Google Launches Cardboard App For iOS, Updated Developer SDK [u]

Google has announced that its Cardboard virtual reality app is available on iOS. The app will let iOS users explore city environments, use a virtual kaleidoscope, and view 3D objects from a museum.


Up until today, the Cardboard app was only available on Android, where it has been downloaded over a million times. The company has also announced an updated Cardboard SDK, which will allow developers to create virtual experiences for iOS and Android.

Cardboard was first announced at Google I/O 2014. Cardboard for iOS is available as a free download from the App Store. The app requires any device running iOS 8 or later and has been optimized for the iPhone 5, 6, and 6 Plus.

Update: Click here to download Cardboard for iOS from the App Store.

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  • Roy DonovN

    Says not available In Canadian store

  • ????Dennis

    Hey Nick, just a heads up. The link takes you to the iTunes Store.

  • Roy DonovN

    Where do u get the viewer

  • Yearoftherat

    I just downloaded it…

  • Roy DonovN

    Got it now too where do u get the viewer

  • Tim

    I got a knock off viewer awhile ago for about $10 on eBay. This has worked in iOS for quite some time, just not the cardboard app specifically.

  • ????Dennis

    If you’re in the market for a viewer. Make sure to buy the newly released Google Cardboard Version 2. It uses a push button system to navigate, rather than the annoying magnet system. Google just announced it when they announced the iOS app, so it’s not available on Amazon yet.