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Bixby

(Topic created on: 22-07-2021 08:04 AM)
Kill Bixby
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Galaxy S10 Series

Dear Samsung, if you do not allow an easy way to kill and eliminate Bixby, the phone I am holding is the last Samsung product of any kind I will ever purchase.   If you had a graphic customer feedback form of emoji.  The one I would pick is the one with the butcher knife thrust in the eye with the hand making sure it is being twisted to inflict the maximum amount of pain possible. For that is what it feels like to me every time Bixby interrupts my work.  Bixby is innate.  Bixby is a constantly interrupting, useless, none learning abomination that disrupts every aspect of my work.   My phone is a tool.  It is not a toy.   It must work for a living.  I cannot work with Bixby in my office.  I hope you, the senior leadership at Samsung, are listening.  Kill the ***** Bixby before it kills you.

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Bamy
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Galaxy S10 Series
I mean you could kill bixby but then you still have the Google assistant and iPhone has siri, we can all complain and moan but if you don't want the assistants go back to the simple phone. P.s remove the last bit it can be classed as a threat just saying
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Joeeye
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Galaxy S10 Series
Strong opinions, just remember not everyone agrees with you so learn to live with it or just stop using Samsung phones and devices. I've pretty much managed to avoid bixby on all my Samsung devices bar the S8+ and I actually do have uses for it.
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Pugs1957
Superuser I
Superuser I
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Well, my phone is used for serious purposes ie I don't do games and social media. I find Bixby useful for reminders, creating appointments etc, it certainly never appears unless needed.
It's quite a useful tool to have.
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AndrewL
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@Kill Bixby: I'm sorry to hear of your frustration surrounding the inclusion of Bixby on our mobile devices. Bixby is an embedded feature of the software and cannot be removed completely, however there are steps that you can take to limit it's presence. For instance, if you swipe up from your Home Screen > Samsung (folder) > Press and hold on the Bixby thumbnail > Tap the 'i' symbol > Permissions, then you can disable any app permissions from here. Furthermore, head to Settings > Battery and Device Care > Battery > Background Usage Limits > Deep Sleeping Apps > Tap the '+' in the top right > Select Bixby Routines and Bixby Vision > Add. This will prevent all background activity for the selected apps, so they won't feel too intrusive. 

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RXM
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A bit OTT considering you can just stop it altogether. A simple question on how to do this would have led you to the answer.

This post reminds me of myself post 2020 breakdown. Not assuming anything but if you want to talk, PM me by clicking on my username.
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Pugs1957
Superuser I
Superuser I
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I've been there, unfortunately, but some people don't have those issues and are just obnoxious. I resisted help for years which was a bad move.
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