Google Lens feature first introduced in the Google I/O event 2017. Google Lens feature is helpful to find relevant information of your device camera see. You can use Google Lens both Google apps and Google assistant. Just open any screenshot or other photo taken by you and Google Lens automatically show you date and time taken by screenshot in your android devices. Let see how to use and enable Google Lens on android phones.
Google’s latest Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices comes with this Google Lens pre-installed. XDA senior member ZeevoX has explored a trick to enable Google Lens on Google photos app. Check this way to install Google Lens in your android devices. Currently Google Lens is still development. In Google Pixel and Pixel XL device, when you get Google photo app update and it will automatically add this Google Lens feature. Let see how to enable Google Lens on android phones.
How to enable Google Lens on android phones
To use Google Lens in Google Photos on Non-Pixel devices requires root access.
Step 1: Download the Google Lens flashable zip file in your android device
Step 2: Now boot your device into recovery mode
Step 3: In recovery mode, go to download directory and search Google Lens file and tap on it
Step 4: Tap Install image
Step 5: Swipe button to confirm flash from below of the device screen
Wait for the complete flash.
Step 6: Tap reboot system
Now enable Google Lens on rooted android devices such as Nougat 7.0, marshmallow 6.0 or lollipop 5.1.1 devices. Just open Google photos app in your android devices and tap on any photo want to apply Google Lens.
How to use Google Lens on any android phone
Step 1: Open Google Photos app in your android devices
Step 2: Tap any photo want to use Google Lens
Step 3: Tap Google Lens icon in the menu
Step 4: Tap Get started
When first time use Google Lens in your android device, you can see Get started.
Step 5: Open photo & tap Google Lens icon
Now it will show you relevant information related to selected photo in your android device.
Your Google lens activity is by default saved to your Google account if you have turned on web & app activity in your android device. If you don’t like activity, also delete Google lens activity in your android devices using below settings.
Google app > Menu > Settings > Search > Accounts & privacy > My activity > Select photo > More > Item view > delete
When Google Lens not identify photo, you’ll see message of not seeing this clearly yet in your android phones.
And that’s it. Is your android device supported Google Lens feature? I hope this article helpful to enable Google Lens on android devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Don’t miss our single android 8.0 tips and tricks.