What is Google Lens App? Learn 9 benefits of the Google Lens app

 Google Lens is an app from Google. This is one of the best apps from Google. Most people in our country know nothing about this app. Proper use of Google Lens can be of great use in daily life.

No matter what type of smartphone you are using, after reading this post you will be inspired to use Google Lens after learning about the functionality of Google Lens. Let's find out in detail about what Google Lens is and how to use Google Lens.

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What is Google Lens?

Google Lens is an image recognition software that Google released in 2016. The app was originally created to provide information about an object or object through visual analysis.

Google Lenses can be used to learn about an animal, plant, object or place using images. Simply put, Google Lens is similar to Google Search, but in the case of lenses, information is searched through images without typing. That means you can search with pictures on Google Lens.

Features of Google Lens

Currently, a total of 6 modes can be seen in the Google Lens app. The modes of Google Lens and their function are:

Auto: Open the lens app and scan what is in front

Translate: The live translation feature can be used by pointing the camera at any text

Text : Any type of text can be heard or copied from the picture

Shopping: Scanning a product or its barcode to find a way to buy a product online

Homework: Solving step-by-step homework of math

Dining: Lens by scanning the menu of a restaurant and suggesting the most popular and best reviewed dishes. Tip and bill calculation can also be done by scanning the receipt

Download the Google Lens app

The Google Lens app can be downloaded from the Play Store on Android phones

On the other hand, there is no separate Google Lens app for iOS users. Instead, the Google Lens app feature can be used using the official Google app or the Google Photos app. Both apps can be downloaded from the App Store.

How to use Google Lens

Google Lens can be used in multiple ways. First of all, Google Lens can be used directly on Android phones through the app. In this case, Google Lens can be used by entering the Google Lens app and selecting the desired mode. Images in the gallery from the app can also be scanned through the lens.

Images already on the phone can be scanned using Google Lens. This can be done easily with the Google Photos app. If you enter any image in the Google Photos app and tap on the lens icon, the image will be scanned in Google Lens. Similarly, images can be scanned from any app by tapping the share option and selecting the lens.

You can also enjoy the features of Google Lens using the official Google app. In this case, you can use Google Lens by entering the Google app and tapping on the lens icon in the search bar.

Advantages of Google Lens


The rules for using Google Lens are known. Let us know in which cases Google Lens can be used.

Scanning barcodes

Barcodes can be scanned using the Google Lens app. To scan the barcode on any product, enter the Google Lens app, place the camera on the barcode and tap the lens button to get the barcode information. There is also an added benefit of using the shopping mode in the Lens app for scanning barcodes.

Know the information in the picture

If your phone's Google app doesn't already have a camera scan option, you can also scan photos in the gallery. Any information in the image, such as plain text, barcodes, a popular person, etc. can be found using the Google Lens app. To use this option, enter the gallery and tap the share button for a specific image. You can also enter a photo from the Google Photos app and tap the lens button, but the photo on the phone can be scanned through the lens.

Copying text from pictures

It is easier to copy text from a picture using Google Lens than to look at a text from a picture. Open the Lens app and select Text Mode. Then aim the camera at any writing and take a picture. Then select the text in the image and tap on the copy text, the text in the image will be copied. Similarly, the text can be copied from any picture in the gallery and the lens app can be used.

Live text translation

Translation is one of the most useful features of Google Lens. Any text can be directly translated into more than 100 languages ​​using Google Lens. The funny thing is that this work happens in real-time. This means that if you hold a text in another language in front of you, the text will be displayed directly on the screen in your comprehensible language.

Google Lens basically does the work of live text translation using augmented reality and Google's awesome translation service. This feature can come in handy in almost any situation. This feature is very useful especially when going abroad. To use this feature, enter the Google Lens app and select Translate Mode.

Help with math homework

Recently, a separate feature called Homework has been added to Google Lens to solve math problems. If you enter the app and select the Homework tab and take a picture of any problem, Google Lens will tell you the solution step by step. However, this feature is currently only available in the Google Lens app for Android phones.

Learn about art

Suppose you see an art on the internet or in a museum. To know the story and other information behind this art, you can easily open the Google Lens app, put the camera towards the art and tap the lens button to know the beginning and end of the art.

Know about animals and plants

Any kind of art as well as any kind of animals and plants can be known in detail through Google Lens. You can find out about any animal or plant by opening the lens app and pointing the camera at any animal or plant.

Listening to any text

Any text in the image can be heard using the Google Lens app. This is done using Google's voice synthesis software. After entering the Google Lens app, selecting the text tab, scanning any article, text, postcard, etc., tapping the listen button, the app will read the text in the image. 

Know the price of the product

Price and other information of any product can be known through Google Lens app. Take a picture of a product by opening the app through normal mode or shopping mode. Then you can know the details about the product.

Do you use the Google Lens app? If you use Google Lens, let us know your experience in the comments section.


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