How can I turn off the Bixby Home key functionality?

Last Update date : Nov 23. 2020

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Steps below are for Android 8.0 (Oreo)
For how to reassign the Bixby button on newer versions of Android 9.0 (Pie) please see can i set bixby key to activate other functions or applications not just bixby service

Always ensure your phone’s software is up to date with the latest available release.

Open Bixby HOME by pushing the Bixby key on the side of the phone or swiping the phones Home screen from left to right.

Select the settings icon and turn off the toggle to activate or deactivate Bixby HOME functionality through the side key. 

How can I turn off the Bixby Home key functionality?
How do I turn on the Bixby Home key functionality once it has been deactivated?

Ensure your phone’s software is up to date with the latest available release.

Swipe the screen from left to right to enter the Bixby Home.
Select the settings icon and turn on the toggle to activate Bixby HOME functionality through the side key. 

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