How to uninstall Bixby on Samsung Galaxy S8?

The new Samsung S8 was launched alongside the Bixby AI virtual assistant. Now, you can speak to your phone and watch it perform functions in a matter of seconds just like you see in the popular Iron man movies with Tony Stark. It’s a really cool feature but comes with a price. The Bixby button is located below the volume button which leads to accidental clicking of the Bixby button when operating the volume button.

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To avoid this mess, it is advisable you uninstall the Bixby features on your s8. How can you uninstall Bixby on Samsung Galaxy S8?

There are three major stages, each having a few steps you must follow. At the end of the last stage, you would have completely uninstalled the Bixby on your Samsung S8 device.

How to disable Bixby button

  • Press the Bixby button located on the left side of the phone, below the volume
  • Tap the three cogs in the top menu bar
  • Tap the settings button
  • Click the toggle bar

After these few steps, the Bixby button is being disabled and you can press it without having to worry about opening the Bixby home.

How to disable Bixby voice

  • Click the Bixby button, it takes you to the Bixby home. An alternative would be to swipe right on the Samsung home button till you get to the Bixby home
  • Tap the three cogs in the top menu bar
  • Tap the settings button
  • Tap the toggle bar to disable Bixby voice

How to disable Bixby home

This will permanently disable Samsung’s Bixby and its functions

  • Press and hold any empty space on the home screen until the menu appears
  • Swipe right till you reach the left home panel
  • Now, disable the Bixby home

You are done!!! Enjoy your Samsung S8 without any further Bixby issues.

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2020-01-17T15:26:17+00:00March 27th, 2019|How to|9 Comments


  1. Timothy M Nickell Monday May 6th, 2019 at 03:02 PM - Reply

    Pressing the Bixby button does not show the 3 cogs on the screen.

  2. Snik Sunday May 12th, 2019 at 03:54 AM - Reply

    Truly detestable turd this bixby, complete garbage. I want the entire turd wiped off my phone completely.

  3. Valerie Taitano Monday May 20th, 2019 at 10:53 PM - Reply

    I dislike Bixby Vision. I hate being forced to use it. Prior to bixby vision I could take a picture with the sound of my voice.

    • MaryAnn Ranta Sunday June 16th, 2019 at 12:47 PM - Reply

      If you ever figure out how to unicorn let me know, i hate not being abl to snap pics with the sound of MY vouce

      • Edd Wednesday August 14th, 2019 at 05:15 PM - Reply

        stop bloatware! Boycott samsung .

      • John Leary Sunday February 2nd, 2020 at 11:10 PM - Reply

        Doesnt work fucking bixby bursts into life when i close the case and put the phone down. How the hell to i completly remove this piece of shit???? Or shall i throw the samsung in the toilet and buy a Huawei

  4. Diana Monday October 7th, 2019 at 09:45 PM - Reply

    Thank you! This worked perfectly!

  5. F*** uou Friday January 24th, 2020 at 05:06 PM - Reply

    i have to have a samsung account to see the fu**ing thing in order to delete this bit of shit?
    i want nothing to do with samsung. i just want a fu**ing phone that works.

  6. Alise Sunday February 2nd, 2020 at 06:51 PM - Reply

    I don’t understand what is the toggle bar when I open the Bixby settings all it shows is
    Samsung account
    Show on lock screen
    Auto update Bixby
    About Bixby

    I can’t find a way to remove Bixby please help

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