Gear VR: How to install apps

Last Update date : 2017.10.05

New apps can be installed directly from the Gear VR device via the VR store

or from your mobile phone device using the Oculus App.



Samsung Gear VR Store


Step 1: Place the pointer on the Samsung Gear VR button.





Step 2: Tap the touchpad.


Step 3: Select an application type from the left of the screen, such as Featured, Top Selling VR, Apps, or Browse All.


Note: Each of these selections can be filtered by using one of the available filters,

located at the top of the screen, such as: Featured, A-Z, Popularity, Release Date, and Comfort.


Step 4: Swipe through the available pages and select an application entry.




Step 5: Place the pointer over the installation button and tap the touchpad to make a selection.


Step 6: Once the application completes loading, select Start.



Mobile Device


Step 1: From the Home Screen, tap Apps.



Step 2: Open the Oculus app.

oculus app


Step 3: Tap either Library or Store.




Step 4: Scroll to an available application and select Install.


Step 5: Once successfully installed, place the mobile device securely back into the Gear VR compartment.


Step 6: Navigate to the HOME screen, place the pointer on the icon Library button and tap the touchpad.


Step 7: Select the application and follow the prompts.

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