How to Create Avatar in the Oculus Quest 2

by Narendra

How to Create Avatar in the Oculus Quest 2: Meta’s avatars are supposed to look like cartoon versions of you, similar to how the Sims look. Even though Meta looks like a cartoon, a lot of time and work has gone into making its avatars act like real people.

Since Meta didn’t have an eye-tracking feature, it studied when people blink to make its avatars blink naturally. Again, because Meta couldn’t track the whole body, it made a machine learning model to predict where the shoulders and arms would be. This is based on where your hands and head are, which is in turn based on where your controllers and headset are.

Meta wants your avatar to be a representation of you in a computer game. Nothing makes you make your avatar look like you, even a little bit. There are about a quintillion different ways to make an avatar, and you can choose any one of them.

One feature that could be added but isn’t is the ability to choose your gender, though other users may be able to tell from how you customize your avatar. Every user has access to all customization options, such as hair type, makeup, facial hair, and clothing. None of them are geared toward a certain gender.

One thing to keep in mind is that everyone can see your avatar. You don’t have to worry about it showing up on your Facebook profile. If you use your Meta avatar in a game, everyone else in the game can see it, even if they aren’t on your friends list. This is important to remember because at least some third-party games can use these avatars.

How to Create Avatar in the Oculus Quest 2

1. To make an avatar for Quest, press the Oculus button to bring up the quick toolbar. On the left side of the toolbar, click on your picture.

Click on your profile picture after you open the Oculus toolbar.

2. If you’ve never made an avatar, your profile will show a blank image. To start making or changing your avatar, click “Edit Avatar” on the left side of the page.

To change your avatar, click “Edit Avatar.”

3. You should now be able to see what you can do to make an avatar. Go through all of them to find the one you want. We suggest that you start with the body type, skin tone, hair, and some basic clothes before you get into the face. Don’t forget to click “Save Avatar & Continue” when you’re done setting up your avatar.

Go through all the options for setting up your avatar, and then click “Save Avatar and Continue.”