How To Enable Cloud Backup On Meta Quest

How To Enable Cloud Backup On Meta Quest

Cloud backup is a handy feature that automatically saves things like your game progress and settings to the cloud. It's important so that when your Meta Quest gets lost or if you decide to reset it to its factory settings, you won't lose your progress or settings.

What Is A Meta Quest Cloud Backup Data?

Cloud backup on Meta Quest ensures that both system settings and app data are securely saved to the cloud. System settings include preferences and configurations specific to your Meta Quest device, such as display settings, audio preferences, and controller configurations.

By backing up system settings and app data to the cloud, Meta Quest users can seamlessly restore their preferences and app data when switching devices or after a factory reset. This ensures a smooth transition and allows users to pick up right where they left off in their favorite apps and games.

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How To Enable Meta Quest Cloud Backup

  1. Access Quick Settings on Meta Quest
  2. Navigate to Backup Settings
  3. Enable Cloud Backup Toggle

Step 1: Accessing Quick Settings on Meta Quest

To begin the process of enabling cloud backup on your Meta Quest, you'll first need to access the Quick Settings menu. Put on your Meta Quest headset and hover over the clock located on the left side of the universal menu. When the Quick Settings panel appears, select it to open up the menu.

Step 2: Navigating to Backup Settings

Once you've accessed the Quick Settings menu, it's time to navigate to the Backup settings. Within the Quick Settings panel, locate and select the "Settings" option. This will take you to the main settings menu.

From there, scroll down and select "System." Within the System settings, you'll find the option for "Backup." Click on it to proceed to the backup settings menu.

Step 3: Enabling Cloud Backup Toggle

Now that you've reached the Backup settings menu, you'll see a toggle labeled "Cloud backup." This toggle allows you to enable or disable cloud backup for your Meta Quest device. Simply select the toggle to turn on cloud backup. You'll know it's enabled when the toggle is switched to the "on" position.

While cloud backup is available to all developers, they have control over whether to enable this feature for their apps and what data gets backed up. This means that not all apps may support cloud backup, and the data backed up may vary between different apps.

How To Manage Cloud Backup Data

Viewing Supported Apps and Backup Status

  1. Access the Oculus account profile page on a computer.
  2. Navigate to the "Cloud Backup" section. Here, you'll find a table listing your installed applications with information about whether cloud backup is enabled for each app, along with the last backup time and backup size.

Deleting Cloud Backup Data via Computer

  1. In the "Cloud Backup" section of your Meta Quest account profile page, locate the app for which you want to delete the backup data. You can use the search field to find the app quickly.
  2. Once you've located the app, simply click on the "Delete" button next to it. This action will remove the cloud backup data associated with the selected app.

How To Enhance Security with End-to-End Encryption

End-to-end encryption adds an extra layer of security to your cloud backups on Meta Quest. With this feature enabled, your backups are encrypted on your device before they're sent to the cloud and they remain encrypted until they're decrypted back onto your device.

How To Turn On End-to-End Encryption

  1. Access the Quick Settings menu on your Meta Quest headset.
  2. Navigate to the "Settings" option and select "System," followed by "Backup."
  3. Click on "Set up next to End-to-end encryption" and follow the prompts to create your encryption PIN.

How To Turn Off End-to-End Encryption

  1. Go to the Backup settings menu.
  2. Select "Remove" next to End-to-end encryption and follow the prompts to confirm your action.

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Recommended Meta Quest Accessories

1. ZyberVR Neck Power Bank

2. ZyberVR Link Cable

3. ZyberVR Black Sling Bag

4. ZyberVR Night IR Light


Enabling cloud backup for your Meta Quest device is a crucial step in ensuring the safety and accessibility of your valuable app data. By entrusting your data to the cloud, you create a secure and reliable backup that can be accessed whenever needed.

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