How to Connect Headphones to Oculus Quest 2 – [Bluetooth & Airpods Pro]

If you love playing online games & love VR experiences that Oculus Quest 2 is just the right thing for you.

But how do you pair them with other bluetooth headphones?

Connect Headphones to Oculus Quest 2

How to Connect Airpods Pro to Oculus Quest 2?

In order to connect Airpods Pro to Oculus quest 2:

  • Turn on the Oculus quest 2 headset by pressing on the power button for 3 seconds until the indicator light turns on
  • Go to the Oculus quest 2 Settings and open the Experiential features

  • Now click on the Bluetooth settings and search for new device 
  • Click and hold the pairing button for a few seconds on Airpods until the white light starts flashing which indicates that the Airpods are in pairing mode
  • Once your Oculus quest 2 is able to trace the Airpods pro click on pair so that the pairing begins

Once the Oculus quest 2 is paired with the Airpods Pro the white flashing light will become steady in the Airpods and you will understand that the device is now paired and ready to be used.

If you face any issues connecting the Airpods Pro to Oculus quest then you might have to restart the entire process once again.

Many users have also complained that they have faced a few performance issues once their Airpods Pro got connected to Oculus quest 2. Let us see what issues they are.

Issues faced with Airpods Pro and Oculus Quest 2 connection

Some of the issues faced when Airpods Pro gets connected to Oculus quest 2 are 

  • There will be a audio lag of minimum 0-5 seconds once you start the video 
  • The Oculus quest 2 can get slower and you could face issues with the clarity of videos

Although the video and tracking speed may work smoothly there could be a drop in the number of frames which will result in distorted video or a pixilated screen.

Hence even though you may be wanting to have the best virtual experience with your Oculus quest 2 you could face these technical glitches when you pair them with your Airpods.

Let us now understand if we can connect any wireless Bluetooth headset to the Oculus quest 2 and enjoy the virtual reality experiences.

Can we connect Bluetooth headphones to Oculus Quest 2?

Yes you can connect your Bluetooth headphones to Oculus quest and Oculus Quest 2.

In fact Oculus quest 2 also supports USB -C headphones and also 3.5mm headphones too.

How to connect Bluetooth headphones to Oculus Quest 2?

To connect your Bluetooth headphones to Oculus quest 2 you will have to follow some simple steps:

  • Firstly turn on the Oculus quest 2 headset by continuously pressing the power button for 3 seconds until the indicator light turns on
  • Now go to you Oculus quest 2 settings menu
  • Open the experiential features here
  • Now click on the Bluetooth settings and search for new device 
  • Ensure that you have kept your Bluetooth headphones in pairing mode
  • One your Bluetooth headphones are on your Oculus quest 2 will start searching for the Bluetooth device nearby
  • Once they are able to find each other, click on pair

Your Oculus quest 2 headphones should now be connected to your Bluetooth headphones and are ready to be used.

Do remember that just like your Airpods Pro, connecting your Bluetooth headphones with Oculus quest 2 can also cause performance issues.

Even with Bluetooth headphones, you might face issues where the picture quality in your Oculus quest 2 will drop or they will come pixelated especially with videos with a lot of speed. Sometimes you might also find the audio to be out of sync by a few seconds.

Best Bluetooth Headphones For Oculus Quest 2

Some of the best Bluetooth headphones that can be used with Oculus quest 2 and which are compatible too are

  • Logitech G333 earphones – these earphones are not only one of the best but they are budget friendly too
  • The Logitech G Pro – they are not only best while playing games on your Oculus quest 2 but they also support other platforms too
  • Corsair HS60 Pro – If you are looking for a pair of comfortable headphones which fits over your ears then this one is for you
  • JBL live 100 – This is again one of the best for your Oculus quest 2 as they are not only affordable and stylish but gives a great performance too

Conclusion

We hope you enjoyed reading the article today and found it useful. So the next time you wish to buy a Bluetooth headphone for your oculus quest 2 then you can look at the headphones we have recommended for you.

Also the next time you face any trouble pairing your Airpods or your Bluetooth headphones with your Oculus quest 2 then don’t forget to browse through this article for proper guidance.

John Gurley

John Gurley

John Gurley is the Founder, CEO, and Editor At Muse Mini. He has a passion for music and headphones and loves to cover all things music!
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