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My VR goggles keep shutting off while I’m using them. Why?

With some VR goggles like Oculus Go, there’s a forehead sensor inside the goggles. If it doesn’t detect a forehead or a face then the goggles may shut down to preserve battery. Some forums suggest removing the eyeglass spacer (if you installed one) as it might be covering the face detection sensor inside the headset. […]

Written by Editor
December 16th, 2019

With some VR goggles like Oculus Go, there’s a forehead sensor inside the goggles. If it doesn’t detect a forehead or a face then the goggles may shut down to preserve battery. Some forums suggest removing the eyeglass spacer (if you installed one) as it might be covering the face detection sensor inside the headset. Also check to make sure that the face detection sensor is clean and free of any fabric covering it. In addition under “power” in settings inside the headset, you can adjust the “auto sleep” setting to longer than the default 15 seconds.

Written by Editor
December 16th, 2019