Capturing and sharing photos in Immerse

There are two ways you can take pictures in the Immerse VR app - by taking a screenshot on your Quest headset or by taking a picture with the camera found in your backpack. Both can be accessed in your Quest Media Library.

Capturing Screenshots Using Controllers

To take a screen shot:

  1. Press and hold the Oculus button (the flat button) on your right Oculus controller.
  2. While holding the Oculus button down, press the trigger of your right controller.
  3. This takes a picture that is saved to your Quest Media Library.
Image of Oculus button

Taking Photos with the Immerse Camera

To take a photo with your Immerse camera:

  1. Take the camera out of your backpack by pressing the "B" button and locating your camera in the right pocket.
  2. Grab and hold the camera.
  3. Line up the picture you want to take and press the right trigger button.
  4. The photo appears under your camera.
  5. Reach out with your other hand and grab the photo.


You can also take a selfie or place your camera on a tripod so you can be in your own photo.

To take a selfie:

  • While holding the camera, press forward on the "thumb stick."
  • Take a photo following the instructions described above.

To place a tripod:

  • While holding the camera, pull down on the "thumb stick" to show the tripod.
  • Pull the "trigger" button to place the tripod.
  • While still holding the camera, walk away and use the same instructions above to take a photo.

How to Save an Immerse Camera Photo

You can save the photo to your headset media folder by following these steps:

  1. Take a photo with the camera.
  2. While holding the photo, open the Backpack to the “Tools” side (zipper on the left). 
  3. Place the photo in the square “Save Zone” on the bottom right.
  4. Your photo is saved to your headset media folder!


You are NOT able to save a photo by dropping it into an inventory "pocket" on the Inventory side of the backpack (zipper to the right). 

Accessing Saved Photos

To access your photos from your Quest Media Library you must:

  1. Click the Oculus button on your right controller to see the Oculus menu bar.
  2. Click the pink "Arrow/Sharing" icon on the bottom menu bar. 

  3. This will open your most recent media, where you will be able to access your photos!

How to Share Your Photos

You may wish to share the photos that you take in Immerse with others or post them to social media. Sharing your photos is easy, as long as you have the Meta Quest Mobile App and have allowed Cloud syncing to your headset.

Enable Cloud Sync on Your Headset

You must allow your headset to sync the media you have stored to your

mobile app. 

  1. Open the App Library in your Quest headset and find the Files folder
  2. Next, open the Files folder and click Media>Click to turn on syncing
  3. You are now set up to share your photos easily!

Access and Share Photos in the Meta Quest Mobile App

  1. Navigate to your smartphone's app store and search "Meta Quest"

  2. Download the app and navigate to Gallery to view and share your photos.

  3. Select a photo and click the Share button. You will then be able to choose how to share your photo.
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