Getting to know Bixby

Learn how you can make every day easier

Option 1 - Using your voice to activate Bixby

Option 1 - Using your voice to activate Bixby

  • To start talking to Bixby, simply hold down the Bixby button (found on the left side of the phone) or say ”Hi Bixby”.
  • Activating Bixby - If you need to activate Bixby, select the Bixby button.
  • Select the icon with the three vertical dots (found in the top right corner).
  • Select Settings.
  • Check that Bixby Voice is turned on.
Option 2 - Using Bixby to set reminders

Option 2 - Using Bixby to set reminders

  • To set up reminders using Bixby, hold down the Bixby button (found on the left side of the phone) or say “Hi Bixby”.
  • Say your reminder.
  • Bixby will then add your note to the Reminders app.
Option 3 - Using Bixby to send SMS messages

Option 3 - Using Bixby to send SMS messages

  • To send SMS text messages using Bixby, hold down the Bixby button (found on the left side of the phone) and say “Send message to (name)”.
  • This will open up the messaging app where you can tell Bixby what to write.
  • Once you’ve finished, a message will appear on the screen asking whether you wish to send.
Option 4 - Using Live Translation with Bixby

Option 4 - Using Live Translation with Bixby

  • Select the Bixby Vision app from the home screen.
  • Select the Text icon to switch to Live Translation.
  • Hover the camera over the text you wish to translate.
  • Your translation will appear on the screen.
Option 5 - Using Bixby Vision to get information on food

Option 5 - Using Bixby Vision to get information on food

  • Select the Bixby Vision app from the home screen.
  • Select the Food icon.
  • Hover the camera over a food item to show nutritional values, read recipes, and watch videos.

Useful tip: You can add information about a food item into Samsung Health by selecting Food Tracker.

Option 6 - Using Bixby Places

Option 6 - Using Bixby Places

  • Select the Bixby Vision app from the home screen.
  • Swipe to scroll through the icons and select Place.
  • You’re ready to go. Point the camera in different directions to show local places of interest.
  • Select an icon to show further information, including contact details.

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