This is a guide simple step-by-step guide to remove Bixby assistant from your Samsung Galaxy device.
A few months back, I added shiny new Samsung Galaxy S9+ to my gadget list. [Yaay! ] While Samsung flagships are known for their build quality, looks, camera, display et cetera, Samsung is notorious for adding unnecessary bloatware on their phones. One of such bloatwares that comes pre-installed is their virtual assistant Bixby and its related services. Hell, they even added a physical button for the same.
Using S9+ for over 3 months now, I love Samsung’s matured software and features. I, however failed to understand the role of Bixby on my device. I never found any use of it. I rarely even use the Google Assistant so using Bixby was anyway a long shot.
My current job function involves working with Android development time to time. Working on a research project in past, I found one adb command to remove any app (system/user) from the device. Thought, why not try it to throw away all Bixby related bloatware.
Btw, this is precise definition of bloatware:
“Unwanted software included on a new computer or mobile device by the manufacturer.”