Screencasting Meta Quest 3 to a Computer – Example Scenario

Imagine you want to show a friend your VR gameplay on a larger screen. Here’s how you’d screencast to a computer:

  1. Login: You open your laptop, navigate to the Oculus website, and log into your account.
  2. Headset Setup: You put on your Meta Quest 3 headset, press the Meta Button on the right controller to open the menu.
  3. App Selection: In the universal menu, you select the square icon to view all apps, then find and open the “Camera” app.
  4. Start Casting: Inside the Camera app, you click on “Cast,” then select “Computer” from the options.
  5. Select Your Computer: Your computer’s name appears on the list, and you select it to start screencasting.

Screencasting Meta Quest 3 to a TV Using Chromecast – Hypothetical Situation

You’re hosting a VR party and want everyone to see the VR action on the TV:

  1. TV Preparation: You turn on your TV and switch to the HDMI input connected to the Chromecast.
  2. Headset Operation: Wearing your Meta Quest 3, you press the Meta Button, open the universal menu, and then access the Camera app.
  3. Casting Selection: You select “Cast” in the Camera app, choose “TV,” and then pick your Chromecast device from the list.
  4. Initiate Screencast: After selecting the Chromecast, you follow any prompts on the screen, and the VR view starts displaying on the TV.

Using HDMI Cable for Screencasting – Practical Example

You have an older TV without smart capabilities but want to share your VR experience:

  1. Cable Connection: You connect your Meta Quest 3 to the TV using a USB-C to HDMI cable.
  2. App Configuration: On your smartphone, you open the Oculus app, go to “Settings,” then tap on “Cast.”
  3. TV Selection: Your TV appears in the list of devices in the Oculus app, and you select it to start casting.

Casting to a TV with Built-in Support – Real-Life Application

If your TV supports direct casting:

  1. Wi-Fi Check: You check that both your Meta Quest 3 and the TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Menu Access: On your Quest 3, you press the Oculus button to open the menu and select the Camera app.
  3. Casting Process: In the Camera app, you choose “Cast,” then find and select your TV from the list of available devices.
  4. Finalizing Connection: You follow the on-screen instructions on your TV to complete the casting setup.

Using WebOS Web Browser for Screencasting – Example Use Case

For a specific LG TV with WebOS:

  1. Web Navigation: On your LG TV, you use the remote to navigate to the Oculus casting webpage via the WebOS web browser.
  2. Casting Selection: You choose the “cast to computer” option on the webpage to start casting the Quest 3 view to your TV.