Device Setup - Oculus Go

This section will provide information on how to set up your Oculus Go device for running, debugging, and testing your application.

To begin development locally for Oculus Go, you must enable Developer Mode in the companion app on your mobile phone. Before you can put your Oculus Go in Developer Mode, you need to have created (or belong to) a developer organization on the Oculus Dashboard.

To join an existing organization, follow these steps:

  1. You’ll need to request access to the existing organization from the admin.
  2. You’ll receive an email invite. Once accepted, you’ll be a member of the organization.

To create a new organization, follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Fill in the appropriate information.

Enable Developer Mode

Once you belong to a developer organization, follow these steps to put your Oculus Go in Developer Mode:

  1. Open the Oculus app on your mobile phone.
  2. In the Settings menu, select the Oculus Go headset that you’re using for development.
  3. Select More Settings.
  4. Toggle Developer Mode on.


Developer Mode is intended for development activities such as running, debugging and testing applications. Other activities could result in your account being limited, suspended or terminated. For more information, see Oculus Developer Content Guidelines.

Install the Oculus ADB Drivers (Windows only)

If you are going to be pushing builds from a Windows machine, you’ll need the Oculus ADB Drivers.

  1. Download the zip file containing the driver.
  2. Unzip the file.
  3. Right-click on the .inf file and select Install.

Once complete, you’ll be able to use Android Debug Bridge (adb) to push builds to your Oculus Go.