How to Charge Oculus Quest 2?

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How to Charge Oculus Quest 2?

Charge Oculus Quest 2

Previously, we already share to you on what you’ll get when you open the Oculus Quest 2 package when it arrived. This time we would like to share to you on our experience when we charge Oculus Quest 2.

When we received the Quest for the first time, the headset still got some power. But we are not sure how much left. After we set it up, we can immediately used it to play few rounds of “Beat Saber” game. But after a while, it will show message that suggested you to begin to charge it. We used it to the max until we cannot turn it on since no more power left. This might means the battery is already zero.

Let’s Charge It…

First, we connect the Charging Cable to the Power Adapter. It looks like a USB Type-C cable or commonly known as USB-C. However, from their Safety and Warranty Guide, they asked us to charge ONLY with their power adapter and cable that comes inside the box. If in future, you need to use other power adapter or cable, then it’s better for you to contact Oculus Support to know the compatible one.

Cable and Adapter

One challenge for us is that the Power Adapter provided in the box is using the two pin while our country using the three pin. Hence, we need to find a Universal Power Adapter to connect the Oculus Power Adapter to it.

Power Adapter to another Adapter

Then we connect the Universal Power Adapter to the socket. And then we connect the last end of the Charging Cable to the headset. It is located at the left side of the headset and just beside the Audio Jack.

Connect Cable to Headset to Charge Oculus Quest 2

For your info, inside the headset, it contains a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery. And the important thing you need to know is that it is not user replaceable or serviceable. If something happen to your battery headset, do not open it yourself. Instead, please contact Oculus Support.

LED Light Indicator…

When we start to charge it, you can see the LED light turns to Orange color. It is located at the right side of the headset. We thought it is Red at first, but upon further checking at Oculus website, actually the color is Orange.

Start Charging

This is the better picture of the LED light color. What do you think? Is it Orange or Light Red? 😉

Red Light at Headset

When the Oculus Quest 2 finish the charging process, the LED light then turns to Green like below picture.

Finish Charge Oculus Quest 2

And this is the enlarge picture of the LED light. Okay, this time it is obviously Green.

Green Light

In terms of timing or charging duration, when we start to charge it, the time is at 7.11pm. And it finish charging around 8.49pm. Meaning to say, it takes around 98 minutes or around one and a half hour to charge Oculus Quest 2 until it is fully charged. Anyway, this is the first time we charge it. Not so sure how the timing will looks like in the future. But maybe you can use it as some sort of estimation.

So, that’s all for now. Hope to see you soon in the next post.

 

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