Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are ready to ship later this month. You can try out the new Bixby Assistant APK debuting on these phones straight on your device, and that too, right now. Samsung has invested heavily in the Bixby Assistant, as evident by the physical button present on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ solely for it. As for features, it is quite similar to Google Assistant but provides additional functionality. For example, Bixby understands more voice commands and changes the information depending on your location. As for installation, you need to have the Galaxy S8 Launcher installed before you head on to installing Bixby Assistant.
The experience of Bixby Assistant, obviously, will work best on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. However, you can still try out whats new and different about it by installing it on Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Many different combinations of hardware and software have been reported working with this. A simple check would be, if your device can run the Galaxy S8 Launcher, there is a great chance it will run the Bixby Assistant as well. Read further to download Bixby Assistant and how to install it.
Download Galaxy S8 Bixby Assistant APK
You can download Samsung Galaxy S8 Bixby Assistant through this link: Download Bixby Assistant APK
If you are installing an APK for the first time outside of Play Store, you would be required to check “Unknown Sources” box in order to install this. Continue reading below on instructions on how to install an APK manually on your phone.
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How to Install Samsung Bixby Assistant APK
As mentioned before, you need to be running Galaxy S8 Launcher for this tutorial to work.
Step 1 – Download Samsung Galaxy S8 Bixby Assistant APK:
- Mirror: com.samsung.android.app.spage_1.3.23-132301000_minAPI24_nodpi_.apk
Credits: takerhbk @ XDA Developers
Step 2 – Locate the APK you just downloaded and open it to install it.
Step 3 – If you are installing an APK directly for the very first time, you would be notified to enable “Unknown Source” setting. If not sure about this, see link below on where to find this setting.
Step 4 – After enabling, the app should install.
Step 5 – Now go to the Galaxy S8 Launcher settings by long-pressing anywhere on your homescreen.
Step 6 – Activate Bixby and reboot your phone.
That’s it! You can now use the Bixby Assistant on your phone by swiping left from your home screen.
If this instructions / guide was not clear enough or you are stuck somewhere, you can read our complete guide on how to install APK files on your Android device here:
There is new Samsung Galaxy S8 related content coming in every other day. We have already had the official QHD+ quality wallpapers, Galaxy S8 Launcher APK and now we have the hyped Bixby Assistant from the Samsung flagship phone that you can try before the phone launches later in April.
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