How To Turn Off Bixby On Samsung Galaxy S8

How To Turn Off Bixby on a Samsung Galaxy S8: Much like turning off Ok Google, some Galaxy S8 users may want to rid themselves of Bixby. In this article, we explain how to do so. Without further delay, here's how to disable Bixby on your Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone.

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How To Disable Bixby on Galaxy S8

Turn Off Bixby Via App

  • Firstly, launch the Bixby app.
  • Then, tap the Gear icon in the upper-right corner of your Galaxy S8's screen.
  • Lastly, toggle the “Bixby key” switch to the left to disable it.

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Disable Bixby On Home Screen

Bixby also has a home screen interface that appears when you swipe all the way left on the Galaxy S8 display. However, you can disable this feature as well. To disable the Bixby home screen feature:

  • Firstly, toggle the switch on the Bixby Home screen to “Off".
  • Do this by toggling the switch from blue to grey.
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How To Turn Off Bixby On Galaxy S8 Home Screen

That's it. Now, you do not have to worry about accidentally activating Bixby or concern yourself about performance/battery life in that regard. Here are some more articles for you to consider:

Questions & Answers

Can I Remap The Bixby Button To A Different App?

Yes. However, you must use a third-party application like Bixby Button Remapper to map it to open the Camera, Messaging or another one of your applications.

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