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Meta Quest or Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset that allows you to view and manage all your purchased apps in a single place. However, there is a downside to having linked Quest linked to your Facebook account. If you want to know how to switch your Quest from a Facebook account to a Meta account, we got you covered!
Previously known as Oculus, Meta Quest or Quest 2 required you to use your Facebook account to set it up. Though it is developed by Meta, the parent company of Facebook, linking it to your Facebook account had issues. For example, if your account gets deleted or banned for some reason on Facebook, you may not be able to access the games you have purchased for Oculus.
That said, Meta has rolled out a new type of account that allows you to log in to your Oculus and even remove Quest from your Facebook profile. These accounts are known as Meta accounts and can be switched easily.
How to switch your Quest from a Facebook account to a Meta account?
Firstly, you will need a Meta account to use your Quest. Go to meta.com/websetup on your phone or computer. Next, log in to your Facebook before proceeding ahead with other steps. As your apps and game data are associated with your Facebook account, you will have to transfer them to your new Meta account.
In the setup process, you will be asked if you want to set you your Meta account using your Facebook account or email address. If you use your Facebook account, you need to link your Meta and Facebook accounts, which will allow you to access some social features and also allow you to log into your Meta account using Facebook. If you do not choose Facebook, you will need an email address and password to log in to your Meta account.
Do note, that even if you set up the Meta account without Facebook, you can link your accounts later. Also, if you choose to set up using a Facebook account, you can unlink your accounts as well.
To link your Quest and Meta account, put on your headset. If you try to do anything, you should see a pop-up with a code to connect your headset to an account. Using the device you set up a Meta account with, visit Meta.com/device and type in the code from your Oculus. With this, your Meta account will be connected to the headset and you’re good to go! It’s just that now you will be connected with your Meta account instead of your Facebook.
In case you had paired your Quest with the Oculus app, switching to a Meta account may log you out of the app. However, it’s easy to get back. Firstly, update to the latest version of the app and then choose the Login with email option that you see on the login screen. Next, type in the email address and password you set up for your Meta account. This should
This is how to switch your Quest from a Facebook account to a Meta account. So, go ahead, try it your self and let us know your experience in the comment section below.