How to add and upload a new VR model

You can upload (.vrpackage) files into the cloud at your SimLab account as VR scenes then they will be available on all of the connected and paired devices to this SimLab Account and can be shared with other SimLab users as well.


Method A: Using SimLab VR Viewer

  • Open SimLab VR Viewer and sign in to your account.
  • 1. Click Add Model.
  • 2. Browse a (.vrpackage) file.
  • 3. Fill in the package information.
  • 4. Make Sure that the upload check box is checked on, otherwise, the model will be added locally and won't be available on the cloud for other devices.
  • 5. Click OK.

Done    Now the model will start uploading, once its done it will show a pop-up message (Uploaded Successfuly), then the model can be found under MY Models tab and will be available on all of the connected and paired devices to the used SimLab Account.


Method B: Using SimLab Composer

  • 1. Download and install SimLab Composer.
  • 2. Go to File > Share to SimLab cloud
  • 3. Sign in to your account, if you don't have one you need to create a new account.
  • 4. Click on the VR Package.
  • 5. Fill in the scene information then Click on Upload.
  • Done    Now the model will start uploading, once it's done it will say (Shared Successfully), then the model can be found and shared to other users using the provided link, it will also be available on all of the connected and paired devices to the used SimLab Account on SimLab VR Viewer.

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  • 1. Open SimLab VR Viewer and sign in to your account.
  • 2. Click Add Model.
  • 3. Browse a VR package on your device, then the model will be added to the list (locally)
  • 4. Now to upload the model to the cloud, select it, then click ''upload'' button

Done    Now the model will start uploading, once its done it will show a pop-up message (Uploaded Successfully), then the model can be found under MY Models tab and will be available on all of the connected and paired devices to the used SimLab Account.


How to create VR Packages



The vrpackage file is a 3D VR scene that has been created using SimLab Composer, it is one file that contains all of the scene elements including the 3D models, textures, environment settings, interactive elements, and even the package information such as the title and the description.



SimLab Composer is the tool to use for creating VR scenes (.vrpackage files). Follow the steps bellow to create your own vrpackages so you can upload and share them on simlab cloud.

  • 1. Open SimLab VR Viewer and sign in to your account.
  • 2. Open SimLab Composer and create a new scene.
  • 3. Import your 3D models, (File > Import).  
  • 4. Set the VR start position (SimLab VR Viewer > Set Start Position).
  • Optional    you can add interactions, effects, animations, materials , and much more to bring the scene to life.

  • 5. Click on Export VR package File (SimLab VR Viewer > VR Package File).
  • 6. Fill in the Information and hit ok.
  • Done    Now you have a VR package file that can be uploaded to SimLab Cloud and shared with other users and devices. or it can be simply opened with SimLab VR Viewer on any device.


How to Pair a new device ( Android/IOS/Oculus Quest/Pico VR )

Standalone devices can be paired to a SimLab account so it becomes so easy to transfer and sync VR models to them, after pairing all of the uploads and modifications on SimLab cloud will be automatically synced and transferred to all of the paired devices.

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Pairing Steps

  • 1. Open SimLab VR Viewer and sign in to your account.
  • 2. Click on the Pairing Button to open the pairing dialog.
  • 3. Open SimLab VR Viewer on your mobile device(Android, Ios, Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, Pico VR).
  • 4. Click sign in button and choose pairing.
  • 5. Insert the pairing code that shows on your device into your PC.
  • 6. Click pair, then the device should appear on the pairing devices list, you can rename it or delete it from this list as well.
  • 7. After that, click refresh button on your device, then all of the uploaded models will be loaded.


How to Message other users

You can message your contacts and groups as well, follow the steps below to create a new message:


  • Open SimLab VR Viewer and sign in to your account.
  • 1. Go to the Messages tab.
  • 2. Click on New Message button.
  • 3. Select a user or a group.
  • 4. Click Ok.
  • 5. Type the text message you want then hit Enter.


How to Manage Contacts and Groups

The user can simply add contacts by entering their email address, after adding contacts we can message them and share VR models with them, we also can arrange them into groups for easier sharing and messaging.


Adding contacts

  • Open SimLab VR Viewer and sign in to your account.
  • 1. Make sure you are on the contacts list.
  • 2. Click add new.
  • 3. Insert the user's email.
  • 4. Click Add.

Adding groups

  • Open SimLab VR Viewer and sign in to your account.
  • 1. Make sure you are on the group's list.
  • 2. Click add new.
  • 3. Insert the group name.
  • 4. Select the users you want to add to the group (at any time you can modify the selected users).
  • 5. Click Add.