Install Gear VR Software - Samsung Gear VR

When you connect the headset to your device, the Oculus software installs.

Caution The Gear VR is designed to only work with apps obtained through the Oculus Store. Refer to the user manual for further info.

  1. Verify you have a network or Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Unlock the mobile device and turn the volume up.
  3. Dock the compatible mobile device into the Gear VR.
    Note For more info, refer to Install the Mobile Device.
  4. On the phone follow the on-screen instructions to complete the Gear VR setup.
  5. Once the software installation completes, dock your phone into the Gear VR.
  6. Follow the instructions to improve the VR image clarity.
  7. Once the image is clear, take off your headset to proceed to your account activation.
  8. tap Create Account to begin registration for your Oculus account. 
    Note 
    tap Sign In if you already have an Oculus account.
  9. If preferred, access the Oculus store to load new apps.
  10. If preferred, redeem any available Oculus Promos.

 

Create an Oculus Account

  1. Enter your email address then tap Continue.
    Note Use an active permanent email address (your email address cannot be changed).
  2. Enter the desired password then tap Continue.
  3. Confirm the desired password then tap Continue.
  4. Enter your desired Oculus Username then tap Continue.
    Note Once you create your Oculus account, you can't change it.
    Note Your username is visible to other users in social environments. For your security, it's recommended to not use your full name as your username.
  5. Enter your real name then tap Continue.
  6. Check your email inbox for the Oculus verification email.
  7. Click the verification link to complete your account registration.
  8. If preferred, access the Oculus store to load new apps.
  9. If preferred, redeem any available Oculus Promos.
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