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Cannot transfer files to the PC from Quest

iN5OMANiACiN5OMANiAC Posts: 19
NerveGear
I plugged it into my PC and pressed 'import pictures' and nothing, so I pressed file explorer and it jjust shows a blank drive on the PC. The Quest shows as portable media. I've been told you need to give permission on the Quest when plugged in, itnever asks me for permission

Things I've tried
Restarting the Quest
Restarting the PC
Uninstalling the Quest driver from the PC
Uninstalling the Quest as a device from the PC
Plugging the Quest in when switched off and turning it on while connected to the PC

Nothing makes a request for access appear on the Quest, nothing stops the PC showing it as a portable device with no media, nothing on it. (I'm using Windows 10 and USB C data cable)

Cna anyone please help?

Thanks

Comments

  • KlodsBrikKlodsBrik Posts: 1,201
    Wintermute
    Isnt there an option in Quest setting to allow unknown sources ?
     
    Be good, die great !
  • Shadowmask72Shadowmask72 Posts: 4,072 Valuable Player
    Did you activate developer mode on the phone app?


    System Specs: RTX 2080 ti , i9 9900K CPU, 16 GB DDR 4 RAM, Win 10 64 Bit OS.
  • iN5OMANiACiN5OMANiAC Posts: 19
    NerveGear
    Did you activate developer mode on the phone app?
      I did yes, should I deactivate it?
  • iN5OMANiACiN5OMANiAC Posts: 19
    NerveGear
    KlodsBrik said:
    Isnt there an option in Quest setting to allow unknown sources ?
     

    Its not that, thats for installing APKs
  • iN5OMANiACiN5OMANiAC Posts: 19
    NerveGear
    I just fixed it in the most ridiculous way
    Someone on reddit made a program called open store VR
    I started that and plugged in the headset, it asked for permission for that app on the headset and when I pressed yes it allowed the whole PC

  • MetrogenicMetrogenic Posts: 1
    NerveGear
    I just fixed it in the most ridiculous way
    Someone on reddit made a program called open store VR
    I started that and plugged in the headset, it asked for permission for that app on the headset and when I pressed yes it allowed the whole PC

    This did it, somehow. I wasn't getting the blue button, just like you. I guess I had to prompt the PC to try to contact the headset before it worked? That part wasn't listed in any docs I've read. Very curious to know how many people are going to have this problem.
  • OogieBoogie0000OogieBoogie0000 Posts: 5
    NerveGear
    Did have the same issue - "no acceptence" message. But somehow installed the Open Store VR and now see all the Oculus Quest folders. Not sure how it worked, but it worked. Big thanks!!!
  • VR_Player_1VR_Player_1 Posts: 2
    NerveGear
    turn off developer mode and follow these instructions

    https://support.oculus.com/2255729571307786/
  • SpuzzumSpuzzum Posts: 843
    3Jane
    iyksmann said:
    turn off developer mode and follow these instructions

    https://support.oculus.com/2255729571307786/

    I was going to suggest using the ADB terminal to connect to the headset, as that's what works for the Go, but the link you provided is so much easier.
  • lancewlarsenlancewlarsen Posts: 1
    NerveGear
    edited June 2019
    Same issue SOLVED by simply turning off "developer mode" via the Oculus phone app, and then re-connecting USB. 

    Worked for Oculus Quest (had same issue previously with Oculus Go). 
    Would be lovely if Oculus would fix this -- shouldn't be the case.
  • hootie976hootie976 Posts: 2
    NerveGear
    iyksmann said:
    turn off developer mode and follow these instructions

    https://support.oculus.com/2255729571307786/
    This fixed it for me as well, immediately.
    As soon as I turned off Developer Mode in the Oculus app, my Quest prompted me to Confirm the connection. I clicked Confirm and my computer issued the "connected device sound." I was then able to copy files to the Quest via drag & drop on my Windows 10 PC. Thank you @[email protected]
  • DragonX5DragonX5 Posts: 1
    NerveGear
    I record some escenes frommy game but I cannot find them on my Quest carpet...
  • milliepussmilliepuss Posts: 3
    NerveGear
    Disabling 'developer mode' on the Oculus app solved it for me too. Totally the last thing I would have tried!
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