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See an outfit that’s caught your eye? Or a chair that's perfect for your living room? Get inspired by similar clothes, furniture, and home decor—without having to type what you're looking for.

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Copy and translate text

Translate text in real-time from over 100 languages. Or copy paragraphs, serial numbers, and more from an image, then paste it on your phone or your computer with Chrome.

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Stuck on a problem? Quickly find explainers, videos, and results from the web for math, history, chemistry, biology, physics, and more.

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Find out what plant is in your friend's apartment, or what kind of dog you saw in the park.

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August 11, 2020

Google Lens adding ‘Homework’ filter for solving math equations, science problems


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For the past several weeks, we’ve been tracking a math solver for Google’s visual search tool. Today, the Google Lens “Homework” filter was officially detailed and it covers more than just equations.

“Homework” features a graduation cap icon and prompts you “to take a photo of a homework question.” The viewfinder is even rectangular (versus square) and thus better suited for framing math problems and long questions.

After tapping the capture button, Google Lens will highlight all the equations or questions in view. Selecting one will pull up a sheet with options to copy the text, send to your compute r via Chrome, or edit the math equation. 

A “Steps to solve” card presents several options: Overview, Solve using quadratic formula, Solve by Factoring. Users are then presented with a step-by-step breakdown and the answer.

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When pointing at a science question, the Google Lens Homework filter can surface Knowledge Panel cards with graphics and explanations of the underlying concept. There’s also information about other key concepts and similar problems. Google says these features “help improve comprehension and understanding of core topics.”

These guides will also appear in Search, while Android, iOS, and the mobile web will surface 3D content related to almost 100 STEM concepts across biology and chemistry.

The Lens problem solver is also available in and powered by the dedicated Socratic app aimed at high school and college students. Google purchased the app last August and relaunched it in February.

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A calculator is a handy tool for solving math problems, but it can sometimes be a pain to type the equation. Google Lens can solve a problem simply by taking a photo. We’ll show you how to use the feature.

Android devices can access Google Lens in a couple of different ways, depending on your phone. However, the universal method that works for Android , iPhone , and iPad is through the Google app.

Of course, the first thing you’ll need is a math problem to solve. Google Lens can solve simple equations such as “5+2” or more complex formulas such as “x 2  – 3x + 2.” You can scan the problem from a real-world piece of paper or from a digital display.

Open the “Google” app on your  Android  phone or tablet, iPhone , or  iPad . Tap the “Lens” icon from the right side of the search bar.

Next, swipe over to “Homework” in the bottom toolbar.

Point your device’s camera at the math problem you want to solve, making sure the problem is inside the frame. Tap the “Shutter” button.

First, double-check that the question at the top of the card is correct. You can tap “Steps to Solve” to see the steps that were taken to get to the solution. The solution is shown at the bottom.

To scan a different problem from the same photo, tap the “T” icon above the solution card.

Next, tap the next solution you’d like to solve.

The solution will appear in the card below again.

If the Google response is not adequate or it can’t find a solution, you can pull up on the card to reveal the full Google Search results with solutions from other sources.

That’s it! Hopefully, you’ll be able to find solutions to all your problems.

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Google Lens guide: How to use Google's powerful visual search tool

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Google Lens is the visual search tool you never knew you needed. Think of it as Google Search, but for images. It lets you look up information on things you see, translate and copy text from pictures, get help with your schoolwork, and much more. The best thing about it? It doesn’t require any typing.

Launched in 2017, Google Lens is available for Android or iOS, and it’s integrated into Google Assistant, Google Photos, some camera apps, and the Chrome browser.

Google Lens taps into Google’s huge trove of data, internet services, and machine learning algorithms. While it’s less popular than other Google services, Lens is a seriously impressive tool that virtually everyone will find useful in their daily lives.

Also read: The ultimate guide to Gmail — Do you know about all of these features?

How Google Lens works

Google describes Lens as a “set of vision-based computing capabilities that can understand what you’re looking at.”

Google Lens compares the picture you just took (or even the image in your viewfinder) against a huge database of images from around the web. Machine learning algorithms sort and rank indexed images based on how closely they match your shot.

Lens attempts to “understand” what’s in the picture. If it “sees” text, links, or QR codes, it will give you the option to interact with these elements. Taking a picture of a landmark like the Eiffel Tower will provide information about it. If the image contains a product like a pair of headphones, Lens will provide helpful links to retailers where you can buy that product. The list goes on and on.

