How To Get Google Chrome On Oculus Quest

If you are a proud owner of an Oculus Quest, chances are you are familiar with its various features and abilities. However, were you aware that you can also utilize Google Chrome on it? While it may not be as simple as downloading it from an app store, with some adjustments, you can easily browse the internet on your VR headset. Let’s take a look at the necessary steps!

Prerequisite: Developer Mode Activation

Before you can install Google Chrome, you’ll need to switch your Oculus Quest into Developer Mode. Follow these steps:

  1. Download the Oculus App on your smartphone.
  2. Pair your Oculus Quest with the app.
  3. Click on ‘Settings’ at the bottom of the app interface.
  4. Select your paired Oculus Quest.
  5. Click on ‘More Settings’ and then select ‘Developer Mode’.
  6. Activate Developer Mode by clicking the toggle switch.

Now your Oculus Quest is in Developer Mode and you can proceed to the next step.

Installing SideQuest

SideQuest is a platform that allows you to sideload apps onto your Oculus Quest. Follow these steps to install SideQuest:

  1. Visit the SideQuest website and download the appropriate version for your operating system.
  2. Install SideQuest by following the prompts.
  3. Once installed, connect your Oculus Quest to your computer using a USB cable.
  4. Open SideQuest and allow USB debugging on your Oculus Quest.

Now that SideQuest is installed, we can move on to the main event – installing Google Chrome!

Installing Google Chrome

With SideQuest installed and your Oculus Quest connected, you’re ready to install Google Chrome. Here’s how:

  1. First, you’ll need to download the Google Chrome APK file. Make sure you download it from a trusted source.
  2. Open SideQuest and click on the ‘Install APK file from folder on computer’ button on the top right.
  3. Locate the Google Chrome APK file you downloaded and select it.
  4. Once the installation is complete, you’ll be able to see Google Chrome in your Oculus Quest library under ‘Unknown Sources’.

And there you have it! You can now browse the internet using Google Chrome on your Oculus Quest. To open Google Chrome, simply go to the library in your Oculus Quest, click on ‘Unknown Sources’, and then select ‘Chrome’.


While setting up Google Chrome on Oculus Quest can seem a bit complex, with a little patience and the right steps, it becomes a fairly straightforward process. With this new capability, your Oculus Quest can do even more than before. Happy browsing in VR!