Gear VR: How to install apps

Last modified : Sep 03. 2018
Gear VR

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.

Install Apps using the Gear VR

1 On the Oculus home screen, select Store from the bottom menu
Select Store from the menu at the bottom of the home screen
2 You can select by Category from the top menu
Select from the categories at the top
3 You can scroll through available titles by swiping left or right on the trackpad. Make a selection on any app you would like to install by tapping on the trackpad once the app is highlighted with your pointer
4 Use the pointer to highlight the Install button and tap the trackpad to select. Once the application downloads completely, you'll be able to select Start and run the app

Install Apps using a mobile device

1 Open the Oculus app
Open the Oculus app
2 Select the Store or Library tab
Tap the Store or Library tab
3 Find and select the app you want to install
Find and select the app you want to install
4 Select Install on the app page
Select install on the app page
5 Once the app has downloaded, you'll have the option to Start which will open the app. You'll be prompted to insert the device into the Gear VR.
Select Start to open the app

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