Google’s reverse image search is the most efficient way of finding the source of any image or video you come across on the internet. If you found an artwork you like, you can find its creator using this feature. Reverse image search works on a desktop as well as on a smartphone. Here are some of the best methods to reverse search on Google using an image or video.
How to reverse image search on Google
Step 1: Go to https://images.google.com.
Step 2: On the search bar, click on the camera icon. This is the ‘search by image’ option.
Step 3: Click on ‘Upload an Image.’
Step 4: Upload the image.
How to reverse image search on Google using an Android smartphone
Step 1: Go to https://images.google.com on the Chrome web browser.
Step 2: Tap the ellipses (three dots) at the top right corner of the screen. Select ‘desktop site.’
Step 3: Tap the camera icon.
Step 4: Tap on ‘Upload an image’ and select the image you want to search from your phone’s gallery.
Step 5: Google will present the relevant results for the source of the image.
Reverse Image Search From Search Results
Step 1: Visit https://images.google.com from your Android device.
Step 2: Search for an image and tap on the required image from the search results.
Step 3: Tap on the Google lens icon on the top right corner of the image.
At the bottom of your screen will be displayed all the websites where the selected image or any images similar to it appear on the internet, along with any information or description regarding the same.
How to reverse search on Google using a video
While Google does not offer a Reverse video search yet, you can still make use of its Reverse image search function to find your desired video. All you need to do is take multiple screenshots of the video you want to search and upload them to the reverse image search bar. Just follow these simple steps.
Step 1: Take multiple screenshots of your video.
Step 2: Go to https://images.google.com and upload the screenshots.
Step 3: Google will find the source location of your video. If this doesn’t work, try again with a different screenshot.
These are the best methods to reverse search on Google using an image or a video. While reverse searching for the source of a video, make sure you take enough screenshots from different parts of the video to increase the chances of finding relevant results. You can also use websites like Berify and Tineye to reverse search for videos.
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