Tech giant Meta announced that it will now let users of its Quest VR headset log in through a new Meta account.
The company said that this update will be rolled out gradually worldwide, so users who do not have the option to create a Meta account and Meta-Horizon profile right away will get the update soon.
“Our new Meta account structure gives you more flexibility and control, allowing you to choose how you show up and don’t show up – and whether Facebook and/or instagram is part of your experience in virtual reality and other surfaces where you use your Meta Horizon profile,” the company said in a blog post.
“We want to make the account setup process as easy as possible, so let’s see how to get started,” he added.
If you are new to Meta VR devices, you can create a Meta account using an email address, Facebook account or Instagram account.
When you first put your headphones on, you’ll get a code you can use to pair your headphones with the Oculus mobile app. You can continue with Facebook or Instagram or use your email address to create a Meta account.
If you use a Facebook or Instagram account to create your Meta account, this social network account and your Meta account will be added to the same account. Account Centerwhich lets you unlock connected experiences like finding Instagram followers to play with in VR and using Messenger in VR.
If you create your Meta account using an email address, you will be asked to provide your name and date of birth.
“Sharing your age helps us deliver the right experiences to the right age group. You must be 13 or older (or 14 or older in Spain and South Korea) to create a Meta account,” the company said. .
“Once you are done creating your Meta account, it is time to set up your Meta Horizon profile. You will select a unique display name and username. You can also add a profile photo,” a- he added.
The company also mentioned that if you’ve logged into your VR device with your Oculus account, you can continue to do so until January 1, 2023, when you’ll need to create a Meta account and a Meta Horizon profile to continue logging in. use your Meta VR Device.