Your virtual smartwatch that pairs with your Android phone or iPhone. Receive phone notifications in VR and use your phone as a surveillance camera to protect your privacy. Create VR videos and snapshots easier than ever before, and upload them directly to your phone for sharing with your friends.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (159) - 71% of the 159 user reviews for this software are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 24, 2020

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iPhone users require an additional Bluetooth connection (4.0 or higher) to use Holoswitch
VR Only

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“Others have attempted this, of course, but I found Holoswitch’s take on pop-ups that were as noninvasive as possible to be pretty effective.”

“By pairing your smartphone to your computer via the PC client, you can forward phone calls, text messages, and important app notifications directly to your headset”

“Holoswitch connects virtual reality with your smartphone, bringing great new features to VR goggles.”

About This Software

  • Holoswitch supports use on Windows 10 and Windows 11
  • iPhone users require an additional Bluetooth dongle (4.0 or higher) to receive notifications
  • The mobile companion app requires a minimum of iOS 12 or Android 9

Holoswitch is a Virtual Reality smartwatch that connects to your iPhone or Android phone. It helps you to stay connected to the real world during your VR adventures by forwarding phone notifications and by turning your phone into a surveillance camera. Say goodbye to taking off your headset to check for messages or your surrounding!

  • Augmented smartwatch overlay that can be attached to the left or right hand
  • Easy-to-use touch interface that does not interfere with the VR experience
  • Local time and date display
  • Forwarding of Android and iOS notifications
  • One-to-one mirroring of notifications
  • Optional free-floating notification popup for usage without controllers
  • Notification filtering to avoid unnecessary distractions
  • Full emoji support in notifications
  • Dismissing phone notifications from within VR
  • Super easy VR video and snapshot capture
  • Gallery including video and snapshot viewer
  • Gallery syncing with the phone. The content will be stored on your PC and can be fully synchronized with the companion's app
  • Streaming of the phone camera to VR. As a free-floating overlay or on the wrist watch to keep an eye on the environment

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System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i5-2500k
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 640 or 980M or ATI HD 7000/Rx 200
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • VR Support: SteamVR
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i5-2500k
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 760 or 980M or ATI Rx 200
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Windows 10 is highly recommended as it provides better performance. The Anniversary and Creators Update add 8K video and some H.265 support.

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