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How to transfer files from a computer to your Meta Quest headset?

In this article you will learn how to transfer files from a computer to the Meta Quest 2 or Quest Pro.

What is needed:

  • Meta Quest 2 or Quest Pro
  • USB-C cable
  • Computer

How to transfer files to the Quest 2 or Quest Pro:

  1. Turn on your Quest headset, set up a guardian and make sure you are in the home environment.
  2. Now, use the included USB-C cable to connect your headset to the computer.
  3. Put on your Quest again and click on Accept/Allow to allow your computer to access your headset’s files.
    1. On Windows, your headset will automatically appear as a drive.
    2. On Mac, install Android File Transfer to transfer files from your PC to your headset.
  4. You are now able to drag and drop files from your computer into the file system of your Meta Quest 2 or Quest Pro and vice versa.

If your Quest headset is not appearing as a drive:

  1. Make sure to use the original USB-C cable that came with your device.
  2. Make sure to select Accept in VR after connecting the device.
  3. Update your device driver:
    1. On your PC, go to My Computer or This PC.
    2. Select Computer.
    3. Click on Manage.
    4. Click on Device Manager.
    5. Click on > next to Oculus devices or Portable devices.
    6. Right click on Meta Quest and select Update Driver.
    7. Select the Browse my computer option, then click on Let me pick from a list.
    8. Click on MTP USB Device, then select Next to complete the update.

You should now know how to transfer files from your PC to your Meta Quest 2 or Quest Pro and vice versa.

If file transfer does not work for you, try the following to troubleshoot the problem:
  • Make sure you are using the Quest 2/Pro with your Admin account.
  • In your headset, go to Setting > System > Developer and make sure USB Connection Dialog is enabled.
  • Restart both the Quest 2/Pro and your PC.
  • Use a differenct USB cable.
  • Try a different USB port on your PC.
  • Try to connect your Quest 2/Pro to another PC.
  • If it still does not work, contact Meta’s support here.
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