Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


COVER PAGE - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Nov. 09, 2020
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2020  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-37862  
Entity Registrant Name PHUNWARE, INC.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 26-4413774  
Entity Address, Address Line One 7800 Shoal Creek Blvd  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 230-S  
Entity Address, City or Town Austin  
Entity Address, State or Province TX  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 78757  
City Area Code 512  
Local Phone Number 693-4199  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   49,140,540
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Entity Central Index Key 0001665300  
Common Stock    
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share  
Trading Symbol PHUN  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants to purchase one share of Common Stock  
Trading Symbol PHUNW  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