Sunday, May 22, 2022

How to search an image in Google?

How to search an image in Google?
How to search an image in Google?

Do you want to know about an image or the objects around you? Did you know, you can search an image in Google? You can learn about the image of the object using reverse image search. A photo of any plant can be used to search for info or other similar images.

What is Reverse Image Search?

Google is a great platform to search for pictures, by typing relevant keywords, but one can also search using an image, thanks to Reverse Image Search.  The results may include Search results for objects in the image, similar images, websites having the images, or maybe a similar image.

How does the reverse image search work?

You place a photo in the search bar instead of a text query. This benefits the users in numerous ways,

Help find information about a photo-A reverse image search might bring up a website that includes a person’s name or information about the product searched for.

Help uncover plagiarism– A reverse image search will bring up similar images, that’ll reveal if an image has been copied from someone else’s work or not.

Help find similar images– If you have to find photos connected to a specific image, a reverse search will reveal related pictures. 

How to search an image in Google?

For your computer,

  • Open a web browser, maybe Chrome
  • Go to Google Images.
  • Click Search by image.
  • Click Upload an image and then choose the file or browse.
  • Select a picture from your computer.
  • Click Open or Choose.


  • On the computer, open a browser, like Chrome or Firefox.
  • Go to Google Images.
  • On your computer, find a file with pictures you want to search.
  • Click on the picture.
  • Hold the mouse, drag the picture, and then drop it into the search box.

For you Android

  • On your Android device, open the Google app or Chrome.
  • Go to Google Images.
  • Select the image you want to search and tap it.
  • To search the image:

Touch and hold the image, then tap on Search Google for the image.

For your iPhone & iPad

  • On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google app, Chrome, or Safari.
  • Go to
  • Select the image you want to search and tap it.
  • At the top right, tap on visually search this image.

For all the Android and iPhone users, it is fairly easy to reverse image search as one could just easily use Google Lens for their advantage. If you don’t know how to use Google lens then here’s a quick guide.  

 If you liked this article (or if it helped at all), please leave us a comment below or share it with friends, so they can use reverse image search too.

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