How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Last Update Date : Jul 12. 2018

What is Bixby Vision?

Bixby Vision is an image searching feature that scans objects or locations. You can search for products online, nearby places, or similar images. You can also detect text and translate it.


Please note: To use this feature


• The device must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network 


• You must register and sign in to your Samsung account 


• Available features may vary depending on the region or service provider

How to access Bixby Vision?

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Bixby Vision feature can be access through the following methods:

1 In the Camera app, tap Bixby Vision
How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Access from Camera app

2 In the Gallery app, select an image and tap eye icon
How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Access from Gallery app

3 In the Internet app, tap and hold an image and tap Bixby Vision
How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Access from Internet app

4 Capture a screen and select Bixby Vision on the toolbar
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Access from Screenshot Capture Toolbar

How to setup Bixby Vision?

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1 When you start Bixby Vision for the first time, you must sign in to your Samsung account
How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Sign in to Samsung account

2 Tap SIGN IN and follow the on-screen instructions. If you are already signed in, this step will not appear
How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Enter UserID and Password

3 Read and agree to the terms and conditions and tap OK
How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Accept Terms & Conditions

4 Please allow the permissions for necessary app to use Bixby Vision
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Allow Bixby Vision to take pictures and videos

How to use Bixby Vision?

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1 After setup, when a product is recognized and scanned, the available search icons will appear. Point the camera at an object or location, then hold your phone steady while Bixby Vision takes a look
2 Tap the search icon you want to use. Simple results are shown after choosing an icon
How to activate and use Bixby Vision in Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+?

Tap the search icon

Searching for shopping information: 
Recognize products and search for information, such as the product name and its price. A direct link to shopping results is provided to help you purchase a product even when you do not know what it is called

Searching for nearby places: 

Search for landmarks or information of places near the area the device scans
 

Detecting and translating text: 
Detect text in an image to share or translate it
 

Searching for wine information: 
Detect the information from a wine label and search for information on the wine. Information, such as its vintage chart, food pairings, and world ranking, will be provided
 

Searching for similar images: 
Search for images similar to the recognized objects online. You can view various images with properties similar to the object, such as color or shape 


Reading QR codes: 

You can read QR codes to access a variety of information, such as a website’s address, content details, location information, or business card details

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