Google Lens is an image recognition technology developed by Google. Google Lens is best described as a search engine for the real world which basically connects the real world to the virtual world. It uses artificial intelligence to identify text and objects both within images and in a live view from your phone’s camera, and in return lets, you learn about and interact with those elements in all sorts of interesting ways.
Well till now Google lens was confined to the smartphone only. But with the coming age of advancement, Google lets you integrate it with the Google Chrome browser on PC. So, in a way you can actually enable Google lens for PC devices by following below simple trick.
How to enable Google lens for PC
Yaar basically two methods through which you can access Google lens on your PC. There is no separate app designed for PC whereas you can access using the Google Chrome browser. It has been integrated into the latest version of Google Chrome but it is being rolled slowly to all devices.
Method 1: Through Google Chrome Flags
As we all know that Google chrome://flags/ adds experimental features to the Chrome browser. So here we are going to add Google lens experimental features which will enable Google lens into the browser.
- Go to chrome://flags/ and search the “lens”. you will find the “Enable Lens features in the Chrome” setting.
- Now select the “Enabled” and relaunch the browser
- Now search any image on the google chrome browser. Once you select an image, a lens icon can be seen on top.
- Tap on that lens icon to start google lens on that image
Method 1: Through Chrome Update
- First of all you must update chrome browser to the latest version. Go to settings > about and it will automatically update the chrome.
- Now search any image and right click on the image and go to “search image with Google Lens”.
- This will lead you to the another page where you can search similar images, copy text from image and even translate the text.
- This method works all over browser so you can simple right clcik anywhere on browser and you can go to “search image with Google Lens”.
This will open a dialogue box and then you can select any area for google lenss to search. This is one of the best feature i found which literally compells me to use Google lens on PC.
Google lens for PC is one of the most powerful tool which can make your life easier. Everyone must take benefit of all Google lens facility from the PC itself.