VIVE Wireless Adapter setup guide

Installation overview

1

Install the PCIe WiGig card & wireless link box

2

Attach the wireless adapter

3

Download the app

IMPORTANT:

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

Step 1

Install the PCIe WiGig card & wireless link box

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

www.vive.com/setup/wireless

  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:

  1. The best fit is a x1 slot that is the same size as the card.
  2. If such a slot is not available, use a x4 slot.

NOTE: In very rare cases, depending on the brand of motherboard you're using, compatibility issues may occur. 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. Then, clip it to your monitor.

Connect the wireless link box to the card. Screw the provided clip to the base of the wireless link box. 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: attaching the wireless adapter to your headset.

Step 2

Attach the wireless adapter

Please select your headset type first

VIVE
VIVE
Deluxe Audio Strap
VIVE Pro

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.

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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