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How To Watch 360 YouTube Videos On Gear VR

Want to experience the thrill of 360 YouTube videos on your Gear VR headset? Follow these simple steps to dive into an immersive world of virtual reality.

To watch 360 YouTube videos on Gear VR, you can use the Samsung Internet Browser app. First, install the app from the Oculus store. Then, open the browser and go to youtube.com. Search for the 360 video you want to watch and wait for it to load. Check the settings at the bottom of the video to adjust the resolution if possible. Click on the square in the bottom right to maximize the view. Then, click on “More” at the top of the video and choose the type of viewing (360 2D or 360 3D top-bottom). You can also watch 3D videos on YouTube using the same steps. Another option is to use the Vring In app. It is worth noting that the Gear VR does not have a YouTube app, so you need to use the browser to access the videos.

Installing the Samsung Internet Browser app

Before you can start watching 360 YouTube videos on your Gear VR, you’ll need to install the Samsung Internet Browser app. Here’s how you can do it in just a few simple steps:

  1. Open the Oculus Store on your Gear VR headset.
  2. In the store, search for “Samsung Internet Browser” using the search bar.
  3. Once you find the Samsung Internet Browser app, click on it to open the app details page.
  4. On the app details page, click on the “Install” button to start the installation process.
  5. Wait for the app to download and install on your device.
  6. Once the installation is complete, you can find the Samsung Internet Browser app in your Gear VR library.

Now that you have successfully installed the Samsung Internet Browser app, you are ready to start enjoying 360 YouTube videos on your Gear VR headset.

Why use the Samsung Internet Browser?

The Samsung Internet Browser app provides a seamless virtual reality browsing experience on the Gear VR. Its compatibility with the headset allows you to navigate the web and access YouTube videos without the need for a dedicated YouTube app. With the Samsung Internet Browser, you can immerse yourself in the world of 360-degree videos and enjoy a truly captivating virtual reality experience.

Keep in mind that the Gear VR does not have a YouTube app, so using the Samsung Internet Browser is the best way to watch 360 YouTube videos on your headset. With the browser installed, you can easily search for and load the desired videos, adjust settings for optimal resolution, and choose the preferred type of viewing for an immersive virtual reality experience.

Watching 360 YouTube videos using the Samsung Internet Browser app

Once you have the Samsung Internet Browser app installed on your Gear VR, you’re ready to start watching 360 YouTube videos. Follow these steps to immerse yourself in stunning panoramic views and breathtaking adventures.

  1. Open the Samsung Internet Browser app on your Gear VR headset. You can find it in the Oculus Store.
  2. In the browser, navigate to youtube.com.
  3. Search for the 360 video you want to watch using the search bar at the top of the page.
  4. Click on the video you want to watch and wait for it to load.

Once the video is loaded, you can adjust the resolution by checking the settings at the bottom of the video. Choose the highest resolution your internet connection can handle to ensure a clear and crisp viewing experience.

To maximize your view, click on the square icon in the bottom right corner of the video. This will expand the video to fill your entire field of vision, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the 360-degree experience.

If you want to watch 360 2D videos, click on “More” at the top of the video and select “360 2D” from the options. If you prefer 360 3D top-bottom videos, choose that option instead.

Experience breathtaking adventures in virtual reality

The Samsung Internet Browser app on Gear VR provides a seamless and immersive way to enjoy 360 YouTube videos. With the ability to adjust resolution, maximize your view, and choose your preferred type of viewing, you can transport yourself to new worlds and embark on breathtaking adventures from the comfort of your own home.

If you prefer an alternative option, you can also use the Vring In app, which is compatible with the Gear VR and allows you to watch 360 YouTube videos when a dedicated YouTube app is not available.

Remember, the Gear VR does not have a YouTube app, so using the browser is the best way to access and enjoy these incredible 360-degree videos. Start exploring the vast library of immersive content and let your imagination run wild in virtual reality!

Steps to Watch 360 YouTube videos on Gear VR:
1. Install the Samsung Internet Browser app from the Oculus store.
2. Open the browser and go to youtube.com.
3. Search for the desired 360 video and wait for it to load.
4. Adjust the video resolution settings at the bottom of the video.
5. Click on the square icon in the bottom right corner to maximize the view.
6. Click on “More” at the top of the video and choose the type of viewing (360 2D or 360 3D top-bottom).

Alternative option: Using the Vring In app

If you prefer an alternative to the Samsung Internet Browser app, you can also use the Vring In app to watch 360 YouTube videos on your Gear VR. Here’s how you can get started with this handy app.

To begin, download and install the Vring In app from the Oculus store on your Gear VR headset. Once the installation is complete, open the app.

Within the Vring In app, you will find a user-friendly interface that allows you to easily search for and select 360 YouTube videos. Simply enter the title or keywords related to the video you wish to watch, and the app will provide you with a list of relevant results.

When you have found the desired video, click on it to start playing. The Vring In app supports various viewing modes, including 360 2D and 360 3D top-bottom, giving you the flexibility to choose the type of experience you prefer.

By utilizing the Vring In app, you can enjoy immersive 360 YouTube videos on your Gear VR headset, even without a dedicated YouTube app. Discover the world of virtual reality and embark on captivating adventures right from the comfort of your own home.