Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope

Created in 2017 to compete with voice assistants, such as Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant, Bixby is a digital assistant for Samsung smartphones and other Samsung electronic devices. The software was released alongside the Galaxy S8 smartphone, which received a physical button dedicated to this function. Users can also activate this function by saying "Hi Bixby" into the microphone if Bixby is enabled.

Features of Bixby

The Bixby voice assistant's features include:

  • Making phone calls.
  • Sending text messages.
  • Taking photographs.
  • Analyzing photographs using Bixby Vision.
  • Answering questions using the Internet.
  • Solving mathematical equations.
  • Setting alarms and timers.

Compatible devices

The Bixby voice assistant can be accessed on the following devices:

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, and S8 Active.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9, and S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+
  • Samsung Galaxy A7
  • Samsung Galaxy A8, A8+, and A8 Star.
  • Samsung Galaxy A9
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0
  • Samsung Galaxy J3
  • Samsung Galaxy J4
  • Samsung Galaxy J5
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 and J7+
  • Samsung Galaxy C8
  • Galaxy Home

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