Can You Install APK on Quest?

APK, APK Installations

Have you ever wondered if you can install APK on your Quest? Well, the answer is yes, you can!

In fact, it’s a great way to experience new apps and games that might not be available on the Oculus Store. However, it’s important to note that sideloading APKs can be risky and may void your warranty. So, proceed with caution.

What is an APK?

An APK (Android Package Kit) is the package file format used by Android operating systems for distribution and installation of mobile apps. The Quest runs on Android, so it’s possible to install APKs on it.

How to Install APK on Quest

Before we get started with the installation process, there are a few things you need:

– A Quest headset
– A computer with a USB port
– A USB cable
– The APK file you want to install

Now, let’s get started:

1. Turn on Developer Mode on your Quest by going to Settings > About > Software Information > More > Build Number and tapping it 7 times.

2. Connect your Quest to your computer using the USB cable.

3. Download ADB (Android Debug Bridge) to your computer from the official Android website.

4. Open Command Prompt or Terminal on your computer and navigate to the directory where you downloaded ADB.

5. Type “adb devices” in the command prompt/terminal window and hit enter. This will show you a list of connected devices.

6. Next, type “adb install [path/to/apk/file]” in the command prompt/terminal window and hit enter. This will start the installation process.

7. Once the installation is complete, disconnect your Quest from your computer.

8. On your Quest headset, go to Library > Unknown Sources and find the installed app or game.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully installed an APK on your Quest!


While sideloading APKs can be a fun way to explore new apps and games on your Quest, it’s important to remember that it can be risky and may void your warranty. Be sure to only install APKs from trusted sources and proceed with caution.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only. We do not condone piracy or any illegal activity.