You can view 360 or 3D panoramic videos you’ve recorded on your Samsung Android phone or ones you’ve transferred from your computer in Oculus Video on your Samsung Gear VR.

360 videos

To view a 360 video in Oculus Video on your Gear VR:

From your phone:
  1. Find the 360 video you want to watch and then add "_360" to the end of the file name (example: test_360.mp4).
  2. From your phone’s home screen, go to My Files and move the 360 video to the Videos folder.
  3. Put on your Gear VR headset and open Oculus Video.
  4. Move your pointer to the Categories menu on the left and then select My Videos.
  5. Select the video you added.
From your PC:
  1. Find the 360 video you want to watch and then add "_360" to the end of the file name (example: test_360.mp4).
  2. Connect your phone to your PC using a micro USB cable.
  3. Transfer you 360 video to your Movies folder and then put on your Gear VR headset and open Oculus Video.
  4. Select Categories from the left menu and then select My Videos.
  5. Select the video you added.
From your Mac:
  1. Find the 360 video you want to watch and then add "_360" to the end of the file name (example: test_360.mp4).
  2. Download Android File Transfer to connect your phone to your Mac.
  3. Transfer your 360 videos to your Movies folder and then put on your Gear VR headset and open Oculus Video.
  4. Select Categories from the left menu and then select My Videos.
  5. Select the video you added
Panoramic Videos

To view a 3D panoramic video in Oculus Video:

  1. Add one of the following stereoscopic video support types to the end of the file name:
    Top-bottomBottom-topLeft-rightRight-left
    [video name]_360_TB.[file type][video name]_360_BT.[file type][video name]_360_LR.[file type][video name]_360_RL.[file type]
  2. Transfer the video to your phone’s Videos or Movies folder
  3. Put on your Gear VR headset and open Oculus Video
  4. Select Categories from the left menu and then select My Videos.
  5. Select the video you added

Note: For 3D panoramic videos, we recommend the following specifications:

Resolution:

  • 3840x1920 resolution at 30 FPS
  • 2048x2048 resolution at 60 FPS

Bitrate:

  • 20 Mb/s
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