How to Set Up Your Phone w/ Samsung Gear VR

 

So you’ve been through the process and finally have your own custom Foundry 45 app for your Virtual Reality experience. Prepare to reap the benefits from your investment!  You’re now among an elite group of businesses that have taken advantage of VR Marketing.

 

        You’ve made your house very proud

 

Now all you have to do is set up your phone with your Samsung Gear VR headset and download your application in order to put your app to use! We created this video and blog post to help guide you through this process. The video above goes through every step, but we also wanted to lay out the instructions in this post.

 

 

Step 1: Install Oculus on your Samsung Phone!

First, you need to place your phone into your Gear VR headset to trigger the start up.

Remove your phone and proceed through the Gear VR Oculus Installation process.

 

 

Step 2: Sign in or Register for an Oculus account!

In order to use the Oculus application, you must register for an account or sign in to a pre-existing one.

If you are already signed into your account, you can tap the “More” tab and find your account email at the top of the page.

 

Step 3: Send Foundry 45 your account’s email!

Once you know your account’s email address, share it with tech@foundry45.com so we can grant you access to your app!

 

Step 4: Accept Foundry 45’s invite to access you App!

We will promptly send you an email which grants your account permission to download your application.

Make sure to follow our email’s link to accept our invitation.

 

Step 5: Install Your App!

Return to the “Store” Tab in the Oculus App

Scroll to the bottom to find the “Previews” Section

Find and Install Your Application.

 

Step 6: Open the App under the “Library” Tab

After you install your App, you will be given the option to start it immediately.

To find the app normally, look in the Oculus App under the “Library” Tab

We recommend running your app with Wifi disabled and Airplane Mode Enabled.

Also remember to turn up the Volume on your headset if you can’t hear anything.

 

 

And there you have it, your very own VR experience is ready to use! We hope you’ve found the video and this post helpful in your efforts to get your app working on Gear VR headset. Also feel free to check out our other posts about using your headset at Trade Shows or taking Screenshots with your Gear VR headset.

 

About Foundry 45

Foundry 45 is the business VR leader. We create immersive Virtual Reality (VR) experiences for room scale (HTC Vive and Oculus Rift) and mobile VR platforms (Samsung Gear VR, Google Daydream, and Cardboard for iOS and Android). Foundry 45 helps businesses step into their brand story by using dynamic 360 video and VR app creation. Our marketing and recruiting approach captures customer experience desires and emphasize product value. We also partner with existing video production studios, advertising agencies, and other content creators to serve as their VR technical consultants and developer shop.

To learn more about Foundry45, visit us at www.foundry45.com. For Immersive VR inquiries, contact Managing Partner – Dave Beck, dave@foundry45.com

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