Samsung rolling out Bixby button remapping to Galaxy S8 and S9

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Samsung is really trying hard to push its virtual assistant Bixby by providing mandatory Bixby Button at the side of every flagship phone.

According to Reddit Users, The official Bixby remapping feature from that phone is now spreading to Samsung’s other devices. Currently, owners of both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S8 have seen the new Bixby functionality appear on their phones.

Bixy Remapping
Image: 9to5google

In order to get this new feature, you have to update your Bixby. (not the Smartphone update)

Once you have updated the Bixby App, the settings will include Two options

  • Single Press to open Bixby
  • Double Press to open Bixby

As you can see from the image above you can tie Bixby button for opening other apps like for eg. by double pressing you can open Spotify. or you can also remap it to any other quick command.

The important thing to note is that this update is only available to the phones which are on Android Pie.

SourceReddit

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