Accounts”
  4. Select on Accounts
  5. Tap on Add Account
  6. Type in your Samsung log in ID


After you follow those steps, go back to the main screen and open Bixby. If Bixby is not working on Samsung Note 9 or Note 8, then follow the instructions below for an alternative solution.



Method 2: Clear caches 

When using your Samsung Note 8 or Note 9, caches are saved on your phone to help increase the performance of the phone. But in times when you have issues with Bixby it’s suggested that you clear cache to help solve the issue that you’re having with Bixby on Samsung Note 9 and Note 8.

  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Open Apps
  3. Select on Application Manager
  4. Browse and select on Bixby
  5. Tap on Bixby Voice/Service/Home/Global Action
  6. Select Storage
  7. Go and clear caches and data
  8. Finally restart the Note 8/Note 9 and Bixby should start working again


After you follow the steps above, you should know how to fix Bixby not working on Samsung Note 9 or Note 8.




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