How to connect oculus quest 2 to pc with usb-c

Last Updated: Feb 26, 2024 by

The Oculus Quest 2 is a popular virtual reality headset that offers a wireless gaming experience. However, for some games and experiences, you may want to connect your Quest 2 to your PC for a more immersive and high-quality experience. In this article, we will guide you through the steps on how to connect your Oculus Quest 2 to your PC using a USB-C cable.

What You Will Need

Before we dive into the steps, make sure you have the following items:

  • Oculus Quest 2 headset
  • USB-C cable
  • A PC with a USB-C port
  • Oculus app installed on your PC
  • Oculus Link software installed on your PC

Step 1: Enable Developer Mode on Your Quest 2

To connect your Quest 2 to your PC, you will need to enable Developer Mode on your headset. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Oculus app on your smartphone.
  2. Tap on the “Settings” tab.
  3. Select your Quest 2 headset from the list of devices.
  4. Tap on “More Settings.”
  5. Tap on “Developer Mode.”
  6. Toggle the switch to enable Developer Mode.

Step 2: Connect Your Quest 2 to Your PC

Using your USB-C cable, connect your Quest 2 to your PC. Make sure to use a high-quality cable to ensure a stable connection. Once connected, your Quest 2 will prompt you to allow access to your PC. Select “Allow” to continue.

Step 3: Download and Install Oculus Link Software

Next, you will need to download and install the Oculus Link software on your PC. This software allows your PC to recognize your Quest 2 as a VR headset. You can download the software from the Oculus website.

Step 4: Launch Oculus Link

Once the Oculus Link software is installed, launch it on your PC. You should see a prompt on your Quest 2 asking if you want to enable Oculus Link. Select “Enable” to continue.

Step 5: Start Gaming

Congratulations, you have successfully connected your Oculus Quest 2 to your PC using a USB-C cable. You can now start playing PC VR games and experiences on your Quest 2. Make sure to adjust your graphics and performance settings in the Oculus app to optimize your gaming experience.

Troubleshooting Tips

  • If your Quest 2 is not recognized by your PC, try using a different USB-C cable.
  • Make sure your PC meets the minimum system requirements for Oculus Link.
  • If you experience lag or poor performance, try adjusting your graphics and performance settings in the Oculus app.


Connecting your Oculus Quest 2 to your PC with a USB-C cable is a simple and straightforward process. With this setup, you can enjoy a wider range of VR games and experiences on your Quest 2. Have you tried connecting your Quest 2 to your PC? Let us know in the comments. Happy gaming!

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