OpenXR troubleshooting

Here are some troubleshooting tips when developing an OpenXR app using the Windows Mixed Reality OpenXR Runtime. If you have any other questions about the OpenXR 1.0 specification, visit the Khronos OpenXR Forums or Slack #openxr channel.

Note

There are known issues in the current Windows Mixed Reality OpenXR runtime with x86 apps. You should build desktop OpenXR apps for x64 at the moment.

OpenXR app not starting Windows Mixed Reality

If your OpenXR app isn't starting Windows Mixed Reality when you run it, the Windows Mixed Reality OpenXR Runtime may not be set as the active runtime. Follow the instructions for getting started with OpenXR for Windows Mixed Reality headsets to fix the issue.

You can also run the OpenXR Developer Tools for Windows Mixed Reality to get troubleshooting help on the state of your systems Windows Mixed Reality OpenXR Runtime.