Note: Voice Commands are currently only available to people using Oculus in the United States with English set as the default language.

Voice Commands is a feature that allows you to perform different actions using your voice. This can be used for things such as navigating your settings, launching applications and resetting your headset view. Learn more about which commands you can say.


Turning on Voice Commands

  1. Press oculus icon on your right Touch controller to pull up your universal menu.

  2. Select .

  3. From the Quick Actions menu, select .

  4. Select Start Setup.

  5. Choose between Continue Setup and Set Up Later. You can always manage this option later in Settings.

  6. Select Enable Shortcut or Not Now. This shortcut allows you to double press the Oculus button to initiate a voice command. You can choose to skip this shortcut, or manage this feature in Settings > Device > Voice Commands.


Using Voice Commands

  1. If you set up the Voice Commands shortcut, press oculus icon twice and skip to step 4, otherwise press oculus icon on your right Touch controller to pull up your Universal Menu.

  2. Select .

  3. From the Quick Actions menu, select .

  4. You’ll be prompted to give a voice command. If you’re unsure of what to do, try “What can I say?” to see a list of supported commands.

  5. Try a voice command, like “What time is it?” or "Show me Store."


Using Voice Commands with "Hey Facebook"

When you log in with your Facebook account, you may have the option to enable the "Hey Facebook" wake word. Enabling "Hey Facebook" will allow you to activate Voice Commands on your Quest 2 device.

To opt in and begin using "Hey Facebook":

  1. Press oculus icon on your right Touch conroller to pull up your Universal Menu.

  2. Select , then select Experimental Features.

  3. Turn on "Hey Facebook".

Enabling "Hey Facebook" may affect the performance of some apps. If in-app performance is affected, "Hey Facebook" will turn off automatically and you'll receive a notification. "Hey Facebook" will still be available in Home.

Learn more about the commands you can use with “Hey Facebook”.


Recent Voice Commands

A record of phrases spoken while using Voice Commands can be viewed from the Oculus app on your mobile phone.

To see recent voice commands:

  1. From your mobile device, open the Oculus app.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Tap Voice Activity.

To delete the list of commands spoken:

  1. From Voice Activity, tap Clear All.

  2. Tap OK to confirm you want to delete the list of commands.

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