Many people are reporting that they Can’t reach Oculus service. We have received numerous emails and tweets from our readers about this issue.
We know how frustrating it can be when something isn’t working, so we wanted to provide some help. In this article, we will explain what is going on and offer some solutions.
The error message “Can’t reach Oculus Service” indicates that the Oculus application is unable to access and communicate with Oculus’s core service.
This usually happens when there is either a settings misconfiguration or the application is conflicting with some settings on your computer.
Most of the time, this issue is caused by the Software Update running in the background which Prevents Oculus from Reaching the Runtime Service.
Installing the official Oculus patch
Installing the official Oculus patch or disabling the Software Update can often solve this issue. To install the Oculus patch, simply open your library in the Oculus app and check for updates.
Once you have installed the patch, restart your PC and launch the Oculus app again.
If that doesn’t work, then you may need to disable the Software Update service by going to the Windows Services Manager.
Find the Software Update service, right-click it, and select “Stop”. Then restart your PC and launch the Oculus app again.
Changing the Date and Time
If the above methods don’t work, then you can try changing your PC’s Date and Time settings. In the Windows search bar, type “Date and Time Settings” and open it.
Check that the Date & Time is set correctly and ensure that “Set time automatically” is enabled. If not, enable it and restart your PC.
Reinstalling the Oculus App
If none of the above methods work, then you may need to reinstall the Oculus app. To do this, open your library in the Oculus app and select “Uninstall”.
Then download and install the latest version of the Oculus software from their website.
Launching applications from the directory
If you are still having trouble, then try launching applications from the directory. To do this, open your library in the Oculus app and find the application that you want to run.
Right-click it and select “Run as administrator”. This should launch the application without any issues.
Restarting Oculus VR Runtime Service
If you are still having problems, then try restarting the Oculus VR Runtime Service. To do this, open your Control Panel and go to “Administrative Tools”.
Then select “Services” and find the Oculus VR Runtime Service. Right-click it and select “Restart”.
We hope that this article has helped you solve your issues with “Can’t reach Oculus Runtime Service”. If you have any other questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help!
The error message “Can’t reach Oculus Service” can be a frustrating issue to deal with, but it doesn’t have to be.
By following the above steps, you should be able to get your Oculus application working again in no time.
If you are still having trouble, please don’t hesitate to contact us for further help. We are here to help!