How to factory reset an Oculus Quest 2

When it comes to VR games, the Oculus Quest 2 is definitely one of the most popular headsets in the market. Also referred to as Meta Quest 2, this VR headset will be a standalone headset, which means that you’ll be able to install apps and games to the headset without using a computer. Sometimes, you might have issues with your Oculus Quest 2 and have to factory reset it. If so, then this guide will be very helpful to you. In this guide, you will get to know how to factory reset an Oculus Quest 2.

How to factory reset an Oculus Quest 2

How to factory reset an Oculus Quest 2

Method 1: With a mobile phone

  • Launch the Meta Quest app on your smartphone
  • Ensure that you’re using the same account signed into the app as the Quest 2 headset
  • Tap on the Menu -> Devices option at the bottom menu in the app
  • You’ll need to tap on the headset that is connected to your mobile phone currently via the app
  • Choose the Advanced Settings option
  • Select the Factory Reset option before confirming the reset process by selecting “Yes”
  • The Oculus Quest 2 VR headset will reset

Method 2: Without a mobile phone

  • First, you should ensure that you power off your Meta Quest 2 headset
  • Press and hold the Power + Volume Down buttons on your headset
  • Keep the buttons pressed until the Quest 2 boot screen pops up on the headset
  • Use the volume buttons on your headset to navigate to and highlight the Factory Reset option
  • Choose the Factory Reset option by pressing the power button on your headset
  • Use the Volume buttons for highlighting the Yes option
  • Press the power button on the headset to confirm the factory reset
  • The factory reset process will begin shortly


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