Gear VR with Controller: How to use the controller

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Gear VR with Controller - How to use the controller


Note: To avoid damaging the controller's touchpad, do not tap it with anything sharp.

How do I use the Gear VR’s controller?


A: You can control the Gear VR by moving your wrist in any direction to move the pointer and use the touchpad to select items.


• To use the controller, connect it to your mobile device.

• The controller functions may vary by app.





• Select an item.

• While playing a video, show available features








• Move your wrist to move the pointer left, right, up, and down on the screen.








Swiping to the left or right


• Move to the next or previous item.

• Scroll right or left on a list.

• Reject an incoming call.






Swiping to the left or right


• Scroll up or down on a webpage or list.

• While viewing an image, enlarge or reduce its size. Some apps may not allow you to use the swipe function.





Using the trigger


• Press to select an item or use it as a trigger when playing certain games. Its function may vary depending on the launched apps.









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