How to Set Up Daydream VR on Your Android Phone

Daydream VR – Google’s new VR platform is a truly great experience, and at $80 for the Daydream View headset it’s definitely one of the most affordable ones on the market. The only limitation with Daydream is that it’s only available on the Google Pixel and Moto Z phone lineup as of now. So if you have one of these Android devices, Here’s how to install Daydream VR on your device:

note: This is a guide for setting up Daydream VR with a compatible Daydream device. To check the list of compatible devices, you can go to: Daydream website. We are installing Daydream on a Google Pixel.

Installing the Daydream App

First you will need to install the Daydream app from the Play Store. If you have a supported device, you can search “Daydream” in Play Store and download the app to your device. Once you’ve done that, simply install the Daydream app with your Daydream View headset, pair the Daydream controller with your Android phone, and you’re ready to experience high-quality virtual reality content.

Download Daydream from Play Store (Free)

Setting Up the Daydream App

After downloading the app to your Android phone, you need to install it with your Daydream View headset. To do this, simply follow the steps below:

one. Launch the Daydream app on your Android device. You will be prompted to continue with your Google account. You can do continue or choose a different Google accountif you want.

2. Next, the app will confirm that you have a Daydream headset. Tap on “.i have a headset“.

i have headphones

3. You will then go through several screens detailing how you can adjust the strap of the Daydream View headset. basic precautions To receive while using Daydream VR. Just tap on “Next” to continue on these pages


4. Next, the application Download VR components on your Android device. This process may take a few minutes depending on the speed of your network connection, so be patient. After the components are downloaded, you may be prompted to download “Dream Keyboardjust tap on “OK” and download the keyboard from Play Store.

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5. Then you update permissions Tap OK for the Daydream app and grant all the permissions it asks for.

update permissions

Daydream Controller

Before you start pairing the Daydream remote with your phone, you should familiarize yourself with the various buttons you can use.

On the front of the controller, starting at the top, you’ll see:

one. touchpad: You can swipe and click on this TouchPad to interact in the VR environment.

2. Application Button: The function of this button may differ depending on the application you are using. Pause, show menus, etc. can be used for

3. Main menu key: You can press this button to return to the Daydream home page. Or you can hold it down to readjust your view.

On the side you have Volume Up and Volume Down buttons You can use to adjust the sound of your Daydream experience.

Pairing the Daydream Controller with Your Android Phone

Now that you have basically installed the app and know the buttons available on the Daydream remote, you will need to pair it with your phone. To do this, simply do the following:

The Daydream app will automatically ask you to turn on your controller. simply hold down the “home” button on your controllerand automatically pairs with your phone. When done, tap onGo on” and that’s it, the controller will be paired with your device.

match the controller

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Easily Install Daydream VR

When you complete these steps, you have successfully set up the Daydream View headset and controller with your Daydream compatible Android phone. You can now place your phone in the Daydream View headset and follow the onscreen instructions to learn how to use Daydream and interact with various objects in virtual reality.

Now that you know how to set up Daydream, go ahead and enjoy your virtual reality journey. Also, share your thoughts on Google Daydream and the entire VR experience in the comments section below.

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