2 AndroidManifest.xml Modification

The Android Manifest is an XML file which contains important metadata about the Android app.The exact .XML file is placed under the Unity project path: /Assets/Plugins/Android/. This includes the package name, activity names, main activity (the entry point to the app), configurations, Android version support, hardware features support, and permissions.

  • Step1: Modify package name

    Change the package name of launcher application to “com.picovrtob.vrlauncher”, and change VersionCode to 3000, as shown below:


Note: In all PicoNeo system and above PicoGoblinPUI version 2.3.0, when there is a launcher contains a package named “com.picovrtob.vrlauncher”, it is the system default launcher. To switch Picolauncher, users can modify home screen as PicoVRlauncher via 2D settings.

  • Step2: Modify Main Activity

    Change Main Activity as codes shown below:

    <category android:name=”android.intent.category.HOME” />

    <category android:name=”android.intent.category.DEFAULT” />

  • Step3: Unity Packaging

    For Unity packaging, package name and version number of Player Settings must be consistent with AndroidManifest file.

  • Step4: Install New Launcher

    After you built the application, install and press Home button, the new launcher would be started.


After Kiosk Mode installation, controller will not be able to connect back to headset automatically when reboot.

To easily utilize controller, please check this link: http://static.appstore.picovr.com/docs/ControllerBinding/index.html and install the 3Dof controller binding app on device. This app will pair a specified controller with headset, and connect back to headset on reboot automatically.

After Kiosk Mode installation, play boundary/safety border will not be launched by default.

To allow play boundary/safety border working in Kiosk Mode, it is required to launch the application of SeeThroughSettings after system boot up. You can use interfaces in our power manager solutions here: https://github.com/picoxr/PicoPowerManager. The package name and class name of SeeThroughSettings are com.pvr.seethrough.setting and .MainActivity .