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Activate Bixby

Whether your phone is locked or unlocked, on the Home screen, or in an app, Bixby is easy to access using the Bixby key.

Open Hello Bixby

Bixby Key

    To open Bixby Home, press the Bixby key from the Home screen, the Lock screen, or even when the display is off.

    Bixby Home from the Lock screen will have limited view of Bixby Cards.


Home Screen

    From the Home screen, swipe to the right.

Open Bixby Voice

To open Bixby Voice, press and hold the Bixby key and speak to Bixby. Say "Hi Bixby" to wake up Bixby Voice.

You must first register your voice from the following paths: Bixby Home > More Options > Settings > Voice wake-up.

Open Bixby Vision

From Bixby Home

    Touch Bixby Vision.


From Camera

    Touch Bixby Vision.


From Gallery

    With an image open in the Gallery app, touch Bixby Vision.


From Samsung Interact

  1. Touch and hold the image that you would like more information on.

  2. Touch Bixby Vision.

Open Bixby Reminder

From Bixby Home

    From Bixby Home, touch Bixby Reminder.


Bixby Cards

    From Bixby Home, touch Reminder card.

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