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How to Change Your Name on Oculus Quest

Have you been using your Oculus quest virtual reality device for a while now and will like to change your name on Oculus quest? Then you are reading the right article, as we will be explaining the steps required for you to take before you can change your name on Oculus quest.

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The Oculus quest virtual reality device is a favourite among many virtual reality enthusiasts. This popularity has made it one of the best selling standalone virtual reality devices available in the market.

It is particularly favoured by virtual reality gamers as the device of choice, as it allows them the freedom of movement due to its wireless connectivity.

It can also be used for other activities like listening to music and watching movies. This wide range of use also makes it a virtual reality device of choice for many people.

Using the Oculus quest virtual reality device requires you to sign up with a username, and sometimes you might no longer be interested in your current username, or you may come up with something better and will like to change your name on Oculus quest.

You have nothing to worry about, as the sections of this article below will explain how you can change your name on Oculus quest.

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How to Change Your Name on Oculus Quest

You can decide what name you believe suits you better as your username.

However, if you are no longer comfortable with your current username and want to change it to something else, you can also do that.

All you need to do is follow the instructions given below to change your name on Oculus quest.

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  • Log in to your Oculus account using either your laptop or desktop computer.
  • Then click on the Profile option shown on the left side of your device screen.
  • Now select the username option and click edit.
  • Then input the new username you would like to use with your META pin.
  • Then select save and click to confirm.

If you have followed the instructions above, you have been able to change your name on Oculus quest successfully.

However, it is essential to note that you can only change your username once every six months.

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Also, when you want to change your name on Oculus quest, there are specific criteria your new username must meet, and they are:

  • The username can only start with either a letter or a number.
  • The username can be a minimum of 2 characters in length and a maximum of 20 characters long.
  • The username can include a mix of letters, numbers, dashes, and underscores, but you can not use dashes and underscores simultaneously.
  • The username cannot have periods, slashes, and space between characters.

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How to change Oculus Username Before Six Months

Unfortunately, there is no way to change your name on Oculus quest before six months, as the Oculus quest username is only enabled by META(Facebook) to be changed once every six months.

However, you can send a message to Oculus support if you absolutely cannot wait for six months to elapse before changing your username. If your reason is convincing enough, they might help you change your username from their end.

How to Change your Name on Oculus Quest 2

You can easily change your name on Oculus quest 2 using the same method you use in changing your name on its predecessor.

Follow the steps given below to change your name on Oculus quest 2.

  • Log in to your account on the oculus website using either your laptop or desktop device.
  • Navigate to the left part of the screen and select Profile.
  • Then go to username and click the edit button beside it.
  • Then input your new preferred username with your META pin.
  • Now select save and click to confirm.

If you have followed the steps above, then you have been able to change your name on Oculus quest 2.

Note that you can only change your name on Oculus quest 2 once in six months.

The criteria your new username must meet before it is accepted are listed below.

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  • The first character of your username can only be either an alphabet or a number.
  • The username can have a minimum character length of 2 and a maximum character length of 20.
  • You can use a combination of letters, numbers, dash, and underscore, but you cannot simultaneously use dashes and underscore.
  • You cannot use slash, dash, or leave spaces between the characters of your username.

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How to Change Oculus Password

If you think your password has been compromised and someone has unauthorized access to it, this section of the article will explain the different ways you can change your Oculus password.

If you log in to your Oculus account using your Facebook account, all you need to do is to change your Facebook password.

If, however, you are yet to connect your Oculus to your Facebook account, you can follow the steps below to change your Oculus password.

You can change your Oculus password using the Oculus PC app by following the steps below:

  • Turn on your computer and open the Oculus app.
  • Then on the menu list showing on the left side of your screen, select Settings.
  • From the Settings option, select account and click on password.
  • Then input your new password and the old password to confirm that you want to change your password.
  • Then press the submit button.

You can change your Oculus password using the Oculus mobile app by following the instructions below.

  • Turn on your mobile device and open the Oculus mobile app.
  • Then click on your profile picture on the left side of your screen.
  • Then select account settings and select change account password.
  • Now input your old password and your new Password.
  • Then input your new password again to confirm that you want to change your password.
  • Then press the save button to save your new password.

You can follow either of the options above, and you will be able to change your Oculus password successfully.

Conclusion

This article has explained the steps you need to take to change your name on Oculus quest. We also looked at the different ways you can change your password.

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