Watch VR180 and 360-degree videos with Cardboard

You can watch VR180 and 360-degree videos for an immersive virtual reality experience with Cardboard and the YouTube mobile app.

  1. Assemble Google Cardboard.
  2. Open the YouTube app on Android.
  3. Search for a VR video or go to the YouTube Virtual Reality house channel by searching for "Virtual Reality." Look for this icon to find the right channel .
  4. Select a VR video.
  5. To start playback, tap the play button.
  6. Tap the Cardboard icon . The screen split will split into two smaller screens.
  7. Insert your phone into Cardboard.
  8. Look around to view the video in VR180 or 360 degrees.

Learn more about watching 360-degree/180-degree content.

Cardboard is not supported for iPhone and iPad.

Note: VR180 and 360-degree video playback is not supported on mobile browsers. Such browsers include web views for apps and sites outside of YouTube.

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