Every day, Millions of People visit YouTube to stream and download Movies, Music Videos, and many other entertaining and educative content. YouTube keeps you informed, inspired and also provides you with pure delight. However, if you want immense viewing of all your favorite Videos or you want to give your audience total Immersion in all your Videos as a YouTube Creator. Then, you need to try out the YouTube VR. You probably might have heard of YouTube VR or Maybe you haven’t. Relax, you are definitely on the right track because we will be discussing YouTube VR.
YouTube VR enables you to quickly find and stream 360 videos and Virtual Content using certain headsets and devices. Many top YouTuber creators, recording artists, and entertainers make use of the YouTube VR to provide their audience with an Immense Viewing experience. The app allows creators from across the world to be able to share their stories with the world. They also offer a free course, where you get to learn the in and out of how to make use of the app has a Creator. Whether you are shooting in 360, 180, or you’re still deciding, you can learn everything on the YouTube Virtual Reality platform.
YouTube VR App
As earlier mentioned, VR provides you with a new way of watching YouTube Videos. However, the VR App is only available for android users and the app is compatible with the Daydream View Headset and Google cardboard. There is no VR App for iPhone or iPad users on the App store. Before showing you the steps and guidelines to download the VR app on your device, it is worth noting that you will need to download the Daydream app on your android device. You can follow the steps and guidelines below;
- Open your Google Play store
- Search for the YouTube VR App
- You will be provided with a list of options
- Tap on the Install button
Afterward, launch and open the App once downloaded. But note that before you can start using the VR App, you will also need to sign in to your YouTube account and you will be provided with suggested videos to watch. However, the YouTube Virtual Reality app is only compatible with Android devices. Besides, there are other ways to watch YouTube Virtual Reality Video using your phones, Desktops Cardboard, and Headsets.
YouTube VR Oculus
With the Oculus Quest or Oculus Go Headset, you can now watch virtual Reality Videos without a phone or a Desktop device. YouTube VR is now available on Oculus Store and you will need the Oculus Headset to watch VR videos in the store. As you know, the VR App provides you with the best experience from your favorite YouTube Channels, Videos, and creators. And with the Oculus Headset, you will also get the same experience.
You get to explore every Video on YouTube from 3D, 360 Videos to standard rectangular videos. However, you will need an Oculus account to get started, visit the Oculus store and tap on free. Finally follow the rest of the onscreen instructions to complete the sign-up process. Meanwhile, you can also enjoy VR using the PlayStation VR headset and you will need to go to the play station store. Note that, the required PlayStation to be used is PS4. Also, you can make use of the Lenovo Mirage Solo headset to view VR Videos and you will need to go to the Play Store to do so.
How to Watch VR Videos on Desktop
- Open your Desktop web browser
- Visit the official website of YouTube
- Search for the Virtual Reality YouTube Channel
- Look for the best Virtual Reality Video
- Tap on the play button
- Use your mouse to click and drag the Video to look around
How to Watch YouTube VR Video on Phones Without the VR App
If you cannot download the VR app on your android device, you can also watch VR Videos without downloading the App. Simply follow the steps and guidelines below;
- Open the YouTube App on your device
- Or downloaded the App if you don’t have it
- Visit the Virtually Reality YouTube Channel in your YouTube app
- Find the best VR Video to watch
- Look for the VR Icon in the lower right of the video
Finally, once the VR Video is playing on your device, tap and drag your phone screen to look around or you can move your phone around to explore.