How to Reverse Image Search

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We all live in an era where we make numerous searches for finding the answers. So, in order to make searching a lot easier, there comes a concept of reverse image search. So, if you want to know how to image search? Then you are certainly at the right place.


In this article, we will tell you how to search by the image in simple and easy steps. So, let’s get started:

What is reverse image search?

Reverse image search means that you can use a picture to find related images from the web.

How to reverse image search?

How to Reverse Image Search Using Computer?

If you are on a computer with an internet connection, then you can easily do a reverse image search using Google. In this section, we will show you how you can do so in easy and simple steps. So, let’s get started:

Method 1: Image Search by Uploading an Image.


Step #1: As the very first step of this method, you will have to first visit the Google image search. You can do so by following the usual route of going to the homepage of Google and then navigating for the images tab. Once you have found the images tab which is usually placed at the top right corner of the window, then you are good to go to the next step.

Alternatively, you can directly visit the image search web page by clicking on the following link.

Step #2: Now, in this step, we will make use of the camera icon which you will see exclusively at your image search bar.

All that you require is to click on it. By clicking on it, you will be provided with two options. The first one being Paste image URL and the second one being uploaded an image. You can certainly go with either one which best suits you.

You can make use of the “Paste Image URL” if you are equipped with one (we will be getting into the nitty-gritty of this section in the next method) and if you are not then you can choose the other one. By default “Paste image URL” is selected.

Now if you go by the second option, then you will have to upload the image by which you want to do the reverse image search. You can do so by clicking on the “upload an image” tab after which you will be prompted to upload the picture. Once you have done the required then all that you have to do is to hit enter or click on the search button. Additionally, you can also drag the image to the search bar.

Clicking on the search button will do the needful for you and you will have the corresponding and related results in front of you. The result also includes the dimensions and relevant details regarding the image.
Google will also show you the related images section or visually similar images section from where you can search for your desired stuff.

If you wanted to reverse search an online picture, you can do that simply by pressing ‘S’ Key and then hover the mouse cursor on the desired picture and then Right-Click on the picture while holding the ‘S’ key on Keyboard.

Method 2: Image Search by Using Image URL.

Step #1: The very first step requires you to collect the URL of the image with which you want to make the search. You can easily do so by copying the address of the image from the address bar. Once you have collected the URL, then you can proceed for the next step.

Step #2: In this step, you need to visit the image search web page by clicking on this link. Now, you are required to paste the image address which you have collected in step #1. Once you have done the mentioned all that you have to do is to hit enter or click on search by image button, and this is all that you require. Google will appear with the most appropriate results, and you will have your job done in no time.

How to Reverse Image Search Using your Phone or Tablet?


If you are using your phone and you want to make an image search then you can easily do so using the phone itself. It’s damn easy and with this method, you can easily make it out in no time. So, let’s get started:

Step #1: As the first step you need to open your Chrome app or any other browser which you are using on your phone. You can easily do so by locating the corresponding icon and then tapping on it. This will open the app for you. If you are done with the mentioned, you are good to proceed further.

Step #2: Now, using the browser you have to make an image search with the keyword which relates to the image. Once you have got the results, then you have to touch the image with which you want to make a search. Touching on it will result in the larger version of the image. If you have got so, you can move to the next step.

Step #3: Now, once you have got the larger version of the image by following the instructions of step #2 of this method then you are now required to press and hold the picture for a jiffy. This will open a contextual menu for you, and this is exactly where you have to select “Search Google for this image”.

Selecting the mentioned option will lead you to the corresponding results for which you were looking for.

Wrapping Up

Does this wrapping up section bring us to the end of this tutorial cum guide on How to reverse image search? We hope that we were efficient enough to satisfy your curiosity about this topic. We firmly believe that we have left no stone unturned while getting into the nitty-gritty of the topic and making you understand the entire concept of it.

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Arun Singh is a experienced server management geek and he has more than 8 years of experienced handling hosting server and he do sometimes share his knowledge in digital marketing. He currently with private company in Mumbai, India and he handles server management at

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