[Gear VR] How do I use the touch pad or move the pointer or screen?

Last Update date : 2017.02.08

Using the touchpad

The touchpad is located on the right of the Gear VR, and is used to select items or to control the Gear VR


Tapping

To select a menu item, move your head to place the pointer on top of the desired item and tap the touchpad with a finger.

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Note: When you are not wearing the Gear VR, the touchpad does not work


Swiping
To move to the next item, swipe forwards across the touchpad.

 

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To go back to the previous item, swipe backwards across the touchpad

 

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To move to the next item, swipe downwards across the touchpad.

 

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To move to the previous item, swipe upwards across the touchpad.

 

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Moving the pointer or screen

The Gear VR recognises your head movements and then translates that information as a location within your current screen environment. Some screens may not display a pointer.

 

- Moving your head around also changes the views and perspectives of the current screen.
- The pointer and screen views change depending on the detected location of your head.

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Note: The pointer is centred in your line of sight and follows your head movements.

 


 

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