How to extend the battery life of your Oculus Quest 2

Quick steps

  • Change your Oculus Quest 2 settings
  • Use Oculus Link cable instead of Air Link for PC VR
  • Turn off the Quest 2 when not in use
  • Use an Oculus Quest 2 Elite strap with battery

As a wireless device, the Oculus Quest 2 (now Meta Quest 2) offers users a chance to experience virtual reality without the need for a PC or external device. Unfortunately, that also means it has to rely entirely on its internal battery.

If you’re deep into one of the best Quest 2 games, it can be a major disappointment when you’re booted through charge depletion. To help, we’re here with the best ways to improve your Oculus Quest 2 headset battery life and play longer.

  • Oculus Quest Link cable (optional
  • Oculus Quest 2 Elite strap with battery (optional)


  • Change your Oculus Quest 2 settings. The first thing you’ll want to do is switch to VR on your Oculus Quest 2 and open the Settings menu. Here, go to Device > Power and you will see two options: Auto-wake headphones and Auto-sleep headphones.


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