Google is constantly improving Lens with new features, just like its core product, Google Search. Below you’ll find a selection of the best Google Lens features you can use right now.

How to get Google Lens on your Android phone or tablet

For this Google Lens guide, we’ll assume you want to get the standalone Lens app, which is the best way to experience it. To do so, click on the link below to install the app.

Google Lens is also part of the main Google app, which is preinstalled on all Android phones. To access it, tap on the “camera” icon in the app’s search box. You can also open it via Google Assistant with the “open Lens” voice command.

Several Android phone makers embed Lens in their camera apps. Look for the Lens icon in the interface or overlaid on the viewfinder.

Google Lens is also built into Google Photos on Android. Just open an image in Google Photos and tap on the Lens icon at the bottom of the screen.

How to get Google Lens on your iPhone or iPad

On iOS devices, Google Lens is available via the Google app, which is available from the App Store . Note that you can’t use Lens by going to the Google search page in your browser.

Alternatively, Google Photos ( download it from the App Store ) also integrates Lens on iOS.

How to use Google Lens

Regardless of how you open it, Google Lens is easy to use. You should see a viewfinder and the camera roll with your recent pictures when you open it. Tap the viewfinder to take a new picture, or look for an older one in the camera roll.

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You can also use it on screenshots and other images stored on your phone — tap on the downward arrow symbol next to Screenshots to see all folders.

When you analyze a picture with Google Lens, you’ll see a shutter button and a slider that lets you switch between the modes the app supports:

Depending on which mode you’re using, Lens will allow you to interact with the contents of the image, by copying text, opening links, saving contact information, and more.

Top things you can do with Google Lens

How to translate text from images with google lens.

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Have you ever found yourself staring at an important-looking sign written in a foreign language? Google Lens to the rescue.

You can use Google Lens as a visual translator for many languages. Just point the app at some text you want to translate and wait a second. Lens will attempt to recognize the language, but you can manually select the language pair if it fails to do so automatically.

The app overlays translated text over the original image. It works best when you have a clear and unobstructed view of the text. Even when it’s not perfect, it’s usually enough to understand the gist of the text.

This incredibly useful feature has long been part of Google Translate, but having it baked into Lens makes it even more accessible.

Once you have some translated text, you can choose to copy it, send it to your computer, use it as a search term, listen to it, or transfer it to the Google Translate app.

How to copy-paste text from real life

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With Google Lens, you can copy printed or even handwritten text from just about anywhere and quickly turn it into editable text you can interact with on your phone or computer.

It’s as simple as pointing your phone at the text you want to copy and tapping the shutter button. Lens will highlight any text it recognizes and allow you to select it. From there, you can copy it, use it as a search term, translate it, or send it to your computer.

Transferring text from your phone to your computer is an especially helpful Google Lens feature. Let’s say you want to copy several paragraphs from a textbook and don’t want to type it out by hand. Use Google Lens to snap a picture, then select the text you want and tap Copy to computer . You will see a list of devices where you are signed in in the Chrome browser. Select the computer you want, and the text will be added to its clipboard. Just hit Paste or Ctrl-V/Cmd-V in any text field to see it.

Open URLs from images

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When Google Lens spots a URL in the image, it gives you the option to open the link. Just take the picture; in most cases, the URL will be highlighted automatically. In some cases, you may need to switch to Text mode and/or highlight the URL manually. From there, you should see a pill button with a globe icon that will take you to the respective URL.

Scan QR codes and barcodes with Google Lens

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QR codes have become ubiquitous, but some phone makers still don’t include QR recognition in their camera apps . With Lens, you can just point the phone at the code you want to open and wait for the overlay with the URL of the code to pop open. Click on it and off you go.

Similarly, you can scan barcodes on products ranging from books to personal electronics. This can be especially handy when you want to identify a product or find a shopping link for it.

Also read: How to use Google Docs — Basic tutorial, plus tips and tricks

Search for objects with Google Lens

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If you take pictures of something that Google can identify with any degree of confidence, Lens will display search results related to that thing. It’s the fallback option that you get when none of the other options (text, barcodes, shopping, etc.) apply.

If you take a picture of something very generic, like a sunset, you will be shown images that resemble your picture. In general, though, Google will always attempt to understand the contents of the image, as opposed to just returning the most visually similar images.

