Tracking your movements while playing VR games can be a little hard for the VR system. Well, SteamVR tracking does half the job but with the introduction of Base Stations, the tracking feature got enhanced to a significant level. However, Valve Index players who bought base stations for a better VR experience are encountering errors as the device fails to turn off or on, given in any situation. This has led to much confusion which is why we have featured this guide. Consider reading this article for more details about the issue with Valve Index Base Stations and what to do if the system doesn’t turn off or on.
Well, Base Stations have enhanced the VR experience to a new level by accurately tracing the movement of the players. Although one can argue that new headsets come with built-in cameras that use algorithms to track motions, the implementation of Base Stations to your VR experience isn’t a bad choice by any means. Well, unless it is a Valve Index Base Station. This is because the Valve Index base stations are failing to function properly as the system remains turned on or off even after quitting SteamVR and disconnecting the headset. An easy way to turn off the base station after a gaming session would be to simply disconnect the power supply, but players are looking for ways using which they can turn off their base stations automatically. So, if you are interested to know the same, continue reading.
Valve Index base station not turning off or on: What to do?
Before going into the details, make sure you are using the non-beta version of SteamVR. So, to make sure that your base stations are turned off after closing SteamVR, you will have to tweak some settings. For this, go to SteamVR and head to Settings. Now, select the Base Station option and then click on Power Management. Here, enable the Power Management setting. This is will ensure that the Base Stations are turned off whenever they are not in use.
Well, now you know what to do when your Valve Index base stations are not turning off or on. We hope this guide was able to help you fix the problem. For more such guides on Valve Index and information on newly released titles, make sure to stay tuned with us on AndroidGram.