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How To Disable S Voice On Samsung Galaxy S5

How To Disable S Voice On Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a great smartphone, possibly one of the best in 2016 because of all its great new features. But many users want to disable S Voice on the Galaxy S5 to make it easier to access Google Now. Below we’ll explain how to disable the S Voice home button shortcut on the Samsung Galaxy S5. Also, if you want to know how to completely disable and turn off S Voice from running on the Galaxy S5, that’s explained below as well. 

Before we get started, you should know that S Voice is Samsung’s personal assistant app that runs on the Galaxy S5, similar to Siri for iOS. To get S Voice to work on the Galaxy S5, all you need to do is double tap the home button. You can ask for the weather, make calls, start a search and use many more features. But most of these features are just like Google Now, which makes some not wanting both on their Galaxy S5.


How to disable S Voice on the Galaxy S5

Turning off S Voice is very simple and can be done in a few quick steps and easy to turn back on. The following will explain how to turn off the S Voice home button shortcut and speed up the home button for some users.

  1. Turn on the Galaxy S5.
  2. Double tap the home button to access S Voice.
  3. When S Voice opens look for the three dot menu icon in the upper right and select it.
  4. Select on Settings to access all of your S Voice options.
  5. Under the Wake-Up section in the middle of the screen uncheck Open via the home key.


How disable S Voice Completely

If you don’t want S Voice feature on your Galaxy S5, you can use the App Manager to turn it off, which is as close as you can get to deleting S Voice on the Galaxy S5.

  1. Turn on the Galaxy S5.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Find the Application Manager and select it.
  4. Swipe to the left twice for the All option.
  5. Browse until you see S Voice.
  6. Select on S Voice and the select Turn Off.
  7. Agree that it is OK even though this may impact other apps.


It’s important to note that after you have disabled S Voice, there could be a chance that some apps don’t work correctly. If you have any problems, you can follow these instructions above turn the app back on.


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