How To Add Friends On The Meta Quest App

Are you looking to build your virtual community on the Meta Quest app but prefer to do it without linking your Facebook account?

With the Meta Quest ecosystem, you have the flexibility to connect with other users and enhance your VR experience.

This article will guide you through the process of adding friends on the Meta Quest app without the need for a Facebook account.

How to Add Friends on the Meta Quest App?

Step 1: Open the Oculus mobile app on your smartphone. This app acts as a companion to your Meta Quest headset.

Step 2: Look for the Menu icon, typically represented by three horizontal lines, located in the bottom right corner of the app interface.

Step 3: Tap on ‘People‘ to navigate to your social hub where you’ll manage your friends and followers.

Step 4: To expand your social network, tap on the ‘Add‘ button at the top of the screen. Here, you can search for new people to connect with.

Step 5: Enter the username or the real name of the person you wish to add in the search field. This will bring up a list of potential matches.

Step 6: Once you locate the correct profile, tap ‘Follow‘ next to their name to send them a follower request.

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Step 7: If they accept your request, they will be added to your list of friends, and you can start interacting with them in the Meta Quest VR environment.

How to Add Friends on Meta Quest App Without Facebook?

Step 1: Create a Meta Account 

First, you need to have a Meta account, which replaced the previous Oculus account system. If you’re a new user, you can create a Meta account through the Meta Quest app.

Existing users who have unlinked their Facebook accounts can continue using their Meta accounts without re-linking to Facebook.

Step 2: Access the Friends Feature 

Once you’ve set up your Meta account, press the Oculus button on your right-hand controller to open the universal menu.

Navigate to the ‘People‘ icon to access your friends list and other social features.

Step 3: Search for Friends 

In the friends section, you will find a search icon. Click on this to search for friends by their username or real name if they’ve made that searchable.

Step 4: Send a Friend Request 

When you find the person you want to add, send them a friend request. They will receive a notification that you’ve asked to connect, and once they accept, they will be added to your friend’s list.

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Step 5: Approve Followers 

You can also add followers by approving their requests, tapping follow next to their profile, or following people you may know.