If you point Lens at a dog or cat, the app will look for pictures of animals that resemble your pet. In many cases, it will even tell you what breed it thinks the pet is.

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If you point at a consumer product, Lens will usually do a good job of recognizing the product and returning the most relevant results for it. Scanning my Xbox controller returned links to retailers selling the same model and some news sites talking about it. Scanning barcodes or labels on the product is another good way to get precise matches.

Here’s a list of things Google Lens can recognize and offer useful info on:

Search for similar faces in Google Photos

In December 2022 , Google started testing new functionality within Google Photos. When viewing photos with faces, some users found that a new search button replaced the Lens button. Users could tap the search button to detect other photos that include that person’s face.

Previously tapping the Lens button would let you search for similar images online, as detailed in the previous section. However, this new functionality specifically searches for people in your own photo library. Additionally, tapping on a face of a given person will display other images of that person too.

It seems that the feature remains a limited test, and there’s no clear indication that it’ll become a mainstay on Photos in the future. It’s worth giving it a whirl if you have it.

Get help with your schoolwork with Google Lens

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If you’re as hopeless at math as I am, you’ll appreciate Google Lens’ ability to provide help with solving equations. You can point the camera at simple formulas or school questions and tap Homework. Make sure you highlight the formula and double-check that the app has correctly picked it up (sometimes Lens misinterprets math symbols). Lens will then show a “Your math problem” message and provide links to specialized websites that offer help with solving problems, such as Tiger Algebra.

Homework help isn’t the most reliable Google Lens feature, but it can still be a valuable tool for students. The goal is to help you understand the problem rather than just solve it for you.

Read text aloud

Folks with eyesight problems or anyone who prefers to listen rather than read text will benefit from Lens’ ability to read out text. Just take a picture of the text you want to listen to, whether it’s the screen of your computer or the blurb on the back of a book. Tap Text and then Listen. The app should start reciting the text.

Add an event to your calendar with Google Lens

When Lens recognizes a date in the image you’re scanning, it will give you the option to create a calendar event for that date. Perfect for setting reminders or creating calendar entries without manually opening the calendar app and digging for the right date.

To get this Google Lens feature, scan the date (several formats are recognized) and tap on the pill button with the date that shows up in the Text section.

Save info from a business card

Another business-oriented Google Lens feature is the ability to quickly save information from a business card. The app will recognize contact names, email addresses, and phone numbers and offer you the option to add them to your contacts app .

Call or email without typing with Google Lens

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When Google Lenses recognizes a phone number or email address, you can tap on them to quickly jump to the calling or email apps. This eliminates any hassle with typing long numbers or addresses and can potentially save you some headaches caused by typos.

Navigate to an address

Google Lens recognizes addresses and displays a map thumbnail you can tap on to start navigating to that address. It also works with some zip codes/post codes.

Buy stuff with Google Lens

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When Lens identifies a product, the Shopping section will display links to retailers that offer that product. The thumbnails include price tags, and there is a price filter for quickly finding the best deals. If Google is unsure which product you have, it will display the products that match it the closest. You can also try scanning labels and barcodes for more precise results.

Identify buildings and landmarks

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Tourists will surely appreciate the Google Lens feature that lets you point your phone at buildings and landmarks and get an overlay with information about them. While it doesn’t work with your average nondescript city block or office building, it’s a great tool for identifying places of interest, ranging from museums to restaurants.

Find recipes and nutritional information

Pointing Google Lens at a dish, an ingredient, or even a restaurant menu will give you information on the food. Depending on what you select, you can get food recipes, places to online order a dish, or nutritional information on a portion of food or ingredient.

How to use Google Lens in the Chrome browser

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Google has integrated Lens into its Chrome browser, where it replaces the well-known “Search for image” functionality. Lens in the Chrome browser works similarly to the mobile apps, allowing you to analyze the content of pictures, as well as copy and translate text. It lacks certain features, like the ability to open links, save contact details, or solve simple equations.

You can still tap the Find image source button in Lens for Chrome to bring up the old “Search for image” interface. But if you’re one of the users who hate the integration of Lens in Google Chrome, you can go back to the previous UI by toggling a Chrome flag .

