Oculus Quest 2 Setup | Complete Beginners Guide

Oculus Quest 2 Setup

Have you purchased a brand new Oculus Quest 2? Are you confused about how to set it up? Don’t worry we are here to help. In this post, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of the Oculus Quest 2 setup.

Oculus has been a king of VR for years, and with the launch of Oculus Quest 2, every other headset manufacturer started to release new VR headsets competing with the features of Oculus Quest 2. These headsets come at friendly prices and provide a great experience to the users.

To setup Oculus Quest 2 >> turn it on >> connect with Oculus app >> connect it to wifi >> start enjoying your VR experience.

We will be going through the complete process of the Oculus Quest 2 setup. From unboxing to finally enjoying the experience, we will guide you at each and every step. So, without wasting time, let’s start.

How To Perform Oculus Quest 2 Setup

Once you have become the owner of Oculus Quest 2, the first thing you need to do is to set it up correctly. Here is a guide on that.

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Unboxing your Oculus Quest 2:

Once you have opened your Quest 2 and its accessories out of the box, 

At first, we recommend charging the headset. 

Plug the charging cord into a power socket and into the USB-C port. 

The charging indicator will turn from orange to green when the battery’s fully charged.

Comfortable Fit: 

Once you have charged your Oculus Quest 2, next you need to wear it on. 

Adjust the straps and make them comfortable for wearing. 

Make sure it is a loose fit as you are going to wear it for a long time. 

Adjust your eye distance to make sure your eyes won’t get damaged.

Turn It On:

Power on your Oculus Quest 2, once it is full, charge. You can find it fully charged once its light turns green. 


You can connect your Oculus Quest 2 with your smartphone and enjoy several more features. If you have a phone (iOS 10+ or Android 5.0+), you can download the app and follow the instructions indicated on the screen.


You also need to learn how to put your Oculus Quest 2 on sleep or on power-off mode. While playing on Quest 2, if you find you need to look for something or leave it at the same point for some time, then it is good for you to put it on the sleep mode. 

To put Quest 2 to sleep, press the power button. Once you put it back on your head the headset will wake up automatically. If you want to turn it off, then you just have to hold down the power button for 3 seconds until the light goes off. You can turn it on in a similar fashion.

Connecting QUEST 2 To WI-FI

Before you can start playing on your Oculus Quest 2, you need to connect it to the WiFi. it is quite easy to connect it to WiFi. 

  • Press the Oculus button on your right Touch controller, which brings up the universal menu. Then, at the clock on the left side of the menu, which pulls up the Quick Settings panel. 
  • Next, choose Wi-Fi 
  • Pick the network you want to connect to. 
  • Then enter the password.
  • Finally, select Connect. 
  • Now next time, it will connect automatically.

Setting Up Guardian

It is really important to set up guardian space for any VR headset unless you want to smack into things. With VR, you can move, dance, or dodge around your play area. To defines a safe play boundary, you need to set up Roomscale in Guardian. You need at least 6.5 feet by 6.5 feet (2 meters by 2 meters). There are two more modes of using Quest 2. Either in Stationary Mode and play seated or standing still.

To setup Guardian space, 

Press the Oculus button to get the universal menu. 

Hover over the clock on the left side of the menu,

Click on the Quick Settings panel. 

Choose Guardian. 

Then, select Stationary or Roomscale, and follow the on-screen instructions for drawing your new Guardian boundary.

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The Touch Controllers

These are the important parts of your VR headset. With Touch controllers, you can experience many Quest experiences. They are just like remotes with action buttons, a pair of thumbsticks, and analog triggers that will feel familiar to many people. Now let’s discuss a few general things to know about these buttons:

  • Thumbstick: You can use it to navigate around virtual environments.
  • Triggers: The trigger on the front of both controllers, and the A and X buttons, let you select objects. The B and Y buttons bring you back to the previous screen or menu.
  • Oculus button: Pres the Oculus button will bring the universal menu. Holding the button recenters your view.
  • Grip button: Pressing the Grip button on the side of the controller makes a fist or grasps objects with your virtual hand.

Congratulations! You have successfully set up your Oculus Quest 2. Happy gaming!

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Wrapping Up

Here we conclude our post on Oculus Quest 2 setup. Now that you’ve learned the basics of setting up your VR, you’re ready to use it. In the beginning, we recommend playing easy games, and not using VR for a long time, as it will have an impact on you, till you get used to it.

Keep exploring our website to learn more tips and tricks about Oculus Quest 2.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How do I Connect Oculus Quest 2 With WiFi?

Here are the basic steps.

  • Press the Oculus button on your right Touch controller, which brings up the universal menu.
  • Go to the Quick Settings panel. Next, choose Wi-Fi, and toggle it on.
  • Select the network that you want to connect to. 
  • Just enter the password using the  keyboard

Q2. Do You Require A PC To Use Oculus Quest 2?

No, you do not require any pc for using Oculus Quest 2. It is a completely standalone VR headset, making it a great fit for consumers so that anyone can enjoy it.

Q3. How To Get Free Games On Oculus 2?

Oculus Quest 2 comes with a lot of free games for users. You can go to the Oculus store and enjoy playing games for free.

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