Updating base station firmware via Bluetooth

  1. From your computer, open the SteamVR app.
  2. Click > Settings > General > Install Bluetooth driver.
  3. After installing the Bluetooth driver, restart the computer.
  4. Re-launch the SteamVR app.
  5. Click > Settings > Enable Bluetooth communication.
  6. Select Put Base Station in Standby mode when VR is not in use.
    Note: If the base stations do not go on standby mode when VIVE is not in use, turn the base stations off and then on again.
  7. Do one of the following:
    • Click > Devices. Click Update Firmware, and then select the base stations.
    • If you see the icon, mouse over it to check if the firmware is out of date. If so, click Update base station firmware.
  8. Follow the on screen instructions to complete the process.
    Warning: Do not unplug the power cable any time before the firmware update is complete. Doing so could result in a firmware error.
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