How to reset an Oculus headset: Such as a Quest, Rift or Go headset

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The Oculus VR headset has multiple variations and versions. But when it comes to resetting and restoring factory settings, one procedure goes for all of those.

Even if you're using an Oculus Quest, Rift, or Go, there is a standardised method of how to reset your headset.

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It won't take much of your time, and it definitely won't be a hassle either.

With that, here's how to reset and restore factory settings on your Oculus headset.

Reset your Oculus headset using your phone

Assuming you already have the Oculus app in your phone, which we recommend, you can reset yours by using your mobile device.

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  • Open the Oculus app on your phone and go to the Settings tab.
  • Then tap the headset connected on your phone.
  • Select the More Settings option and choose Factory Reset.
  • End up by clicking Reset.

Upon doing so, it will reset your Oculus headset immediately.

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Reset your Oculus headset using the headset itself

The official support page for Oculus also has the following method:

  • First, make sure to turn off your headset.
  • Then press and hold the power and volume (the minus) buttons on your headset at the same time and wait for your screen to boot.
  • Click the volume buttons to select Factory Reset and press the Power button afterwards.
  • Finally, use again the volume buttons to choose Yes and it will now reset your headset.

Before you decide on resetting your headset however, take note that it will erase all the saved information and apps stored on your Oculus.

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Make sure that before you do a reset, always think twice before you do it.

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