Latest Bixby app update completely disables Bixby Button

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Bixby is set on improving itself and one of the ways it is doing so is letting Samsung smartphone users not use it.

An update to the Bixby-related apps last month let users finally disable their device’s Bixby Button. But it still triggered the device to wake from sleep when tapped on accident. And to some, that just wasn’t good enough.

Well, the latest update for the Bixby Service finally kills the power to the key and makes it completely inert for those who already have the button turned off of its intended function. Just head to the settings page within the app.

Now, if only we could remap the damn thing.

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Jules Wang

Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.