The Oculus Quest has arrived, delivering the next step in untethered play. However, if you don't want everyone on the platform to be able to access when you're playing, or who you are, you'll want to adjust your privacy settings. This doesn't take long, and it's doable from right inside the Oculus app.
How to adjust privacy settings on Oculus Quest
- Open the Oculus app on your phone.
- Open the Settings menu. It's located at the bottom right of the app, with a gear icon.
Open Privacy Settings.
- Adjust settings for your Real Name, Activity, and Friend List using the menu.
Oculus has made it extremely easy for you to change your privacy settings whenever you need to. You can change who can view and search for you by name, what your friends see, and what activity is shared.
Our top equipment picks
All you actually need to take advantage of everything Oculus Quest has to offer is the headset itself. It's an awesome self contained system that takes untethered VR to the next level.
No wires, no tether, no limits
The Oculus Quest delivers the first high-end wireless VR experience. With a headset and controller, you have everything you need to get started in VR in one simple package. Whether you want to watch videos or enjoy the best VR games out there, this is the headset to do it.
Oculus Quest delivers an untethered VR experience that gives you the fun of a Rift, without the drawbacks of wires to get in the way. This makes it easy to travel with and share, and means you never have to worry about lugging around a giant bag of gear along the way.
Our Favorite Accessories
The Oculus Quest comes with everything that you need to play. However, picking up a few accessories can also enhance your play, and ensure that your system doesn't get damaged when you travel.
Oculus Quest Travel Case ($40 at Amazon)
Oculus Quest is easy to travel with, but if you want to keep it safe while you're on the road a solid travel case is definitely your best bet.
Mamut Controller Grips ($38 at Mamut)
The Oculus Touch controllers have a smooth plastic casing, which makes them easy to drop if you work up a sweat. Mamut's Grips solve that problem.
Oculus Quest VR Cover ($19 at VR Cover)
As you play, the foam pad for the Oculus Quest will inevitably wind up gross and sweaty. If you want to protect your foam pad, this fabric cover can do it, and it's machine washable!
Relax your grip with these Oculus Touch hand straps and grips
When using Oculus Touch controllers, you must constantly keep your fingers clenched, even when the game encourages your hands to be loose. Many VR gamers look for mods for their Touch controllers to make it easier to let go of them without dropping them or losing access to the buttons. Thankfully, there are a few reliable mods on the market designed specifically for Touch controllers.
No need for controllers with these awesome Oculus Quest games
The Oculus Quest can now track your hands as well as controllers, but what are you supposed to do with that? We've got the answers you're looking for.
All these games support cross-by for Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift
Cross-buy allows you to purchase a game once and have it on both the Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest. Not every game supports it, but there are dozens of excellent titles that do. Here's every single one of them.