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.
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Very Positive (120) - 82% of the 120 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
Notice: Requires a virtual reality headset. See the VR Support section for more info.
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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 verbindet Virtual Reality mit eurem Smartphone und bringt auf diese Weise tolle neue Funktionen in die VR-Brille.”

About This Software

Notice: Holoswitch is only available for SteamVR applications! All OpenVR compatible platforms such as HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index are supported.

The Notifications feature on iOS requires an additional Bluetooth (4.0 or higher) connection.

If you’re facing any issues, bugs, or problems with setting up the app, please join our Discord ( or send a mail to We're constantly fixing bugs to avoid these issues and giving support and guidance so please be fair and contact us. Thx :)

Holoswitch is the "Missing Link" between Reality and Virtual Reality by simply connecting your smartphone with your Virtual Reality device. Receive call notifications and messages, get important app notifications, use your phone as a surveillance camera, or even capture photos and videos in VR - Without taking off your VR headset.


Use your virtual smart device to receive call notifications, messages, and other app notifications while in Virtual Reality. Set additional pop-up notifications to never miss anything from real-life.

Use your phone's camera as a surveillance camera to see what happens around you.

Create videos and snapshots of your VR view easier than ever before. The captures will be stored on your PC and can be synchronized with the gallery in Holoswitch’s mobile app.

First quick troubleshooting here:

Bug report:

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
    • 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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