Samsung Electronics’ AI assistant service Bixby Voice will stop supporting the operating system before Android 9.0 Pie, according to the Foreign Ministry.

End of Support for Android 7.x Nougat or Android 8.x Oreo ▲ Galaxy S9 ▲ Galaxy S9 Plus ▲ Galaxy S8 ▲ Galaxy S8 Plus ▲ Galaxy S8 Active ▲ Galaxy Note 8 ▲ Galaxy A9 2018).

If you don’t upgrade your operating system to Android Pie on these devices, you won’t be able to use Bixby voice support, including the Bixby briefing, starting January 1, 2020.

Android Pie supports Bixby 2.0. ‘Bixby 2.0’ is designed to be used not only in smartphones but also in Samsung Smart TVs and Family Hub refrigerators. It also improves the understanding of the dialogue context more accurately and facilitates third-party app integration.