Explore Flickr

Want to see the most interesting, vibrant and beautiful images on flickr.com right on your iPad or iPhone?

Explore Flickr will show you stunning photography from around the world in perfect high definition.

Unfortunately, Explore Flickr has been discontinued after being on the App Store for 6 years!

Thank you for downloading the app - we hope you enjoyed exploring the best photos that Flickr had to offer.

Standard Features

Every day, millions of new photographs are uploaded to flickr and the absolute best of them are chosen to be on the “Explore” section of the site. Explore Flickr for iPad and iPhone allows you to browse those images in perfect high definition.

  • Browse hundreds of the top daily images from flickr.com.
  • Find beautiful wallpaper and lock screen images and download them direct to your photo library.
  • Instantly see photo title and tag details, or browse all details and photo comments right on flickr.com from within the app.
  • An entirely new set of photographs refreshed daily for a constant stream of fresh photography!

Premium Features

But why limit yourself to just the photography that flickr picks every day? Upgrade to premium from within the app and search more than 5 billion photos unlocking all of the content that flickr has to offer.

  • Text Search - Search for any keyword on flickr.
  • Explore by Tag - Click on any tag to explore further.
  • Search History - Keep track of your favourite searches.
  • Slideshow - View a rolling slideshow of all displayed images.


Explore Flickr works on any iOS device. The only restriction is that you are running iOS 4.0 on an iPhone or iPod touch or iOS 3.2 on the iPad.


Mesmerizing! ★★★★★
Simple and beautiful. An inspiring way to kill time.

A visual delight! ★★★★
Very nicely designed. Elegantly simple interface. Well done.

Lots of potential. ★★★★
Very charming app, the main screen load animation is elegant and large photos are beautifully displayed.


Flickr is a trademark of Yahoo! Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Explore Flickr uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr.

All photos displayed within the Explore Flickr app and on this page are property of the respective Flickr users and subject to individual terms of usage.

The following Creative Commons-licensed photos are used in the gallery on this page: 1