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. Option for purchase of physical installation media

    Provide an option to purchase physical installation media.

    This will help those with slow or unreliable internet connections as well as those with restrictive monthly data caps

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  3. Fix the issue with automatic app removal of apps on external disk

    If the Oculus app is launched, without the external drive connected, the apps on the external disk will no longer be usable, and the user have to download them again.

    This bug is particularly annoying because the oculus app starts automatically when any app uses the SDK.

    I know that it is not recommended to use external drive, but using a laptop and the apps are several hundred gigs, I don't really have a choice.

    There is no other app that I know of that has this behaviour, of course you cannot run the apps when the drive is not…

    1 vote
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  4. Allow naming of sensor devices.

    I would like to name my sensors so that when an issue is reported I don't have to play the randomly unplug sensors game to find out which one is having an issue.

    475 votes
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  5. Display port not connecting!

    Fix the DisplayPort not connecting issue.!! This was my first purchase. Returning it tomorrow and will never buy your product again. I use flight and racing sims and this was my first VR purchase. If it would have gone well, I would have been a regularly upgrading customer. You know what they say about first impressions.

    3 votes
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  6. Auto Error reporting after a crash from the desktop app

    I went thru 2 days of hair pulling after the desktop app updated and then started crashing and reloading.

    I tried updating the graphics card, total re-install. (which takes forever). Looked in the log files, didn't get any useful info out of it.

    After almost giving up. I looked to see what was the latest version of windows which was 1908. I was just a few rev's behind. This is what fixed my problem.

    But you at least need to put up a pop up box, that states "WHY" the app is auto-closing. And give a few suggested things to…

    1 vote
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  7. 3 votes
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  8. bring back folder installation choice

    hi
    few years ago when i first installed oculus app
    I could choose the folder to install it to.
    new oculus app versions after I formated my computer
    no longer gives us the freedom to choose.
    not sure why would you remove that from us.
    so please bring back the option to choose which folder
    to install oculus app.
    thanks

    2 votes
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  9. Please make Firmware updates available for download on your website

    it would be super awesome if you guys would have oculus firmware downloads as optional links/things on your website. readily availble for people who the store/app doesnt work well for. ive had a lot of problems with your desktop app and this is the most major one. as well as a way to manually download them outside of oculus detecting it.

    1 vote
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  10. Uninstalling removes the other folders that is stored ProgramData and AppData, and removes all of the registry keys

    When the program gets uninstalled, it should remove the Oculus folders and OpenVR from AppData and in ProgramData.

    When I uninstall the program, and try to reinstall, the install gets corrupted and I have to reboot and after rebooting, still doesn't work.

    1 vote
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  11. REGARDING : January 14,2020. Windows 7 Support End-License.

    My question is about the fact that Oculus wont support windows 7 anymore.... So do you just remove DirectX 11 ? .... i mean I'm not very happy with this as i hate Directx12 <3... But mostly i wonder WHY since ... you dont need to remove directX11 .. Why just not keep it as an Extra package :D? you'd save 10 Sec of Compiling .. Not like it can be a big deal at any level BUT For LowEndSpecs PC... and Hard Enthuziams like me who NEED to run as efficient as possible with less power used

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  13. Allow migration of Oculus installation to another drive without re-downloading

    It's bad enough that there is no offline installer for oculus which would alleviate several installer issues, but after 3 years of people requesting it, not being able to relocate the installation is ridiculous.

    Symlinks should work, but cause Oculus to be unable to update, and while allowing games to be relocated and being able to do a fresh install to a drive other than C: (although only through the command line) are steps in the right direction, it's crazy that I have to redownload the 10+ GB of content I already have that's part of the basic installation just…

    11 votes
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  14. Have the game files seprate from the Oculus App so when/if you need to re-install the oculus software, you do not have to re-download games.

    Have the game files separate from the Oculus App, so when/if you need to re-install the oculus software you do not have to re-download all of the games. Its a waste of time with a standard internet connection, and an expense on a metered internet connection like I have. I think each game should show up separately in add/remove programs versus everything being under the oculus software as well. Its a ridged system where it should be flexible. Will it affect the majority of people, hopefully not, but it sure would be nice for those who do run into situations…

    3 votes
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  15. allow unsopprted cards

    i have recently tried to play with a gtx 750 ti but it just got stuck on the update gpu driver even though it was up to date. it should allow you to continue but just with a warning that games may not work and support would be limited.

    2 votes
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  16. enable dual card support

    please enable dual card setup as having both a monitor and the vr headset can cause resource issues especially on lower end hardware and people shouldn't have to use adapters to be able to use them in order to play on their oculus headsets

    2 votes
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  17. Add an option in the Oculus software to power the controllers down.

    The lights on the controllers blink when on standby, but I'd love to be able to click a button in the app to shut them off to keep them from blinking, which is a tad distracting for me while I'm doing other things, and save a little battery. I'd prefer not to give my computer a reach-around every time I want to turn the controllers off by unplugging the USB.

    4 votes
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  18. Allow Users To change where the oculus desktop app is installed

    t's insanity that you have to go through multiple forums and discord servers asking people a simple question whit a extremely complicated step of procedures That just is not user friendly. give us the option to just switch the drive that Software is stored on before the installation process. Further More Also make it to where it dose not also have to be just NTSF hard drive just make it so any hard drive is compatible. Also You are already able to do this with in the software with video games you download. I think if Oculus is trying to…

    4 votes
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  19. PLEASE allow the Oculus Rift and Rift S update download to store to the location that we have set within the app media library default!

    This is a serious serious issue IMHO.... Please add to the Product Backlog and fix ASAP.
    In today's world, MOST of us with screaming game PCs have a C: drive for SYTSTEM-related stuff only that is usually an SSD and is not super huge BUT, wave a gigantic D: drive (usually an HDD) for games, data, pics, vids, applications, etc etc... Terabytes and terabytes of storage available there.
    It is absurd and ridiculous that Oculus has a desktop application setting that allows us to set where downloads and games and data install (media library, choose drive and/or folder for each,…

    2 votes
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  20. Enable First Steps/First Contact in Demo mode

    It would be great to be able to select First steps & First contact as included options in Demo-mode.

    For some reason they do not show up in the list when choosing apps.

    Thanks

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