Google Lens is now available for all Android users through Google Photos

Angelica Greene
March 7, 2018

Lens recognizes real-world objects, QR codes, Wi-Fi passwords, and more.

Google has also confirmed that Google Lens feature will also be released to iOS Google Photo app version soon.

In the coming weeks, Lens will be available to all Google Photos English-language users who have the latest version of the app on Android and iOS.

During MWC 2018 last week, Google also said owners of flagship Android devices from Samsung, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Sony, and Nokia will also be able to access Google Lens through the Google Assistant in the upcoming weeks.

Lens will also allow users to create a contact from a business card or identify a landmark.

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The road getting to this point has been a long one.

Google Lens is a tool that Google launched past year, but it has only been available for Pixel users.

Lens, is a set of vision-based computing capabilities that can understand what you're looking at and help you take action, based on that information.

Do you think Google Lens is a useful feature? At this time, we already have both factory image and OTA files, so choose whichever works best for you if you don't feel like waiting for the update to show up on your device. Pichai connected his phone to a Wi-Fi network just by snapping a photo of a sticker on the internet router. But while Android phones have few real opponents on other platforms, internal competition is ... Lens is even capable of identifying landmarks and surfacing information for books, movies, art, and more by pointing the camera at book covers, movie posters, and museum installations.

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