To set up and connect your Oculus Go to WiFi, you'll need to download the Oculus app on your mobile phone. The Oculus app runs on the following phones:
You can download the Oculus Go app on your supported phone by going to oculus.com/app and following the on-screen instructions.
Before you set up your Oculus Go headset, download the Oculus app on your mobile phone to get started.
To download the Oculus app:
If you're experiencing issues downloading the Oculus app, make sure you are using a supported phone, then try downloading the app from the Google Play Store or the App Store by searching for Oculus .
Before you begin setting up your Oculus Go headset, remove all items from the box to make sure you aren't missing anything.
The following items should be included in your Oculus Go box:
Before you connect your Oculus Go headset:
When you're ready to start using your Oculus Go headset for the first time:
To put your headset on:
To adjust your view:
You can find serial numbers for your Oculus Go, as well as individual serial numbers for your headset and the Oculus Go controller. These numbers are useful if Customer Support is helping you replace an item, or if you are in the process of pairing a device.
To locate the serial number for your headset:
To locate the individual serial number for your controller:
To locate the serial number for your Oculus Go package:
The Oculus Go controller is a motion controller you can use to interact with apps and games on your Oculus Go. Before you can start using the controller, download the Oculus app, connect your headset to WiFi and pair the controller with your Oculus Go.
To pair your controller:
Once you've paired your Oculus Go controller, the controller will automatically connect to your headset each time you turn it on, if it's nearby.
To unpair your controller:
Once your controller is paired, you can use your controller to interact with apps and games, using the buttons on your controller to do the following:
To remove the battery from your Oculus Go controller:
If you're looking for information on prescription lens inserts for your Oculus Go, visit FramesDirect to learn more.
Before you wear your Oculus Go with glasses, check to make sure the width and height of your frames are the following sizes:
Once you've made sure your glasses are the right size, insert the eyeglass spacer into your Oculus Go headset to provide a larger fit.
To insert the eyeglass spacer:
To put on your headset with glasses:
To take off your headset with glasses:
Note: If your glasses don’t fit in the headset or the lens of your glasses touch the Go lens, we recommend you take off your glasses while using your Go or consider using prescription lenses.
The included lanyard is used to secure the Oculus Go controller to your wrist during use.
To connect the lanyard to your Oculus Go controller:
Depending on the color and whether they're solid or blinking, the lights on your Oculus Go headset and controller will indicate the following:
|Red||Solid||Low Battery (Less than 15%)|
|White||Solid||Screen is On|
|White||Blinking||Oculus Go is Rebooting|
|Blue||Blinking||Connecting to App|
|Orange||Solid||Headset is Starting Up|
|Headset is Plugged In|
|Green||Solid||Battery is Charging (Above 95%)|
|Orange||Solid||Battery is Charging (Below 95%)|
The Oculus Go controller will blink and then light up when you are pairing your controller.
To turn off your Oculus Go headset:
With your headset off:
With your headset on:
Your Oculus Go must be charged with the included USB 2.0 Micro-B cable and a USB adapter meeting the following specifications:
Note: Do not use or wear your headset while connected to the power adapter or charging.
Your Environment is the 360-degree background you see while in the home screen on Oculus Go. You'll first select an Environment during the setup tutorial, but can change it at any time.
To change your Environment:
You can use Bluetooth 3.0 class 2 gamepads with your Oculus Go.
To connect a gamepad to your Oculus Go:
If you're having trouble connecting or pairing your Oculus Go controller to your headset, try the following:
If you continue experiencing issues pairing or connecting your Oculus Go controller, contact Customer Support.
Note: If your Oculus Go controller LED does not light up, you may need to replace the controller battery.
From Home on your Oculus Go, you can navigate the store, access content, and control basic settings and features.
Using the toolbar, you can view and adjust the following things: