Get the best VPN for Meta Quest (Oculus)

Set up ExpressVPN for Meta Quest (Oculus)

Experience the metaverse with freedom and security on Meta Quest (Oculus) (formerly Oculus Quest 2). Game, stream, and browse with minimal lag on any network with ExpressVPN.


Get the best Oculus Quest 2 VPN.

ExpressVPN for Oculus Quest 2

It’s easy to get started with an Oculus Quest VPN! After installing ExpressVPN on your Quest, simply connect in one click to enjoy all of the following:

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Ultra-fast streaming

From Netflix to YouTube and Starz, securely stream your favorite movies and shows in ultra-fast HD with ExpressVPN.

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Secure browsing

Whether you’re gaming or shopping in VR, ExpressVPN provides best-in-class encryption for a secure online experience.

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Powerful protection

Avoid DDoS attacks by masking your IP. ExpressVPN also features 256-bit AES, leak protection, a kill switch, and split tunneling.

Why you should use a VPN for Meta Quest (Oculus)

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Powerful protection

Avoid DDoS attacks by masking your IP. ExpressVPN also features 256-bit AES, leak protection, a kill switch, and split tunneling.


Boost connectivity

Enjoy unlimited, premium bandwidth. Minimize ping and lag with VPN servers in 105 countries.

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Bypass throttling

Limit your ISP from slowing your connection. With a VPN, data can’t be inspected, so your bandwidth won’t be throttled.

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Access more online

Get the latest DLC and games from early launch date countries. Play games even if they’re censored where you are.*

Access content you want on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and other devices.

Play on all devices

Whether you prefer to play on a PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC, tablet, or phone, ExpressVPN has you covered.

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Game without borders

No matter where you are around the world, simply change your region and play together with your friends.*

Gaming on Oculus Quest 2 with a VPN.

Gaming on Oculus Quest 2 with a VPN

Gaming online on Oculus Quest 2 with ExpressVPN keeps your data private, while also protecting you from DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks. A VPN can also lower ping times between gaming servers by connecting you to locations closer to the network hosts, making for a smoother gaming experience.

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How to install a VPN on Oculus Quest 2

Installing ExpressVPN with SideQuest

ExpressVPN can be installed directly onto Oculus Quest 2 via the SideQuest app, which lets you download content onto your Quest. Simply download and install SideQuest on your computer, then install the ExpressVPN Android app or APK on your Oculus Quest 2.

Connect to a VPN router

Alternatively, you can connect your Oculus Quest 2 VR headset to a VPN-enabled router to achieve full VPN protection following a quick and easy installation process. If you’re based in the U.S., you can also get the ExpressVPN Aircove router with built-in^ VPN protection.

*An active ExpressVPN subscription, sold separately, is required for VPN features.
The router will still perform standard functions without one.

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Countries with Oculus Quest 2

Oculus Quest 2 is currently available for purchase in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the UK, and the U.S.

Can I use a free VPN on Meta Quest (Oculus)?

Free proxy services are not recommended for gaming online as they do not offer the same privacy and security benefits of a paid VPN. Many do not work as advertised, some may even sell your data, and most will leave your networks vulnerable to attack.

Read more about free proxy services vs. VPNs.

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Download a VPN for Meta Quest (Oculus) on all your devices

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An ExpressVPN subscription includes software solutions for every device in your home, including gaming consoles like PlayStation and Xbox and smart TV systems like Apple TV, Amazon TV Fire Stick, and Samsung Smart TV. Get a VPN APK for your Android devices, or download ExpressVPN for iOS. You can even get a VPN extension for Chrome.

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FAQ: Oculus Quest 2 VPN

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Why use ExpressVPN for gaming?

Servers in 105 countries

Secure servers are available for India, Brazil, the UK, Australia, and many other locations.

Unlimited bandwidth

You can play online games for as long as you want. We won’t stop you.

Dedicated support

The ExpressVPN Support Team is available around the clock via live chat and email.

Lightning-fast speeds

Get ultra-fast speeds and minimal buffering. Run the VPN Speed Test and see for yourself.

Watch other content

Get access to websites censored by some countries, like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.

Money-back guarantee

If you’re not satisfied using Meta Quest 2 with ExpressVPN, get a full refund within 30 days.


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