How to stream Quest 3 to PC


Meta Quest 3 headset on white background
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VR enthusiasts often seek ways to share their immersive experiences with a broader audience. If you want to stream Meta Quest 3 on PC it will allow you to engage with viewers, whether for personal enjoyment or live broadcasts on platforms such as YouTube or Twitch.

With technological advancements happening daily, new ways to stream Meta Quest 3 on PC or vice versa, have been made available since you last checked. This will give you the possibility to display what you see inside the headset on your PC monitor, whether it is just gameplay of your favourite VR games, or some favourite video or film, everything. There are a few ways for this, so let's dive deeper into it.

How to cast Quest 3 to PC

Quest 3 to PC
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Quest 3 to PC

There are a few methods to stream Meta Quest 3 to a PC

Stream through browser

Quest Portal Login:

  • Log into the Quest portal to initiate the casting process.

Network Connection:

  • Ensure your Meta Quest 3 and PC are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Browser Compatibility:

  • Open oculus.com/casting in a Chromium browser on your PC. Recommended browsers include Chrome, Edge, Brave, or Opera.

Access Universal Menu:

  • Put on your Meta Quest 3 headset and press the Meta (Moebius) button on your controllers to access the universal menu.

Start Casting:

  • In the universal menu, select "Camera > Cast > Computer" to start sharing your Meta Quest 3 screen with the PC.

Stop Casting:

  • To conclude the casting session, use "Camera > Casting > Stop Casting" on your Meta Quest 3.

Wi-Fi Network Check:

  • Confirm that both your Meta Quest 3 and PC are on the same Wi-Fi network.

Addressing Connectivity Issues:

  • If your Quest cannot detect the PC, ensure they share the same network ID (SSID). Strong Wi-Fi bandwidth is essential for smooth casting.

Please note that using a Chromium browser is crucial for successful streaming to a PC. Unfortunately, Firefox is not supported for this purpose. By following these straightforward steps, you can easily cast your Meta Quest 3 to a PC and share your virtual reality experiences with a wider audience.

Stream through Air Link

Luckily, you can also stream Quest 3 content to your PC using the Air Link App. Here is a detailed step-by-step guide for this option:

Compatibility Check:

  • Confirm that your PC meets the minimum requirements for Air Link compatibility. Check the Meta website for details.

Oculus App Installation:

  • Download and install the Oculus app on your PC.

Power On Meta Quest 3:

  • Turn on your Meta Quest 3 headset.

Pairing with Oculus App:

  • Follow the instructions on the Oculus app to pair your Meta Quest 3 with your PC.

Enable Air Link:

  • In your Meta Quest 3, navigate to "Settings > System > Quest Link" and toggle on Air Link.

Launch Air Link:

  • Access your Quick Settings menu on the headset and choose "Launch Air Link."

Connect to PC:

  • On the Air Link menu, select your PC and choose "Pair." Enter the pairing code displayed on your PC to finalize the connection.

This is all you need to know about how to stream Quest 3 to PC. From here, the possibilities are numerous.

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