You can create a folder to view your own 360 photos you’ve taken on your phone or ones you’ve transferred from your computer in Oculus 360 Photos on your Samsung Gear VR.

To view your 360 photos in Oculus 360 Photos:

From your phone:
  1. From your phone’s home screen, go to My Files
  2. Tap Internal storage and then tap Oculus
  3. Tap More in the top right and then tap Create folder
  4. Create a folder named 360Photos and then move your 360 photos to this folder
  5. Put on your Gear VR headset and open Oculus 360 Photos
  6. Select My Photos at the bottom and then select the photos you added
From your PC:
  1. Connect your phone to your PC using a USB cable
  2. Under the Oculus folder, create a new folder named 360Photos and then move your 360 photos to this folder
  3. Put on your Gear VR headset and open Oculus 360 Photos and then select My Photos at the bottom
From your Mac:
  1. Download Android File Transfer to connect your phone to your Mac
  2. Under the Oculus folder, create a new folder named 360Photos and then move your 360 photos to this folder
  3. Put on your Gear VR headset and open Oculus 360 Photos and then select My Photos at the bottom

Note: We recommend the following resolutions for these panorama formats:

  • Equirectangular: 4096x2048
  • Cube map: 1536x1536
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