what's the point of this forum if no one answers questions? I've got the same problem. The controller doesn't power up at all. New batteries, repeated set up attempts. Nothing. Kaput. No lights whatsoever. Now what?
Since no one else replied, let me tell you how I solved this...
Apparently if someone leaves a bad battery in long enough, it will secrete battery juice that will corrupt the contacts. Using a small screwdriver with some sandpaper on the end of it, reach into the controller's battery area and sand both the positive and negative contacts.
Worked great after that.....
Hello humanjosh, we hate to hear that you are having trouble with your controller. We're here to help! If you haven't do so already, let's try unpairing your controllers. To do so, please follow the steps below:
How to manually pair Oculus Touch controllers with the headset.
After they are paired once, the controllers will automatically connect to the headset each time it is turned on and nearby.
To unpair a controller:
If this doesn't solve the problem, please click here to submit a support ticket. Thanks! 🙂