While the oculus quest 2 is an awesome virtual reality device, it’s not immune to software hiccups that can cause problems. If you are experiencing problems on your quest device and you have exhausted all of the options you can think of to address the issue, your final troubleshooting option should be to reset your oculus quest 2 to its default factory settings.
To be clear, resetting your quest 2 will remove your account information and all downloaded games and content.
How to Factory Reset Oculus Quest 2 on iPhone, iPad
Below are the steps to restore your oculus quest 2 to its default factory settings using the oculus app.
Note :Make sure your Oculus Quest 2 is Powered ON.
Step 1: Launch the “Oculus App” on your Iphone, Ipad or Android device that is paired with Oculus Quest 2. Then you will see an Oculus Home Screen.
Step 2: Click on the “Menu” icon in the row of the options along the button of the screen, then the Menu screen is displayed.
Step 3: Click on the “Devices” in the top part of the screen, the device screen opens.
If you own multiple Oculus devices, make sure the device you want to factory reset is selected in the drop down menu at the top of the screen
Step 4: Scroll down the screen to the button of the screen to the “Headset settings” Menu and then Click on “Advanced Settings.” then the Advanced Settings Menu is displayed.
Step 5: Click on “Factory Reset” in the Menu, then a Window pops up warning you that “factory resetting your Oculus Quest 2 will remove your account information, and all downloaded games and content.”
Step 6: Click on “Reset”, then your Oculus Quest 2 will automatically be wiped and restored to its default factory settings, and as a result will be removed from your list of devices in the Oculus App.
Below are the steps to factory reset your oculus quest 2 using only the quest 2 headset.
Note : Make sure your Oculus Quest 2 is Powered OFF.if your device is already Powered on and you Press the button combination in the next step the screen you initiate the factory reset from wont load.
Step 1: Put on the Oculus Quest 2, and then Press and Hold down both the “Power” and “Volume Down” buttons at the same time until you see your Oculus Quest 2 start to Power ON. The device will load to the USB update mode screen.
Step 2: Press the “Volume Down” button to highlight factory reset, and then Press the “Power” button. The next screen asks if you are sure you want to factory reset your Oculus Quest 2, and warns you that a factory reset will delete all of the data on your device and cannot be reversed.
Step 3: Use the Volume Buttons to Highlight “yes, erase and factory reset,“ and Press the Power Button, your Oculus Quest 2 will Automatically be wiped and restored to its default factory settings.
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