Gear VR: How to use the touchpad of Gear VR?

Last Update Date : Apr 25. 2018

Gear VR -  How to use the touchpad of Gear VR?


Q: How do I use the touch pad?


A: The Touchpad, located at the right side of the Gear VR, is used for both selection and navigation  of displayed elements.


Making Selections(Tapping)


To select a menu item, move your head to place the pointer on top of the desired item and tap the touchpad with a finger.


Note: The touchpad works only while you are wearing the Gear VR.






Moving Around the screen(Swiping)



To move to the next item, swipe forwards across the touchpad.






To go back to the previous item, swipe backwards across the touchpad.





To move to the next item, swipe downwards across the touchpad.





To move to the previous item, swipe upwards across the touchpad.






Note: Some apps may not support the upwards or downwards swiping actions.


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