How to Get & Add Custom Beat Saber Songs On Oculus Quest - 5 Steps : 10 Min. Max - New Update
UPDATED! Full Guide To Adding Custom Songs To Beat Saber On The Oculus Quest 1 & 2
The Ability to play Custom Beat Saber Songs is a BOON to the VR gamers. But Modding and Adding Custom songs on beat saber can be tricky for many VR games because none of us has a techy mind or skills, we’re just die-hard VR fans.
That’s why I thought I should make a guide that cuts off bluff and fillers and I just want to talk with points and detailed steps. No bullshit just plain explanation because I want this guide to be understandable by all the beginners and also a 15-year old can also understand how to do each step without errors and failing!
Adding Custom BeatSaber Songs to the Oculus Quest takes roughly about 10 minutes or less. That’s how you know that this is a very easy process but sometimes tricky and confusing.
That’s why This article will guide you step by step on How to Mod Beat Saber and Install Custom Beat Saber Songs on Oculus Quest. I’ve also added a wireless method to add custom songs that can help you to select and download multiple songs at once.
You can consider this as an Ultimate, Definitive, and Full Guide To Adding Custom Songs To Beat Saber on Oculus Quest 1 & 2. So without wasting more time, Let’s Install Custom Beat Saber Songs on our Oculus Quest
***This Method Works For Both Oculus Quests (1 & 2)***
"Adding Custom Beat Saber Songs On Quest In 5 Easy Steps"
In This Post :
Here's How To Mod and ADD Custom Songs in Beat Saber - Oculus Quest
- Setup Sidequest
- Backup Game Data (OPTIONAL)
- Uninstall Modded Beat Saber and BMBF Using Side Quest
- Installing, Sideloading and Setting Up The Latest Version Of BMBF
- How To Install Custom Beat Saber Songs On Your Oculus Quest 1 & 2
- 2nd Method: Installing Custom Songs (Directly & Wirelessly)
Yes, that’s it. That’s all you need to do to install Custom Beat Saber Songs on your Beat Saber
STEP 1: Setup SideQuest
Next, we’re gonna have to Sideload the applications that we need to Add Custom BeatSaber Songs to the Oculus Quest. SideQuest.
In order to do that : First Setup Sidequest and then Follow the Next step.
Make sure that you have connected Oculus Quest with SideQuest properly. You can confirm that by seeing at the TOP LEFT CORNER, a Green Light indicates that you’ve connected SideQuest with your Quest properly.
And now you’re ready to Sideload the applications that we need to Add Custom BeatSaber Songs to the Oculus Quest.
STEP 2: Backup Game Data (OPTIONAL)
Backing up your Beat Saber game data is optional but if you don’t want to lose your scores I suggest you don’t skip this. The way you back up the Game data is by going to installed apps > click > the gear icon for Beat Saber and click > backup game data
STEP 3: Uninstall Modded Beat Saber and BMBF Using Side Quest
***(ONLY FOR PREVIOUS MODDERS! FIRST TIME BEAT SABER MODDERS CAN SKIP THIS STEP) ***
You can skip this step if it’s your first time to use BMBF. Now in order to Uninstall Beat Saber and BMBF, click > the gear icon for beat saber and click > uninstall app and do the same for BMBF and If you have the wrapper then uninstall it also (Refer to the Images)
Note that: You don’t have to pay again for Beat Saber if you Uninstall it. And also if it’s your First Time modding then you don’t have to Uninstall Beat Saber because your Beat Saber is in Vanilla State already. Vanilla State means that There are no Mods/Plugins installed.
STEP 4: Sideload BMBF
So if you see other files in the download page don’t get confused and just choose the APK file (REFER TO THE IMAGE). Scroll a bit and download the first apk file you find on BMBF website.
And whenever Beat Saber releases an update you might want to check here first on VR Marvelites or join the Beat Saber modding group discord to know if its safe to update. And by safe I mean you get to keep your custom songs because big updates need a newer version of BMBF.
Not to worry though the devs usually take only a day to release a new version and also keep in mind that modded games cannot be updated the normal way.
Like if Beat Saber releases an update then you’re gonna have to uninstall your modded game first > download again from the oculus store and redo the modding process. That’s Why I Suggest you to Backup your Beat Saber Data.
STEP 4.b : Setting Up BMBF
Click the icon in the Top Right Corner and find the apk file that you downloaded earlier from BMBF.dev/stable website. For old BMBF users, redownload Beat Saber from the Oculus Store and when it’s done run it once on solo mode.
Now, Launch the BMBF by going to your library and then Unknown sources. Click on BMBF and the installer itself will guide you throughout the process. Do all the things that it says like Uninstall Beat Saber etc.
Just follow the prompts that the BMBF installer is telling you to do. Then click settings and allow installation of apps from unknown sources just ignore the message that says “RESTORE APP” and click > close
STEP 5: Installing Custom Beat Saber Songs On Your Oculus Quest
This is the part that you’ve been waiting for. Scroll down while you’re in BMBF app and start downloading some songs by clicking the download button for each song.
It’s going to say failed if you keep clicking while the song is already on queue. After downloading songs click the “SYNC TO Beat Saber” button in the TOP RIGHT CORNER because the songs will not appear in Beat Saber if you Don’t click on the “SYNC TO Beat Saber” button.
Click the playlists tab in the Beat Saber to check your songs, you’ll see that BMBF automatically creates a custom song playlist but you can edit the name and add more playlist and move songs from one playlist to another.
Now just start your Beat Saber and click allow when “Allow Permissions” prompt appears.
So you can see a “Custom Songs Tab” on the Bottom right. This is where all your Custom Beat Saber songs appear and if you’re wondering about your Music packs that you downloaded and purchased, don’t worry you didn’t lose them. Just go to the music packs tab and download them again.
(ONLY FOR PREVIOUS MODDERS WHO INSTALLED CUSTOM SONGS IN THEIR BEAT SABER)
For old users you can restore your songs that you downloaded with a previous version of BMBF by going to tools and clicking reload songs folder. Then don’t forget to click on the “SYNC TO Beat Saber” button.
How To Download And Wirelessly Install Custom Beat Saber Songs On Oculus Quest
You can also download Custom Beat Saber Songs conveniently and wirelessly using your computer by following a few simple steps.
First you need to be sure that your computer and headset are in the same network.
Then open BMBF app on your headset and go to Tools and note down the IP address and on your computer’s web browser > enter that IP address. Now open another tab and to download songs go to beatsaver.com or bsaber.com to download the songs.
The songs come in a zip format but you don’t need to extract them After downloading all the Custom Songs that you wanted, go to the “IP Address” Tab that you opened and Drag n drop all the .zip song files that you download. And after uploading the songs you should never forget to click on the “SYNC TO Beat Saber” button
Restoring The Data
The last step is to restore the Beat Saber game data. Open sidequest and go to installed apps and click > the gear icon for Beat Saber and then click > restore button (REFER TO THE IMAGE)
That’s how you can add Custom Songs To Beat Saber. I hope it’s clear enough and let me know if it works. Please share this article with your loved ones, it’ll mean the world to us.
And if you have any suggestions or problems while modding or adding custom songs in Beat Saber then make sure to comment below. We’ll really as fast as lightning. Until then, VR Army STRONG!