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. Remove authorization in helmet for sending files from PC to helmet internal storage

    Everything is in the title. This is really boring to be forced to put the helmet on to authorize file transfer from PC to helmet internal storage.
    The authorization should have a checkbox saying "Don't ask me that in the future".

    2 votes

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  2. Change Oculus go home screen layout to the previous version. New update stinks.

    The new layout update for the Oculus go home screen/controls was unnecessary and unneeded. These changes were not beneficial. Sometimes the environment looks distorted and blurry now, the display screens and browser window were made smaller but closer. It feels like its more pressed up to your face then before which feels more uncomfortable. The full screen function on the browser no longer reduces the brightness of the background environment which was a nice feature on the previous version.. If there is a way to roll back to the previous layout of Oculus GO home layout I would like to…

    2 votes

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  3. Facebook Messenger Support

    Add Facebook Messenger support to the Oculus Go chat system, it would be amazing to be able to access my facebook account's messages while in the headset without using the browser, and it looks like you guys are already going for Facebook Integration as it is.

    3 votes

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  4. 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.

    55 votes

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  5. Full Gear VR Support/ Emulation/ Store Access for Oculus Go

    After viewing the OC6 keynotes and Mr. Carnack's "eulogy" of Gear VR, I'm sure a lot of Go owners question the future of the Oculus Go. Although I'm all for the future plans of the Quest, I like others still see potential in the Go and don't see it as just a media device only.
    Anyway, one radical idea I think is to create some sort of Gear Vr emulation for the Go can access all the remaining Gear Vr apps that dont work natively on the Go. Sure, most apps work already, but we know not all of them,…

    5 votes

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  6. Allow more than one account on the VR

    Allow more than one account to be used on the VR as myself and my partner woukd like to use it on different electronic devices To z7w

    4 votes

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  7. floating horizon

    Due to a car wreck, my neck was broken in 3 places, I now have a chunk of steel that causes me problems. I use my Go most every night when I go to bed, and laying back (even propped up by pillows) I have to constantly sit up to sign in, change apps, everything, All THE TIME, . YouTube will let me drag it up AFTER it's opened and a few apps, like NetFlix and AmazonVR will let me move them AFTER a video is starting. The majority of apps, the horizon CAN NOT be changed at all. I…

    2 votes

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  8. Please add microphone input support in UE4 (Blueprints) via Oculus SDK

    Currently there is no way to get audio input from the mic on Oculus Go and Quest when building app using Unreal Engine 4. Please add microphone input support in UE4 (100% usable in Blueprints) via Oculus SDK because Epic isn't going to do that any time soon.

    8 votes

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  9. Phone Mirroring/Notifications

    I enjoy having my Oculus go loud so I can't always hear my phone. It would be nice if I was able to check notifications in the headset so I don't have to keep taking it on and off.

    6 votes

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  10. Add automatic night mode and general improvements to it

    Basically supporting automatic night mode to avoid excess of blue light but only at night. Also add the option to configure how warm the screen should be.
    The current option is only manual and with a fixed color temperature.

    4 votes

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  11. Avilable Storage space should be Displayed at Toolbar not buried deep in submenus.

    Available storage space should not be buried deep within the menu instead it should be available directly as part of other options on toolbar, i could locate it in all options of android but that is fairly deep.

    9 votes

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  12. Power Off Software Switch/Icon on Tool-bar

    While in VR it breaks immersion for need to fumble on top of unit then press switch for few seconds to bring that Turnoff option menu, why can't shut down button/icon be permanently allocated on TOOLBAR just like same thing exist in Windows ... A software switch to Shut down windows. Same should be done for Oculus Go.

    9 votes

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  13. PC applicaton

    The Go concept is nice and simple. But the setup is not. The Go can already be plugged in to a PC via USB why not have a PC App available.
    The current setup method is frustrating. Now I have to mess with getting wireless and Bluetooth on phones and PCs.
    Thanks, Dale

    4 votes

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  14. Global repositioning/resizing of 2D apps & more 'Oculus TV' features

    It's painfully obvious that the Go's primary selling point is its media playback capabilities. I can't be the only one who uses it as a virtual TV screen for private viewings of apps like YouTube, Netflix and Hulu whilst in bed. I think it would be a real boon to this if the Go OS had global features for repositioning/resizing the screen, as the YouTube VR app has.

    It would be great to be able to quickly grab the screen of whatever media is being played and move/resize/rotate it, or even lock it to your gaze direction. It would also…

    2 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.

    25 votes

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  16. Make Oculus Go Tutorial Environment Available In The Environments Menu

    My Go’s environment recently turned into the one from the tutorial due to what I believe was a bug, but I’ve found that it’s now my favourite environment. I don’t see it in the environments menu though and worry that this will be patched out eventually. Please add this environment to the environments list, I find that the ones currently available have a bit too much going on for me but this one feels perfect.

    5 votes

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  17. Fix Gallery photo smearing

    Both Oculus Go and Oculus Quest applies heavy pixel smoothing in Gallery when viewing 180º3D or 360º3D photos for no explicable reason. We put a lot of effort in creating sharp and detailed VR180 photos and videos and keep hearing the feedback "videos look good but why are the photos blurry?" -from friends watching them in these headsets.

    3 votes

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  18. 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.

    30 votes

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  19. Update the Oculus App casting function to include AR functionality.

    As much as I like VR, I also realize AR is also something that needs to evolve as well. Given examples like the Hololens and others plus the Oculus company exploring this as well, I was curious about something. Is it possible to achieve some basic AR through the casting function?
    Imagine casting 3d objects through linking of any camera app on smartphones, where you can point the camera in a room, project objects and interact with them with an Oculus controller. Perhaps take the Oculus TV screen only(no background) and project it on a wall. Shoot floating objects from…

    2 votes

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  20. Bionic vr

    This is an vr idea and I didn't know where to submit it
    Would it be possible to combine tech from bionic limbs to be able to control the character in a game ( eg. Move a limb in real life = move a limb in the game)

    2 votes

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