How to Connect AirPods to Oculus Quest 2

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Having problems connecting AirPods to Oculus? There are a few ways to fix this issue. One of the easiest ways is to use an external Bluetooth transmitter. Another way is to unpair the controllers. In this article we’ll discuss both methods. If none of these methods work for you keep reading. We’ll also discuss some performance problems and how to use an external Bluetooth transmitter.

Bluetooth audio connection

There’s no official method for pairing the Oculus Quest 2 and AirPods but you can use Bluetooth Headphones or a wired connection. The latter is recommended by the developers. A workaround is provided below. Read on to find out more about these options. This method requires two AAA batteries and can be used by both iOS and Android users. You should have a powerful gaming laptop with a good 5GHz Wi-Fi connection.

There are some problems with this method however. You’ll notice frame rate drops and audio out-of-synch issues while using Bluetooth headphones. In some cases audio may even be out-of-sync or unusable. While these are rare issues they can occur so it’s best to avoid them. If you’re experiencing the same issues with Bluetooth headphones don’t worry as the solution is simple.

Performance issues

If you are having performance issues when connecting AirPods to Oculus Quest 2 you are not alone. Bluetooth audio connections aren’t always as reliable as wireless connections which can lead to lags frame drops and latency. In order to improve your experience we’ve listed a few things you can try. Read on to learn more about the best ways to improve your Oculus Quest 2 headset’s performance.

When using AirPods with your Oculus Quest 2 you need to make sure that your AirPods are in the pairing mode. This is different than Bluetooth pairing which can lead to audio out-of-sync or dropped frames. The problem isn’t specific to AirPods but is more common with games. If you’re experiencing problems with audio make sure to adjust your Bluetooth settings.

Using an external Bluetooth transmitter

Using an external Bluetooth transmitter to connect AirPods to the Oculus Quest is possible with Samsung phones running Android Lollipop 5.0 or later. First you must pair your phone with the Oculus Quest 2 via Bluetooth. Then plug in your Bluetooth headphones. Then you should be ready to use your AirPods. Alternatively you can also use the in-built speaker to connect to your device.

While using an external Bluetooth transmitter is a convenient solution it can be somewhat problematic. First it’s not an official Oculus Quest 2 setup. Using it with a wireless headset causes in-game lags and frame rate differences. Also the audio will not sync properly with the audio from the game. If you’re unsure about whether or not your headphones will work you can always try reinstalling the batteries.

Unpair controllers

If you are experiencing problems pairing your airpods with your Oculus Quest 2 you’ll want to know how to unpair and re-pair your controllers. Fortunately Oculus has created software that makes this process very easy. If you’re experiencing problems with your Bluetooth connection you can use it to repair the controllers. You can find the software for the Quest 2 in the Oculus app.

When you pair the controllers with the Quest 2 you’ll notice the LED on the headset and controller will start blinking or lighting. You can then plug your AirPods into the 3.5mm audio socket on the Quest 2 headset. This will enhance the quality of the wireless audio and video input. However the device you use must be fully charged and detectable by the Oculus device.

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