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Best practices for Virtual Reality

This article aims to provide a comprehensive guide to the best practices for your VR sessions, starting from the preparation of necessary materials and environment to the end of your session when exiting the virtual experience.

Throughout, we’ll cover safety precautions, hardware and software optimization, and tips to enhance immersion, ensuring you have a fulfilling and trouble-free experience

Prepare your device:

First, ensure that the VR device is fully charged and the OS is up-to-date. Then, verify an internet connection is accessible and that HakoBio VR is installed with the latest version. Always prepare a safe environment to move around without obstructions. It’s also essential to check your hardware components and ensure they’re in working order. Lastly, take a moment to review any safety guidelines related to your device or activity.

By taking these precautions, you can immerse yourself in the HakoBio VR experience with confidence, knowing that technical interruptions will be minimized

The following paragraphs provide a detailed list for your check-up:


  • Ensure your headset is fully charged or battery level is above 80%.
  • Check the remote controllers battery as well.
  • Make sure all the device components are positioned correctly, this ensures optimal performance and reduces the risk of malfunctions or damage.
  • Make sure the device are correctly configured and that you have access to your accounts credentials for all the logins including Hakobio.
  • Be sure the OS of the VR headset and the HakoBio VR app is installed or up-to-date.

Internet access:

  • Connect to the internet via a Wi-Fi spot or 4G/5G hotspot; sometimes, certain professional networks do not support VR headsets.
  • It’s always a good idea to test your connection beforehand to ensure a seamless VR experience. Verify the quality of the bandwidth by opening a VR web-browser and access any website.
  • To connect your Meta Quest 2 : Connect your Meta Quest headset to Wi-Fi
  • To connect your HTC VIVE Focus 3: Connecting to a Wi‍-Fi network

Environment and safe space:

VR often requires physical movement, so you need to secure a space that’s free of obstructions. Ensure you remove anything you might trip over or bump into. Additionally, consider marking a safe boundary using tape or a physical marker, so you remain aware of your movement limits during the VR session.

OS of the headset

Check the manufacturer’s website for update instructions:

HakoBio VR app:

Make sure you have the necessary HakoBio VR app is installed. If your not sure of your version, please contact us.

VR comfort and accessories:

Depending on the length of your VR sessions, comfort can become a key issue. Consider investing in VR-specific accessories like padded face masks, controller grips, and cooling fans to enhance your comfort. If you would like any advices, please contact us.

Prepare yourself to dive in:


Properly calibrate your VR Headset following the manufacturer’s instructions. This will ensure that your physical movements are accurately translate into the virtual world.

Take it slow

Especially for beginners, it’s not advisable to stay more than 20-30 min right away. Start slow to allow you to become familiar with the controls and the sensation of being in VR.

As you gain confidence and adapt to the VR environment, you can gradually spent more time in VR.

Short session

Start with shorter sessions and gradually build up as you become more comfortable. This approach helps your brain adapt to VR. Avoiding discomfort during initial extended sessions leads to better experiences in subsequent ones.

As you progress, always prioritize your well-being and take breaks as needed to ensure the best VR experience.

During the VR session

Be aware of your real surroundings and ensure your play area is clear of obstructions, and use boundary systems as the VR devices supports them.

Don’t forget to take regular breaks if you have plan a long session, especially for beginners. During these breaks : rest your eyes, stretch, and hydrate, especially during prolonged sessions.

During the session one of our best advice is to breathe deeply and steadily, especially if you feel a little bit anxious at the start. It will help you to relax and ground yourself.

Exiting the Virtual World

Carefully Remove Equipment: Close your eyes and unstrap and set aside the VR headset gently, checking for any cables or obstructions.

Gradual Transition: Open you eyes and allow yourself a few minutes to adjust back to reality, rather than abruptly shutting off the VR system.

Physical Movement: After a VR session, stretch and move around to relieve any stiffness and to reacclimate yourself to the real environment.

We wish you a great VR experience with HakoBio.

Updated on August 18, 2023

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