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Managing Apps on Your Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6

Your Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 comes with pre-loaded VR apps and content, but you can always download more from the Oculus Store. You can even manage these apps from your mobile device. Just make sure to check the store regularly, because new content is always coming out.

Samsung GearVR Download Install Apps

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.

  • VR Gallery: View photos from your mobile device on the Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6.

App Information

To open view app information, open your Library, select More Options next to an app, and then select View details.

Samsung GearVR App Info View Details
  • Rating: See how other users rate the app, from 1 to 5 stars.

  • Overview: Review the description of the app.

  • Details: 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.

  • Permissions: View the permissions that the app requires.

Download Apps from the Store

  1. From the Oculus Home screen, select Store.                          

    Samsung GearVR Oculus Home Store
  2. You can browse or search for a specific app. For this example, use the categories menu on the left and select Top Free.

    Samsung GearVR Store Categories Menu
  3. Select the desired app.                    

  4. To download the app, select Free or Install on the right.                          

    Samsung GearVR Download Install App Free

    The app will be added to your Library.

  5. To open the app once it is installed, select Start.                          

Download Apps from Your Mobile Device

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, navigate to Apps > Oculus.

  2. Swipe up or down and left or right to view the available categories and apps and then touch the desired app.        

  3. To read the description, view screenshots and reviews, swipe up. To download the app, touch Free or Install.

  4. Review the permissions and then touch Accept.

    Samsung GearVR Oculus Mobile App Permissions
  5. To open the app, touch Start and then connect your mobile device to the Gear VR.                            

    You can also connect your mobile device and then select Library from the Oculus Home screen.

Uninstall Using Oculus

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, navigate to the Apps screen > Oculus.

  2. To view your apps, touch Library.

  3. Touch and hold the app you want to uninstall until the More Options menu appears.

    Samsung GearVR Library App More Options
  4. Touch Uninstall.

    Samsung GearVR Library App Uninstall
  5. To confirm, touch Uninstall.

Uninstall Using the App Manager

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search and then search for and touch App manager.                            

  3. Swipe to and touch the app you want to uninstall.

  4. Touch UNINSTALL.

    Samsung GearVR App Manager Uninstall
  5. To confirm, touch OK.                            

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