You can download new content from the Oculus Store on your phone or directly on your Oculus Go. Whenever you buy or download something, it’ll show up in your Oculus Library.
To download new content:From your Oculus Go:
Note: If you experience trouble downloading new content to your Oculus Go, put your Oculus Go headset on and check the Not Installed section of your Library to view content you've added or purchased that hasn't finished downloading yet.
If you're unable to download new apps or transfer files to your Oculus Go, you may not have enough storage space left on your headset.
To check how much space is left on your Oculus Go:
To check how much space is needed to download content from the Oculus Store:
Note: You can increase available space on your Oculus Go by uninstalling apps from your library.
Oculus Rooms lets you hang out with your friends in VR. In your personal room, you can customize the way things look and invite friends to play games, watch videos, or open apps together.
To download Oculus Rooms:
Note: Oculus Rooms can not be used on Android phones running Android software version 5.0-5.1.1 (Lollipop) or lower. In order to use Oculus Rooms, you must upgrade your Android software to version 6.0 (Marshmallow) or higher.
You can customize the following in your room:
To customize your room:
To meet in your party’s room:
Once your friends accept your invite, they’ll join your party in your Oculus Room.
Once you join a room, you can go to the following areas to do things together with your friends:
Oculus Gallery allows you to view pictures and videos you've taken with your Oculus Go, or media that's stored outside your headset.
To View media that is stored on your headset, like screenshots and videos you've taken using your Oculus Go:
Using Gallery, you can also connect and view media that isn't stored on your Oculus Go headset.
You can connect the following media sources to your Oculus Go:
To connect additional media sources to your Oculus Go:
You can also connect your Oculus Go to a computer move content to or from your headset.
Using a DLNA or Home Streaming server, like Plex, you can share video, music and pictures from a storage device, like a computer or media player, to your Oculus Go, without using additional storage space on your headset. Home Streaming servers can be connected to your Oculus Go using Gallery.
To connect a Home Streaming server:
Before accessing photos and videos on your phone, make sure:
To access photos and videos you've taken with your phone:
Note: You can also transfer photos and videos from your computer to your Oculus Go.
To transfer photos and videos from your computer to your Oculus Go headset:
If you're Oculus Go headset is not appearing as a drive on your Windows PC:
Oculus Video lets you watch trailers, movies, or your own videos in a variety of virtual environments on your Oculus Go.
To download Oculus Video:
You can watch the following things in Oculus Video:
To watch a video in Oculus Video:
Oculus Video supports the following formats:Video:
Note: Some mp4 videos may have unsupported audio formats that won’t work in Oculus Video.
Oculus TV allows you to watch TV and entertainment in a 3D living room environment with a screen and seating area in VR. Oculus TV also provides shortcuts to standalone TV and entertainment apps and tells you when new content is available.
You can watch TV from the following apps directly in Oculus TV:
You can open the following standalone apps from Oculus TV:
If your Oculus app is linked to your Facebook account, you'll automatically be logged into Facebook Video. To link your Facebook account through the Oculus app:
An account for Pluto TV is not required. To create or log into a Pluto TV account:
Using the Oculus Go casting feature, you can stream what you see in VR from your Oculus Go headset to the Oculus mobile app.
Before casting, make sure your Oculus Go and your phone are connected to the same WiFi network. Some apps for Oculus Go do not allow casting functionality.
To start casting from your Oculus Go headset:
To start casting from the Oculus app:
A red dot in the upper right corner of your view in VR will indicate you've started casting. You can stop casting from within VR or from the Oculus app by selecting the back button in the top left of your casting screen.
To stop casting from your Oculus Go headset:
The password you create for Oculus is used to log into your Oculus account. All your Oculus devices share the same account and password.
To change your password using the Oculus app on your computer:
To change your password using the Oculus app on your phone:
To change your password using the Oculus app for Gear VR:
The Oculus PIN you create for your Oculus account is used to verify your identity and to make it easy to buy things in the Oculus store. All your Oculus devices share the same PIN.
To reset your Oculus PIN using the Oculus app on your computer:
To reset your Oculus PIN using the Oculus app on your phone:
To reset your Oculus PIN using the Oculus app for Gear VR:
You can set your Oculus Go to require an unlock pattern when you power on or wake your device.
To set an unlock pattern for your Oculus Go:
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:
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.
Both your headset view and controller orientation can be reset or recentered at any time while using your Oculus Go.
To reset your view:
To reset your controller orientation:
If you continue experiencing problems, power down your Oculus Go and power it back on again before trying again.
To turn off your Oculus Go headset:
With your headset off:
With your headset on:
You can use Bluetooth 3.0 class 2 gamepads with your Oculus Go.
To connect a gamepad to your Oculus Go: