Use Cardboard to Play Steam VR Games

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Step 1:Download and install the NOLO Assistant for Windows from NOLO official website ( , and RiftCat from RiftCat official website ( Then download VRidge from Google Play and install on the smartphone.

Step 2:Take out the base station. And place it horizontally on a flat surface, facing the play area. The optimal height is at your shoulder level. Turn on the base station by pressing the power button.

Step 3:Take the mount that fits your headset, and paste it in the middle on top of the headset using the double-sided adhesive tape. Take out the headset marker and insert it onto the mount.

Step 4:Take out the 4-meter Steam VR Cable. And connect the headset marker to PC using the black cable. Then connect the smartphone to PC using the other cable with white stripes.

Step 5:Run NOLO driver for Windows on PC, right click the NOLO icon on the task bar, choose “Cardboard” in the RiftCat/Trinus column.

Step 6:Run RiftCat on PC and VRidge on the smartphone, enable the USB Network Sharing function (For USB tethered screen streaming). Complete pairing according to prompts. Insert the smartphone into the headset.

Step 7:In RiftCat settings, choose “FreeTrack orientation and positon” for the tracking option. Then click “Play SteamVR Games” on RiftCat to start.

Step 8:Place the headset horizontally on the floor within the tracking area. The distance between the base station and the player should be at least 2m (with no block in the middle). Press the pair button on the headset marker to set the head position.

Step 9:Turn on the controllers by pressing the system button. Put on the headset (with headset marker mounted). With headset marker facing the base station, and controllers pointing to the base station, double-click the system button on any controller to calibrate the orientation.

Step 10:Run a Steam VR game on PC and enjoy NOLO.