How to remap Bixby button using 3rd party app

NerdsChalk Staff

It has been proved time and again that nothing is impossible. Same is reiterated with the perennial case of Samsung Bixby button. Even after Samsung disabled the remapping of Bixby button through an update, many apps have popped up that still let you remap the dedicated Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+.

One such app that got our attention is BixBye. Yup, even the name is similar to Bixby — and so meaningful too, as it helps you say bye to Bixbye. Nicey! BixBye app works extremely fast and lets you remap the Bixby button even after the Samsung patch. So basically, you can set the Bixby button to do anything, besides launching Bixby.

Also read: 7 Bixby features you should know

The app is simple, easy to use and not only allows you to launch Google Assistant via the button but it lets you set the button to perform other important tasks such as you can launch any app from the Bixby button. To do this, just tap the “launch app” button under “BixBye to” and select your app.

Further, you can even open notification drawer using Bixby button with the help of this app. And if you miss the physical button for “Home” on your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, you can set Bixby button to be used as a home button, thus giving you a physical button for Home. Moreover, you can use it to launch “recent” apps as well.

The app is currently in Alpha stage, hence you might face some issues, so don’t hate the app.

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