How do phone notifications work with Oculus Quest and Quest 2?

This feature is currently only available for iOS users, with support for Android users coming soon.
By enabling phone notifications, you can see app notifications from your phone while you’re in VR. Before you begin set-up, make sure the Oculus mobile app is installed on your phone. You can download this from the App Store.
To set up notifications on your phone:
  1. 1.
    Open the Oculus App on your Phone, then tap Devices.
  2. 2.
    Tap Phone Notifications, then tap Continue.
  3. 3.
    Confirm that the code on your phone is the same as the code shown on your headset.
  4. 4.
    Tap Pair, then tap Allow.
  5. 5.
    Tap Phone Notifications in VR.
Note: This feature only works for the apps you’ve allowed to show notification previews on your phone’s lock screen. You won’t see notifications for any apps where you’ve turned off lock screen notifications, notification previews or all notifications.
To edit settings on your phone:
  1. 1.
    Open the Oculus App on your phone, tap Devices.
  2. 2.
    Tap Phone Notifications.
To edit settings in-VR:
  1. 1.
    Navigate to Settings.
  2. 2.
    Tap Notifications, then select Phone Notifications.
From here, you can see when and what notifications you’ll receive when you’re in VR.
To view your phone notifications feed:
  1. 1.
    Put your headset on and press the Oculus button to open the Universal menu.
  2. 2.
    Select bell.
  3. 3.
    Select Phone.
If you have multiple users on your VR device, your phone notifications will not be visible to any other account holders signed into the headset.
If you share your headset with another person using your account, you can keep them from seeing your phone notifications by disabling the phone notifications feature on your Oculus app or from your headset settings.
To disable phone notifications from your phone:
  1. 1.
    Open the Oculus App and tap Devices.
  2. 2.
    Tap next to Phone Notifications to toggle off.
To disable phone notifications in-VR:
  1. 1.
    Press the Oculus button on your Touch controller to open the Universal menu.
  2. 2.
    Go to Settings, select Notifications.
  3. 3.
    Tap next to Phone Notifications to toggle off.
To display your phone notifications in VR, your headset receives some information regarding the notifications. Learn how Oculus collects and uses data for phone notifications.

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