Gear VR - Use the Controller of the Gear VR (SM-R325)

Last Update date : Oct 05. 2020
Gear VR - Use the Controller of the Gear VR (SM-R325)

Use the new controller to navigate the Gear VR easily and enhance your immersive experience.

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


Use the touchpad to navigate the Gear VR:


  • While holding the controller, move your wrist in the direction you want to move the on-screen pointer.

  • Press on the touchpad to select an item or to bring up the menu while you are watching a video.

  • Swipe to the left or right on the touchpad to move to another item, scroll to the left or right, or reject incoming calls.

  • Swipe up or down on the touchpad to scroll up or down or to zoom in or out while you are viewing an image.

  • Press the trigger to select an item.

  • Press the trigger while playing a game to perform an action.

The trigger function may vary depending on the app.

Other Buttons
Other Buttons

A - Back:

  • Press to return to the previous screen.

  • Press and hold to access the Universal menu.

B - Home:

  • Press to return to the Oculus Home screen.

  • Press and hold to reorient the on-screen pointer.

C - Volume (+/-):

  • Press to raise or lower the volume.

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