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VIVE Wireless Adapter setup guide

Installation overview

To setup VIVE Wireless Adapter, we will guide you through the following steps:

IMPORTANT:

  1. You need to use a desktop computer that has an available PCIe slot for installing the WiGig® card.
  2. You need to have 64-bit Windows® 7 SP1 or Window® 10 on your computer.
  3. Before you start installing the wireless adapter, make sure you have successfully completed the Setup for VIVE headset.

1

Install the PCIe WiGig card & wireless link box

2

Attach the wireless adapter

3

Download the app

Step 1

Install the PCIe WiGig card & wireless link box

Make sure to shut down your computer before installing PCIe card and wireless link box. Scan the QR code here to get the instructions on your phone.

  1. Unplug your computer.

Shut down your computer. Unplug the power cable and all other cables from your computer.

NOTE: Your computer may be hot if you’ve been using it for a long time. Wait for a few minutes to let the computer cool before removing its cover.

  1. Install the PCIe WiGig card in your computer.

Insert the PCIe WiGig card in an available PCIe slot on your motherboard.

NOTE: In very rare cases, compatibility issues may occur, depending on the brand of motherboard you're using. Please try other PCIe slots when this happens.

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  1. Close the computer cover.

Close the computer cover securely. Reconnect the power cable and all other cables to your computer.

  1. Connect the wireless link box to the PCIe card, and then clip it to your monitor.

Connect the cable from the wireless link box to the PCIe card. Screw the provided clip to the base of the wireless link box, and then attach the clip to your monitor.

  1. Turn on your computer.

You can now turn on your computer and proceed to the next step, which is to connect the wireless adapter to your headset.

Step 2

Attach the Wireless Adapter

Please select your headset type first

IMPORTANT: To see instructions on how to attach the Wireless Adapter to your headset, please select a headset type above.

Step 3

Download app

Download VIVE Wireless app
  1. Download and install the VIVE Wireless app.

Follow the onscreen instructions to pair the Wireless Adapter with the wireless link box.

  1. Enjoy wireless VR.

Put the provided HTC Power Bank in your waist belt or pocket. Now you can enjoy the VR world wirelessly!

Congratulations!

You have unlocked the full potential of your VIVE. Prepare yourself for untethered virtual reality.

Redeem free VIVEPORT offer with the code in your wireless adopter package to enjoy unlimited access to 600+ games and apps now!

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For an optimal wireless experience, you may need to make slight adjustments to suit your space or environment. See the support page for more details.

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