Bing/Google: How to Search by image on iPhone, iPad, iPod [Reverse Image Search] 2020 Updated

Last Updated on Sep 23, 2020

Google images crawled billions of images in the search result page. Also, you have a great option to get the perfect image search result by Google. For now, you enjoy only on Google image web means Desktop/ Mac/ Laptop but what for mobile users? Here I am guiding in this tutorial about how to use Google reverse image search on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch other mobile devices in alternate ways. Google is the best image search engine from the opinion and User Experience. Bing image search is not too bad.

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One of my favorite icon ‘labnol’ did an awesome project for your all smart gadgets. In that, you can upload the image from the iOS photo library Or live camera photo and also from the picture saved in Dropbox. So from your iPhone, you can find more related different size images (HD or Low Quality) for free, without sign up or verification.

Google also gives the official image search option on www.image.google.com desktop view. But not possible on the mobile view browser, But it’s work in this way, See how to do it?

Alternate ways of Google Reverse Image Search for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch: Safari, Chrome


Method 1: Google Reverse Image Search for iPhone

  1. Open Safari on your iPhone > Search https://image.google.com > Tap on aA icon to Convert Webpage into Desktop view.

    Open Safari and Convert google website image in Desktop view

    Open Safari and Convert google website image in Desktop view

  2. Now, Tap on Camera icon > And Switch to Upload an Image Tab.

    Find Upload Image on iPhone Google Image website

    Find Upload Image on iPhone Google Image website

  3. Next, Tap browse image and we can capture live Photo of Any object to find it on Google image with the option “Take Photo or Video“, also Photo Library allows selecting saved Photo from your iPhone Camera roll,
    Upload Image to google website

    Upload Image to google website [in iOS 14, there is a new Pop-up user interface appear on the middle of the page underneath of search box]

  4. Tap on the Camera icon to capture live Object and Tap on Use Photo option.

    Capture Photo and Use for Upload on Google image

    Capture Photo and Use for Upload on Google image

  5. A photo will upload on Google Image and Will appear result on google image. Showing in the below image.

    See Google Reverce Image on iPhone Google Image Safari Browser

    See Google Reverse Image on iPhone Google Image Safari Browser

  6. That’s it.

 

Next, tap on the camera icon in the Google search box.

 

Choose a file from your camera roll. Or take the photo from the camera (This helps in google facial recognition search in Google image, Take your photo or other human photo and instantly find on google).

Tricks tested with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X/ iPhone XS Max, 11 Pro Max, and later new all model, iPad with Safari, Google Chrome Without any apps in free.


Method 2: Google images search for an image using ctrlq.org by Labnol

Go to this link: ctrlq.org – There you can see an option for a Select image about you want related images. Next, after upload, Tap on the “Reverse Search” button. See the picture below,

search image on iPhone using image ctrlq.org

Browse more images related to you are looking for (Tap on more size)! Also, save it to the Camera Roll. Till today, I haven’t found the app to find google image and Download. have you? Share with me on the comment.


Method 3: Bing reverse image search

Reverse Image Search on Bing, Go to bing.com on the mobile browser (Safari and Google Chrome iOS).

On Latest iOS/iPadOS Version How to Convert Desktop view option,

  • Open Safari and Tap on aA icon from the browser, and Request Desktop View.

as of explained above for Google image, Convert your mobile page in Desktop view,

1 Convert Bing mobile view to Desktop view on iPhone

Safari: Press and Hold refresh web page icon in the address bar.

Google Chrome: Tap on Setting icon on iOS Browser, From the drop-down menu, select Request Desktop Site.

Now your Page converted into a Desktop view on iPhone/ iPad or iPod touch. Zoom in and Find an image from the top quick image search link, (Option for bing search by image)

1 Convert Bing mobile view to Desktop view on iPhone

Tap on Upload an image > Upload photo from the Live photo by taking Photo (Bing faces search), Photo Library, iCloud Drive, Dropbox.

Find instantly relative search in the result that’s related to your image search. 

That’s it.

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A great alternative option to find related more images from the Google search. Without the mobile view, we can use it on any iOS browsers (Safari, Google Chrome).

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