How to exit a game on Oculus Quest?

Can’t exit a game on Meta Quest & Quest 2? You are not alone. It can be daunting to handle basic tasks, such as exiting an app or game for beginners. Here we list three methods to close and exit games on Oculus Quest & Quest 2. If you have just got a new Quest 2 and don’t know how to exit a game yet, check out details below.

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No. 1 Press the menu button on the left controller

This is the first method you should try. On the left controller, you can find the thumbsticks, X, Y buttons and the button with three horizontal lines is the menu button you should look for. Press on this menu button see if you can bring up the game’s own menu with the Quit option.

If you don’t see an option to exit, close or quit in a game’s menu, try the second method below.

No.2 Quit a game using the Oculus button

The Oculus button can be found on the right controller under the thumbsticks, which can easily be identified by the Oculus logo on it.

Pressing the Oculus button pops up the universal menu and you should see an option to quit the current game and return to the Oculus home screen. Remember to quickly press the Oculus button other than holding it for long. Holding the button will recenter your view. Quick press will bring up the system-level menu.

No 3. Restart or power off Oculus Quest

If the above two methods don’t workout, you can shut down and reboot the headset. Just hold down the power button on the right side of the headset until you see the power off dialog where you can choose to restart or power off the device.

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