Can You Record Games on Oculus Quest 2?

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By Monica Bates

If you’re a gaming enthusiast, you’re probably familiar with the Oculus Quest 2 – a virtual reality headset that offers an immersive gaming experience. But, can you record games on Oculus Quest 2?

The answer is yes! In this article, we’ll go over how to record games on Oculus Quest 2 and what you need to get started.

What You Need

Before we dive into the process of recording games on Oculus Quest 2, it’s important to note what you’ll need. First and foremost, you’ll need the Oculus Quest 2 headset itself.

You’ll also need a compatible smartphone – either an iPhone or an Android device. Lastly, make sure your smartphone has enough storage space to save your recorded videos.

How to Record Games on Oculus Quest 2

Now that we have our prerequisites outlined let’s move onto the steps required to record games:

Step 1: Connect Your Smartphone

To get started with game recording on your Oculus Quest 2, you’ll need to connect your smartphone to your headset via Bluetooth. To do this, follow these simple steps:

  • Open the Oculus app on your smartphone.
  • Select “Settings” from the menu and then select “Oculus Quest 2”.
  • Select “Pair New Headset” and then follow the instructions provided by the app.

Step 2: Enable Recording

After connecting your smartphone with your headset successfully, it’s time to enable recording. Follow these steps:

  • Put on your headset and navigate to “Settings” from the home screen.
  • Select “Device” and then select “Recording”.
  • Toggle on the “Recording” option.

Step 3: Start Recording

Now that recording has been enabled, it’s time to start recording your gameplay. Here’s how you can do it:

  • Put on your headset and navigate to the game you want to record.
  • Double-tap the side button on your headset to bring up the menu.
  • Select the “Record Video” option and then confirm your selection by selecting “Start”.
  • Your recording will start automatically, and you can stop it when you’re done playing by double-tapping the side button and selecting “Stop Recording” from the menu that appears.


Recording games on Oculus Quest 2 is a simple process once you know what you need and how to enable recording. With just a few simple steps, you can easily capture your gameplay footage and share it with friends or save it for later viewing. So, go ahead and try out this feature yourself, and enjoy capturing those epic gaming moments!