Plex is a great app that helps you watch your favorite TV shows or movies anywhere you are at any point in time from any compatible device.
This makes plex one of the best apps that you can have especially if you love watching a TV series as you can resume watching your favorite episode at any place.
Plex is not compatible with the Gear VR but that does not mean that you cannot use this app on the VR headset. There is a trick that we are going to discuss on this post that can be used especially if you are trying to watch Plex with your Gear VR.
But before that let’s talk a bit about Plex
What is Plex all about?
Plex is basically a client-server media system where you can store all your movies, TV shows and everything that you like so that you can go ahead and watch them whenever you want to and all you need is an internet connection and a compatible device.
This makes having all your favorites at one place and you can access it from anywhere, so you do not necessarily need to be at home in order to watch an episode from your favorite TV show.
It is an app that just makes watching movies convenient and you can even share your favorites with your friends. So, if you have any recommendations, all you have to do is share it through Plex with your friends.
Plex with Gear VR
Now, since the Plex app is not on the Oculus Store, so you might have a little issue when it comes to playing your favorite movie through this app on your Gear VR.
However, you can access the Plex server with your Samsung Internet making things a little easier for people who want to enjoy movies on Plex through their Gear VR headset.
So let’s go through the step by step instruction on how you can get started with watching Plex on your Gear headset.
1. You need to login to Plex.tv/web
2. Once you have logged in choose your favorite movie or TV show that you want to watch and get started with it.
So basically all you have to do is wear the Gear VR and through the Samsung Internet, login to Plex. Once you have logged in you can select your movie or TV show that you choose to watch with the Gear VR and get started with it.
Watching a movie on the Gear VR with the Plex app is actually a really nice experience so in case you are wondering if it makes any difference, yes it does.
The Plex app might come to the Oculus Store soon but until then we just have this method as an option to enjoy some really good movies on the Gear VR.
The Plex app is pretty amazing, so do let us know what are you planning to watch once you have downloaded this app.
Is there any VR app similar to Plex, except the Netflix VR? Let us know in the comments below!