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Google Lens FAQs

Google Lens is an extension of Google’s search service. If you trust Google with your search queries, not to mention email, location data, and much more, you shouldn’t have any problems with Lens either.

Google Lens is available as a standalone app for Android, is baked into the Google apps for Android and iOS, and is part of Google Photos, as well as some camera apps.

There is no dedicated Google Lens app for iPhone, but you can still use Lens if you download the Google app for iOS, and via Google Photos.

Google Lens is built into the Chrome browser for Windows and Mac. Right-click the image you want to scan and select “Search image with Google Lens. Additionally, Google Photos on the web supports text recognition powered by Google Lens.”

Yes, you can disable Lens from showing up in Chrome. Check out the instructions to do so here .

Google Lens is built into several Google apps and some camera apps. It’s likely been on your device out of the box, just like other key Google apps.

Yes. You can use Google Lens on any image, either by finding it in the app or through Google Photos.

Google Lens does understand handwriting, even cursive, so you can use it to convert handwritten notes into digital text. However, it’s not as precise as scanning typed text and may not work at all for poor handwriting/scribbles.

Google Lens does not work for recognizing people in images.

Google Lens is a tool that uses a phone’s camera to bring up helpful information for anything the user points it at. Reverse image search , on the other hand, lets a user look for images that are similar to an image they submit to Google – exactly like a normal Google search, but using an image rather than words.

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Google Lens is what you get when you feed the giant mountains of data from other Google services into a camera app. 

Point your phone at a product and Google Lens will find out what it is, and how much it costs online. Show it a landmark and Lens will identify it using the vast Google Images library and tie it to handy info like opening hours. 

If there’s text, Google Lens will use optical character recognition to identify it, and let you use it as a search term without typing it in yourself.

It's been around since 2017, but rather than get quietly sidelined like so many other Google projects, Google Lens has slowly built up increasingly impressive powers – many of which aren't that well known or understood.

So we've rounded up some of our favorite Google Lens tricks here to show you how it can save you time and bother, or instantly search for things that you come across in the real world. But first, here's how to find it on Android and iPhone.

If you have a recent Android phone, a Lens mode may well already be built into the camera app. 

Look for the Google Lens icon (below), which is a couple of circles hemmed in by three sides of a square.

Nothing there? Just download the Google Lens app (opens in new tab) from the Play Store.

Using the Google Lens app is much like using a camera app. There’s a shutter button at one end, marked with search icon, because you don’t actually end up taking photos with Lens. 

Instead, the phone effectively freeze-frames the view, giving Google Lens a scene to analyze so you don’t have to keep the camera pointed at the right spot while Lens does its thing.

The Google Lens experience is slightly different for iPhone users. Rather than having a standalone app or being integrated into the camera, Lens is instead built into the official Google app (opens in new tab) – which you can download for free from the App Store.

From here, it's simply a case of tapping that Google Lens icon in the search bar (to the left of the microphone), which you can see circled in red below.

This will open up the camera viewfinder, which gives you access to translate, shopping, text search and food search options – essentially, almost anything you point it at, Lens will be able to search for.

There is another way to use Google Lens on iPhone – if you an open a photo in the Google Photos app, you'll see the Lens icon on the bottom row of icons (second from the right). This lets you search for info on the objects or subjects in your Photos library – for example, a particularly tasty bottle of wine you logged for future reference.

Using Google Lens: the basics

When you hit the search button in Google Lens (on Android or iPhone), you’ll see blue dots in the image highlighting points of interest, and any recognized text will be covered by translucent block of white. 

Tap on these and Google Lens will bring up the relevant results. The app also lets you pick a category to pare down the kind of results you’ll see.

These vary between platform, but on Android you’ll see options like Dining, Places, Shopping, Homework, Search, Text and Translate. It's the same on iPhone, only without the Homework option, which is a highly impressive shortcut to solving maths questions.

Here are 11 of the top things you can actually do with Google Lens right now.

Google Lens has no problem with barcodes. After all, it’s effectively just a way to encode a number that identifies a product. 

It’s a dead easy way to look up stuff online without taking a picture of its front, or its name. That works sometimes, but there’s a consistency to the barcode approach we kind of like.

To scan a barcode, just point the Google Lens camera at a barcode (on iPhone, it's best to choose the 'Shopping' tab at the bottom), wait for it to mark the code with a blue dot and, if needed, hit the shutter. It'll then bring up the product name and link you to some online stores to buy it from. Handy.

