Samsung recently released a small update which allows you to disable the, I would say, notorious Bixby feature. Samsung tried its luck with Bixby by dedicating a hardware button to it. The purpose of the button is to launch Bixby, the voice assistant, as soon as it’s pressed. The idea came under the fire and people didn’t like it. The guides to remap the Bixby button started flooding the internet. Then the game of cat and mouse started, Samsung hunted down every trick every app out there which was used disable or remap Bixby button. We also shared a guide on how to remap Bixby button.
However, the good news is that Samsung has finally realized that it’s better to provide the option to disable Bixby application. The update which Bixby application received will now allow you to disable Bixby Application on Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8. So, finally it’s official and you don’t have to search for apps and tricks to disable Bixby Application.
Here is how you can disable Bixby Button on Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus & Galaxy Note 8 easily.
How to Disable Bixby Button on Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8
- To launch the Bixby application, press Bixby button.
- In the Bixby home, find a radio button next to the Bixby Key Option.
- Turn the Radio Button Off to bring the button options.
- Now, you can choose not to open anything or open Bixby upon pressing the Bixby button.
That’s it! This is how you can disable the Bixby button of Galaxy S8/S8+ and Note 8.