You are probably already familiar with the latest kid on the tech bloc, Samsung Galaxy S10’s exciting new feature in Bixby. Bixby is a beautiful, smart digital assistant that can achieve wonders for users. Yes, Bixby will help you do things that usually require sharp human intelligence and common sense.
With this smart assistant that comes packed in a tiny space in your Galaxy S10 device, you can easily take charge of things using a simple voice command. With this application, you can do a puzzling variety of things, including playing music, shopping in the supermarket, or turning on the lights in your car.
The feature works just like Google’s assistant. However, it is peculiarly available only with Samsung devices. These include the Galaxy S10 series, S9, S8, S7, S6, the Galaxy Tab S6, and the Galaxy Tab S5e.
Remarkably, Bixby can quickly learn your habits, interests, and lifestyle preferences and wonderfully adjust. To get started with your tiny little friend, you first need to learn how the settings work.
Bixby Voice is a feature that allows you to converse with Bixby- just like you would do with a human friend. For instance, you can request Bixby to help you with a challenging online researching task, set a reminder, or do many other things.
You can use the Bixby key to set up Bixby Voice. Follow this simple process:
Go to ‘Bixby key’ and press it. Click on the ‘Next arrow.’ You may need to sign in to your relevant Samsung account. After this, click on ‘Next.’ Make sure you read the terms and click on ‘I have read.’ ‘Agree’ to the terms. Click on ‘Next.’ Read the instructions supplied and set up the ‘Voice wake-up.’
When complete, click on ‘Checkmark.’ And voila, it is done! Bixby is set up.
From this point, Bixby will be able to listen to the commands issued every time you press the ‘Bixby key’ and hold it. Moreover, if you wish to use the key to run a specific command or open any app, you can easily do so.
Using a Side Key to Set Up Bixby Voice
Open Bixby by pressing the ‘Side Key’ and keeping a hold. Read the supplied information regarding the key. Click on the ‘Next arrow.’ Sign in to your account and click ‘Next again.’ Read the subject information then click on ‘I have read.’ ‘Agree’ and click on ‘Next.’
Adhere to the supplied instructions on setting up the ‘Voice wake-up.’ You may double-press the ‘Side Key’ to choose the option that allows you to access the ‘Bixby Assistant Home.’
On completing this, click on the ‘Checkmark.’ Thus, each time you wish to communicate with Bixby, simply press on the ‘Side Key ‘and hold.
Interestingly, Bixby understands a variety of languages, including the following:
- American and British English
Have Fun with Bixby
Bixby has three primary parts: Bixby Home, Bixby Vision, and Bixby Voice.
The Remarkable Bixby Voice
The latter (Bixby Voice) is probably the most useful feature; it lets you do a variety of tasks using a simple voice command. Moreover, it is wonderfully fun-filled. Bixby Voice works well with all apps from Samsung as well as Facebook, YouTube, Gmail, and Instagram.
You can use Bixby Voice to check the latest scores on the English Premier League, check the date on your calendar, manage text messages, launch apps, or reduce the screen brightness on your device. Bixby can read out your latest messages in a male voice or female.
You can command Bixby to create an album using your vacation photographs and share these with a friend. Samsung says you can issue over 3,000 voice commands. This means that whatever you can do with your phone’s touch-screen can be done with Bixby Voice.
The Versatile Bixby Vision
Bixby Vision has been described as Samsung’s answer to Google Lens. This feature comes in-built in the device camera. It gives information based on where you’re pointing the camera. You can choose from 8 different modes, for instance:
Just point the device camera on any item you want, and Bixby will instantly tell you the online retailer from whom you may buy it.
You can use Bixby to check the number of calories contained in the food on your table as well as supply you with the relevant details on nutrition.
Just point your camera at a landmark or place; Bixby will identify the location and even tell you the opening or closing hours.
Bixby will help you with the task of translating foreign languages. When in China, for example, Bixby will translate the restaurant menus, road signs, and traffic signs. It can convert the words written on paper into an editable text.
Bixby can help you scan such codes without opening a second app.
Bixby will help you locate similar images resembling the photos you just took.
Bixby will virtually try on makeup and purchase whatever you want.
Your Favorite Bixby Commands
Texts and calls:
- ‘Hi Bixby, call John’.
- ‘Hi Bixby, video call Margaret.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, send a text to Jane.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, show me the contact information for Mary.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, show me my missed calls.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, delete all the missed calls.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, ‘Open the panorama mode.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, Take a picture.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, record the video.’
- ‘Hi Bixby, show me the pictures.’