Samsung’s Bixby assistant is the productive feature introduced in Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, as well as on recently launched Galaxy Note 8. You can use the lots of Bixby voice commands to manage your device efficiently. Well, some users are impressed with it and want to install Bixby Voice on their Samsung devices. Hence, we have come to help on this!
Considering keenness of several Samsung users, the takerhbk developer has posted a simple guide on XDA forum which could help you run Bixby on any Samsung device running Android Nougat without rooting. For that, you will have to install an S8 launcher and then install alternative Bixby APK. Once it is done, you can manage your daily task quickly and explore your surrounding world. Without wasting much time, let me show you the complete guide to get Bixby Voice on any Samsung device running Android Nougat.
How to Get Bixby Voice on Any Samsung Device Running Nougat
First of all, you will have to install and switch to the S8 launcher on you current Samsung smartphone.
Step #1. Download and install S8 launcher from here.
Step #2. Next, go to Settings and then Applications.
Step #3. Now, tap on three dot menu and then tap on “Default Applications”.
Step #4. Tap on “Home Screen” and select “TouchWiz Home”.
Now you can launch the new S8 launcher via pressing the home button. Now, let me show you how to download and install Bixby on your Samsung phone running Android Nougat.
How to Install Bixby on Any Samsung Device
Well, installing Bixby smart assistant in Samsung device in Nougat is quite an easy process. While Bixby’s image, voice, and screen context recognition features are missing, but you can use it as far as the card screen concerned.
Step #1. First up, go to Settings and enable “Unknown Source” in your security settings.
Step #2. Download Bixby APK for free.
Step #3. Install the Bixby APK on your phone. Go back to the Home Screen and then tap and hold to open the S8 launcher settings.
Step #4. Now, tap on “Home Screen Settings” and then tap “Hello Bixby settings.”
Step #5. Next, Tap on “Hello Bixby cards” and enable the apps.
Step #6. Now you need to reboot your Samsung device. Once it starts, long press on the device home screen and then you will a “Hello Bixby” toggle. Just turn the toggle on and swipe left-to-right on the home screen to get the Bixby cards.
Well, this cloned Bixby won’t offer the same feature that Samsung shows in Galaxy S8 and Note 8. But, it will give you a little bit of similar feel like the original Bixby.
Are you going to install the Bixby on your Samsung phone? Do it now and do not forget to share your thought and experience about Bixby in the comments section below so that other users can get the benefit too.