How To Put Your iPhone In VR Mode

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Are you looking for a way to experience virtual reality (VR) on your Apple iPhone? You’re in luck – it’s easier than ever! Here’s a detailed guide on how to put your iPhone into VR mode and start exploring the world of virtual reality.

Starting with the iPhone 5, Apple has included support for VR mode on its smartphones. This means you can use most VR apps with any Apple smartphone, through certain apps and games that work better on the latest iPhones. No matter which model you have, though, here’s how to get started with using your iPhone in VR mode:

1. Activate VR Mode: To turn your iPhone into VR mode, you can either press the “VR Mode” button that is available on the main Toolbar menu or press Shift + V on the keyboard.

2. Enable Motion & Orientation Access: Before you can experience VR through your iPhone, you will also need to enable Motion & Orientation access from within Safari settings. To do this, go into your iPhone’s Settings > Safari > Privacy & Security > Motion & Orientation access and turn it on.

3. Start Exploring: Now that everything is set up, you can start exploring the world of virtual reality! Just remember to take regular breaks if using a headset as sustained use may cause dizziness or discomfort.

And there you have it! With these simple steps, you are now ready to explore all that virtual reality has to offer with your Apple iPhone. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and dive into a new world of immersive experiences today!

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Does the iPhone Have VR Mode?

No, iPhone does not have a dedicated VR mode. However, there are many virtual reality apps and games available for iPhones that allow you to experience immersive 3D environments and have a more immersive experience when playing games. You can use most VR apps with any Apple smartphone, but certain VR apps and games work better with the latest and fastest iPhones than they do with older models. But you can still use most VR apps on any model from the iPhone 5 to the iPhone X and beyond, including the iPhone SE. Additionally, many of these apps are compatible with headsets such as Google Cardboard or Daydream View to provide an even more immersive experience.

Enabling VR on iOS 14

Enabling VR on iOS 14 is a simple process that can be done in a few easy steps. First, open the Settings app on your iPhone and select Safari. Under the Privacy & Security section, you will find an option to enable Motion & Orientation Access. Toggle this option to enable VR on your device. After doing so, you will now be able to use virtual reality applications or view virtual reality scenes through the magic window feature in Safari. Enjoy!

Does the iPhone 11 Support Virtual Reality?

Yes, the DESTEK V5 VR Headset with Controller is compatible with iPhone 11, making it possible to use virtual reality (VR) with this device. The headset supports iPhones with a screen size between 4.7″ and 6.8″, so the iPhone 11 should be able to fit in the device. Additionally, its 110°FOV HD Anti-Blue Lens provides an immersive experience for kids and adults alike.

Turning On Augmented Reality on an iPhone

To turn on augmented reality (AR) on your iPhone, first makes sure you have the latest version of iOS installed. Then open the Settings app, select Privacy, and tap on Location Services. You should see an option for ARKit & Reality Composer. Tap the switch next to it to turn it on. You may be asked to allow access to your camera, so make sure you grant this permission in order for AR apps to work properly. Once enabled, you’re ready to use any apps that offer AR experiences!

Compatibility of Virtual Reality with iOS 14

Yes, VR does work with iOS 14. However, when using the open-source plugin with its own sample scene, there are some other bugs and glitches that could potentially prevent the app from being released. Therefore, it is important to thoroughly test and debug the app before releasing it to ensure a smooth experience for users.


Overall, the iPhone is a powerful and versatile device that can be used to experience virtual reality. It can be used with most VR apps, although newer models may offer a better experience with some games and apps. The iPhone also has the ability to manually activate VR mode by pressing the VR Mode button in the Toolbar menu or by pressing Shift + V on the keyboard, as well as entering directly into VR Mode by passing -VREditor on the command line to UE4Editor.exe. Finally, Motion & Orientation Access must be enabled in order to view virtual reality through the Magic Window of the iPhone. With all of these features and capabilities, the iPhone is an ideal device for experiencing virtual reality.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.