If you want to use different brand headphones from your headset than you will need to adjust few settings so the process can go smoothly. IT’s simple and it will not take you a lot of time. These are the following steps that will guide you how to successfully install the 3rd party headphones for you Oculus Rift.
Step 1. You will need to adjust the audio output settings. Go to Oculus Home on your PC, then select > dropdown menu
Step 2. Go to Settings
Step 3. On the left side you will read Devices section < select it.
Step 4. Select the Rift headset
Step 5. Open the Audio Output settings
Step 6. Select Windows Default in the dropdown menu
■ This will make the audio to be outputted to the main audio output
When you decide to use your personal headphones be aware that wired headphones will limit your movement while you are in VR.