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    A recent security update for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S8 devices will block users from using Bixby remapping apps, reports Android Police. Before the S8’s launch, it looked like the Bixby button could be customized into a different shortcut, but the phones ended up shipping without that capability. That meant users had to resort to third-party apps to add that functionality, and now it looks like Samsung is adamant on making sure the Bixby button stays dedicated to Bixby.

    The June update, which T-Mobile describes as “Bixby enhancements,” affects both the S8 and S8 Plus models — other carrier models appear to still be able to the use the apps to remap the Bixby button (though perhaps not for long.)

    Samsung has had a difficult time getting…

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