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Getting Started with the RealWear Navigator 500

VR Expert Navigator 500 without workband

Step 1: Fitting the Realwear Navigator 500 and starting it up

  1. Place the display close to your eyes
  2. Place the display slightly underneath your eye, so you have a clear line of sight
  3. Press and hold the power button for three seconds to start the device

Step 2: Connect device to Wifi

  1. Make sure you are in the home menu by saying “Navigate Home”.
  2. Say “My Programs”
  3. Say “Settings”
  4. Say “Network & Internet”
  5. Say “Wireless Networks”
  6. Say “Show help” to show numbers
  7. Say  “Hide Help’’ to close help menu
  8. Say  “Select Item (number)” to select your network
  9. Fill in your password by choosing one of the options that are displayed in the pop-up dashboard.
  10. When you’re done, say “Close Dashboard”
  11. Now, say “Connect”

Step 3: Start Application

  1. Make sure you are in the home menu by saying “Navigate Home”.
  2. Go to your programs by saying: “My Programs”.
  3. Say the name of the application you want to start. This also works if the app is not visible. Another option is to say “Select Item (number)”.
  4. The application should now open.

How to install the Realwear Companion app

What is needed:

  • RealWear Navigator 500
  • Or Smartphone

The purpose of the companion app is to easily configure your Realwear Navigator 500 by generating QR Codes on your smartphone. You can download the app on your Smartphone from the Google Play or Apple App Store by searching for: “Realwear Companion”. 

It doesn’t react to my voice. What should I do?              

  1. Restart the headset.
  2. Do not touch any buttons.
  3. If that doesn’t work, contact VR Expert.

How to set volume?

  1. From the home menu (“Navigate Home”).
  2. Say “My Controls”.
  3. Say “Volume”.
  4. Set level (number 1-10).

How to select numbered options

  1. Say “Show Help” to see numbers given to selectable options if not shown already.
  2. Say `Hide Help’ to close the help menu.
  3. Select an itemn by saying: “Select item (number)”.

How do I turn on the flashlight?

  1. Say “My Controls”.
  2. Say “Flashlight” to turn on the flashlight
  3. Say “Flashlight” again to turn the flashlight off.

Voice command overview

Voice CommandAction
Navigate HomeGo to the Home Screen
Navigate BackGo to Previous Screen
My ControlsGo to System Control Panel
Mute MicrophoneMutes the microphone 
My NotificationsOpens the notification section
Recent ApplicationsOpens Applications running in background
Show HelpShows help commands for current screen
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