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How to install an application on the Magic Leap 2?

In this article you will learn how to install an application on the Magic Leap 2.

What is needed:

  • Magic Leap 2 Headset & Compute Pack 
  • Computer 
  • USB-C cable to either USB-C or USB depending on the ports on your computer
  • Magic Leap Hub installed on your computer

How to install an applications on the Magic Leap 2

  1. The process of installing an application on the Magic Leap 2 is performed through the Magic Leap Hub on your computer.
  2. Download the Magic Leap Hub to your computer.
  3. Launch the Magic Leap Hub on your computer.
  4. Connect the Magic Leap Compute Pack with the computer using a USB-C cable.
  5. On your computer in the main menu of the Magic Leap Hub, you will see up to 6 rectangular fields. In the “Device Bridge” field click on the white “Start Device Bridge” button.
  6. The Device Bridge will start. 
  7. At the top of the Device Bridge you need to select the “Apps” tab.
  8. There you will see all the Apps that are currently on your computer. 
  9. Click on the white “Install Apps” button at the top left corner.
  10. The explorer of your computer will be opened. 
  11. Select the application file you want to upload on your headset and click on the “open” button in the bottom right corner. 
  12. The installation of the application will start.

The application is now installed on the Magic Leap 2 and will be found with all the other applications in the main menu.

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