How to search by image on Pinterest

How to search by image on Pinterest

This article will teach you how to search by image on Pinterest. Just like Google has image search so does Pinterest. It’s a nice feature that helps you to search for an image instead of using words. Most times we might see a picture of a product or person that we would like to know the name or source, then image search comes into play. Though you can still search for an image with words related to it, if you have a clue of what the image is about image search makes it a lot easier.

How to search by image on Pinterest 

This works only in the Pinterest mobile app, it’s not yet available for desktop. Let’s see how it works on the mobile app.

  • Launch your Pinterest mobile app.
  • Tap on the search icon that looks like a magnifying glass.

    How to search by image on Pinterest

  • Tap on the image icon, this will automatically launch your camera.
  • Tap by the down left side where the latest picture on your gallery appears.
  • This will take you to your gallery, select the image you wish to search for.
  • Pinterest will show you the results of all the image that is similar to yours.

For desktop users, you have to search keywords related to the content of the image.

Read: How to see hidden pins on Pinterest


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