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How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS4

Oculus Quest 2 is one of the most sought-after VR headsets right now. The Oculus Quest 2 device can be very addictive and fun.

While the Oculus Quest 2 device comes with its sphere of games. PS4 and PS5 users would mind accessing games from PlayStation on their Oculus Quest VR headset.

The question is. Is it Possible? Officially, you can’t connect your Oculus Quest 2 device with your PS4 Gaming console. However, there is a way around it.

Probably you’ve tried doing it on your own, but you’ve not figured out how to connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS4. You are at the right place. 

In this post. I will be breaking down some workarounds you should try to connect your PS4 to Oculus Quest 2 device.

Let’s proceed.

How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS4

How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS4

Normally the PS4 device has its own VR headset which is called PSVR. The PSVR works well with the PS4 Gaming console however if you want to use it with your oculus Quest. You might experience some leggings while using it since you will be streaming it from your PC.

But the first process I will touch on will show you how you can use SideQuest to install Remote Play on the Oculus Quest while remotely controlling the PlayStation from Quest.

Anyways, let’s proceed to the steps.

1 . Install SideQuest on your PC

The first thing you want to do here is to install Side Quest From This Website. Depending on the PC type you are using you can get all versions over here.

The reason why we need Side Quest is to pick from other premium Ape and games that are not on the Oculus store. Since you might not be able to install Games from outside sources.

Anyway, once you’ve downloaded SideQuest, install it on your PC and move to the next step.

2. Activate Developer Mode

The next thing to do is to activate developer mode on your oculus quest. The reason why you have to do this is to allow move app packages from your Computer to your Quest VR headset.

If you are unsure about how to do that, follow the steps below.

  • Firstly, you have to register as a business or an organization by visiting this page.
  • After doing that, ON your Oculus Quest Device.
  • Now, launch the Oculus App on your Phone.
  • Navigate to the Settings at the bottom-right.
  • Next, choose your Quest device from the device list.
  • Now, select “More Settings.
  • After, Tap Developer Mode.
  • And then, Tap the switch to enable developer mode.
  • After doing all that, rest your Quest device.

Once you’ve done that Oculus Tags your account as a developer account, while also allowing you to post apps to your Quest Account.

3. Now Install PlayStation Remote Gameplay

Now, your Oculus Quest headset has to be plugged into your PC.

Follow the instructions below to connect your Oculus Quest headset to your PC.

  • Launch the Oculus Application on your PC.
  • If you don’t have it, you can download it online here
  • Now, power ON your Oculus Quest App.
  • Next, connect your Oculus Quest 2 app to your PC via a USB 3 cable.
  • A confirmation will be shown asking you to “allow access to data”. Choose “Deny”, not “allow”
  • After this, you will see another dialogue box telling you to “Enable Oculus Link” simply choose to enable.

After doing that use SideQuest to download the apps you want on your PC. As it downloads on your PC. It’s directly being added to your Oculus device as long as the Oculus headset is Connected to your PC.

You also need to download Google chrome via SideQuest as it will be needed.

4. Enable Sideload

Since you might not be able to install apps on your Oculus Quest due to its setting. You have to allow installation from unknown sources. And below I will be showing you how to do that

On the SideQuest Home screen, select “recently installed app” – the icon has a three-by-three cell icon.

On the next screen, navigate to the top right corner and ‘ Click “allow from unknown sources.

Once you’ve done all that, let’s set up a connection with PS4

5. Set up a Connection with PS4

Over here, you have to activate “remote play” by following the steps below

  • Go to “Settings”
  • Select the “Remote Play” connection setting on the PS4 menu
  • Now, return to the quest and launch the PlayStation Remote Play Application on your PC.
  • Once you launch the app, you will be required to login into your PlayStation account.
  • Next, you will be given a URL which you will be able to access using chrome.
  • Now, select PS4 in the application and be patient while the program looks for your console and connects with it.
  • Once it is connected, you will be able to view the PS4 interface on your Oculus Quest device.

After doing all this, you should have figured out how to connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS4.

How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS5

How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS5

To install SideQuest on your PC, the process follows a similar process with PS4 however it is slightly different. Since PS5 is a newer version. The earlier method rarely works with it. so you should try out the steps below.

