4 Ways How to Disable Bixby Button on Samsung Galaxy Phones

4 Ways How to Disable Bixby Button on Samsung Galaxy Phones
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Tripboba.com - One feature that you can discover pre-installed on many recent Samsung Galaxy phones is Bixby. As an in-house AI assistant, it is not a cup of tea for all people.

Hence, you probably have a difficult time using your new gadget if you are not a fan of it. It's lucky for you to find this article!

We provide you with a handy guide on how to disable Bixby button to help you deal with Bixby on your Samsung Galaxy phone. Let’s have a check!

1. How to Disable Bixby Button

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From the home screen, press the Bixby button to open the main Bixby application. Well, you can also get here by holding down the button and saying "Bixby Settings".

On the upper right, you'll see three icons: a globe, a gear, and the traditional three dots hamburger menu. Hit the gear icon, then toggle off the "Bixby button" choice. There! Already completed.

2. How to Completely Disable Bixby

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The steps above will stop the Bixby button from performing any suitable action; now the button is off. If you are the restless type, press whatever you want and nothing will occur.

At this point, Samsung's assistant is still fully functional. Also, you can still trigger Bixby either by swiping to Bixby Home on the left of your main home screen or by utilizing your voice.

Again, it is still worth at least giving Bixby a try to see how much you will like it. Some users want to have it and Google Assistant is ready.

For those who want to turn it off completely, you need to disable Bixby Voice and Bixby Home. Both are really easy and simple to do!

Step 1. The first step of how to disable Bixby is to disable the voice hot phrase. To do so, press the three dots icon mentioned earlier.

Step 2. Within that settings menu, there is a simple switch to find out if you want your Samsung phone to listen to Bixby requests. Once you disable it, you have removed another way of showing up Bixby.

Step 3. The final step of how to disable Bixby is to eliminate the side screen of Bixby Home. Tap and hold on an empty spot on your home screen, then swipe right to reach the far-left panel, which is Bixby Home. To eliminate it, switch the button from the top position to the off position.

3. How to Disable Bixby on S8, S8 Plus, Note 8

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After knowing about how to disable Bixby completely, now we will learn how to disable Bixby on S8, S8 Plus, or Note 8. The steps are really easy. Here is how.

Step 1. Open up Bixby. If a recent Bixby update is available, you will see a message informing you about it. If you see this message, you need to download the update. Meanwhile, if you don’t see the message, you may already have the latest update installed.

Step 2. From the main Bixby screen, tap the gear icon at the top right corner of your screen.

Step 3. Now, you should see a button called “Bixby key”, along with the slider set to the “on” position.

Step 4. Press on the slider to turn it to the “off” position.

The Bixby Voice function will keep going to work if you press and hold the Bixby button for a few seconds. In addition, if you really want to stick with Samsung's digital assistant, you can simply swipe left from your home screens of Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8.

But, this much-requested feature will be of great help to Samsung flagship phone owners who may accidentally access Bixby by pressing a special button.

4. How to Disable the Bixby Button on Galaxy S20, Note 10, and Note 20 Phones

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Wondering how to disable Bixby on Galaxy S20, Note 10, and Note 20 Phones? Here’s how.

Step 1. Swipe down on the screen to open the notifications menu. After that, hit the power icon at the upper right side of the screen.

Step 2. You will see a power menu appear on the screen, alongside a "Side Button Settings" option. Tap to continue.

Step 3. You will see a setting, which includes a "Press and Hold" choice. There is a Wake Bixby setting that is on by default. But, you can tap the Power off menu option instead to disable Bixby.


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