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Check the software version and update Bixby

Phone displaying latest Bixby software version

Bixby is always growing and getting better. Make sure Bixby remains at its best by keeping the software up-to-date. This includes not only Bixby Voice, but also Bixby Vision and Bixby Routines. If you don't know how to update, don't worry. Performing a software update is just as easy as activating Bixby.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider, software version, and phone model.

Perform a software update for Bixby Home

Not sure if Bixby is up-to-date? You can check for updates just in case.

To access Bixby Home, swipe right from the Home screen. Then, tap More options (the three vertical dots) in the upper right-hand corner. Next, tap Settings, and then tap About Bixby Home. The latest software version of Bixby Home will be displayed. If an update is available, you can update Bixby Home from this screen.

About Bixby Home screen on phone

Check and update Bixby Voice's software version

Even if you've recently updated Bixby Home, you may still need to update Bixby Voice. That's because even though these services are connected, they are two different apps.

To update Bixby Voice, launch Bixby using the Bixby or Side key. Then, tap More options (the three vertical dots) in the upper right-hand corner. Next, tap Settings, and then tap About Bixby Voice. The latest software version of Bixby Voice will be displayed. If an update is available, you can update Bixby Voice from this screen.

About Bixby Voice screen on phone

Upgrade Bixby Vision's software version

Bixby Vision lets you use your camera to identify objects and landmarks in the real world. However, it can only perform its best when it has the latest software version.

To open Bixby Vision, navigate to and open the Camera app. Tap Bixby Vision, and then tap More options (the three vertical dots). Tap Settings, and then swipe to and tap About Bixby Vision. The latest software version of Bixby Vision will be displayed. If an update is available, you can update Bixby Vision from this screen.

About Bixby Vision screen on phone

Update Bixby Routines

If you rely on Bixby Routines for almost everything, make sure the software is up-to-date so it can continue assisting you.

To open Bixby Routines, swipe down from the top of the page with two fingers to open the Quick Settings panel. Swipe to the left, and then touch and hold the Bixby Routines icon. Tap More options (the three vertical dots), tap Settings, and then tap About Bixby Routines.

The latest software version of Bixby Routines will be displayed. If an update is available, you can update Bixby Routines from this screen.

About Bixby Routines screen showing latest version on phone

Note: Bixby Routines is only available on the S10 series and the Note10 series. The Settings will not appear unless Bixby Routines is turned on.

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