Things You Need to Install .apk Files to Your Pico Headsets

Step 1: Enable Developer Mode for Android Devices

  1. Enable Developer options (this varies per device so please google how to unlock it for your device)
  2. Open Developer Options in the settings menu of your Android Device
  3. Enable USB debugging

Step 2: Install VRsideloader for Windows or Mac

  1. Download the Headjack VRsideloader for Mac or PC
  2. Install on your computer and Open
  3. Wait for the Android Platform tools to finish installing

Step 3: Install the APK file on your Android Device

  1. Connect your Android Device to your computer with an USB cable
  2. Obtain an .apk file for install on your Android device
  3. Drag & drop the .apk file onto the VRsideloader and wait for the installation to finish
  4. Congrats! You can now open the app on your device

How to Uninstall a Sideloaded App From Android Device

  1. Open the VRsideloader on your PC or Mac
  2. Connect your Android Device to your computer with a USB cable
  3. Click the “uninstall” button
  4. From the app list click the .apk file you want to uninstall

How To Sideload an App to the Pico Headsets with Command Line and ADB

It is also possible to use command line to install an app on your Android Device. our VRsideloader tool is essentially a UI over command line and ADB so you don’t have ton use command line any more. If you prefer to use command line please check out the following guide for a more comprehensive explanation on how to use ADB and command line to install apps on Android Devices.

Use ADB + Command Line to install apps on a Android Device