Setting Up Your PC for PS5

  • Download “Remote play for PS5” on your PC and then
  • Get your PS5 and power it ON.
  • On the Home screen, navigate to the “Settings” Menu
  • Select System Settings
  • On the next windows, choose “Remote Play” options and turn on “enable Remote Play.
  • Anytime you want to start Remote Play, Go to “Settings”
  • Now, select “System Option”.
  • Next, choose “power savings” and then Features Available in Rest Mode.”
  • After doing that, turn on “Stay Connected to the Internet” and Enable Turning on PS5 from Network.”

After setting up your PC let’s Connect PS5 to it.

How to Connect PS5 to your PC

After following all the steps above, you’ll need to connect your PS5 to your PC through the remote play application for PS5.

Now, follow the steps below to connect your PC to your PS5 controller.

  • Launch the application on your PC
  • Next, Sign in with the same login details with your PS5 device.
  • Wait for remote play to locate your PS5 device and establish a link.
  • Once the Connection is complete, you will see PS5 on your home screen.

It is normal to see a low resolution, however, you can adjust that in the remote play settings.

Since you have connected your PS5 to your PC, let’s connect the Oculus Quest 2 Headset to the PC.

How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to your PC 

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Since you are here to figure out how to connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS5. It is expected that you should have connected your PS5 device with your PC. If you’ve done that, here is how you can connect Oculus Quest 2 to your PC.

  • Launch the Oculus Application on your PC.
  • If you don’t have it, you can download it online here.
  • Now, power ON your Oculus Quest App.
  • Next, connect your Oculus Quest 2 app to your PC via a USB 3 cable.
  • A confirmation will be shown asking you to “allow access to data”. Choose “Deny”, not “allow”.
  • After this, you will see another dialogue box telling you to “Enable Oculus Link” simply choose to enable.

Immediately, you are done with this, you would see the screen view of your PC with a remote play on your Oculus Quest 2 device.

How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to TV

To connect your Oculus Quest 2 to your TV you can either cast it using your Phone or do it directly with the headset. below I will be outlining how to do both steps.

How to connect Oculus Quest 2 to TV using Phone

  1. Power on your TV.
  2. On your Oculus Quest 2 headset.
  3. Connect your Quest headset to the same WiFi network as your phone.
  4. Now, launch the Oculus App.
  5. Tap the Cast icon at the top right corner.
  6. Allow any requested permission to accept the wifi network if it asks.
  7. On the ‘Cast To’ Window Choose the TV you’d like to cast to.
  8. Finally, select “Start” at the bottom of your phone screen.

How to Cast Oculus Quest 2 tp TV using Oculus Headset

  1. Power on your Oculus Quest headset.
  2. Locate the Utility panel on the right side and tap ‘Cast To’.
  3. In the list of available devices, select your TV or Chromecast and then press Next.
  4. Once you do this it will start casting on your TV.

By now, you should have figured out how to connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS4. Now, let’s delve into some commonly asked questions from quest users.

Does Oculus Work with PS4?

Oculus isn’t officially programmed to work with PS4, since PS5 has its own VR headset. Plus they are offering similar products and would be regarded as competitors. However, there is a way around it, just as I have described above.

PS4 VR

Well, PS4 has its own VR headset, It is usually regarded as PSVR or PlayStation VR. The PSVR is more compatible with PS4 when compared to the Oculus headset since oculus lags and comes with latency issues.

Oculus Quest 2 Games

The majority of Oculus Quest 2 gams can be found on the Oculus website, There are free ones and some that require around $20. You can visit here to get them.

Can you use Oculus with PS5?

PS5 rarely works with Oculus Quest 2 headset since it isn’t supported, However, there are ways to connect your PS5 to your Oculus Headset. But the process might be stressful, plus it comes with lagging and latency issues.

Conclusion

After going through this article you should have figured out how to connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS4. Unfortunately, the process isn’t straightforward and the reason why is because it isn’t supported. 

So if you are less attached to your Oculus headset, getting a PSVR is the best option for you. Also, you might want to check here if you are interested in learning how to get Pavlov on your Oculus quest for free

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