Oculus Go

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

  • Companion App: This category is for feedback relating to the Oculus mobile app, specifically for how the mobile app interacts with the Oculus Go platform.
  • Core Software: All Oculus Go main menu, navigation, and settings feedback should be left under this category.
  • First Party Apps: This category is for in-VR apps created by Oculus, like Venues and Rooms.
  • General: Use this category for any feedback that doesn’t fit neatly into one of the other more specific categories.
  • Store: The place where all VR app purchasing takes place.
Please do your best to ensure all ideas are original and have not been previously submitted. Thanks for helping us improve Oculus Go!
  1. Keep Oculus Rooms!

    Oculus Rooms is still a great app that can be used by families, or friends (from outside VR) that happen to both own Go :)

    There's currently no alternative for Rooms on GO so I'm not sure what's the plan here. It takes away one of cool features Go already has without providing any substitution? Bigscreen, altspace etc don't have the same level of integration as Oculus Rooms.

    I would understand it if it was 2021 but right now GO is still a popular device and making it deliberately worse is a bad choice imo!

    77 votes
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  2. Easier sideloading process for everyone!

    Sideloading currently is a complicated process to go through with more steps involved than it feels necessary to really have, especially if you're not actually a developer. If it could be more like a simple switch like it is on Android, and if we could just transfer over an APK and install it in one click, that would be fantastic. It would be great if we had such a simple process for Quest, too!

    If it isn't so easy to make it such a simple process, even then, it would still be greatly appreciated if the process could be made…

    73 votes
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  3. Oculus Go Kiosk Mode

    Ability to run 1 app from start. Option to disable controller calibration.

    57 votes
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  4. Chromecast Support

    The Oculus Go operating system claims that you’re able to connect to chromecast via your mobile phone, but this isn’t possible. iOS support for Airplay and Chromecast would be great.

    50 votes
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  5. User profiles and Manual updates

    I'd like to see an option to create user profiles so that each person who uses the headset can have their own customized experience.

    I'd also like to see an option to manually update the system software instead of having to wait for the system to do it on its own.

    50 votes
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  6. PLEASE bring back the “NEVER” option in the Auto-Sleep settings.

    One of my most common uses of the Go is as a video streamer. Apps like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube all feature content that run well past the 15 minute mark. Most of the time I watch these type streams, I’m reclined and typically still. It is EXTREMELY annoying when the auto-sleep feature kicks in and powers down the device. The NEVER option worked beautifully in preventing this issue but, for some unknown reason it has been rolled back. Please re-enable this feature...it was super useful!

    48 votes
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  7. We need tabs/folders to organize our library.

    I want to be able to separate my games from my other apps and media players.

    Also a way to hide uninstalled apps.

    Also a file explorer that I can use without hooking up my headset to a PC. I can download stuff using the vr web browser but there is no way for me to move the downloaded file to other folders.

    48 votes
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  8. Occulus Rooms Update

    Oculus Rooms Update

    Part of the whole VR experience for me has been the social aspect. I have a close friend in another state who I purchased an Oculus GO just so we can hang out in VR and play movies and games. She loves it, but the Oculus Rooms app, our favorite place to meet up and talk, seems just a tad bit underdone. We absolutely love it as our meeting place, but playing your own videos is not possible. Only Videos saved from the Facebook app. Even then, sometimes not. You cannot play music and show pictures at…

    39 votes
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  9. Software IPD Adjustment

    Made for Rift S. Port to Go. PSVR has it from 2016.

    36 votes
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  10. Backup/Restore System for Apps and Settings

    After receiving a forced update my OGO was rendered useless, requiring a full system restore. Once restored, I was forced to reinstall all of my apps and all of my progress, files, etc. was gone. There is no backup/restore system in place for OGO and it's beyond absurd. Let's get this going ASAP.

    OGO Post-Update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fgoCizaER4

    34 votes
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  11. 2nd Oculus Go controller support

    If it's possible with a software update, would like to be able to simultaneously use a 2nd Go controller for dual controller use like the rift and quest. Other than improving typing on the browser and search functions, it may be useful for future apps created on the Go.

    32 votes
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  12. Night mode

    An option to turn the screen brightness and reduce the blues/color temperature at night. This feature has become ubiquitous on phones, tablets, and computers now. Lots of people use the GO at night and this would be useful for preventing sleep disruption.

    25 votes
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  13. Play external media natively via USB OTG flash storage.

    It’s absurd that this feature hasn’t already come to the platform. The Xiaomi version already supports it natively, but on the GO, it can only be done through a bunch of work arounds. I’m sure no one bought their GO, hoping to “make” it work. More likely than not, they expect (like me) that the products they buy will work the way they’ve been told.

    24 votes
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  14. Oculus Arcade Needs a Huge Update

    It’s my killer app and the first one I show people that want to try VR, but it is so bugged to ****. After selecting Bandai, Midway, or Sega, you can’t back out and find something else. If you try to leave the room, then the app just shuts down and tells you that you have to open it again. The game also freezes the cabinet sometimes and you have to restart the app in order to get it working.

    Another problem is that high scores do not save. I keep getting the option to put my scores in, but…

    24 votes
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  15. Release Notes

    Post release with the latest oculus updates. Along with the listing the version being installed a nice brief list of updates/fixes would be nice instead of guessing what's new.

    23 votes
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  16. Bluetooth Headphone Supppot

    Would be great to be able to use bluetooth headphones with the Oculus Go, seems weird that in 2019 there is a device with audio that does not support bluetooth connectivity.

    21 votes
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  17. Dont keep every installed/uninstalled app in not installed section or make separete section for purchased and not installed.

    I thought first how good the not installed section for those app purchased and deleted because the space but very disturbing to mix there with lot of just tried unusable apps or those I didnt like

    20 votes
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  18. More selectable environments in Oculus Tv

    Why is there only one environment in the Oculus TV section? In the home and navigation screens, there are a few environment choices, although there should be more. But you only have the one scene in a cutout platform surrounded by trees and mountains. I would like to see more options for that. Why not a TV room or movie theater or some other optional living room setups?

    19 votes
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  19. Hide the new floating menu bar under full screen videos

    A recent update to the Oculus browser added a floating menu bar under fullscreen videos (Youtube, etc) which won't go away no matter what you do (Oculus tech support confirms this). It's wildly distracting from the video/movie. Give us a way to turn it off, or at least have it fade out when the controller isn't pointed at the screen.

    17 votes
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  20. Amazon Prime Video application should be available in all countries where the service is available, in particular in Poland

    I see no legal or technical resons for making the application available only in US and UK, as the service is available in Poland for some time already.

    BTW, I've been mislead by the mail from Oculus (Big announcements. Huge additions.) which didn't mentioned the limited availability of the application and created the Prime account unnecessarily (fortunately they have a free trial period).

    15 votes
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