How To Activate a New VR Mode on YouTube

How To Activate a New VR Mode on YouTube

What is VR Mode?

VR mode or Video Recording mode is a feature on stand-alone consumer and computer DVD recorders that allows video recording and editing on a DVD rewritable disc. In VR mode, users can create and rename titles for the scenes.

How To Activate a New VR Mode on YouTube

  1. Assemble Google Cardboard.
  2. Open the YouTube app on Android.
  3. Search for a VR video or go to the YouTube Virtual Reality house channel by searching for “Virtual Reality.”
  4. Select a VR video.
  5. To start playback, tap the play button.
  6. Tap the Cardboard icon.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enable VR?

Enabling VR on Android devices

  1. Open any 360° ThingLink scene in VR mode. If the system suggests to install Google VR Services, click the ‘Install’ button:
  2. Download the app from the Google Store then reload the ThingLink scene:

Why is VR mode not working on YouTube?

Check your YouTube VR settings. Make sure that you have enabled the VR mode in the YouTube VR app, and that you have set the appropriate viewing mode for your headset. Check the video format. Make sure that the video you are trying to watch is in a format that is compatible with your VR headset.

How do you make a VR video for YouTube?

On mobile devices, use the latest version of the YouTube app. Stitch the file using either stitching software that comes with the camera or separate 180° or 360° stitching software. Use editing software to ensure the sequence settings are in VR and match your source footage.

Are all YouTube videos in VR?

Now anything on YouTube can be viewed in VR mode — even if it’s not a VR or 360 video.

How do I turn on VR on my iPhone?

*For iPhone users with iOS 12 or older, users will have to navigate to Settings > Safari > then enable “Motion & Orientation Access”. Then, relaunch the interaction. Note: iOS 12 or older may not work correctly with VR capabilities. For Android users, select “Allow” to continue.

How do I get VR on my phone?

To try virtual reality right from your phone, use Google Cardboard. View pictures, play games, and experience virtual reality through a VR viewer that you can buy or make at home. Learn more about how Cardboard works at

How do I install VR app?

Install the Oculus app on your PC

  1. Go to, scroll down to the Oculus Rift S section and click Download Software.
  2. Find and launch the Oculus app that you just downloaded to your PC. …
  3. Once the Oculus app is launched, click Get Started then click Install Now.

Why won’t VR turn on?

If you’re in VR mode and none of the lights are on, check the following: Make sure all cables are securely connected and the headset and processor unit are turned on via the inline remote. Unplug the VR headset connection cable from the VR headset and then plug it back in. Try another USB port on your console.

Why is YouTube VR not working Android?

If the VR videos are not working on phone, check if your device has a Gyro sensor or not. Use apps like Google Cardboard and VR Checker that check devices for Gyroscope sensors and 360-degree videos support. If your Android phone has Gyroscope and still the 360-degree videos are not working on it, calibrate the sensor.

How to make a VR video?

The process of making a VR video is not dramatically different from that of making a regular, two-dimensional video. Essentially, instead of shooting in one single direction, you will be shooting in all directions, capturing a complete 360-degree angle of the scene.