Google Lens takes your location into account when harvesting results. Flick to the Places tab in the app, hold it up in front of a restaurant or shop front and the app will, in most cases, bring up its Google profile.

From here you can see how it’s rated according to Google’s reviews, and you can get a link to the place’s website – if it’s a restaurant you'll likely get to see the menu, too.

Of course, the building doesn't have to be a restaurant – you can also use Google Lens as a virtual tour guide, learning about local landmarks and getting spoon-fed handy information on their opening hours, historical facts and more.

Ever find yourself wondering what something on a menu actually is, but can't quite manage to get the attention of a busy waiter or waitress? Google Lens is perfect for this.

Just tap on a scanned menu and Lens will show you both a description of the dish, and even recipes for it. This is handy if you want to know what likely goes into the restaurant’s own version, of if you fancy learning how to make it yourself at home.

Even better for the indecisive, Lens will also sometimes highlight the restaurant's most popular dishes for you, allowing you to dig down further into reviews and real-world photos taken from Google Maps.

We love a bargain, and Google Lens offers a great way to check if a shop’s sale prices are actually a good deal. Take an image of a product in the app’s Shopping tab and online shopping deals will be prioritized in the search results.

Try taking a shot of the item itself if that’s the sort of image used on the product page, and has unique identifiers, such as its name. Otherwise you might want to try shooting the box or its label. 

Google Lens may be smart, but it’s unlikely to be able to recognise, for example, a particular pair of jeans. In that case, scanning the tag would be the better option for more accurate results.

You don’t have to use the built-in camera with Google Lens – images from your gallery work just fine, too, and that means it works for something someone sent you over, say, WhatsApp.

On both Android and iPhone, press the little mountain icon by the shutter button to open up your photo gallery in the Google Lens app.

This is super-useful for images with text in them, as Google Lens will attempt to detect all text in the picture, which can then be searched and translated into different languages. Handy if you're abroad and trying to pick up the language on the fly – or just simply finding out the name of a place you visited.

Translation is one of the most useful features of Google Lens. More than 100 languages are supported, because it feeds into Google’s longstanding Translate service.

Translating text it recognizes is neat, but Google Lens goes further. The translated text is mapped onto the image in augmented reality fashion. This is particularly handy for menus and signs, we find. But you can also use it for things like train tickets, like the below.

Of course, restaurant menus aren't where this feature's use begins and ends. We've all felt a little lost or overwhelmed when in a foreign country. In this case, Google Lens can help you out in a pinch, say, if you need directions, or to figure out the specialty of a store you're interested in checking out.

Like this feature? Give the standalone Google Translate app a try too. It performs translations in real time, again in augmented reality, handy if you’re away from home and can’t read the local language.

The homework tab of Google Lens (which is currently Android-only) sounds like a way to cheat on your math homework, but it’s actually a lot smarter than that – and there’s more educational insight on offer here than you might think.

Sure, if you take a snap of a simple math calculation the links shown will include Google’s calculator and the solution, if it applies. But Google’s also offers 'Key Concept' information for algebraic equations, which tell you the basics of what’s going on in the problem posed.

Maths is a tricky subject to learn at the best of times, so with Google Lens being able to offer insight into how more advanced mathematical concepts work, we can imagine it being a handy helper for revision and preparing for exams.

Google Lens also makes great use of Google’s voice synthesis software. Using the Text tab, you can scan an article, a postcard or the back of a cereal packet, for example, and get Lens to read it out.

A Listen button will appear in the results whenever you scan text. We find this to be a great accessibility option and could be a huge boon for users with dyslexia, or even those looking to learn pronunciations of foreign words.

That's right, the Listen feature also works with non-English text. We tried highlighting both French and German text from images we'd taken, and in both cases, the phrases were audibly pronounced with appropriate local voices.

One feature of Google Lens is a pretty obvious application of the tech. You can copy scanned text to your phone’s clipboard, because of course you can – but the app goes one step further than that.

Google Lens also lets you copy that text to your PC or laptop. You just need to have the Chrome browser installed, and be logged into the same Google account you’re using on your phone. There’s a 'Copy to Computer' button for this feature, and it puts the text into your laptop/desktop’s clipboard.

