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Using Oculus Video on Your Gear VR

Immerse yourself in a virtual video experience. Look in any direction, at any time, as the video plays. Whether you're watching a normal movie or short 360 videos, prepare to be amazed!

Oculus Video

  1. From the Oculus Home screen, navigate to Library > Oculus Video. If Oculus Video is not in your Library, head over to the Store to download and install it.

    Need help installing Oculus Video? Learn more about: Installing New Apps on Your Gear VR.

  2. Use the menu on your left to view the available videos.

  3. Use the menu on your left to view the available videos.

  4. New Videos: Stay up to date with the latest 360 videos.

  5. Top Picks: The hottest 360 videos just for you.

  6. Movies: Watch top blockbusters in 3D from the comfort of your home.

  7. My Videos: Immerse yourself in videos stored on your mobile device. You can also view videos that you record here. 

    Don't know how to record videos? Learn more about: Using the Gear VR Universal Menu.

  8. Swipe to the left or right on the touchpad to move to the previous/next page and select the video you want to watch.

Video Controls

To display the Video Controls, touch the touchpad or press the controller trigger while watching a video. It will also display a description of the video.

The following settings are available:

  • Play/Pause: Resumes/Pauses the video.

  • Rewind: Move to a previous point in the video.

    You can also select a specific point on the playback bar.

  • Fast Forward: Move to a later point in the video.

  • Back: Close the video and go back to Oculus Video.

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