Samsung Gear VR - Loading New Apps

New apps can be loaded from one of two locations:

  • Store: Found on the Home screen of the Gear VR (mobile device must be installed in the headset)
  • Oculus app: Found on the mobile device's apps page.

Store

  1. From the Home screen, select the Store tab.
    Note To select, place the pointer on the desired selection then tap the touchpad.
  2. Select All or Samsung.
  3. Swipe through the available pages and select the desired app.
  4. Select the installation button (Orange block located on the right) then tap the touchpad.
    Note If there is a charge for the app, it shows on the installation button (e.g., $1.99).
  5. Review the terms and conditions, then select Accept.
  6. If prompted, enter your password or PIN to authorize purchase.
  7. Once the app completes loading, select Play.

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Oculus app

  1. From the device Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Oculus Oculus app.
  2. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-left).
  3. Tap Library or Store.
  4. Tap the desired app.
    Note May require scrolling.
  5. Tap the installation button (located in the middle of the screen)
    Note If there is a charge for the app, it shows on the installation button (e.g., $1.99).
  6. Review the terms and conditions, then select Accept.
  7. If prompted, enter your password or PIN to authorize purchase.
  8. Once the app completes loading, install the Mobile Device in the Gear VR.
  9. Navigate to the Home screen.
  10. Select Library.
    Note To select, place the pointer on the desired selection and tap the touchpad.
  11. Select the app to launch.

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