Reverse search is one of the great features of search engines. It is useful for searching the source of any image or video to know what it’s exactly about from the web. Let’s have quick look at to search on Google using images or videos.
Sometimes it’s hard to find or know the deatails about any image or video. Also, many times we want to get the actual source of the same. Simply by using the Reverse Search feature we can solve this mystery to find these things.
For Android users, a third-party app called Reverse Image Search making this to happen easier. PC users can use the desktop version of the web. Link for the PC users is coming below in the article.
Reverse search on Android phones
1. Firstly, download and install the Reverse Image Search app on your android phone. You may download the same from the Play Store or from the provided direct Download button.
2. Open the app, click on the PLUS icon and select the image you want to search on Google. Either you select the image from the mobile gallery or by captioning the image from the camera.
3. Once the image is selected, click on the search button.
Done, it will show the possible result of the image. Alternatively, you can use another search engine by changing the tab shown below in App. Currently Yandex and Bing are provided to use as a search engines along with the default Google search engine.
Reverse image search on the web for pc
Similarly, open the web browser to search the image directly through the google search engine. Just follow the steps given below.
1.Open your favorite browser google to the below link.
2.Once the web loaded, click the camera (icon) under the search bar.
3.click on upload an image and browse the image you want to search.
After the image is uploaded you will see the source of the image in the search result. Also you may find some similar images.
Reverse search on google using video
Currently, Google is the most powerful search engine on the Internet but there are still some flaws in google that it can’t Reverse search videos. but you can Reverse search the video by the below guide.
1. Play the video on your PC and mobile.
2.Take some screenshots of the video from different frames.
How to get screenshots on PC and mobile
PC User: You can do it with the snipping tools if you are on a PC.
Mobile user: just open the notification panel and add the “screenshot” tile in the tiles section or you can use the desired gesture of screenshot that your mobile supported.
3.Now, go to https://images.google.com/ on a web browser or use the Reverse image search app on your mobile.
4. click on upload an image and browse the screenshots you captured before.
5.similarly, upload the captured image one by one this will give you possible results in the web related to the video.
Surely, this isn’t a full-proof trick, but it does help well at times. You can use it to find the origin of viral videos.
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