Gear VR: How to take screenshots

Last Update date : 2017.10.05

Gear VR


You can capture or record the Gear VR’s screen via Universal menu.

It can be accessed from any active VR application screen and provides access to some very useful features.


To take a screenshot follow the steps below:


Step 1: Press and hold the Back button on the Gear VR.





Step 2: Tap Utilities utility



Step 3: Choose either Screenshot screenshot or Capture Video capture video




Please Note the following:

● When a screenshot is captured, it will be accompanied by a shutter sound effect.

The photos can be viewed on your mobile device after removing it from the Gear VR.

● If the user captures a screenshot, a red dot will appear on the upper right corner of the screen and it

will capture after 5 seconds. Captured images and recorded videos will be saved on the next path.

● To view the screenshots on the PC, go to Device Name Phone Oculus Screenshots folder.

● To view the recorded videos on the PC, go to Device Name → Phone → Oculus → Video Shots folder.

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