How to Cast a Meta (Oculus) Quest or Quest 2 to a TV

Casting can be done from the headset or a smartphone to share gaming experiences with others and monitor games being played

What to Know

  • From the headset: Go to Share > Cast. Click the device you want to cast to and click Next.
  • From a smartphone: Open the Meta (Oculus) app and tap Cast. Tap Allow to scan for other devices on the network. Select the device > Start.
  • Make sure your Quest headset, phone, and casting device are on the same Wi-Fi network.

This article explains how to cast from your Meta (Oculus) Quest or Quest 2 headset to a TV so others can see the game in progress.

How to Cast Your Meta (Oculus) Quest to a TV From the Headset

The easiest way to use Oculus casting is to connect to your TV is from inside the headset. Power on your TV, put on the headset, and power it on.

  1. Click Share, which looks like a curved arrow on your main control panel.

    Click on Share.
  2. Click Cast.

    Click Cast.
  3. Click the device you want to cast to, and click Next.

    Click the device you want to cast to and click Next.

Assuming the device is set up correctly, you will see a notification that casting has started. A red dot will appear on the right side of your field of view to indicate a recording or stream is taking place. What you see in the Oculus headset should show up on your TV, smart screen, or phone.

How to Cast a Quest to TV From Your Phone

Using the Meta (Oculus) app, you can control casting to different devices. This is the easiest solution if the person using the headset is unfamiliar with the interface. You will first need the app, and you will need to be signed into the app with your account. You will also need to be on the same Wi-Fi network as the Quest headset. Once all that is in order, here's how to cast.

  1. Open the app.

  2. Tap Cast in the upper right corner. The Cast button looks like a headset with a Wi-Fi symbol in the corner.

  3. If prompted, tap Allow for your phone to search for other devices on the network.

  4. Tap the device you want to stream to.

  5. Tap Start.

    Steps to cast from Quest to TV on Android.

How to Stop Oculus Casting

Stopping casting is just as simple. On the phone, you need to tap Stop Casting at the bottom of the app. To stop casting inside the Quest, there are a few more steps.

  1. Return to the main menu.

  2. Click Share.

    Click Share
  3. Click Cast.

    Click Casting
  4. Click Stop casting.

    Click stop casting.

What You Need for Oculus Casting

To cast your Meta Oculus Quest or Quest 2 experience to a TV, you need the headset and a Chromecast device.

Some TVs and smart screens have Chromecast built-in. Otherwise, you can purchase a Chromecast dongle. You must connect both the headset and the TV to the same Wi-Fi network as well.

  • How do I cast a Meta (Oculus) Quest 2 to a Roku TV?

    Ensure your Roku TV has the Chromecast app installed, or use a Chromecast dongle. Launch the Oculus mobile app, tap Cast, and grant necessary permissions. You'll see your Oculus headset in the Cast From section. In the Cast To box, select your Roku TV > Start.

  • How do I cast a Quest 2 to a PC?

    To cast a Quest 2 to your PC, use Chrome or Edge to navigate to the Meta Oculus casting page and log in to your account. Put on your headset and press the button on your controller to open the Universal Menu. Select Sharing > Cast > Computer > Next > Done.

  • How do I cast an Oculus Quest 2 to a Fire Stick?

    To cast an Oculus Quest 2 to an Amazon Fire Stick, you'll need to download a third-party app like AirScreen to your Fire Stick. Launch the app, tap Start, and wait for the devices to sync. Put on the Oculus headset, select Sharing > Start Headset Casting > choose your device > select Start.

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