HTC Vive and HTC Vive Pro
HTC Vive and HTC Vive Pro are two most expensive but best virtual reality headsets in the market. These two VR headsets have highest buying numbers due to their excellent resolution and high quality gaming level.
HTC Vive and Vive Pro come with higher resolution and plenty of features. In this article, you’ll learn those tips and tricks which make you an expert with new VR tools.
However you are required to take care of some components to implement this guide in letter and spirit.
Ensure You Have Enough Space in Home and PC
Before you visit market to buy HTC Vive and Vive Pro, make it sure that you’ve maximum space in your home. Remember HTC Vive and Vive Pro need more space as compared to other VR headsets available in market.
HTC required 1.5 x 2m (5 x 6.5 feet) clear space. Clear space means there should be no furniture or cluttered with different items, space should be completely clear.
Keep in mind that your PC must be in good condition and has high space so that it should be able to run the headsets along with games you want to play. You are also required to host your PC, lighthouse and anything else like a fan, chair and space of PC cable.
Ensure Controllers are Fully Charged
This is most important and preferred point of to do list.
Suppose controllers aren’t fully charged, having only some battery inside, the game will however start from this few battery dots but in the mid, charging will end up, and you’ll not be able to play the games more. Thus you will be disappointed.
To keep fully battery, use power adapter and USB cable which is available in the box. When battery will be low, a red dot will appear / blink on the top of the controllers. When you see red dot, connect controllers with USB cable and power adapter to start charging them.
Stop Taking Headset Off to See Around
The cameras are located on the front of Vive and Vive Pro which are used to monitor and let you know where you are going.
Do you know that this camera also can be used to watch through headset? But first you need to activate it and once you activated it, you’ll be able to switch the front facing camera. At this stage, stop yourself to take your headset off to monitor around you.
Next, Press the system button located underneath the trackpad on controllers. Next find settings, head to camera and press button that read “Enable Camera in Dashboard”.
At the moment, every time you enter the Dashboard and you’ll be able to reach your zenith through the front camera. Later you’ll be shocked to know that how constructive and helpful this feature is while you’re completely enjoying the VR experience.
Worried About Phone Calls! Receive Call While You’re in VR Experience
Generally Virtual Reality experience users found worried about phone calls. They were found complaining that there is a big demerit and inferiority in local VR headsets that you can’t attend phone call.
But! Users of HTC Vive and Vive Pro can attend their all incoming phone calls when they are deep in VR experience. Yes! Now you didn’t need to bypass or escape your important calls or end the VR experience to attend those important calls. Follow the following step by step guide.
- Go to SteamVR settings.
- Tick at “Enable Bluetooth Communication”.
- Next tick to “install Bluetooth drivers”.
- Head your phone.
- Download HTC Vive app from Apple App store and Google Play Store.
- Now head onto Setting tab in vive app on PC.
- Press “Set up a phone”.
- Open app on your phone.
- Follow instructions to set it up.
- Finish the process.
Now you are free to attend your phone call even when you are deep in virtual reality.
Now you will never miss any important business call. You can also monitor that which person is calling you. You can also attend or escape the call. It all depends upon you.