The app can be downloaded here. Please note, that this is in beta and we are currently making frequent updates. You may need to update the app to the latest version to connect with people online.
Step 2 - Create or Join a Room
Once you have launched the app, you will find a lobby room that allows you to login, create or join a room, choose an avatar, and select a scene. Simply follow the menu options until you have loaded the scene.
Without an account, you will be able to join rooms, but not create them. To create a room, you will first need an account.
Use the following link to register a new account:
You will receive an email with a link. Click the link to verify the account. If you don’t see the email, please check your spam folder.
Step 3 - Invite your friends
Once you have created your first room, you are free to explore the many features we have enabled, like virtual video conferencing, whiteboards, or upload your files including movies, images, or 3D files . Your room is accessible through a link which you can share from your web dashboard, text or email your room code to others.
[On Quest headset]
Power on Quest headset
[on your Smartphone device that was used to set up your Quest]
Open the Oculus app
Enable Developer mode on your Oculus Quest
a. Tap Settings (bottom-right)
b. Select your connected Oculus Quest from the device list and connect to it
c. Tap More Settings which appears below your Oculus Quest in the device list
d. Tap Developer Mode. If this step hangs up, gets stuck or does not work please follow Step 3a-f below
e. Tap the switch to enable developer mode
f. Exit Settings on the app & reboot your Oculus Quest using the right-side power button
[If this is the 1st time you are using developer mode, finish Step 3. Otherwise, skip to Step 4] Create an Oculus Organization a. On your smartphone or desktop, open up a new web browser window b. Log in to your Oculus account via http://dashboard.oculus.com c. Create a new organization
d. Enter your desired organization name & submit
e. Review and Accept the terms
f. Check your Oculus app on your smartphone, and go back to Step 2d -f above.
[ Connecting Your Oculus Quest to the Computer ]
a. Connect your Oculus Quest to your computer with a USB-C data transfer cable
b. Check your Oculus Quest headset for a prompt.
c. Check the box for “Always allow from this computer”
d. Click OK
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