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How to invert the search for images on Android

Searching for reverse images can be very easy on desktop computers, but doing so on mobile devices needs a little more work. Of course, it is a bit annoying that you don't usually have the function out of the box on your phone, but with a little knowledge about how to do things, look for information about images and photographs while using. A smart phone is much easier to use. what you believe That being the case, let's see how to reverse the search for images on smart phones and Android tablets:

Reverse search of images on Android using third-party applications

There are many reverse image search applications available for download from the Google Play Store, but CamFind is, by far, the most popular, regardless of whether you are using Android or iOS.

  • To get started, download and install CamFind (free) on your Android device. Once you turn it on, you will land on the application's built-in camera interface, from where you can upload any image to the company's servers for more information on the subject. You can take a picture by touching the big blue camera icon on your screen or choose a picture of the galley touching the "+" icon in the upper right.

  • Once you use one of those options to upload an image to CamFind servers, the CloudSight image recognition API The company's patented not only identifies the object, but also suggests websites and resources from which it can gather more information on the subject. We perform a reverse search of a vehicle with a back door and a computer keyboard, and CamFind could correctly identify both, but the most impressive part came when we uploaded the image of a yellow Chinese China and the application accurately identified it as "Yellow Hibiscus Flower" (scientific name Hibiscus rosa-sinensis).

Other applications to reverse the search for images on Android

While CamFind is an excellent application for your phone, it uses its own image recognition API and not Google's reverse image search results . In case it is what you are looking for, you can use another excellent free application called PictPicks (free) that shows you a series of similar images from Google every time you upload an image to your servers, as you can see in the screenshots to continuation .

We also tested other third-party reverse image search applications on Android and iOS recently, so you can check our detailed article on the subject if you want more options.

Note : If you have a Pixel or Pixel 2 smart phone, you can use the Google Lens feature to reverse the image search. Galaxy S8 and Note 8 users can use the Bixby Vision function to do the same.

Reverse search of images on Android using mobile browsers

Many websites like TinEye (visiting website) allow you to reverse search images, but few are as versatile and as popular as Google's reverse image search engine. Although far from perfect, Google's reverse image search algorithm works better than most others, which really shouldn't be news for anyone. However, unlike desktop browsers, in which you can use reverse search images simply by visiting your local Google domain, using this feature on mobile devices requires that you modify some settings in your mobile browser. So without further ado, let's see how to reverse search images on Android using Google Chrome:

Note: Although we are using Google Chrome for the tutorial, the process is also identical in Firefox.

  • Open your browser and navigate to your local Google domain . Then touch the 'Men' button (three dots) in the upper right corner as seen in the image below.

  • Get a pop-up menu like the one in the image below. Scroll down the menu, then locate and select "Request desktop site" . The page automatically reloads to the desktop version.