This can be a handy shortcut if, for example, you find a section of text on your phone you'd like to refer to later, perhaps for an essay or research. That text can then be transferred over to your PC or laptop for future use.

Impressively, Google Lens can now also copy handwritten notes from your phone to your computer, as long as your handwriting is relatively neat. Just point the Lens camera at the notes, highlight it and hit 'copy' – you should then be able to go a doc in your Chrome browser and paste the text.

While the Google app can be used to identify songs, Google Lens is particularly good for identifying visual works like paintings and digital artwork.

This is a pretty simple, but handy, application of Google’s Image Search. You can just use the default 'search' tab for this one on Android and iPhone.

From there, you can search for similar images, the same image at different sizes, study the origins of the picture and, if it's a digital piece of artwork, discover who drew it and find links to their websites and social media pages.

The same Google Image search smarts can also be used to identify dogs, cats and types of plant. Once again it feeds into content Google already has in place. 

For example, when you search for 'Jack Russell Terrier' on Google, there’s a ready-made profile of the dog breed. It includes details like their life expectancy, average height and weight, and the common personality traits of the breed. By recognizing a kind of dog, cat or plant in an image, Lens can simply pull this stuff up instantly.

We also used Google Lens to identify a eucalyptus plant, and were able to learn all about it when the picture we snapped took us to the relevant Google search results. Doing research on plants that might look nice around the house? This Google Lens feature is your best bet, with surprisingly accurate results.

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Google has introduced a new homework filter in its Google Lens service. This new mode  will enable students to solve math problems simply by pointing a camera at it. The feature will help students across the globe in doing their homework when they are not able to attend school during this difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we will tell you how you can solve math problems using Google lens with the help of this new filter.

Solve Math Problems Using Google Lens

If you have a Pixel smartphone or Android One phone, then Google Lens is built right into your Camera app. You can access it from there.

4] Now center the brackets over the math equation until the Google Lens recognizes and highlights it. Then tap the equation, and Lens will solve it.

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How Google Lens Can Help to Finish Homework Quickly

Finishing homework within time is cumbersome for many students, even in the virtual classes. As a part of Google’s plan to help students with their education right from home, the Google Lens app now comes in handy with a homework tool. With this, students can finish homework fast without any trouble.

Let us see how is it possible to get homework done faster with the help of the Google Lens app.

Get Homework Done with Google Lens

Google Lens has tons of tools to help you with everyday things. From scanning documents to copying a written text to PC , there is a lot you could do with Google’s tool. Among them, the Homework option stands out with the best resources on the internet to help students with their homework.

Solve Homework Fast with Google Lens

Key Concepts for Homework on Google Lens

After capturing your homework using Google Lens, it will show you all possible solutions picked from the internet. It includes possible answers, key concepts, and similar problems you can check out.

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Google Lens also shows step by step solution for certain homework problems. With all these, students can now easily finish homework fast using the Google Lens on the smartphone.

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Google Lens adds a homework mode to help kids solve math problems

Google Lens has added a new Education mode to help kids solve their homework problems. It's aimed at looking up solutions to simple math questions.

Going back to school has taken on a new meaning thanks to this year's global COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of attending school, many students around the globe will take their education virtual. To help, Google is introducing new tools to help students at home, including a new Education mode in Google Lens.

According to Google, when students encounter a particularly difficult math equation, they can use Google Lens to help. Simply take a photo of an equation using Lens, and the Google-owned service Socratic will provide students with helpful results.

In some instances, Socratic and Google Lens will display step-by-step guides to solve the problem, along with detailed explainers to better understand key concepts. We first discovered an education mode was coming to Lens, and it's arriving just in time for the new school year. The previously discovered "Places" mode also started rolling out recently, letting you scan images to detect famous landmarks and buildings.

The new Education and Places modes in Lens are rolling out via a server-side update. Lens is a service within the Google App, so you should download the latest version of that app from the Google Play Store to ensure you'll have access to these new modes. In order to access Lens, you can either tap the button after calling up the Google Assistant, or you can download the Lens app from below which simply acts as a shortcut to Lens within the Google App.

In addition, Google announced that students can now visualize nearly 100 STEM concepts across topics including biology, chemistry, and more. If students search for “Quantum mechanical model,” for example,” they can view a 3D atom up close and in augmented reality. The upcoming school year will be very different for many educators and students. Google’s new tools aim to make the situation a little easier.


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