Get info about your photos & surroundings

You can get details or take actions on your photos, objects around you, and image searches with Google Lens.

  • Lens can translate text into all Google Translate languages.
  • Shopping results are available in Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, United Kingdom, and United States.

You can use Google Lens from:

  • Google Photos
  • Google Assistant on most Android phones
  • The Google app on some Android phones, like Pixel

Get details & take action on your photos

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. Select a photo.
  3. Tap Lens .
  4. Based on your photo, check the details, take an action, or find similar products. 

If you take a photo of:

  • Apparel and home goods: Find similar products and where to buy them. 
  • Barcodes: Use a barcode to find info about a product, like where to buy it.
  • Business card: Save the phone number or address to a contact.
  • Book: Get a summary and read reviews.
  • Event flyer or billboard: Add the event to your calendar.
  • Landmark or building: Find historical facts or hours of operation.
  • Painting in a museum: Read about the artist and learn more.
  • Plant or animal: Learn about species and breeds.

Tip: To copy text, tap and select the words you'd like to copy.

Fix Google Assistant screenshot settings

If the Google Assistant won’t take screenshots, try these steps to fix the issue:

Step 1: Check your Android settings
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Settings app .
  2. Tap Apps & notifications and then Advanced.  
  3. Tap Default apps and then Assist & voice input.
  4. Turn on Use screenshot.
Step 2: Check your Assistant settings
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings." 
  2. Under "All settings," tap General.
  3. Turn on Use screen context.

Get more help or send feedback

Pixel phones

Visit the help forum

You can ask questions and find answers in the Pixel Phone Help Forum.

Contact us

  1. On your phone or tablet, open your Settings app .
  2. Scroll down and tap Tips & support.
  3. Choose phone or chat support.

Send feedback

Say “Hey Google, send feedback” or follow the steps:

  1.  On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings." 
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then Send feedback.

Tip: We use feedback to fix issues, but we can't reply to you directly.

Other Android phones

Visit the help forum

You can ask questions and find answers in the Android Help Forum.

Contact your manufacturer

Get help from your Android phone manufacturer.

Send feedback

Say “Hey Google, send feedback” or follow the steps:

  1.  On your Android phone or tablet, say "Hey Google, open Assistant settings." 
  2. At the top right, tap More More and then Send feedback.

Tip: We use feedback to fix issues, but we can't reply to you directly.

Find & delete your Google Lens activity

To find and delete your Google Lens activity, go to the Lens page on My Activity. Control what's saved in your Google Account

If you don't want your Google Lens activity saved to your Google Account, turn off Web & App Activity. Find and control your Web & App Activity.

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