To turn off the Bixby button, you’ll need to open Bixby itself. the easiest way off-course if to press the Bixby button on the left-hand side of the phone.
To get the option to turn off this feature, Samsung has rolled out this in their new update of OS, but incase you don’t want to update your phone to latest software.
You can head into the Galaxy App store on your phone and update the Bixby app and after install:
- Open Bixby and you will see the toggle to turn off the feature at the top of the Bixby homepage. If not, you’ll need to.
- Press the Bixy button, then Open Bixby Settings by Clicking on , Scroll down and Find “Bixby Key” and choose ”Don’t open anything: When Bixby Voice is off, pressing the Bixby key will have no effect”. Click that and you are done.
Note: this method works for the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and Note 8, so you can disable the key on any Bixby-enabled phone.