As a proud owner of the Oculus Quest 2, I have been looking for ways to get the most out of my device. After some research and experimentation, I have figured out how to easily cast the Oculus Quest 2 to Firestick TV. In this blog post, I will share my personal experiences, tips, and tricks that I have learned along the way. So if you are looking for a quick and easy way to cast your Oculus Quest 2 to Firestick TV, I’ve got you covered.
|Casting Oculus Quest 2 to Firestick TV requires a third-party app.
|AirScreen and AirReceiver are popular third-party apps for casting.
|Ensure both devices are updated to the latest version and on the same Wi-Fi.
|AirScreen app requires a subscription, while AirReceiver is a one-time purchase.
|Mirroring is the easiest way to cast, but may cause lag.
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Steps to Cast Oculus Quest 2 to Firestick TV
The good news is that casting your Oculus Quest 2 to your Firestick TV won’t take much time. Nevertheless, there’s no direct link between the virtual reality device and Firestick TV.
This means you’ll have to connect them through a third-party app. That being said, here’s our step-by-step guide to take you through the entire process.
Step 1: Download Third-Party App
Before you begin the casting process, make sure that you have the latest version of your Oculus Quest 2.
After that’s checked, go to the Play Store app on the Firestick TV and download AirScreen. That’ll be the third-party application you use to complete the cast.
Step 2: Launch the App and Sync
After downloading the app, launch it by selecting the “Start” button. It should show a display saying, “Wait for Connection.” Next, you’ll have to turn on the Oculus Quest 2 and wear it.
Navigate to the “Sharing” button and choose “Start Headset Casting.” Once you’re synced, you can then click on “Device” followed by “Start.”
Step 3: Exit Casting
Now that you displayed your gaming skills on-screen to your friends, it’s time to shut the AirScreen app off. To do that, you just have to take your Firestick remote and click on the back button to exit.
Other Methods to Cast Oculus Quest 2 to Firestick TV
You don’t have to stick to the AirScreen app method to cast your Oculus Quest 2 to the Firestick TV. For one, AirScreen may be too costly and other apps like AirReciever offer pretty much the same services.
Luckily, there are a couple of other ways to go about this. Check them out below.
AirReciever may be a better option since it’s much more affordable. It’s only a one-time purchase kind of app. Plus, you don’t have to cast the virtual reality device through Chromecast like the AirScreen app requires you to.
Using this app is just as simple as its competitor. Here are a few steps to guide you.
Step 1: Download AirReciever
To start, you need to go download the app through the Firestick TV. Go to the home screen and type in the search bar, “AirReciever.” After you click and download it, launch the app and press “Start.”
Step 2: Connect Your Oculus Quest 2
After clicking “Start,” you’ll be prompted with a configuration page. You can skip it or change some things like your Firestick TV name.
Having said that, grab your Oculus Quest 2 headset and turn it on. From the right controller, click on the Oculus button and go to the menu tab.
Next, choose “Share” and then press on “Start Headset Casting” or “Cast.” Locate your Firestick TV set and press “Start.
Another way to cast your virtual reality device to a Firestick TV is through mirroring. While this method is the easiest to do, the TV screen may lag a bit compared to your Oculus Quest 2 headset. Having said that, here’s a brief rundown of the process below.
- Navigate to the “Settings” on the Firestick TV
- Click on “Display and Audio”
- Choose to “Enable Display Mirroring”
- Download the Smart View app on your Android or Apple phone
- Open the app and link it to your Firestick TV to see your phone screen on the TV screen
- Turn on the Oculus app on your phone and access your Oculus Quest 2
- Click on “Sharing” then “Cast
- Choose the device you’re casting and press on “Start Casting.”
After understanding how to cast Oculus Quest 2 to Firestick TV, you get to enjoy your friend’s reaction to your virtual reality experience.
Apart from that, if some issues arise, try to make sure you’ve updated both devices to their latest version. Additionally, when connecting both the Oculus Quest 2 and Firestick TV, you need to make sure they’re on the same Wi-Fi connection.
When it comes to the casting process, you mainly need to download a third-party app such as AirScreen or AirReciever to complete the casting process.
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