Oculus has removed all support for the Note 7 from the Gear VR via software update, while Samsung encourages all Note 7 owners to turn the device off immediately and send it back.
Oculus has disabled its Gear VR app on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 over customer safety concerns. This follows numerous reports of the Galaxy Note 7 catching fire.
Samsung’s recall of the Note 7 smartphone due to the risk of explosion prompted Oculus to disable Gear VR compatibility to ensure the safety of its customers.
Oculus no longer supports Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 for use with its mobile Gear VR headset, according to a statement on the company's website (via UploadVR). "Customer safety is our top priority. Oculus is removing support for all No...
As replacement Galaxy Note 7's prove to be unsafe, Oculus officially disables VR compatability with the phone.