Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Mar. 21, 2014
Jun. 30, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name Guardian 8 Holdings    
Document Type 10-K    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   38,822,092  
Entity Public Float     $ 9,604,133.80
Amendment Flag true    
Amendment Description Guardian 8 Holdings is filing this Amendment No. 1 to Form 10-K (the "Amendment") to amend its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 (the "Original Filing"), as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 28, 2014. The purpose of this Amendment is to correct an error in the disclosure of the number of warrants issued to an investment banking firm and outstanding warrants at year-end. This Amendment does not materially amend any other information previously filed in the Original Filing. The Original Filing is hereby superseded and amended with respect to: Part I, Items 1A and 5; and Part II, Item 8 set forth in this Amendment. Except for the cover page and this explanatory note, this Amendment continues to speak as of the original filing date and does not update the disclosures contained therein to reflect any events or results which occurred subsequent to the filing date of the Original Filing.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001429592    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY