Tag Archive: Button


Bixbi Button Remapper – bxActions review: The best thing to happen to your Bixby button

You know that button below the volume rocker on your Samsung Galaxy S or Note phone? You know the one I’m talking about, the one that you never press because all it does is open Bixby.

What if I told you it was capable of so much more? What if it allowed for multiple shortcuts using single press, long press, and double pressing? What if it could open any app you wanted, including Google Assistant, and more?

Developer: Jawomo

Price: Free/$  [Read More…]

How to remap the Bixby button on your Samsung phone

Samsung recently released an update to the Bixby Home app adding one of the most requested features to its phones. Instantly, the once otherwise useless Bixby button on your phone gained the ability to open something other than the Bixby digital assistant.

For all the Samsung users out there, including myself, this was an awakening. And a long time coming, too. We now had control over this once useless button without the need of any third party apps.

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Turns out you can remap the Bixby button to open Google Assistant

Available for the Note 8, Note 9, S8, S9, and S10 series.

Just about a week ago, Samsung confirmed something pretty exciting — it was going to finally let users remap the Bixby button on their Galaxy phones. As of February 28, 2019, a software update is rolling out that enables this functionality.

After you download and install the update, you’ll find new options in the Bixby Key settings on your device. With these controls, you can  [Read More…]

Google Assistant hardware button comes to LG, Nokia, and Xiaomi phones

100 million devices with a dedicated Google Assistant button are expected to ship in 2019.

Last year’s LG G7 had a dedicated hardware button to invoke Google Assistant, and Google is now aiming to expand the feature to a portfolio of Android devices from the likes of LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, Vivo, and TCL.

The LG G8 also has a dedicated button for Google Assistant, as does the Xiaomi Mi 9 and Mi Mix 3 5G, Nokia’s latest  [Read More…]

How to remap the Bixby button on your Galaxy Phone to launch any app

It’s been two years since Samsung debuted Bixby, and the dreaded Bixby button, alongside the Galaxy S8, and the company has taken until now, 2019, to provide a way to remap it.

While the feature is only currently available on the Galaxy S10, it will be backported to the S8, Note 8, S9 and Note 9 in a software update.

What does remapping do?

Simply, you’re now able to launch any app you want by single or double-pressing  [Read More…]

Samsung will finally let you remap the Bixby button on older Galaxy phones

The only caveat is that they need to be running Android Pie.

Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 has a lot going for it, but among the new AMOLED display, triple camera setup, etc., one of the things we’re most excited about is Bixby Key Customization — a feature that allows you to finally remap the physical Bixby button.

What’s even more exciting, is that Samsung has now confirmed that you’ll be able to remap the Bixby button on  [Read More…]

You can use the Pixelbook’s power button as a two-factor authentication key

The functionality is available now in the Developer Channel.

Being safe and secure online is critical these days, and one of the best ways to go about that is by using two-factor authentication. USB security keys are one of the safest ways to use 2FA, but if you’ve got a Pixelbook, you can mimic a USB key’s functionality with its power button.

As spotted by 9to5Google, there’s a new option within the Chrome OS Developer Channel that  [Read More…]

LG G7 ThinQ to feature Google Assistant button, iPhone X-like notch

The upcoming LG G7 has been rumored to have an iPhone X-like notch. A new rumor confirms the notch as well as a dedicated Google Assistant button. LG is adding the “ThinQ” moniker as a nod to the growing AI trend.

The post LG G7 ThinQ to feature Google Assistant button, iPhone X-like notch appeared first on AndroidGuys.

How to customize the Galaxy S9 navigation bar and home button

Samsung offers several customization options to change up the color and orientation of the nav bar on the Galaxy S9.

With the switch to the Infinity Display design language last year, Samsung got rid of the home button and capacitive navigation keys, instead option for on-screen keys. Doing so has opened up a lot of customization options for the navigation bar itself, including changing the color, the orientation of the back and recents keys, and hiding the  [Read More…]

Instagram’s Android app gets ‘add a comment’ button in main feed

Now you can tell your aunt how cute her cat is even faster.

Instagram’s added a heap of new features to its app throughout the year (both big and small), and the latest addition to it aims to make commenting on photos/videos easier than ever.

As part of a server-side update that’s rolling out to the Instagram app now, Android users will start to see a new “add a comment” button below posts that enables you to  [Read More…]