This article walks you through how to get your headset working with your Galaxy device. It also includes instructions for the Gear VR controller setup process.
Before you begin setting up your Gear VR components, make sure your smartphone will work with Gear VR. Six Gear VR models are currently available, and most are compatible with Galaxy devices running Android Lollipop 5.0.1 or later, including the following:
Gear VR is not compatible out of the box with Galaxy devices later than Galaxy S9. Galaxy S10, for example, requires a USB type-C (USB-C) adapter, while Galaxy Note10 is entirely incompatible. For more information about device compatibility, visit the Galaxy Support website.