Finally, some great news for those who hate the dedicated Bixby key in Samsung flagship phones.
Samsung is now allowing Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e users in India to remap the Bixby key. This means you can press the dedicated Bixby key.
This means you can press the dedicated Bixby key to open any app or setup any command you want to.
However, you will not be able to convert the Bixby key to open Google assistant.
The option the remap the Bixby key the latest flagship galaxy S10 series has already been rolled out in India and it is expected the Samsung rolls out the same in the other flagships as well soon.
Now, with the Bixby key, you can launch PUBG Mobile or any other games. You can use the key to make it launch the camera, voice recorder or any other app.
Here is how to do it:
1– To go ahead with remapping the Bixby key, you will first need to login to your Samsung account (or create one if you haven’t already) and then setup Bixby. Unless you setup Bixby, you will not be able to remap the button.
2 – Once Bixby has been set up, double-press (or single-press as per setting) the Bixby button on the left to open it
3- Tap on the options icon (3 horizontal dots on the right) and go to Settings.
4-Scroll down and select Bixby key.
5- Now, there are two options. You can either single-press the button to open Bixby and double-press to open an app or double-press to open Bixby and use the single press for an app.
6- Select Double press to open Bixby option.
7-Now tape on “use single press” option to enable it.
8-Once enable, you can select any app like PUBG Mobile, Camera or any other to set it up.
9-After this, a single press on the Bixby button will launch the app you selected.
Note that you can change and remap the Bixby button anytime you want to. Also, you can set up a quick command as well.
With a quick command, for example, you can say “Ok Bixby, I’m home” and the phone will automatically– turn on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, set ringtone volume to 8 and play music.
Interestingly, you can also customize the command as per your need.