Daydream Start Guide

A Quick Start Guide To Playing VR Videos on Daydream-ready Smartphones

Affected headsets: Pixel, Pixel XL

Overview

This document will guide you through the process of setting up your Daydream View headset to play VR videos on your Pixel device.

This guide consists of 6 steps:

For detailed instructions please read further

Instructions

1. Install FREE VR PLAYER

To provide our customers with a seamless hasslefree experience we recommend using the FREE VR PLAYER. It allows you to download and play any video on BaDoinkVR with a couple of taps. It's available on Google Play.

2. Turn off the Bluetooth and NFC connection on your Pixel device

Make sure to turn off Bluetooth and NFC on your phone to prevent Daydream environment from starting up. You won't be needing Google's built-in VR controls.

3. Choose a video

We try to optimize our videos for every display available, all you have to do is select the right one. Pixel users should select the Daydream View HQ - 60fps.

DayDream Download Video

4. Download a video to your phone

PLEASE NOTE: If you browse from your mobile device the video will be downloaded directly to the FREE VR PLAYER

If you browse BaDoinkVR using your PC, download the desired video to your computer. After the download is completed, upload the video to your phone.
Put the downloaded videos in the \Movies\Free VR\ folder.

5. Start the video and insert your Daydream-compatible smartphone into your Daydream headset

Launch the FREE VR PLAYER and start the video. When playback has started insert the phone into your headset so it fits properly.

6. Enjoy the experience

Overview

This document will guide you through the process of setting up your Daydream View headset to play VR videos on your Pixel device.

This guide consists of 6 steps:

For detailed instructions please read further

Instructions

1. Install FREE VR PLAYER

To provide our customers with a seamless hasslefree experience we recommend using the FREE VR PLAYER. It allows you to download and play any video on BaDoinkVR with a couple of taps. It's available on Google Play.

2. Turn off the Bluetooth and NFC connection on your Pixel device

Make sure to turn off Bluetooth and NFC on your phone to prevent Daydream environment from starting up. You won't be needing Google's built-in VR controls.

3. Press Play on your selected scene

DayDream Stream Video

4. Insert your Daydream compatible smartphone into your Daydream View

Adjust your headset! Your selected video is starting.

5. Enjoy the experience

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