How to Search something using Image on Android?

Sometimes, I get some very interesting pictures on WhatsApp, Instagram or Facebook. So, naturally I get excited about that and try to find what is this picture about?

I am Anime lover, so whenever I get some picture of anime character, I try to find name of that character or Anime series name of which that character belongs.



Everybody faced same kind of generosity about unique or interesting picture. There is a option to find similar images or data related to that image.

Let’s see that option for desktop first.

How to Search by Image (Reverse Image Search) on Desktop?

  1. Just go on Google Images.
  2. Click Camera button from search bar. That button is Search by Image button
    google image search for reverse image search on desktop learn at suratnow
  3. Select Option to upload Image. You can upload image using URL of image, if it is on any website or choose upload an image tab.
  4. Upload Image File to search you can directly drag and drop image in search bar of Google.
    uploading image for reverse search learn at suratnow
  5. As your file will be uploaded, You will be able to see the result of your image.
    search result of reverse image search on google learn at suratnow

This is how you can find what the image is about and you can also find similar images. This is how it is done on Desktop which is very easy.

Now, Let’s see how to search by Image on your android phone. Sometimes, we don’t have our desktop with us. So, How to satisfy our curiosity about image. That is the topic of this blog today.

There are two methods of doing this. One is using a third party android application and another is using websites to perform reverse image search.

How to perform Reverse Image Search on Android Device Using Applications?

So, to perform reverse image search you can use applications. Which allows you to upload any image from Gallery, browser, or anywhere. I am going to show you two such Applications to perform Reverse Image Search.

  1. Image Search

    This Application allows you to search using image quickly by uploading image from gallery, browser or even Google or any online drives.

    This application is free to download which is available on Google Play Store – Image Search.

    You can set search engine to search, crop image before uploading and use compression to save data. You can also set browser to show results in, and you can use safe search to block inappropriate or explicit images, too.

    Just click upload button from bottom right of screen and select image to search with.

    As your uploading process will be finished window of Selected browser will pop-up showing the result of your image search.

    image search android application for reverse image search learn at suratnow

    And yet it is very easy to use, that anyone can use it.

  2. Search By Image

    This application is also same as Image Search application and very similar and easy way to use. You can download this Application from Google Play Store too. Search By Image.

So, This is how to search By Image on Android using Application. Now. Let’s talk about other way of searching by image without using Any Applications.

How to Search By Image on Android without using application?

There are some websites which provide Search by image features to search with Google. They are just platform like android applications which is required to download. You can just open these websites and upload your image to search.

  1. Google Images

    As I mentioned before Google Image provide this feature within for desktop. But to use it with android phone you need Application or other ways.

    One of those way is to open desktop website of Google Images in android phone. For Google Chrome it’s just easy to go on Desktop version of any website from mobile version.



    Click on Three dots from top-right corner to open menu of Google Chrome. You will find “Request Desktop Site” option there. Tick that Option to open desktop version of any website.

    desktop site of google image on google chrome android suratnow

    After that, Open Google Images and then it is same process as on Desktop. Which you can read above.

  2. CTRLQ

    This website is a simple web service to upload your image for Reverse Image search on Google. This Website let you upload any Image from your Storages, to search out with Google.

    Just Upload Image to Search and After Image is Uploaded, Click on “Show Matches” button.

    ctrlq image search web service on android suratnow

    Visit Website here

So, These are all Techniques to find about Image.Thank you for reading. Hope This blog will be useful to you. Share this with your friends and you can submit your queries about this blog in comment section below.

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