[Gear VR] How do I install software?

Last Update Date : Jan 13. 2018

To use the Gear VR, you must manually install the Gear VR software. When you connect the mobile device to the Gear VR for the first time, the software installation will start automatically.



1) Connect the mobile device to the Gear VR.


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2) When a voice prompt requests you to separate the mobile device from the Gear VR, remove the mobile device. Then, perform steps 3–8 on the mobile device.


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3) The software installation will start on the Galaxy S7’s screen. When prompted, please tap “Next.”


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4) Read and agree to the health and safety warnings, and the terms and conditions in the End User license Agreement, and then tap “Next”.


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5) The default VR apps are automatically installed.
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6) Select a language and tap “Continue”.

* You can change the language later.


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7) Tap “Continue”.


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8 ) Tap “Create Account” and follow the on-screen instructions to create an Oculus account.

If you already have an Oculus account, tap “Sign In”.


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9) Tap “Install Apps” to install the additional VR apps.


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10)  Connect the mobile device to the Gear VR.

Or, tap “Browse Oculus Store” to launch the Oculus Store app.


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When the software is installed, the Oculus Store app will appear on the Apps screen of the mobile device.




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