How to do ‘Google Reverse Image Search’?

ADVERTISEMENTS

What is ‘Reverse Image Search‘?
When we search for an image by the title or description of the image and we get a result of images, it is a normal image search. But if we have an image and we do not know the image title or description we only have the image or the web link of the image and need to search with the image itself, it is a reverse image search. Google gives us the option to do a ‘Reverse Image Search’.

How to do a ‘Google Reverse Image Search‘?

Well, you can do that in two different ways. One is by uploading the image on google’s image search. And the second is by pasting the web link of the image on google image search.

A. Uploading an image to Google Image Search:

  1. Open Google image search

    Open Google image search on your browser. You can do this by going to this link: https://www.google.com/images or open google.com on your browser and click on Images, you will find this on the top right of the web page.

  2. Google Image Search page

    You are now on the Google image search page, here you can search for any images. to search by an image click on the camera icon on the right of the search box.
    Google image search box

  3. Select ‘Upload an image’

    You will find two options where one is ‘Paste image URL‘ and another is ‘Upload an image’. First, we will explain about ‘Upload an image‘ and later we will talk about the other option.
    Now click on ‘Upload an image’.
    Google image search-upload an image

  4. Browse for an image

    Now click on the ‘Browse‘ button to upload images from your computer. Select an image and click on Open. The image will upload to make the search operation, it may take a few seconds depending upon the size of the image.goole image search file upload

  5. Search result

    You will be redirected to the search result page. You will see there the possible matches, image descriptions, similar images and related websites that have the same image.

    google reverse image search results

1. Select ‘Pase image URL’

Open google image search as explained above, and this time select ‘Paste image URL‘.
Google reverse image search paste image URL

ADVERTISEMENTS
2. Paste the link of the image

Paste the link of the image you want to search for and click on the ‘Search by image‘ button.

google reverse image search by pasting the image url

3. Search result

You will be redirected to the search result page. And the same search result will appear as you search by uploading the image, you will see there the possible matches, image descriptions, similar images and related websites that have the same image.

google reverse image search results


You can check out this article about Google Maps.

The featured image is by Nourdine GERNELLE.

ADVERTISEMENTS

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *