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VR Compatibility: Moto G6 vs E5 Play

I hope this is the correct place to ask this (they directed me here from Meta Exchange). I'm starting to program in VR with Unity (for Android) and I'm looking to get a low-cost smartphone with VR ...
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Samsung account crashes on S3

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE. I've been trying to use it with a Samsung Gear S3 Classic. The phone and watch can find each other, but whenever I attempt to push an app or a watchface from the ...
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Mobile VR headsets: hardware or software?

Does the Google Daydream View headset contain any electronic hardware/software components it it? If so, what are their roles? Same question but for the Samsung Gear VR. The Gear VR has a label on its ...
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Daydream Home button still leaves process in background?

How do I leave/close a Daydream game so that the OS process truly exits? I'm successfully playing Daydream content using my Samsung Galaxy S8. When I'm done playing a game I don't see any other way ...
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How to log into a 2FA protected YouTube account in Gear VR?

While using Gear VR, I tried to access my YouTube account from both Oculus Browser and Samsung Internet. Since my account is protected by 2-factor authorization, the app tells me to click the "yes" ...
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Can Gear VR on Galaxy S8 be used for Daydream apps

I have an S8, but not yet bought any VR accessory; and I know that Samsung recently added Daydream VR support to the phone. From what I've read, Daydream case is far simpler with most of the sensors ...
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Dual Gear VR Controllers with Unity

Is it possible to detect two of the Gear VR controllers at once, with programming in Unity? Has anyone heard of any way to do this, or does Oculus limits it to inspire you to get a Rift? It would open ...
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Is it possible to run video over type-C smartphones?

Is it possible to run a video from a PC (over type-c, hdmi, or displayport) to a type-c smartphone for VR? What limitations would be faced?
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Is there any way to watch Showtime shows on Samsung Gear VR?

Last night the revival of the TV show Twin Peaks started airing on the premium cable TV network Showtime. I'm a Comcast cable customer who's subscribed to Showtime, and I would like to watch Twin ...
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Synchronized video playback across multiple Devices (Samsung Gear VR)

Synchronized video playback across multiple Devices (Samsung Gear VR) Specs: Samsung Gear VR (SM-323) Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F) OS: Android 6.0.1 The Problem: I’m searching for a possibility ...
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How do I access the new Oculus Browser in the Samsung Gear VR?

I've come across a lot of news articles, like this one and this one, which say that the newly updated "Oculus Home" interface for the Samsung Gear VR headset comes with a built-in new web browser that'...
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Is there any way to watch Amazon Video on Samsung Gear VR?

Netflix and Hulu have both apps for the Samsung Gear VR headset, but Amazon Video doesn't have an app. So my question is, is there any way to watch Amazon Video on Samsung Gear VR? I tried going to ...
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Gear VR needs update, downloads it, but doesn't install it

If the phone is inside the Gear VR, then it just shows that we should open the Oculus App. In the Oculus App it shows the update button and pressing it starts two downloads which you can see in the ...
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How to uninstall Rooms App?

I checked my phone after class and I noticed that a new app was installed. I keep automatic updates off at all times so I have no idea how this application came to be on my phone. It is called rooms ...
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Do the rounded edges of the Galaxy 7 Edge cause distortion with Samsung Gear VR?

I plan on buying a Galaxy 7 and a Gear VR. I know the Gear VR is compatible with both Edge and non-edge models. But, do the rounded edges of the Edge model create clipping or visual distortion when ...
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Gear VR + Trinus VR using a cable

Hi i would like to ask you if you know about a way how to use Trinus VR with cable using gear VR . I could disable booting oculus app with Package Disabler Pro , but i'm not sure if i could pair pc ...
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Cannot use Gear VR app with error message “com.samsung.android.hmt.vrsvc is not installed”

I have Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear VR. I am trying to use CB Enabler for Gear VR, but I keep getting the message: com.samsung.android.hmt.vrsvc is not installed. How can I install com....