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Mobile VR - Getting Started Guide

Having access to a VR device is easier than you think, you just need a mobile phone and in some cases, an affordable Mobile headset. These are some options we recommend, whatever option you choose, just make sure that they are able to fit your phone. You won't need extra controllers or fancy additional gadgets.


Below you will find a list of online resources that you can test for inspiration, we hope you enjoy them and hopefully, they will help you get started.

Google Expeditions App

This google app, available for both Android and IOS devices, allows you to access lots of content for both Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. You might need a Mobile VR Headset to experience the VR content. click here to visit

Sketchfab Website

This is an online community for 3D model creators, all models have an option to view in VR found in the bottom right corner of each 3D model window. click here to visit

WEB VR Experiments - Google

This is a very cool website where you can experience different types of content using your mobile phone click here to visit

Youtube VR

This is the official youtube channel for VR content, you will find lots of immersive videos from creators around the world. You might have to install the youtube app on your mobile device. click here to visit


There are many different tools you can use to create VR content, some will allow you to create simple content fairly easily and some will help allow you to create very robust interactive applications but will require more effort, here we provide a list of different tools along with a description.

This is a fun to use online tool that will require you to do some basic coding, they have very cool and ready to test projects on their webpage. This is a list of useful links if you want to start exploring it.

A-FRAME website
Youtube tutorial list

Unity 3D

This is a very popular opensource Game Engine, this is the kind of tool professional VR Developers use to create content, it will require more effort to learn how to use it but it will allow you to take things to the next level.It is also worth mentioning that we do have lots of experience supporting students developing projects in this platform so feel free to contact us if you need support, bellow you will find a list of useful links to get you started.

Setting Up Unity
Official Tutorials for beginners intro
Official Tutorials for beginners

Buying a Mobile VR Headset

Amazon US
ETVR 3D VR Headset

Amazon UK
KINGA VR Glasses

Box Movie 3D Goggles

We are here to help

If you need technical support for your Mobile VR Project, please contact our VR technician Alejandro Escobar, just send an email to