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How to quickly remove or stop Gear VR Service on Samsung

Are you looking to quickly remove or stop Gear VR Service on your Samsung device?

Disabling Gear VR Services and Background Processes

To quickly disable Gear VR services and background processes on a Samsung device, follow these steps:

1. Open the Settings app on your device.
2. Scroll down and tap on “Applications” or “Apps”.
3. Locate and tap on “Gear VR Service”.
4. Tap on “Force Stop” to immediately stop the service.
5. You can also tap on “Disable” to prevent the service from running in the background.

Make sure to repeat these steps for any other Gear VR related services or processes that you want to disable.

Using Third-Party Tools and ADB for Removal

To quickly remove or stop Gear VR Service on Samsung, you can use third-party tools and ADB. First, download a package disabler app from the Google Play Store. Next, enable USB debugging on your Samsung device and connect it to your computer. Use ADB to uninstall or disable the Gear VR Service package.

adb shell pm uninstall –k –user 0

Alternatively, you can use a third-party tool like Package Disabler Pro to disable the Gear VR Service. Simply search for the Gear VR Service package and disable it. This will stop the service from running in the background and consuming resources on your device.

After disabling or uninstalling the Gear VR Service, you may need to restart your device for the changes to take effect. This should help improve the performance of your Samsung device and prevent any unwanted Gear VR notifications or services from running.

Clearing Cache and Uninstalling Oculus Apps

  • Open the Settings app on your Samsung device.
  • Scroll down and tap on Apps.
  • Tap on the three dots in the top right corner and select Show system apps.
  • Scroll down and tap on Oculus or Gear VR Service.
  • Tap on Storage and then Clear Cache.
  • Repeat the process for any other Oculus apps on your device.
  • Uninstall any Oculus apps that you no longer need.

Exploring OEM and Developer Options

To quickly remove or stop Gear VR Service on a Samsung device, go to Settings > Apps > Gear VR Service. Click on Force Stop and then Disable to prevent it from running in the background. You can also uninstall the Gear VR Service app completely if you no longer use it. This will free up space on your device and improve performance. Make sure to restart your device after making these changes to ensure they take effect.


How do I uninstall the Gear VR app?

To uninstall the Gear VR app, you can navigate to settings, then apps, and scroll through the list to find all the VR-related apps. From there, you can tap on each one and select the option to uninstall.

Why does my phone keep telling me to uninstall Gear VR?

My phone keeps telling me to uninstall Gear VR because Oculus has ended its technical support for the Gear VR service on One UI 4.

What happened to Gear VR app?

The Gear VR app was discontinued by Samsung after the S10 series, with no support for the S20 family. Oculus also announced that they would no longer support apps for the Gear VR, which happened around four years ago.

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