How to change your Oculus Quest account from Facebook to Meta

MARK Zuckerberg’s new Oculus VR headset now offers the ability to create a new type of account.

Owners of the Meta Quest Pro VR headsets now can change their virtual accounts from Facebook to Meta.

Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates the use of a Virtual Reality headset.

Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates the use of a Virtual Reality headset.الإئتمان: جيتي – مساهم

Why do you need to change your Oculus Quest account from Facebook to Meta?

في اكتوبر 2022, موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الفيسبوك chairman and entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg announced the ميتا Quest Pro Virtual Reality Headsets.

ال VR headsets gives the ability to whoever is using them to immerse themselves in a new virtual world.

But in order to do that, users need to create an online profile.

Before the current changes, the only choice given was through the user’s موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الفيسبوك الملف الشخصي.

Having an Oculus Quest account made with موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الفيسبوك has its negatives.

على سبيل المثال, if you lose your account or its gets banned, you would lose your Quest account as well.

This is why in August 2022 Meta Quest introduced their ميتا accounts.

How to create a Meta account

كما ذكر أعلاه, you could create an account with موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الفيسبوك, انستغرام or Meta.

Creating an account with ميتا is fairly easy and straightforward.

The essential things needed are an email address and the Oculus برنامج on your mobile device, which is available both on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

You will also need to fill in your name and age, as the platform will offer you recommendations based on your age.

In order to create an account, you will need to be at least 13 years old or older.

After you are done filling in your details, you will then have to create a ميتا Horizon Profile.

This is where you could customize your username and display name, as well as put a profile picture if you like.

You could edit your account privacy and choose whatever suits your best.

You could choose from being Open to Everyone, Friends and Family, and Solo.

ثم, you will be asked to confirm your decision.

Users who are 13-17 years old will have their accounts set to private automatically.

How to link Oculus Quest to Meta account

If you already have an Oculus Quest account created before having the option to choose a ميتا الحساب, the process will be a bit different.

You will still need to create a profile with Meta and Meta Horizon, but after that, you will need to visit Meta’s Web setup website on your desktop or mobile.

This is where you will need to log in with your existing موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الفيسبوك أو انستغرام الحساب.

Doing so will ensure that all of your progress and purchases are still there.

You will have to option to keep your موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الفيسبوك account as a Meta profile or remove it and use email instead.

Even if you choose to remove your موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الفيسبوك الحساب, things such as progress and purchased content will still remain in your account.

An essential is to make sure that both your VR set and Mobile Oculus برنامج are up to date on their software updates.