Here’s How to Enable Google Lens in Google Photos on Any Device

Google Assistant is the best AI by Google. If you will look into all the projects of Google then you will know that Google is working hard on Google Assistant and add new features. They are trying to make it more powerful and more human which can understand human and their problems which are faced by them every day. Google released Google Lens and if you are having Pixel 2 then you can easily enjoy and enable Google Lens in Google Photos and also in Google Assistance.

Google lens is the software or we can say feature which is still in the beta stage but for now it is available only in Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL and if you want to enable this feature on your phone then you can easily enable this feature by tweaking your phone a little bit and by flashing a zip file on your phone.

Now, if you will go back 1 year when Google announced their Google Assistant at that time you might have seen how developers worked on this feature and made Google Assistant available on almost every device.

If you want to enable Google Lens on your phone then with the help rooted phone in just some clicks you get the taste of Google Lens on any phone but here you need to flash a simple zip file on your phone. If you don’t have TWRP Recovery then you can also use Magisk Manager to flash the file systemless-ly.

Enable Google Lens in Google Assistant on Any Device

What is Google Lens:

If you are reading this article, there might be a question coming to your mind and that is What is Google Lens? Let me give you a simple example.

You are in Paris and you don’t know what is Eifel Tower and you are standing right in front of Eifel Tower. You don’t know how to speak in French and ask people what exactly is that place.

What you can do is open Google Lens on your phone snap a photo and Google Assistant will tell you what exactly is the name of that place or what kind of location is that place.

There are a lot of things you can do with the help of Google Lens. This application is still in the preview stage so there are chances that you will find issues.

PS: This is just an example. Everyone knows where is Eifel Tower. 😀

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What Can Google Lens Do?

There was an apk teardown by XDA-Developers and they found what exactly Google Lens can do and here is the list of things.

Google Lens can identify:

  • Artwork
  • Barcodes
  • Books
  • Buildings
  • Landmarks
  • Media covers
  • Movies
  • Music albums
  • Paintings
  • Places
  • Points of Interest
  • Statues
  • Video games

Can perform:

  • Add contacts from a business card
  • Language translation
  • Look up product information
  • Open web addresses in your browser
  • Plant and animal identification
  • Save dates to your calendar from a poster

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Enable Google Lens in Google Assistant on Any Device

Enable Google Lens in Google Photos on Any Device

There might be thought running through your mind of how Google lens will run on my phone because the Google Pixel 2 is Oreo. You just need to flash the zip file which will help the users to enjoy the feature of Google Lens on your phone. If you want to flash the zip file then you need to make sure that you have installed the latest version of Google Photos on your phone.

The only thing you need to make sure before flashing the zip file is that you need a TWRP recovery installed on your phone. That’s it and you will be able to install the Google Lens on your phone.

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Excited to enable Google Lens? Let’s dive into it!

Requirements:

How to Enable Google Lens in Google Photos on Any Device

  • Download the Google Assistant enabler zip file from the above given requirements.
  • Move the file into your internal storage.
  • Simply, boot your phone into recovery mode. You can boot your phone into recovery mode by clicking on Volume Down + Power Button.

Enable Google Lens in Google Photos

  • Simply click on Install button.
  • Navigate the file you need to install on your phone.

Enable Google Lens in Google Photos

  • Simply click on it and move the slider to the right and zip file will be installed on your phone.

Enable Google Lens in Google Photos

  • That’s it! You have successfully installed the Google Lens on your phone.

Final Verdict:

Now, you know the way you can successfully enable the Google Lens. If you want to know the explanation of the code which is written above is that it will make Google app think that you have a Pixel 2 XL. This way it will enable the option of Google Lens on your phone.

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This how you can successfully enable Enable Google Lens in Google photos on any Android device. If on your phone it is not working then please make sure that your phone language is the English United States. If still doesn’t work repeat the process.

Share this article with your friends and let them know about this amazing article which will help them to enable Google Lens. Thank you for visiting and keep visiting for more tips and tricks like this and I will meet you in the next one. If you have any issues feel free to comment below.

2 comments
  1. Update: It appears that Google caught on to this little trick and has disabled access to Lens on their end. Hopefully you were able to take advantage of this while it lasted! While this tutorial no longer works, I will leave the article below unedited.

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