Vuzix M4000 Getting Started Guide

Last modified: September 15, 2021

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In the box

  • 1x M4000 Viewer with 1x adjustable display screen
  • 1x Battery
  • 1x USB-A to USB-C power cable
  • 1x USB-A to Micro USB cable
  • 1x M-Series Lens-less frames
  • 1x Soft case for storage
  • 1x Helmet Mounts
  • 1x Headband
  • 1x Hat Mount with Vuzix Hat
  • 1x Power Bank 3350
  • 1x Safety Glasses (medium)

Before you start

  • Clean the viewer and battery with a damp cloth and mild detergent if necessary. Do not use all-purpose cleaners as these may damage the seals and impair the water resistance.

How to put on the Vuzix M4000

This guide explains how to put on the Vuzix M4000. What is needed:
  • Vuzix M4000
  • Battery
  • USB-C cable
  1. Take the M4000 ‘viewer’ and put it on either the left side or right side of the frame depending on which eye you would like to use. You do this by sliding the mounting tail onto the temple mount on the frames. 
  2. Do the same thing with the battery but now on the opposite side of the viewer. 
  3. Plug the USB-C to USB-C cable into the viewer and the battery to connect them.
  4. Press the button on the battery for 2 seconds to turn on the system. 
  5. Put on the Vuzix M4000 if it is ready by lifting the cable over your head to your shoulder, while putting the smart glasses on like a pair of glasses.

How to connect Wi-Fi

In this guide we will walk through how to connect the Vuzix M4000 to Wi-Fi.

What is needed:

  • Vuzix M4000
  • Smartphone or computer
QR code setup
  1. Go to to create QR code from your phone or computer.
  2. Open the scanner in the Vuzix M4000.
  3. Point the M4000 at the phone or computer screen that is displaying the QR code.
  4. The Vuzix M4000 is now connected to your Wi-Fi.
Manual setup
  1. Go to settings at the main screen by going left or right with the front and center button. 
  2. Click on Network & Internet with the back button. 
  3. Turn on Wi-Fi and it will automatically start searching for network.
  4. Click on the network you want to connect with. 
  5. Fill in the password and confirm.
  6. This can also be done by speech command. 

VR Expert Tips

How to install applications

This guide explains how to install applications, use developers mode and how to install by using your own APK on your Vuzix M4000.

What is needed:

  • Computer
  • Vuzix M4000
  • USB- C cable
  1. Register your device by logging in to your Vuzix App Store account from the computer or phone at 
  2. Follow the instructions on the website
  3. Once registered, you will see the serial number of your Vuzix M4000 under your account.
Application can be installed through the Vuzix App Store. The vuzix app Store will install and manage applications through the OTA mechanism and will require Wi-FI connectivity. (Visit

How to use developers mode

  1. Navigate to “System” from the main screen of your M4000 device. 
  2. Go to “About glasses” and then “Build nummers”.
  3. Tap on the build number 7 times 
  4. A new menu will now appear. Navigate to Settings-> System -> Developer option
  5. Scroll down until you see USB debugger mode and turn the switch on.

How to install by using own APK

  1. Turn on developers mode. (See section above).
  2. Disconnect to battery from the viewer.
  3. Connect the viewer with the computer with an USB-C cable.
  4. On the Vuzix M4000, open Settings -> Connected devices -> USB and change the mode to “Transfer files”. The Vuzix M4000 should now appear on your computer.
  5. Drag the APK from your computer you would like to install to the virtual SD card on the Vuzix M4000. 
  6. Go back to the viewer and open Files from the main screen and locate the file you copied.
  7. Highlight the APK and click on it back button to install the application. 

VR Expert tips


To navigate: , Use the front and center button  to go up and down, left and right.  To confirm:  Use the back button on the Vuzix M4000 viewer. To go back:  double click with 2 fingers on the touchpad.  To scroll:  swipe on the touchpad horizontally. 

Speech commands

  • To activate speech command, always start with “Hello Vuzix”.
  • After that the most important commands are:
To do To say
Back Go back
Down Go down
Up Go up
Confirm Confirm
Scroll Scroll down/up
Stop the scrolling Stop
Cancel Cancel
More speech commands Speech commands
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