Oculus Rift S and Rift


Welcome to the Oculus Rift S and Rift feedback forum! This is the location to provide all your feature requests and ideas for the Oculus Rift platform. We're looking forward to hearing from you on the following areas of the product:

  • Dash: Oculus Dash is the in-VR command center the pops up when you hit the Oculus button on your Touch controller. Dash allows you to access PC Desktop apps, your VR Library, and other system settings and services from anywhere in VR.
  • Desktop App: This is the out-of-VR Oculus application on your PC that allows you to do things like browse the store, manage your settings, and view your friends list, among other things.
  • General: Use this category for any feedback that doesn’t fit neatly into one of the other more specific categories.
  • Home: This is your customizable in-VR home where you can show off your unique style and decorations.
  • Store: The place where all VR app purchasing takes place. The Store category covers both the out-of-VR and in-VR stores.
Please do your best to ensure all ideas are original and have not been previously submitted. Thanks for helping us improve Oculus Rift S and Rift!    
  1. Add keyboard hand tracking (passtrough) on your real keyboard if you sit behind a desk

    If we could use a keyboard, (shown in vr, but tracked the real hand movement on keys) that would be a killer feature for using the headset as a monitor

    72 votes
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  2. Hide Virtual Desktop windows from Mirror for us who want to Stream Oculus Games!

    VR Is getting more mainstream and the Streams are flying off the shelves, but most of us need to read the chat and be able to interact with our viewers without the pinned window showing up in the Oculus mirror.

    I use the Mirror because of its 1:1 setting which is the best format for streaming to mobile devices as most of our viewers are on a Mobile phone watching though Facebook Level up.

    10 votes
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  3. Voice dictation

    Typing in VR takes a long time and is super annoying. Adding a voice dictation button somewhere on the keyboard would make that process a whole lot easier, especially when communicating on chat apps without getting out of the VR headset.

    7 votes
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  4. Allow users to manually set height.

    If I want to sit when I'm interacting with Home, or with any of the demo programs, my POV is far too low. I'd like to be able to tell Oculus that I'm sitting and that I want my POV to be set for someone my height. Some games allow this, but I'd like it baked-in.

    60 votes
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  5. Dash and Menu Color Customization

    The ability to change the color of the dash and of the menu panels would be interesting, along with the ability to change the texture that they appear in, maybe something other than matte such as like a glossy thing, or maybe it looks like felt, something along those lines. Another idea is to allow for the creation and use of skins on them, so they someone can customize their dash to have their own icons for everything on their dash, and to have a custom skin theme for their dash and their menu. That would be so cool.

    3 votes
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  6. Let pass through camera on Rift S to see my physical keyboard.

    I can't do any of the keyboard shortcuts for photoshop, and won't be able to fully have any productivity on virtual desktop. The only thing I"m missing is the keyboard. HTC vive has a program called "FragmentVR" that allows a window. Even better would be to identify the keyboard, and show a photogrammetry version of the keyboard with clearer keys, and shadow of the hand overlapping it.

    44 votes
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  7. Option to disable/limit CPU hungry Dash features for users with low spec machines

    A number of users with under performing computers are having issues with Dash 2.0 taking away performance from VR games.

    If the CPU/GPU hungry features had an option to disable or limit Dash 2.0 impact it might help.

    219 votes
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    Option to Block Violent Content/ Ads:

    This would be a swell idea for children under the age of 13, people with PTSD or people with mental disorders (suicidal).

    There should be some sort of content filter. I'm actually shocked in this day and age something like this isn't legally mandated...

    9 votes
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  9. Third person screen capture

    Please, integrate into the Oculus Dashboard a button to capture game sessions with personalized views, especially in third person. It would be even better if a new tool could be included in the Oculus home: a virtual camera to be placed anywhere, relative to our position, and left in those coordinates, so that it captures everything we do.

    Thank you

    1 vote
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  10. Give option to save the Dash panel layout.

    Every time I start Oculus, only the "Explore" panel appears, which I barely use at all. Every single time I need to set up my own layout, reopen, resize, and reposition every panel that I usually use. It can be a real drag. Just let us save our own layouts please.
    In fact, that should have been the "Pin to Experience" buttons function in the first place.

    9 votes
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  11. Request: (Small) Improvements for Oculus Dash Virtual Desktop

    I really, really like the virtual desktop environment that comes for free in the Oculus Dash environment. Thank you for including it.

    There is some functionality, however, that I think would make it more useful and reduce friction in repeated uses. These items are:
    - When I have a single display up (Monitor 1 selected from the Dash menu), I can move that display around but when I attempt small adjustments from it's initial position it "snaps" back to the original position. Please change this behavior so if I move it up, over, or down by a small amount it…

    2 votes
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  12. Extend screentshots to support 360 capture

    You have support for screen capture in the dash, but can we please extend that to produce a 360 image. Then allow us to import them as backgrounds in home. I also have a vested interest, that I would like people to be able to use them in my Jigsaw 360 game.

    27 votes
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  13. Acts 16:31, 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, 1 Peter 1:17-21, Revelation 22:18-19

    Acts 16:31, 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, 1 Peter 1:17-21, Revelation 22:18-19

    1 vote
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  14. Wristwatch Button Customization + Keyboard key macro on the wrist

    --Wristwatch Customization

    The wristwatch is still an experimental thing, it is good, but to be really useful it should have a way to customize the functions, size and position of the buttons.
    Each person has a priority for each type of function they want easy access.

    Here is a reddit post I made exemplifying the MIC ON/OFF as the main button because we don't have a simple way to push to talk and/or turn the mic on and off.
    **Notifications are extremly easy to access, making the function useless in the wristwatch

    https://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/9m9vsi/heyoculusthewristwatchishandybut_the/

    ---Keyboard…

    133 votes
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  15. Option to remove the Fade in/ fade out animation to pull up the Oculus Dash while in a game.

    The fade-in/out animation when trying to access the oculus dash mid-game is quite annoying. It would be nice to have an option to disable it so when we press the oculus dash button it would instantly appear in front of us. In some applications/games, that little time difference can be quite useful especially if we need to access the dash right away!

    2 votes
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  16. Hide Virtual Desktop Windows from Mirror

    I stream a lot and having the virtual desktop widows that display my chat and stream settings show up in the mirror/ in my stream is annoying.

    It would be nice to be able to turn off the visibility for those in the mirror settings.

    2 votes
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  17. Allow us to pick the colourful avatar skins from the old Home.

    The new avatar system obviously still supports the old avatar materials, we should be able to pick them.

    I miss my old avatar :(

    63 votes
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  18. I was watching the local news

    The control my local weather man has on the radar via green screen is unreal. He just touches a blank wall behind him. He also has a clicker gadget in his off hand. I genuinely think this could change gaming. He even has pop-up menu control

    1 vote
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  19. Allow native streaming to Twitch.TV via Dash

    Rift can already stream to Facebook via Dash, so it should be possible to add a button to allow us to stream to Twitch.TV (of course we would need to connect our Twitch account to Oculus).

    Additionally, with the recent Facebook Portal and Amazon Alexa collaboration, I don't see why Oculus can't collaborate with Amazon Twitch.TV (since Amazon owns them).

    This would be a very useful feature that would instantly increase the brand awareness of the Oculus platform !

    Thanks !

    6 votes
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  20. 2 votes
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