Be My Eyes

4.4
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About this app

People who are blind or have low vision now have three powerful tools in one with Be My Eyes.

Worldwide more than half a million people who are blind use the innovative Be My Eyes app through their smartphone to get visual description when they need it. Connect with more than 7 million volunteers. Or use the latest AI image describer. Or connect with dedicated company representatives to help with their products. All in one app.

Connect with Be My Eyes volunteers speaking 185 languages and available – for free – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our newest feature, ‘Be My AI’, is a pioneering AI assistant integrated in the Be My Eyes app. You can send images via the app to Be My AI, which will answer questions about that image and provide conversational AI generated visual descriptions for a wide variety of tasks in 36 languages. Be My AI is powered by artificial intelligence and is able to provide assistance in a wide variety of situations, from checking makeup before a night out to translating text from hundreds of different languages.

Lastly, our ‘Specialized Help’ section allows you to connect with official company representatives for accessible and efficient customer support, directly through the Be My Eyes App.

FREE. GLOBAL. 24/7.

Be My Eyes Key Features:
- Get assistance on your own terms: call a volunteer, chat with Be My AI or contact a company representative.
- Volunteers and Be My AI available globally 24/7
- Always free of charge
- 185 languages worldwide in 150+ countries

What can Be My Eyes help you with?
- Using home appliances
- Reading product labels
- Matching outfits and identifying clothes
- Helping to read product expiration dates and cooking instructions
- Reading digital displays or computer screens
- Navigating TV or game menus
- Operating vending machines or kiosks
- Sorting music collections or other libraries
- Sorting and dealing with paper mail

What the World is Saying About Be My Eyes:

“It was just amazing that someone from the other side of the world could be in my kitchen and help me with something.” - Julia, Be My Eyes user

“Having access to Be My AI has been like having an AI friend by my side all the time describing things to me, giving me unprecedented access to the visual world and helping me be more independent.” - Roberto, Be My Eyes User

“The tie-up between Be My Eyes and Microsoft is fantastic! I don’t know what I would have done to fix my PC issues without their help. Well done!” - Gordon, Be My Eyes User

Selected Awards:
- Mentioned in the 2023 Time Magazine best inventions
- 2020 Dubai Expo Global Innovator.
- 2018 Winner of the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award at the NFB National Convention.
- 2018 Winner of AbilityNet Accessibility Award at the Tech4Good Awards.
- 2018 Google Play Awards for “Best Accessibility Experience”
- 2017 Winner of World Summit Awards - Inclusion and Empowerment.
Updated on
Feb 16, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity and App info and performance
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.4
29.5K reviews
Tom Morrissey
December 4, 2023
Great idea. I look forward to the AI version being available. But why is there no dark mode for the UI. I'm photophobic and the abrasive bright white UI is unusable for me. It's seems unfathomable to me that an app for the visually impaired doesn't offer a dark mode UI option, or better yet, automatically detect the system wide UI choice of dark mode and adjust to match that.
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Miriam Carey
December 24, 2023
I am losing my central vision and even though I don't use this app a lot, when I do it really saves me. Like the night I was on a train platform in a very lonely area of Chicago, I'll be my eyes volunteer was able to read the platform sign to let me know the train was almost there. Amazing that people will volunteer to pick up the phone and talk to a perfect stranger to help them do a small task that means everything. Love the new groups feature!
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Renee
December 29, 2023
This app just keeps getting better and better. First it was a free app that used volunteers to give you assistance. Then it added the specialized help section where you can directly connect with accessibility experts for different technical tools and other things and advocacy groups. Then they added be my AI which is just phenomenal and does a better job of describing images than all of the other apps that I have. Then they added my groups where you can have your own personal groups of people!!
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