How To Charge Meta Quest 3 Touch Plus Controllers

Check out this guide to know how to charge the Touch Plus Controllers for Meta Quest 3.

If you have purchased the latest Meta Quest 3, then you might still be adjusting to the mixed-reality headset and its Touch Plus controllers. And while it doesn’t take long to figure out how to charge the headset, controllers on the other hand, can leave you confused. And since you might want to keep them charged up at all times to immerse in the mixed reality, it’s quite important to learn everything about them.

The headset comes with its power adapter and charging cable which will power up Quest 3 to its entirety. However, you might not find any dock on the controllers. So if you want to learn how to keep the Touch Plus Controllers charged whenever you want to use Meta Quest 3, then here is everything you need to know about them.

How to Charge Touch Plus Controllers for Meta Quest 3

How To Charge Meta Quest 3 Touch plus Controllers
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Before going any further, it is worth mentioning that the Meta Quest 3 Touch Plus controllers work on AA batteries by default. There are multiple methods through which you can keep the controllers charged. Here is a list of all of them explained:

Use Charging Dock to Charge Meta Quest 3 Controllers

For users who have also purchased the charging dock with Meta Quest 3, things are relatively simple. The charging dock comes with additional rechargeable batteries for the controllers which you will need to first install. Here are the steps you can follow to install those batteries:

  • Start by taking one of the controllers and removing the battery cover.
  • This can be done by pressing the minus symbol on the side.
  • Once done, remove the default battery that came with the controller and install the one that came with the charging dock.
  • With one done, repeat the process for the next Meta Quest 3 Controllers.
  • Once you are done with both, this will install the rechargeable batteries in both the controller.
  • Users will then have to just plug in the charging dock and place the controllers on the dock on their sides.

Using Rechargeable Batteries

Another method to charge Meta Quest 3 controllers is to use any AA lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. You can replace the default ones with the rechargeable ones and charge them using an external AA battery charger. Follow the same process from above to replace the batteries.

Using AA Batteries

Users can always switch to any AA batteries available to charge up their Touch Plus Controllers. However, we would suggest making sure you are using the right batteries at your disposal to not harm the device.

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