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How to use steamVR?

LoneEchoLoneEcho Posts: 70
Hiro Protagonist
edited October 2019 in Oculus Rift S and Rift
Can someone please explain to me how to use steamVR with Rift S? Because i can't figure it out. I launched SteamVr, it opened oculus app and it completely reset my setup process so i had to go trough it again. Then Rift wouldn't detect my controllers any more and i had to restart PC to fix this. Then i launched steamVR again, it opened oculus home app and in the headset i just got a message that Rift cant run unknown app. Like it has no idea what this steamVR thingy is. So how the Hell do i do that. idk who is trolling who. Facebook trolling Valve or the other way a.round. Or both trolling us. HELP!


  • nalex66nalex66 Posts: 5,926 Volunteer Moderator
    In the Oculus desktop app, there’s a setting you have to turn on, called “allow unknown apps.”
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  • LoneEchoLoneEcho Posts: 70
    Hiro Protagonist
    ya. i figured it out. SteamVr is an unknow up, huh? INow that Valve has their own headset and Facebook has their own store, not much love between them

  • MikeFMikeF Posts: 998
    Anything not available on the oculus store is considered an unknown app, i wouldnt think too deep into it :)
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