You have begun to livestream from Gear VR to Facebook, and we know that it is an awesome experience for you. During the process, you are required to connect Oculus account with Facebook account. Many users must have already done this, but there are quite a few who have no idea how to connect Oculus account with Facebook account.
So, here is the complete guide to create Oculus account, and then link or unlink your account. Once you link your Oculus account with your Facebook’s, you can livestream to Facebook, invite your FB friends to Oculus games and you can watch the saved 360 photos and videos in Facebook 360. Now check out how to link Oculus account with Facebook account.
How to Link Oculus Account with Facebook Account
Create Oculus Account with Facebook Login
While creating an Oculus account, you can select to log in and link it with your Facebook account. Note that all your Oculus-enabled devices will share the same account. When you select to link your Oculus account with Facebook account, you are believed to agree:
- Friends on your Facebook will become your Oculus friends automatically. This doesn’t work the other way round as your Oculus friends won’t become your friends on Facebook automatically.
- Your Facebook name becomes your real name on Oculus
- Though your settings do not disclose your real name privacy, your Facebook friends who link their FB account with Oculus can see and search your real name.
As of now, only Samsung Gear VR allows you to create an Oculus account using your Facebook account.
You can use your Facebook account if you have created Oculus account earlier or very recently with Facebook login.
Some users create an Oculus account on Gear VR and then try to login to the account of Oculus Rift; in this situation, users have to set a password using the Oculus app on their Samsung Android phone. After setting up the password, you can easily use your Oculus account on Rift.
Set up a password by using Oculus app on Android phone
Step #1: Launch Oculus app on your phone.
Step #2: Tap on Hamburger icon, i.e. More option.
Step #3: Next, tap on Set Password.
Step #4: Type in your password and then tap on Save.
To link or unlink your account
If you are not willing to use Facebook login, you can link or unlink your Oculus account to Facebook from settings.
How to Link or Unlink your Oculus account with Facebook account on Computer
Step #1: Launch Oculus app on your computer.
Step #2: Click on gear icon and then choose Settings.
Step #3: From Account option, click on Connect below Linked Accounts to link your account.
Step #4: Or you can click on Disconnect to unlink your account.
To link or unlink your Oculus account with Facebook account from phone
Step #1: Launch Oculus app on your smartphone.
Step #2: Tap on Hamburger icon (More option).
Step #3: Now tap on Linked Accounts.
Step #4: Tap next to Link to Facebook to link or unlink your account with Oculus.
It is done! Now you can also link your Oculus account with your Facebook account. Spice up your VR experience and livestream videos!