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HTC Vive does not turn on: What can you do to fix it?

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The HTC Vive is currently one of the most popular virtual reality or VR headsets available in the market today. Yet, of course, you must turn it on order to use it.

But what will you do if it doesn't switch on? This is surely a very frustrating situation.

Well, there must be something going on. And you need to follow some steps how to solve it.

Here's what you can do to fix your HTC Vive that does not turn on:

How to turn on and fix your HTC Vive: Connecting your software and hardware

The official support page of HTC Vive listed how to turn on and fix your VR headset.

The first thing you need to do is the open your SteamVR app from your PC. Also, make sure that the base stations are turned on, and your headset is connected to your PC through the link box.

When all of these are ready, turn on your controllers by pressing the System button until you hear a beeping sound.

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How to turn on and fix your HTC Vive: Double checking, plus possible reboot

Once you have done all those listed above, double check everything.

Make sure that you can track your HTC Vive hardware. You must also be sure that the SteamVR icons, as well as the status lights in your actual VR headset, are all green.

If you got all those covered, you're ready to go!

But if in any case it still does not work, try to reboot your HTC Vive right-clicking the headset icon on your SteamVR app. Select the Reboot Vive Headset, and it will automatically reboot your system.

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