Samsung's Galaxy S8 Bixby button can launch other apps with third party help

Source: Samsung

After months of leaks and rumors, Samsung finally announced its next flagship handsets, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Although the dual camera rumor never panned out, the firm did add a dedicated button to its handsets so users could easily summon the new digital assistant, Bixby. While Bixby is a nice addition, a whole button dedicated to it might be a bit much for some. Now, with some help from a third party app, users will be able to customize the button to launch whatever they would like.

By downloading a free app called All in one Gestures from the Google Play Store, users will be able to customize what application is launched when you press the Bixby button. Naturally, this isn't a straightforward option and will take a bit of tinkering, but if you just want Google Assistant or Google Now, you can head to the XDA Developers link below to get a detailed walkthrough.

Source: Dylan Bertwell (YouTube) via XDA Developers

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