Which VR Headset Do I Need?

Dynamic Spanish is best used with an Oculus headset*.

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Oculus Go
Oculus Go

Great for watching content like Dynamic Spanish, Netflix, & 3D films.

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Oculus Quest

Great for playing VR games like Beat Saber, Superhot, and Star Wars Vader Immortal.

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Oculus Rift S (PC Required)

Great for playing VR games like Half Life Alyx, Lone Echo, and Robo Recall.

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*Other VR Headsets: Dynamic Spanish can be used with HTC Vive by following these instructions. If you have a different headset, please sign up for the 7 Day Trial of the VR Starter Pack and we will try to accomodate you.

Magic Window: Rotate your device and look into the 360 scene and explore Spain. This capability is only available for Dynamic Spanish Trips with a supporting mobile or tablet device.

How Do I Set Up Dynamic Spanish?

Oculus Quest:

For the Quest, the Dynamic Spanish app must be installed using SideQuest. Our tutorial here guides you through the process in a simple, step-by-step manner.

Oculus Go and Rift

Dynamic Spanish is very easy to set up on the Oculus Go and Rift. Once you enroll on the course, we will email you instructions for installing the app, and we have also included them here for your reference.

These instructions are followed by a short video showing you how to install the app onto your Oculus headset. We have used the Oculus Go to demonstrate the process in the video, but it's very similar for the Oculus Rift.

To Install on Oculus Go:

  1. Open the email from Dynamic Spanish with your app code.
  2. Open the Oculus app on the Android or iOS device you used to set up your Go.
  3. Click Settings in the bottom left hand corner.
  4. Scroll down and select Redeem Code then enter your code.
  5. Click Redeem.
  6. Put on your Oculus Go and go to the Store. (see video)
  7. Scroll right to the bottom and find "My Preview Apps".
  8. Click on Dynamic Spanish and install the app.

To Install on Oculus Rift:

  1. Open the email from Dynamic Spanish with your app code.
  2. Open the Oculus app on your computer.
  3. Select Settings in the left menu.
  4. Select the Account tab.
  5. Click Redeem Code and then enter your code.
  6. Click Redeem.
  7. Go to Store and scroll down to the bottom and find, "My Preview Apps".
  8. Open Dynamic Spanish and install the app.

Screenshots from Oculus mobile app:

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Things to Remember in VR

Sit somewhere comfortable but make sure you have space to stand up.

Try to be alone when you use the Dynamic Spanish app. You'll feel more confident.

Speak when spoken to. Even if you get it wrong, it's better to try and fail than not try at all.

Pause and rewind the videos if you need to. You should go at the pace that suits you. The video above guides you through the app and the controls you'll need to participate in the lessons.

Stand up when instructed. You need to fully engage with these lessons to really get the most out of them.

Have fun! This should be an enjoyable learning experience, so try not to get too frustrated if you're struggling. Follow our advice and you'll be speaking Spanish in no time.