[App] bxActions - Remap your Bixby button! single, double and long press!

Jawomo

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<< This is the original Bixby button remapper >>

With bxActions you can remap your Bixby button to any action or app you like!
Use the Bixby button launch you camera, open google, toggle recent apps or launch any app you like!

You can even remap the Bixby button to launch google assistant :)
Theres also an option to disable the Bixby button completely if you like.


More Infos & Latest Downloads:
S8 forum: bxActions thread

NOTE 8 forum: bxActions thread
 
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Jawomo

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Thanks for all the feedback!

I already have some cool features on the list. I will add more as soon as S8 gets released.
 
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Tatsch

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I'm not aware of this functionality:
1. Create a task in Tasker
2. Create a shortcut in your launcher (or anywhere else where you can create shortcuts) Select Tasker's "Task Shortcut" and select the task.

So I hope some day bxActions will allow shortcuts.
 
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xile6

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thanx, i will try this out when i get my phone.
I will probably map it to the camera since double tapping the home button always seem off on the s7e and idk how it will feel on the s8
 

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Yes, I guess unfortunately it will be affected :

This news comes from XDA dev Flar2, who was updating his Button Mapper app for the GS8. He notes that his new Telus Galaxy S8 allowed remapping of the Bixby button with Button Mapper when he received it, but an OTA update changed the button's functionality. Now, the Bixby button's action is no longer routed through accessibility. Thus, it can't be changed without root access. I'd expect a similar OTA to hit all the other carrier variants as well.
http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/04/17/samsung-blocked-remapping-bixby-button-galaxy-s8/
 
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kevs888

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Is this still working for everyone?

I was playing with it and one S8 had an option for flashlight toggle and the other S8 didn't.

Any idea why or how to get the flashlight toggle to show up as an option?
 

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Still working on my TMO S8 I got today.

Edit: Button Mapper from the store has the option for flashlight toggle and it's pretty quick to turn on and off.
 
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Is there a version available that does not have these permission items within Accessibility?

bxActions wants permission to:
- Monitor your actions - Receive notifications when you're interacting with an app
- Observe text you type - This includes personal data such as credit card numbers and passwords

This is a no-way warning for me... :(
 

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How about assigning the button to a shutter button instead of launching the camera?
but the volume buttons already are shutter buttons?

---------- Post added at 02:30 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:27 PM ----------

Is there a version available that does not have these permission items within Accessibility?

bxActions wants permission to:
- Monitor your actions - Receive notifications when you're interacting with an app
- Observe text you type - This includes personal data such as credit card numbers and passwords

This is a no-way warning for me... :(
Any app that is used as an accessibility service on a phone auto requires these permissions. The bixby button action is only available through the accessibility service at this point, so there will be no solution that does not require this. Maybe if this or some other app was open sourced people would be more likely to approve of this