Want Bixby Voice? Here's how to install it on Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6 and other old devices

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to take Bixby Voice on board your device with all the links needed.

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Bixby Voice APK is available for Samsung Galaxy S7 and other devices. Reuters

Bixby Voice has recently taken the Samsung Galaxy community by storm. While Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus users around the world are now taking their hands on the intelligent voice assistant, other Galaxy device owners might be swooning in jealousy.

Don't fret because you can now download an unofficial version of Bixby Voice for your phone and get similar features. However, to get the unofficial Bixby Voice, your device should run on Android 7.0 Nougat. Qualified devices include the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note FE, Galaxy J5 (2017), Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2017) and few more devices.

Also read: Samsung reveals exciting plans for Bixby Voice

How to install Bixby Voice

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to take Bixby Voice on board your device with all the links needed:

1. Download and install the Galaxy S8 launcher. You can get it here.

2. Sideload the Bixby APK. You can get it either here or here.

3. Go to the settings menu of the Galaxy S8 launcher by long pressing the home screen.

4. From the launcher settings, you can activate Bixby.

5. Reboot your device.

6. Swipe left to try Bixby.

Also read: Samsung's Bixby released globally; Should Siri feel threatened?

Bixby Home for Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

In other news, the upcoming Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) has just been confirmed to arrive with Bixby Home on board. The next-generation tablet's user manual has been leaked online showing the feature. It implies that the device will soon get Bixby Voice.

The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) appeared at TENAA, hinting the imminent release in China. The device is expected to be launched next week at the IFA 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

This article was first published on August 25, 2017