Bixby: How do I set up Bixby for the first time?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018


Bixby is a digital personal assistant for your Galaxy smartphone that will learn your habits and interests over time. Once set up, Bixby adjusts automatically to your lifestyle and needs.

There are four key features to Bixby: Home, Vision, Reminder, and Voice. Each feature must be setup separately before they can be used. To get started, continue reading below.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Bixby Home

Note: Bixby puts all the information that's important to you on one page. The information is displayed as cards. The arrangement of your cards depends on where you are and what time it is. In the morning you might see the weather and news, and at night, an alarm and step count. Bixby is an ever-learning assistant, and will learn as you use it.

1. To access Bixby Home, press the Bixby key or swipe right from the Home screen.

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2. Touch NEXT.

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3. Select which language you would like to use to communicate to Bixby. Then touch CONFIRM.

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4. Follow the instructions to utilize the features of Bixby and then touch NEXT, or touch SKIP, to set up Bixby features later.

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5. Touch SIGN IN.

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6. Enter your Samsung account information (ID and password), and then touch SIGN IN.

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7. Review and agree to all of the Terms and Conditions, and then touch NEXT.

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8. Bixby Home is now set up and ready to go:

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Note : You can add and disable cards to personalize Bixby Home!

Bixby Vision

Note: Bixby Vision is built into your Camera, Gallery, and Samsung Internet so you can identify landmarks, translate foreign languages, or shop for products online right when you see them. Focus on an object on your camera, or open an image on your gallery app, and touch Bixby Vision to get a deeper understanding of what you’re looking at.

1. To access Bixby Home, press the Bixby key.

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2. From Bixby Home, touch Vision.

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3. Touch Start.

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4. Review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, agree to them, and then touch OK.

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5. Touch ALLOW for all the following permissions.

6. Bixby Vision is now setup and ready to go:

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Bixby Reminder

Note: Never miss another event, appointment, or assignment—big or small! Whether it’s a to-do list or a specific reminder that needs to be brought up at the right place, Bixby Reminder can handle it. Ask Bixby to keep track of content, like a video you might want to watch when you get home, or where you left off in an online article. No matter what the task, use Bixby Reminder and never miss a thing again.

1. To access Bixby Home, press the Bixby key.

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2. From Bixby Home, touch Reminder.

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3. To complete the tutorial, touch Next, and then touch START.

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4. Bixby Reminder is now set up and ready to go:

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Bixby Voice

Note: Taking a picture, editing, and sending it to your friends instantly is seamless and has never been easier. Bixby Voice will revolutionalize the way you interact with your Galaxy S8+ making your experience absolutely frictionless.

1. To access Bixby Home, press the Bixby key.

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2. Touch More Options.

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3. Touch Settings.

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4. To turn on Bixby Voice, touch the slider.

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Note: If you would like to access Bixby without pressing a button, set up Voice wake-up.


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