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Install APK and ADB commands for the Oculus Go

How can install APK and find hidden treasures on your Oculus Go?

Get ADB program!

You can download it from here, extract the content and open up a terminal inside the unzipped ADB folder. Then connect your Oculus Go with an usb cable to the PC and enable debug mode from the Go screen as soon as it ask you for usb debug permissions.

ADB DOWNLOAD LINK

Which APK am I able to Install?

Almost every type of APK but there’s some difference:

  • each supported gear vr/Oculus Go app is going to be installed in your Library, being able to access it from the Unknown sources tab in your library
  • for any other smartphone application, no 360, you are going to be able to use them by launching them manually with the following command in ADB:
    • ./adb shell monkey -p PACKAGE.NAME 1
    • then open up Vysor application to control your Oculus go screen from your pc

Commands

  • ./adb install PATH_TO_APK_FILE is going to install the APK on your Oculus Go
  • ./adb install PATH_TO_APK_FILE is going to install the APK on your Oculus Go
  • ./adb shell pm list packages -3 list all the packagenames of your installed apps
  • ./adb shell monkey -p PACKAGE.NAME 1 to launch the app with this package name
  • ./adb uninstall PACKAGE.NAME to uninstall the app with this package name
  • ./adb shell am start -a android.settings.SETTINGS open up full Android settings, some of them are going to redirect you to the Oculus home