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How to do a reverse image search from your phone

by George Mensah

It may not be immediately obvious how to perform a reverse image search from your mobile device, depending on which mobile browser you use. The most straightforward solution we’ve discovered is to download and use Google’s free Chrome browser for iOS or Android. This browser includes a quick and simple built-in method for performing reverse image searches.

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In this simple explainer, we’ll look at how you can do this.

Reverse image searching 101

Google’s “Search by Image” feature is a useful feature that performs a reverse image search, allowing you to find related images by uploading an image or entering an image URL. This is accomplished by employing advanced algorithms to analyze the image you’ve submitted and locate others that resemble it.


Computer reverse image search is simple on a desktop. Simply navigate to images.google.com and click on the camera icon in the search bar.

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You can now enter the URL of an image you saw online, upload an image from your hard drive, or drag an image into the search box.

Reverse image searching on a mobile device

To perform reverse image searches on your iOS or Android phone or tablet, you must first install Google’s Chrome browser for iOS or Android.

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Simply tap “Search Google for This Image” in the menu that appears on your screen after you’ve done the long press, and Google will perform its clever “Search by Image” functionality.

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