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  • User Manual
    Version N/A WAC
    NOV 21,2016
    0.7 MB

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Gear VR (2016) edit
Virtual Reality 360° viewing
Type Gear VR
Provides what category this wearable tech model falls under.
Color Blue Black 
Choice of colors (exterior design) that a model is currently available in.
Weight 0.76lbs
Weight of the device, measured in ounces (lb.).
Product Dimensions (inches) 8.18” x 4.82” x 3.88”
Height, width and depth of the device, measured in inches (in.).
Compatible Devices
Compatible Devices Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+
USB microUSB connection to the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge
Universal Serial Bus. Common hardware interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer.
Head Strap Yes
Sensor Type
Type Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity (Mount/Unmount Detection) 


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How To

Pairing the Gear VR Controller

Bluetooth Menu From the Home screen of your mobile device, navigate to Apps > Settings. Touch Search and then search for and touch Bluetooth. To enable Bluetooth, touch the slider....


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Reorienting the Gear VR Controller


Features & Specs

How the Gear VR with Controller is Different

Differences Between the Two Types of Gear VR with Controller There are actually two different Gear VR headsets: the one that was released with the S8 (SM-R324) and the one released...


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Viewing Notifications on Your Gear VR

View All Notifications When a notification pops up, open the Universal menu by pressing and holding Back on the side of the Gear VR or on the controller. Select Notifications. Your...

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