How to Watch 3D Movies on Oculus Quest 2 [Even Quest 3]

If you want to indulge in the VR headset world to enjoy 3D movies right from your home, you should know how to watch 3d movies on Oculus Quest 2. You can apply the same methods to the Meta Quest 3. Find three simple methods to connect VR with streaming platforms to enjoy 3D movies.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on May 09, 2024

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Although 3D viewing technology has taken center stage since the Apple Vision Pro's announcement, 3D headsets have been around since 2012. The dawn of 3D headsets brings viewers a whole new visual experience while playing games and watching movies. They take us into a unique realm where the characters and the locations are burst into vibrant experiences like never before. If you have a 3D VR headset, learn how to watch 3d movies on Oculus Quest 2 and Quest 3 from the article.

Can You Watch 3D Movies on Oculus Quest 2? 

Yes, Oculus Quest allows users to watch 3D movies on the VR. You can set up your own VR cinema on the Quest and enjoy the viewing experience from your chair, bed, or outside. Oculus Quest makes 3D viewing more immersive with HD display and cutting-edge technology. 

The wireless device can be carried anywhere and at any time, so you will always have the flexibility to adapt to your viewing enjoyment. Moreover, you can enjoy social viewing by connecting with your friends and movie enthusiasts regardless of the distance. With VRs, you don't need expensive home theaters or equipment to enjoy 3D movies. Now, a simple setup with an easy UI makes movies accessible to all.

Let us see how to use the Oculus Quest to watch 3D films on Oculus Quest 2 and Quest 3.

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Easy Ways to Watch 3D Movies on Oculus Quest 2

Once you have your Oculus VR headset, you need 3D content to enjoy movies. Let's explore 3D content and follow the steps to watch the latest blockbusters and classics in the 3D headset.

Method 1. Use 3D Movies Resources on YouTube/Amazon

YouTube and Amazon are big data companies. From timeless classics and masterpieces to the latest blockbusters and anime content, you have everything on the streaming platforms. The content is huge and diverse, but you can only watch a few movies in 3D. While YouTube is free with ads, you need to buy a subscription for Amazon to stream content. 

Let us see how to connect the Oculus Quest 2 with YouTube and Amazon to watch 3D movies.

For YouTube:

Step 1. Connect the Oculus Quest to the same WiFi as your PC or smartphone.

Connect the Oculus Quest and PC to the same WiFi.

Step 2. Open the YouTube app or website to stream the movies.

Open YouTube on the PC

Step 3. Search and open your favorite 3D content, and select the video quality you want to stream with.

Step 4. Now, you have to find and open YouTube on the Oculus Quest home screen.

Step 5. Find the same movie on Quest, and designate the 3D option from the video quality alternative to start the movie.

Start streaming the movie

For Amazon:

Step 1. Connect your VR to the same network as the PC or smartphone.

Step 2. Open Amazon Prime video through the phone or website.

Step 3. Once you zero in on the 3D movie or content you want to watch, select 3D viewing from the video quality options.

Step 4. Similarly, Find the "Amazon Prime Video" on Quest's home screen.

Step 5. Use the search feature to find the desired movie, and choose the 3D option from the video qualities to start the streaming.

Method 2. Use BigScreen

BigScreen is a VR app that allows users to collaborate and enjoy games with friends. You can virtually connect with friends, family, and people to get together for a viewing experience. BigScreen offers various environments like drive-in theaters, modern ones, 80s cinemas, etc. Similarly, you can access the streaming giants and see 3D movies.

Step 1. Open the BigScreen app from the Oculus Quest home screen.

Launch the BigSCreen app from Quest's home screen.

Step 2. Log in to your BigScreen account or create a new one.

Login in to your BigScreen account.

Step 3. From the main menu, click on "Movies" to discover the available 3D movies.

Open Movies and enable 3D mode from video options.

Step 4. Search for what you want, select it, and pick the 3D option from the video quality preferences.

Stream the 3D movie on VR.

Method 3. Stream 3D Movie to the VR Set

Windows offers a remote desktop assistant app that connects VR headsets like Oculus Quest and Meta Quest. The app allows you to stream movies directly to VR. Download the 3D content on your PC, and configure the headset to enjoy hassle-free streaming on a VR set. The steps to do this are given below:

Step 1. Download the  "Microsoft Remote Desktop Assistant" app for Windows to configure the connection between the PC and headset.

Download the Remote Desktop Assistant Windows app.

Step 2. Open the  Remote Desktop Assistant Windows app.

Step 3. Connect and configure your PC to the Oculus Quest headset.

Configure VR settings for the desktop assistant.

Step 4. Select the 3D movie you want to watch on the PC to start streaming it.

Bouns: Screen Record 3D Movies for Offline Playback

For 3D movies, you need high-speed internet to stream without lag. If you don't have internet or want to stream movies offline, you can record movies and view them later. With EaseUS RecExperts, you can record any movie or video on YouTube, Amazon, and Netflix without any black screen. 

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How to Watch 3D Movies on Oculus Quest 2 FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about how to watch 3D movies on Oculus Quest.

1. Does Netflix have 3D movies for Oculus Quest 2?

Netflix offers 3D content to stream for VR users. Search for specific titles on the app that support the 3D format. Don't assume the entire content is in 3D; you have to get the details of 3D-supported movies from the app.

2. How do I watch 3D videos on VR?

Enabling 3D movie options on streaming platforms like YouTube, Amazon, and more can help you watch 3D movies. To access VR 3D content, configure the connection between VR and streaming apps under the same WiFi network.

3. How to watch 3D movies on Disney Plus?

Check that all Disney Plus movies support the 3D content. Connect both devices to the same WiFi network and configure them. Open the Disney app on PC and VR to enable 3D viewing before playing the movie.

4. How do I view 3D models in Oculus?

Oculus offers three ways to watch 3D models. You can stream 3D movies from streaming platforms like BigScreen or directly stream the movie to a VR headset. Connect the VR and PC to the same network and view the movies.


The VR headsets make it flexible to stream 3D movies from the comfort of your home. Apart from gaming, you can connect with streaming platforms and enjoy the ultimate 3D viewing experience. Learn how to watch 3D movies on Oculus Quest 2 using three methods. All it requires is to connect the VR with streaming apps and enjoy the viewing.

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