Gear VR - Use Bluetooth to Pair a Smartphone and the Gear VR with Controller (SM-R325)

Last Update date : Oct 04. 2020
Use Bluetooth to Pair a Smartphone and the Gear VR with Controller

To use the controller, it must be paired with your mobile device. You can pair the controller through your phone's Bluetooth menu. This is a quick and easy process unless you forget to put batteries in the controller. So don't forget the batteries!

The provided information refers to Gear VR sold in Canada. The available settings and options may differ for devices sold in other countries.

Pair the Controller Using the Bluetooth Menu

1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, navigate to the Apps screen.

2. Touch Connections.

3. Touch Bluetooth.

4. To enable Bluetooth, touch the slider.

5. To enter pairing mode on the controller, press and hold the Home button on the controller.

Pair the Controller Using the Bluetooth Menu 1

6. From your mobile device's Bluetooth menu, touch Gear VR Controller.

Pair the Controller Using the Bluetooth Menu 2

7. Touch ACCEPT.

8. Follow the on-screen prompts to calibrate the controller.

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