How To Add Friends on Quest 2 (Step by Step with Pictures)

If you are looking for quick information on how to add new friends to your Quest 2 headset in order to enjoy some quality VR adventures together, then you have arrived at the right place!

The easiest way to add friends to your Quest 2 account is using the Oculus Mobile app (open the Menu and click on the “People” icon). You can also add friends straight from the headset (open People icon from the universal menu) or use the Oculus PC software (select Friends from the left menu).

Next, I am going to give step-by-step instructions (with pictures) for each of the different methods. So without further ado, let’s dive right in!

Add Friends Using the Oculus Mobile App

  1. Open the Oculus app on your phone
  2. Tap Menu on the bottom-right of the screen

    Oculus Mobile App Menu
  3. Tap on the People icon

    Oculus Mobile App Add Friends
  4. Tap on the Search icon top-right of the screen

    Oculus Mobile App Search Friends
  5. Type in the username or first and last name of the person
  6. Tap on the Add friend icon next to someone’s name to add them as a friend

    Oculus Mobile App Add new Friend

Note! If you are trying to add your current Facebook friends to your Quest 2, use the “See All” button to quickly locate all of your Facebook friends who have been using VR.



Add Friends From your Quest 2 Headset

  1. Click the Meta button (or “Oculus”) on your right controller to bring up the universal menu
  2. Click on the People icon

    Quest 2 Add People
  3. Click on the Search Friends icon top-right

    Quest 2 Search Friends
  4. Select Search name or username and type in the username or the person’s first and last name
  5. Click on the Add Friend icon next to the person’s name to add them as a friend

    Add new Friend on Quest 2


Add Friends from Oculus PC Software

  1. Open the Oculus PC Software on your PC
  2. Click on Friends from the menu on the left

    Oculus PC Software Friends Menu item
  3. Click on the Add Friends search icon

    Search Friends on Oculus PC software
  4. Type in the username or first and last name
  5. Click on the Add friend icon next to the person to add them as a friend

    Add New Friend on Oculus PC Software

And these were all of the different methods that you can use to add friends to your Quest 2 account so that you can chat, play games or have a VR party together. Enjoy!

HARDWARE USED FOR TESTING AND WRITING THE ARTICLES:
* Meta Quest 2 (My “daily driver” headset which I absolutely love & recommend)
* Lenovo Legion 5 Pro (AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060, 16GB RAM)
* TP-Link Archer C6 (budget dedicated router for Air Link, see my full setup tutorial)

ESSENTIAL QUEST 2 COMFORT ACCESSORIES:
* VR Cover Foam Replacement (one of the easiest & cheapest ways to improve headset comfort)
* BoboVR M2 Head Strap (reduce pressure on your head and improve the overall fit of the headset)

Martin Rakver

I am a software engineer and tech enthusiast. During my free time, I like to immerse myself in the world of virtual and augmented reality, which I believe will be more and more prominent in the years to come.

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