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user3zd3SCt8C2
Astronaut

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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how about you stop forcing people to use Bixby when they don't want to and let us reconfigure the button to suite our needs. Better yet let people who don't want it uninstall Bixby as she's just a waste of space

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Forze
Constellation

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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Changing to a double tap is not a solution at all!

Do you not get it yet? ...EVERYONE HATES BIXBY!

 

We want to DISABLE the key COMPLETLEY

or alternatively REMAP to an app of OUR CHOICE on OUR phone!

 

Not YOUR choice Samsung! ...im completly sick of Samsung, Microsoft, Google & all the big companies FORCING THEIR CHANGE onto us telling us "this is what you want" ...no it's NOT!

 

Waht we want is freedom of choice for how we configure OUR PREFERENCES of the  software / hardware THAT WE PAID YOU FOR!

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Samsung_gFYukhp
Constellation

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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Well i have that setting on but it still opens because when i turn down my volume i turn it down with purpose, which means 2-5 clicks at a time.

 

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userAghaAfJptn
Constellation

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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On my phone Samsung Galaxy s10 plus when I press the bixby button there are no three dots at the top of the page it has my email address with an arrow pointing to go to the next page that page won't let me advance until I agree to all of their policies and terms.. ilIn settings there also is no  bixby key. It states that its not available yet. I am so frustrated!

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JakeTrec
Constellation

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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I completely agree.  Trying to force users to use certain proprietary features is very Apple of you.  Giving users the option to configure their devices tailored to their needs is what makes android so much better than Apple.  The bixby feature key is too easily pressed accidentally.  Even giving users the option to require the key to be pressed twice is still not enough.  If the users is not going to use the feature, why not give them the option to disable it?  If you really wanted to go above and beyond, you should allow users to remap the key to be used for various other functions, such as the camera or perhaps custom profiles.  For example, a "work" profile or "home" or even "driving" profiles.  In wich users could customize the profile to contain certain preset options like having the volume off and brightness at a certain level when using the "work" profile.  Or certain features turned on or off for "driving" and many other things.  Either way, the option to disable the physical key should be returned.  Every single samsung/android user I know, dislikes this feature.

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userSNcJKeIRHJ
Constellation

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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And what if button is somehow stuck? This last update has my phone allowing Bixby a service I've never used in 2 yrs of having my Note8 randomly popping up and recording everything I say. Its draining by battery 3-4 times a day. And although I won't go to Apple I'm very close to leaving Samsung over this. I need to be able to stop it from recording and typing every word that is said around it. I've force stop it and it restarts. I've tried blocking and not allowing permissions however nothing works. Every 4-5 hours my phone is dead from just sitting on table typing all my convo it is intrusive 

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user7So94esLrb
Constellation

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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Did you find any solution to this problem?  I have an S8 and I'm experiencing the same issue.




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userBlYp8D9HWZ
Astronaut

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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Have to say the replies you at Samsung are giving are .... useless to be polite, thankfully I’ve managed to get shot of my s9 (had every galaxy s from s3) and get an iPhone for the first time which btw is so superior!,  wouldn’t go back to galaxy, unfortunately though my mum is now stuck with that awful piece of technology and I have to hear her cussing out that bixby” on a day to day basis now... the 2 click option isn’t helpful in the slightest as you can still swipe and it comes up, allow them do disable it. Awful.

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user3k5z7Qwz0t
Constellation

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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You don't understand the frustration because we want to disable your pos intrusive bloatware. Majority of people with a Samsung don't want it. I don't want it. It is beyond frustrating. My next phone definitely won't be a Samsung. 

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userxm1IhDwMC1
Astronaut

Re: Can't disable the Bixby button after the Android Pie update

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I understand that no one seeing this has any say, but if it ever comes up, please inform anyone involved that this (my S8+) is my third and final Samsung phone.  Bixby is so annoying, despite it otherwise being my favorite phone so far, that I will not purchase another Samsung phone with this "feature"  Thank you.

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