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Managing Apps on Your Gear VR Innovator's Edition

Your Gear VR Innovator's Edition comes with apps for viewing virtual reality content, and additional apps can be downloaded from the Oculus Store. You can also uninstall Gear VR Innovator's Edition apps from your mobile device.

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Gear VR Innovator's Edition Apps

  • Oculus 360 Videos: Immerse yourself in a virtual world when watching 360-degree videos. Look all around to take in the full panoramic experience.
  • Oculus 360 Photos: Immerse yourself in a 360-degree environment by surrounding yourself with panoramic still photos.
  • Oculus Cinema: Choose a virtual theater environment and watch a movie on your Gear VR Innovator's Edition.
  • VR Gallery: View photos from your mobile device on the Gear VR Innovator's Edition.

View App Information

Select an app in your Library and then select View details to view the following information:

  • Rating: See how other users rate the app, from 1 to 5 stars.
  • Comfort: See how other users rate the comfort of the app, from 1 to 3.
  • Install/Free/Start: Install an app or open an app you've already installed.
  • Summary: Review a description of the app.
  • Info: View information about the app, such as genre, publisher, developer, controllers, and game mode (number of players).
  • Media: Scroll through screen captures from the app.
  • More: Check for and apply updates to the app, if any are available.

Download Apps from the Store

  1. While wearing the Gear VR Innovator's Edition, from the Oculus Home screen, use the on-screen pointer to highlight Store.

                              

                               

  2. Tap the touchpad on the right side of the Gear VR Innovator's Edition.

                                  

  3. Select All or Samsung.

                          

  4. Choose the app you wish to download.

                               

  5. Use the on-screen pointer to highlight Install or Free and tap the touchpad.

                          

  6. To open the app, highlight Start with the on-screen pointer and tap the touchpad.

Download Apps from Your Mobile Device

  1. Disconnect your mobile device from your Gear VR Innovator's Edition.

                               

  2. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.

                           

  3. Touch Oculus.

                         

  4. Touch the Menu icon.

                             

                                 

  5. Select FEATURED, GAMES, APPS, or EXPERIENCES to browse available VR content.

                                                 

                                       

  6. Touch Install or Free on the desired app.

                               

  7. After the app is installed, reattach your mobile device to the Gear VR Innovator's Edition.

                                   

  8. On the Gear VR Innovator's Edition, from the Home screen, highlight Library with the on-screen pointer and tap the touchpad.

                                  

  9. Using the on-screen pointer, highlight the app and tap the touchpad.

                               

  10. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the app installation.

                                 

Uninstall Using Oculus

  1. Disconnect your mobile device from the Gear VR Innovator's Edition.

                             

  2. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.

                           

  3. Touch Oculus.

                       

  4. Touch the Menu icon.

                          

  5. Touch Library.

                             

                               

  6. Choose the app you wish to uninstall and touch Uninstall.

                                  

  7. Once the app is uninstalled, reattach your mobile device to the Gear VR Innovator's Edition.

                                

Uninstall Using the App Manager

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

                       

  2. Touch Settings.

                        

  3. Touch App manager.

                           

  4. In the DOWNLOADED tab, touch the app you want to uninstall.

                                       

  5. Touch Uninstall > Uninstall.

                              

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