Can You Use Vive Trackers With Valve Index?

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By Ralph Torres

Are you a fan of virtual reality games and looking to take your gaming experience to the next level? If so, you may have heard about Vive Trackers and Valve Index. But can you use Vive Trackers with Valve Index?

What are Vive Trackers?

Vive Trackers are small devices that can be attached to various objects such as guns, rackets, and even your body to enhance the VR experience. They track the movement of these objects in real-time and allow for more natural movements in the virtual world.

What is Valve Index?

Valve Index is a high-end VR headset developed by Valve Corporation. It boasts impressive specs such as a high refresh rate, wide field of view, and precise tracking.


Now, let’s get to the main question – can you use Vive Trackers with Valve Index? The answer is yes!

Both devices are compatible with each other. You can attach Vive Trackers to your body or any other object and use them with Valve Index for an immersive VR experience.

How to set it up?

To set up Vive Trackers with Valve Index, you will need a few things:

  • Vive Tracker(s)
  • Valve Index
  • Vive Tracker Dongle(s)
  • Vive Base Station(s)
  • A USB cable

Once you have all these things, here are the steps to set it up:

Step 1:

Attach the Vive Tracker(s) to your body or any other object that you want to track.

Step 2:

Connect the Vive Tracker Dongle(s) to your computer via USB.

Step 3:

Turn on your Valve Index headset and pair it with the Vive Base Station(s).

Step 4:

Launch SteamVR and go to the Devices tab.

Step 5:

Click on “Pair Tracker” and follow the instructions to pair your Vive Tracker(s) with the Vive Tracker Dongle(s).

Step 6:

Once paired, your Vive Tracker(s) should show up in the SteamVR Devices window.


In conclusion, yes, you can use Vive Trackers with Valve Index. They are both compatible with each other and can enhance your VR gaming experience.

Setting it up may seem a bit daunting at first, but it’s a relatively straightforward process. So go ahead and give it a try!