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How to install an application on the Lynx R1?

In this article you will learn how to install an application on the Lynx R1.

Does Lynx R1 have a native App store?

No, the Lynx R1 unfortunately does not have a native App store. There is the possibility to install APKs on the headset. To install applications you need to use the Demo Manager. The Demo Manager is a tool to manage the Lynx R1 from your computer.

What is needed:

  • Lynx R1 headset
  • Windows computer 
  • Demo Manager downloaded on your computer
  • USB-C cable 

[Visit this website to download the Demo Manager for Lynx R1. The Demo Manager is only available for Windows.]

How to install an application on the Lynx R1

  1. On your computer open the Demo Manager. 
  2. Connect the Lynx R1 to the Demo Manager. View this guide on how to connect the Demo Manager to the Lynx R1.
  3. On the Demo Manager click on the “Applications” tab. 
  4. Now click on the field next to “Applications” to open the drop down menu.
  5. Select the application you want to install.
  6. Click on “Install an APK
  7. Select the apk you want to install and click on “open”.
  8. The installation process will start.
  9. On your headset, click on “Apps” above the dock on the left side. There you will find the new installed application.

You know now how to install an application on the Lynx R1.

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