Connecting your Oculus Quest 2 to your PC with Oculus Air Link

Air Link allows you to wirelessly connect your Quest 2 to your PC using a secure Wi-Fi network. For best performance on Link and Air Link, please use Windows 10. Windows 11 is not yet supported with our Oculus PC software.

Setting up Air Link
From your PC:
  1. 1.
    Download the Oculus PC app by visiting oculus.com/setup and clicking Download Software below Oculus Link. Please note, if your PC app is on v34, but your headset is on v33, you will need to enable Air Link from the Oculus PC app:
    1. 1.
      Open the Oculus PC app and select Settings.
    2. 2.
      Select the Beta tab, then select the button next to Air Link.
From your headset:
  1. 1.
    Put on your headset, then press oculus icon on your right Touch controller to pull up your universal menu.
  2. 2.
    Hover over the clock on the left side of the universal menu. When Quick Settings appears, select it to open the Quick Settings panel.
  3. 3.
    Select Settings in the top right corner.
  4. 4.
    Select Experimental.
  5. 5.
    Select the toggle next to Air Link to begin pairing.
  6. 6.
    Review the Air Link requirements, then select Continue.
  7. 7.
    Find and select your PC in the Available PCs list then select Pair.
  8. 8.
    A pairing code will show in VR. Remove your headset and confirm that the code you see on your computer matches the one you see in your headset.
    • If you don't see a pairing code, make sure that both your headset software and desktop app are on v34 or later.
  9. 9.
    Click Confirm from your Oculus desktop app. Then put your headset back on.
  10. 10.
    Select Launch to begin using Air Link.
After you pair for the first time, you can launch Air Link directly from the Quick Settings panel.

Turning off Air Link
  1. 1.
    Put on your headset, then press oculus icon on your right Touch controller to pull up your universal menu.
  2. 2.
    Hover over the clock on the left side of the universal menu. When Quick Settings appears, select it to open the Quick Settings panel.
  3. 3.
    Select Settings in the top right corner.
  4. 4.
    Select Experimental.
  5. 5.
    Select the toggle next to Air Link to turn this feature off.
To help keep your Wi-Fi connection secure, only share your Wi-Fi password with trusted devices and avoid using Air Link on a shared or untrusted Wi-Fi network.

Air Link bitrate
Air Link includes settings to modify your Bitrate. To access these settings:
  1. 1.
    Launch Air Link
  2. 2.
    The Air Link panel inside of Dash will now display two options:
    • Dynamic Bitrate
    • Static Bitrate
  3. 3.
    Adjust the slider to your desired bitrate.
  4. 4.
    Confirm or cancel the changes.
    • If you select a bitrate that is too high and the app stops responding, your settings will revert after 10 seconds.

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