Learn how to factory reset Oculus Quest 2 in two simple ways: with or without your phone.
There are two main reasons why you need to reset your VR headset:
- You give it away or sell it. If you no longer use your VR headset or are going to sell it, it would be better to erase all data and information stored in your device.
- Your headset gets trouble. If you are experiencing a problem with your VR headset and it persists after you restart the device, you can simply reset it to make it work again.
What happens when you factory reset your Oculus Quest 2?
A factory reset should be performed with caution. If you do it to your Oculus Quest 2, you will erase all the stored settings and account information that’s associated with your headset. All the purchased and downloaded games and content will be deleted from your Oculus Quest 2 headset. And it is irreversible.
Thus, you need to download the games and set the settings once again after you factory reset your Oculus Quest 2 headset.
To prevent losing all data, backing up your games’ data on cloud storage is mandatory.
Once you’ve backed up your games data, you can proceed to reset your devices. There are 2 easy methods to factory reset your Oculus Quest 2: using your phone or without your phone. It will take less than 2 minutes.
Check out the following steps to proceed.
How to Factory Reset Oculus Quest 2 with Phone
2. Launch the Oculus app on your phone.
3. Press Devices and select the connected VR headset.
4. Press Advanced Settings.