How to Watch Your Favorite Movies on Meta Quest 3

Meta Quest 3 VR headset is the headset that you can use to not only enjoy VR games but also enjoy a ton of Mixed Reality content as well as movies in 3. There have been a good number of VR movies that you can stream and enjoy with your VR headset.

So, what about Meta Quest 3? Can you stream and watch movies from your favorite streaming services? Read on to know more.

With the Meta Quest 3, you will be able to watch your favorite content, movies, and TV shows in VR. This helps you get a more immersive experience which makes it a reason why people love getting VR headsets. Of course, there are games that you can always enjoy at any time of the day, but having the ability to stream your favorite content in VR is always a welcome feature.

How to Download Streaming Apps on Meta Quest 3

The best way to experience all of your favorite movies, content, and TV shows is by downloading and installing the dedicated apps to your Meta Quest 3. Here are the steps that you need to follow to download apps to your Meta Quest 3.

How to Watch Your Favorite Movies On Your Meta Quest 3
  1. Grab the right controller for your Meta Quest 3 and press the Oculus button.
  2. The universal menu will now open up on your screen.
  3. Select the Store icon from the universal menu.
  4. With the Store open, you can simply browse through or navigate and search for the app that you would like to download to your Meta Quest 3 VR headset.
  5. The app will then be downloaded to your Mrta Quest 3 and can be accessed at any time you want from the main screen.

How to Watch Netflix and Amazon Prime Video Content on your Meta Quest 3

The best part about being able to stream content from your streaming services is that this can be done natively on your Meta Quest 3 VR headset. You do not need to connect your Meta Quest 3 VR headset to your TV, PC, laptop, or even your smartphone. In this method, we will be showing you how you can stream content from the Netflix and Amazon Prime Video apps for the Meta Quest 3.

How to Watch Your Favorite Movies On Your Meta Quest 3
  1. Download the Netflix app or the Amazon Prime Video VR app from the Meta App Store.
  2. Make sure that you have an active subscription to either Netflix or Amazon Prime Video.
  3. Once your choice of streaming service has been downloaded to your Meta Quest, tap on the Apps button on the home screen.
  4. Navigate and select the streaming app that you want to watch content from.
  5. Make sure to sign in with the account that has an active and valid subscription.
  6. Simply select the movie or TV show that you want and stream right away.

How to Watch YouTube Content on your Meta Quest 3

Apart from just your favorite movie streaming services, you can always watch other content that you might like. The best way to stream such content is by using the YouTube app. Moreover, you need to use the YouTube VR app that has been designed to stream VR content for VR devices. Here are the steps to get the YouTube VR app on your Meta Quest 3.

How to Watch Your Favorite Movies On Your Meta Quest 3
  1. Launch the app store on your Meta Quest 3 VR headset.
  2. Search for the YouTube VR app and then click on the download button.
  3. Once the YouTube VR app has been downloaded, launch the app
  4. Once you have launched the app, simply use your controllers to navigate through the app to search and stream your favorite content on YouTube.

The best part is about the YouTube VR app so that it will turn any and every video on the platform into a  VR video that will make it feel immersive when using the Meta Quest 3 VR headset.

How to Watch Movies Using Bigscreen on your Meta Quest 3

For some reason, if you do not have the apps for select streaming services, want to watch content that is stored offline on your PC, or simply want to share your screen with your friends- the best way to get this sorted is by using Bigscreen. In the case of BigScreen, you will need to make use of a computer. If this is something you would like to do, you can check out the steps mentioned below.

  1. First, make sure to download the Big Screen app for your Meta Quest 3.
  2. With the app installed, launch it and select the Remote Desktop option.
  3. Now, get on to your PC and launch the web browser.
  4. Head over to the Big Screen Remote Desktop web page.
  5. You will have to download the BigScreen app to your Windows PC from that webpage.
  6. Install the app and follow the instructions on-screen to link it with your Meta Quest 3 headset.
  7. Once you have it all linked up, just visit the streaming service’s web page on your browser, sign in, and stream your content to your MEta Quest 3.

In this way, you can easily stream content from services that might not have a dedicated app for the Meta Quest 3.

Closing Thoughts

This concludes the guide on how you can easily stream your favorite movies and TV shows from any streaming service on your Meta Quest 3 VR headset. Sure, the Big Screen method might not be the best for everyone. However, until streaming services create an app for the Meta Quest headset – till then you would have to make sure of that particular method only.

If you have doubts, feel free to drop them in the comments section below.

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Joshua D'souza

Enjoy games, 90's hip-hop, and tech. Loves exploring the infinite world of laptops and food. Every ready to provide assistance in anything that rocks his boat. Will gladly enjoy capturing memories through various lenses. Worked previously at PiunikaWeb as an author and researcher.

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