How to do a Google reverse image search

Doing a Google reverse image search is pretty straightforward! Here are three ways you can do it:

1. Using Google Images:

  • Go to Google Images: Visit https://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en.
  • Click the camera icon: You’ll find it in the search bar, next to the microphone icon.
  • Choose your method:
    • Upload an image: Click “Upload a file” and select the image you want to search for.
    • Paste an image URL: Click “Paste image URL” and paste the URL of the image you want to search for.
    • Drag and drop an image: Simply drag and drop the image from your computer onto the search bar.
  • Click “Search”: Google will analyze the image and show you visually similar images, websites where the image appears, and information about the image, if available.

2. Using Google Chrome:

  • Right-click on the image you want to search for: Make sure it’s displayed on a website.
  • Select “Search image with Google Lens”: This option might appear in the context menu depending on your Chrome settings.
  • Google will show you search results related to the image.

3. Using Google App or Chrome App on Mobile:

  • Open the Google app or Chrome app.
  • Tap the Google Lens icon: It looks like a camera with a magnifying glass. It might be located in the search bar or in the app’s settings.
  • Take a picture of the image or upload an image from your gallery.
  • Google will show you search results related to the image.

Tips:

  • You can crop the image before searching to focus on specific details.
  • Try different keywords or phrases to refine your search.
  • You can use reverse image search to find the source of an image, similar products, or information about the image content.