Learn about working with Cloud Anchors in your own apps.
If you are new to Cloud Anchors, see the quickstart first for system requirements, setup, and installation instructions.
Enabling Cloud Anchors in your app
By default, Cloud Anchors are disabled in ARCore. You can enable Cloud Anchor capabilities in your ARCore Session configuration.
Note that the ARCore Cloud Anchors sample app ships with Cloud Anchors enabled for demo purposes only.
Note the following when enabling Cloud Anchors capabilities in your app:
Memory usage will increase when you enable Cloud Anchors.
Battery usage is expected to be higher due to increased network usage and CPU utilization.
The ARCore Cloud Anchor API has the following quotas for request bandwidth:
|Quota type||Maximum||Duration||Applies to|
|Number of anchors||Unlimited||N/A||Project|
|Anchor host requests||30||minute||IP address and project|
|Anchor resolve requests||300||minute||IP address and project|