Cast Oculus Quest 2 Headset to Smart TV Step By Step Guide
Do you want to play Meta Quest 2, which used to be called Oculus Quest 2 on your Smart TV? The following is an in-depth tutorial on how to connect your Oculus Quest 2 to your Smart TV.
The world of interservice gaming can be experienced more fully through the use of virtual reality gaming. There are a lot of games that are enjoyable, and they demonstrate the potential of virtual reality in a way that is very clear. There are a variety of virtual reality headsets on the market today. The Meta Quest 2 virtual reality headset is the one that has garnered the most attention. And perhaps the most impressive feature of the VR headset is that it enables casting to large screens, such as a computer or a smart TV.
When it comes to virtual reality gaming, the screen will only be visible to the person who is actually playing the game while wearing the VR headset. There is a method available, however, that will allow you to show your friends the screen that you are currently playing on via the television set. In today’s tutorial, we take a look at how you can cast your Meta Quest 2 to your Smart TV without using an HDMI cable.
How to Cast Oculus Quest 2 to Smart TV – Method 1
Casting your Oculus Quest 2 to a smart TV is a relatively simple and straightforward process. The wireless method is preferable. This helps to eliminate the need for extra cables and connections between your TV and your headset. So, if you want to cast your Quest 2 VR headset on your TV, this is the guide for you.
Please keep in mind that you can use any smart TV that has Google Chromecast built-in. Google Chromecast is supported by TVs running Android OS, Tizen OS, RokuOS, FireTV OS, and even other operating systems such as LG’s WebOS.
There are two ways to connect your Oculus Quest 2 to your Smart TV. One allows you to mirror your smartphone’s screen, while the other allows you to cast directly through the TV.
- Turn on both your Quest 2 headset and your Smart TV.
- Make sure your Meta Quest 2 and Smart TV are both connected to the same WiFi network.
- Now, on the right-hand controller, press the Oculus button.
- Choose the Share icon from the bottom of the screen.
- When the camera window appears, choose the Cast option.
- You can now look for wireless displays that are linked to the same WiFi network.
- Select your smart TV from the list once you’ve located it.
- A message indicating that you are now casting to your TV should appear on your Quest 2.
How to Stop Casting on Meta Quest 2
So, how did the gaming session go for you? I really hope that it was incredible. If you decide at this point that you no longer want to cast, you can easily do so. To stop casting, press the Share menu on your Quest 2 and select the Cast option from the list of available options. Your Smart TV will no longer receive broadcasts from The Quest 2.
How to Cast Oculus Quest 2 to Smart TV – Method 2 (using Smartphone)
You’ll need to get the Meta Quest app if you want to use this technique. Downloading the app won’t cost you a dime, and it works with both iOS and Android.
- Before beginning, make sure that both your headset and Smart TV are linked to the same WiFi source.
- Make sure the Oculus app is installed on your mobile device as well.
- To continue, launch the Oculus app and log in with the same account you used to set up your Meta Oculus Quest 2 headset.
- You should see a Cast button at the very top of the app on your Android device. Select it and then look for your smart TV by tapping on it.
- Find your Smart TV and then link up with it. You can now send the footage from your Oculus Quest 2 to your Smart TV via casting.
- Also, make sure your Smart TV is compatible with Apple AirPlay 2 if you’re using an iOS device (Check the list below).
- Using the Cast button in the iOS Meta Quest app, you can send content from your Oculus Quest 2 headset to your Smart TV.
How to Cast Oculus Quest 2 to Smart TV through PC – Method 3
Now, you can cast your headset to TVs that aren’t Smart TVs or that don’t have the ability to connect wirelessly to the internet and therefore don’t have the Miracast or Chromecast option. However, more work will need to be done.
- Windows PC With Chromium Based Web browser
- Quest 2 Headset
- HDMI Cable
- WiFi network
Here are the Steps:
- In the first place, fire up your Quest 2 headset and go into the Universal settings.
- Follow the on-screen prompts to select Cast.
- The computer will display a message prompt. The computer option is mandatory.
- Now, on your computer, launch a Chromium-based browser like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Brave, or Opera.
- Go to oculus.com/casting in your browser’s address bar.
- In order to access your Meta account, please log in once the page has loaded completely. Immediately, a wireless transmission of The Quest 2 will be sent to your computer.
- Connect an HDMI cable from your computer to your television to see the video feed.
- To make a copy, press the Windows and P keys simultaneously.
- You can now connect your Quest 2 headset to your TV screen through your computer.
Granted, it’s a bit of a clumsy way to do things, but it’s your best bet if you’re using a TV without any “smart” features like WiFi or Casting.
Our tutorial on how to wirelessly stream content from your Quest 2 VR headset to your smart TV is now complete. If you have a reliable internet connection, wirelessly casting your headset to the TV is the better option. Casting to a TV allows your friends to see exactly what you’re seeing in the game. This is also useful if you want to broadcast live from your headset on sites like Twitch or YouTube.
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