Google Lens

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About this app

Google Lens lets you search what you see, get things done faster, and understand the world around you—using just your camera or a photo.

Translate words you see, save a business card to your contacts, add events to your calendar from a poster, and copy and paste complicated codes or long paragraphs into your phone to save time.

Find out what that plant is in your friend's apartment, or what kind of dog you saw in the park.

Identify and learn about landmarks, restaurants, and storefronts. See ratings, hours of operation, historical facts, and more.

See an outfit that catches your eye? Or a chair that's perfect for your living room? Find similar clothes, furniture, and home decor to the one you like.

See popular dishes on a restaurant menu based on reviews from Google Maps.

Quickly scan QR codes and barcodes.

*Limited availability and not available in all languages or regions. For further details go to Some Lens features require an internet connection.
Updated on
May 19, 2022

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.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
1.69M reviews
Eric C
November 7, 2022
Amazed at the searching and matching ability of this app. MUCH thought and time went into the creation of these technologies, only possible through countless hours of meticulous, legitimate human input. Searching for and finding an exact match is a fairly simple process--the software simply takes an image of an item and matches it to all other exact items. But for a computer to find items which are "similair" to a human mind is incredibly complex. Very well done! Thank you!
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Kristin Mains
November 1, 2022
I love Google lense! One quick picture of whatever it is you want to "Google" and your results instantly pop up. The possibilities are endless when it comes to looking things up. I have taken pictures of things as tiny as a catapillar, and even rare old coins that were a little hard to read. But I have yet to be disappointed. 😁
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Sharon Cotter
September 7, 2022
I use this app to identify photos, not so much things in the field. I take lots of photos and foreign gardens, and many of the flowers are unfamiliar to me. This is allowed me to identify most of them. I've also found it useful for identifying specific buildings and different locations. Since the image doesn't change in a photo, I don't have problems as it changing the focus. I highly recommend this app!
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What's new

Lens now analyzes camera motion for more accurate results.