How do I use WebVR?

Open Chrome on your smartphone, and go to a webpage with a Matterport Space. Tap the VR icon on the bottom-right.

Try a Space in the Matterport Gallery

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Depending on your phone and if it meets the requirements, you'll be prompted to enter with Cardboard or Daydream. 

You can also choose to open the VR Space with the Matterport VR app.

 

Cardboard

Tap the ENTER VR button.

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Your phone will switch to VR mode ('fishbowl' view).

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Insert the phone into your Cardboard headset and explore in VR.

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Look left, right, up, down, and even behind you. Hover the grey circle over a blue circle to move to that position.

 

Daydream

Tap the ENTER VR button.

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Place your phone into the Daydream headset. You’ll hear a chime when it successfully connects.

You may need to set up Daydream View with your phone if you haven’t already.

Put on the headset. Tighten the strap so it is stable and comfortable on your head.

If you frequently take the headset on and off, then keep the strap loose and use one hand to hold up the headset. 

Hold the controller and point forward. Press and hold the home button (O button) to sync the controller.

Tie the controller around your hand so you don’t accidentally throw it.

You’re now inside the VR Space! Move your head to look around. Look left, right, up, down and even behind you!

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The white “ray” points in the same direction as the Daydream controller. Point the ray (move the controller) so it is over a blue circle. The blue circle will turn green.

Tap the touchscreen button to move there and continue exploring.

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Exit VR

When you’re ready to exit VR, take off the headset and remove the phone.

You’ll see the Matterport VR Space in convex, or 'fishbowl' view. Tap the X in the top-left corner to exit VR mode.

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You’ll return to the Matterport Space in 3D Showcase. Keep exploring if you want!

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When you’re done, close the browser tab on your phone. This saves data usage and avoids future connection issues with your Daydream controller.

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